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Tracing the sound of the Head and the Heart

With the twist of classic pop that they bring to the dourness of the current indie-folk sound, the Head and the Heart were one of the breakout acts of last year’s Newport Folk Festival.
Vital organs
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  July 27, 2012

Road Trippin’: 25 shows across New England you need to see before Labor Day

While we agree that kicking back in a shady backyard with a plate of barbecue, a cooler of cold brews, and some good tunes spinning on the iPod deck is one hell of a way to while away a lazy summer afternoon, we'd like to suggest that you get a bit more
Sounds of summer
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 08, 2012

A Sorrow-ful Unknown Science

What's been a kick-ass bluegrass festival season — Ossipee Valley, Saddleback, and Thomas Point Beach were all stand-outs — has a wonderful coda this weekend with Henryfest.
Ode to Joy
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 09, 2011

Photos: Elvis Costello + Head & the Heart at the Newport Folk Festival

Elvis Costello and Head & the Heart perform at the Newport Folk Festival on July 31, 2011.
Harbor Stage + Fort Stage | July 31, 2011
By ALI DONOHUE  |  August 05, 2011

[newportfolk] Seattle's the Head and the Heart, live from the Harbor stage

Upon the recommendation of many, I pulled myself away from Middle Brother's early introductions on the Quad (before they'd morph into a three-song Dawes set)...
By Michael Marotta  |  July 31, 2011