8 Best Moments of Newport Folk Fest

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is standing on line for a port-a-potty backstage at the Newport Folk Festival wearing a brown suit and a giant smile on his face. "It's unbelievable," he tells SPIN.com. "You've got the sun on your skin and the breeze in your hair.

It's magical here... It's just magical." Dude has a point. As far as summer music experiences go, Newport Folk is a one-of-a-kind event: the two-day fest -- notorious as the place Bob Dylan went electric in 1965 -- is held at Fort Adams, an 18th-century military base in the picturesque Rhode Island vacation town with big yachts and bigger estates.

The grass grows right up to the ocean, where concertgoers -- about ....

from 'Spin'

10:31 p.m. Tuesday 3rd August 2010 EST
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