Newport Folk Festival has confirmed that Rick Massimo will do a presentation on his book I Got A Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 30. The book comes out next week on Wesleyan University Press. I Got a Song is the first book-length history of an essential American music festival
Consequence of Sound called it “fascinating” while No Depression called it “a treasure trove.” Other praise or excerpts have run in Paste, Pop Matters, and American Songwriter. Paste spoke to Massimo and Jay Sweet for a joint video interview in NYC.
Rick Massimo appearances:
July 27 – Books On The Square – Providence, RI
July 30 – Newport Folk Festival – Newport, RI
August 2 - Narrows Center for the Arts - Fall River, MA