"Even though I'm a Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx, I still love old time folk music," says Alynda Lee Segarra (and in the video, she's in New Orleans Day Of The Dead dress!)
Her clear-as-a-bell voice can be old-timey as easily as it can feel modern and immediate, and the band moves with ease between string band, 60s girl groups and garage-y enthusiasm.
Hurray For The Riff Raff comes to Newport Folk 2013, and mvyradio will be there again, participating in NPR Music's coverage. Hear performances live from the stage on mvyradio, July 26th through 28th. And watch this space for more NFF artist previews.
Hear Hurray For The Riff Raff and the other artists scheduled to appear at this year's festival, on our Newport Folk Channel, which you can stream for free!
Hear a full set on Youtube.
Hear an interview on Youtube.
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