Woodyfest 2014: Dan Weber
Dan Weber is the only songwriter in [Sidenote: This is the sixth post in our coverage of the seventeenth annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. We’ll be alternating our reporting with essays and photo galleries from the twenty-second festival in 2019, so check in often for a mix of old and new Woodyfest goodness.] the history of the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival to have pulled off the hat trick of winning the first-, second-, and third-place prizes in the Woody Guthrie Songwriting contest. [Sidenote: At least, that’s what our rigorous research department told us.] Weber is a festival regular, attending even when he’s not on the bill. In 2014 he won second-place in the contest and also performed a full set at the Crystal Theatre.
In addition to this gallery from Weber’s 2014 showcase, we’ve written about his 2013 set and his 2019 appearance.