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Former Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss joined Jim James and Kermit The Frog for an all-star jam at Newport Folk Festival over the weekend.

The drummer shocked fans by announcing her departure from Sleater-Kinney, citing the band's "new direction" after work with producer Annie Clark / St. Vincent.

She's not remaining on the sidelines, however: her band Quasi have announced some tour dates, and she visited Newport Folk Festival at the weekend.

Kermit The Frog played a surprise set at the renowned folkie hub, and was joined by My Morning Jacket's Jim James on guest vocals.

Breezing through 'Rainbow Connection', Kermit included Janet Weiss on drums in his band.

Watch some footage below.

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