"An exciting mix of folk music's founding voices and modern favorites highlights the 52nd edition of the Newport Folk Festival® when it returns to Newport's Fort Adams State Park July 30-31, it was announced today by the Newport Festivals Foundation, the recently-formed 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which produces the event.
Tickets go on sale worldwide on Thursday, March 31, at 10:00 am at www.newportfolkfest.net.
This year's lineup will bring lots of great artists to Rhode Island in July. The Decemberists
(who play Brooklyn 1.5 months earlier
), Gillian Welch
, Tegan & Sara
, Delta Spirit
, Mavis Staples
, Wanda Jackson
, Emmylou Harris
, M Ward
, Elvis Costello
, Middle Brother
(proof that the supergroup
is not done yet) and even the PS22 chorus
are on the list which you can see in full below...
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