Go to ...

Your Source For What’s Happening, New & To Do In & Around Newport

Local. Independent. Online. News.

Love What We Do? Support What We Do - Become A What'sUpNewp Member 

RSS Feed

April 26, 2017

Photo via Newport Folk Festival

2017 Newport Folk Festival: Jim James is the Latest Lineup Announcement


Advertisement
Share This
  • 48
  • 23
  • 1
  • 72
    Shares

Newport, RI – The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of announces who will perform at the 2017 Festival via their unique rolling lineup announcements. The first announcement came on Folk Festival’s Facebook Page on Wednesday morning, when they announced Fleet Foxes would return to Fort Adams on Friday, July 28th.

This story will be updated as more announcements are made.

2017 Newport Folk Festival Announcements

    Advertisement
  1. April 26: Jim James will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  2. April 24: Pinegrove will perform on Sunday, July 30th.
  3. April 21: John Paul White will perform on Sunday, July 30th.
  4. April 20: Steelism with Ruby Amanfu and Nicole Atkins will perform on Sunday, July 30th.
  5. April 19: Hurray For The Riff Raff will perform on Friday, July 28th
  6. April 18: Mt. Joy will perform on Saturday, July 29th
  7. April 17: Carl Broemel will perform on Friday, July 28th.
  8. April 14: Billy Bragg & Joe Henry will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  9. April 13: Shovels and Rope will perform on Friday, July 28th
  10. April 12: Grandma’s Hands Band will perform on Saturday, July 29th
  11. April 11: Chicano Batman will perform on Saturday, July 29th
  12. April 10: Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir will perform on Sunday, July 30th.
  13. April 7: Nancy And Beth, featuring Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt with special guests Nick Offerman and more, will perform on Friday, July 28th.
  14. April 6: C.W. Stoneking will perform on Sunday, July 30th.
  15. April 5: Joseph will perform on Saturday, July 29th
  16. April 3: L.A. Salami will perform on Friday, July 28th.
  17. March 31st” The Avett Brothers will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  18. March 30th: Mandolin Orange will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  19. March 29th: Michael Kiwanuka will perform on Sunday, July 30th
  20. March 28th: Joshua Hedley will perform on Friday, July 28th.
  21. March 27th: The Wild Reeds will perform on Friday, July 28th
  22. March 24th: Benjamin Gibbard will perform on Friday, July 28th
  23. March 23rd: A Tribute To Chuck will take place on Sunday, July 30th.
  24. March 22nd: Nikki Lane will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  25. March 20th: Brent Cobb will perform on Friday, July 28th.
  26. March 17th: Regina Spektor will perform on Friday, July 28th
  27. March 15th: J.P Harris & Chance McCoy will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  28. March 13th: Robert Ellis will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  29. March 10th: John Prine will perform on Sunday, July 30th
  30. March 8th: Alone & Together, featuring KEVIN MORBY, Sam Cohen, Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats), Joe Russo and Josh Kaufman, will perform on Friday, July 28th
  31. March 6th: Julia Jacklin will perform on Saturday, July 29th.
  32. March 3rd: Punch Brothers, I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan), and Julian Lage will perform on Sunday, July 30th
  33. March 1st: The Head and The Heart will perform on Friday, July 28th
  34. February 27th: Matt The Electrician will perform on Friday, July 28th
  35. February 24th – Dr. Dog will perform on Sunday, July 30th
  36. February 22nd – Angel Olsen will perform on Saturday, July 29th
  37. February 20th – Seratones will perform on Friday, July 28th.
  38. February 17th – Rhiannon Giddens will perform on Sunday, July 30th
  39. February 15th – Aaron Lee Tasjan will perform on Friday, July 28th
  40. February 13th – Choir! Choir! Choir! will perform on Sunday, July 30th
  41. February 10th – Drive By Truckers will perform on Saturday, July 29th
  42. February 8th – Marlon Williams will perform on Saturday, July 29th
  43. February 6th – Big Thief will perform on Friday, July 28th
  44. February 2nd – Margaret Glaspy will perform on Sunday, July 30th
  45. February 1st – Fleet Foxes will perform on Friday, July 28th

2017 Newport Folk Festival Schedule

Friday, July 28th

  1. Hurray For The Riff Raff
  2. Carol Broemel
  3. Shovels and Rope
  4. Nancy And Beth, featuring Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt with special guests Nick Offerman and more
  5. L.A. Salami
  6. Joshua Hedley
  7. The Wild Reeds
  8. Benjamin Gibbard
  9. Brent Cobb
  10. Regina Spektor
  11. Alone & Together, featuring KEVIN MORBY, Sam Cohen, Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats), Joe Russo and Josh Kaufman
  12. The Head and The Heart
  13. Matt The Electrician
  14. Seratones
  15. Aaron Lee Tasjan
  16. Big Thief
  17. Fleet Foxes

Saturday, July 29th

  1. Jim James
  2. Mt Joy
  3. Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
  4. Grandma’s Hands Band
  5. Chicano Batman
  6. Joseph
  7. The Avett Brothers
  8. Mandolin Orange
  9. Nikki Lane
  10. J.P Harris & Chance McCoy
  11. Robert Ellis
  12. Julia Jacklin
  13. Angel Olsen
  14. Drive By Truckers
  15. Marlon Williams

Sunday, July 30th

  1. Pinegrove
  2. John Paul White
  3. Steelism with Ruby Amanfu and Nicole Atkins
  4. Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir
  5. C.W. Stoneking
  6. Michael Kiwanuka
  7. A Tribute To Chuck
  8. John Prine
  9. Punch Brothers, I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan), and Julian Lage
  10. Dr. Dog
  11. Rhiannon Giddens
  12. Choir! Choir! Choir!
  13. Margaret Glaspy

The Newport Folk Festival will take place at Fort Adams State Park on July 28th, 29th and 30th.

Have a thought on this? Comment below...
Enjoy This Content? Like It, Recommend It, Tweet It or Share It!
Advertisement

Tags:

More Stories From Arts & Entertainment

About Ryan Belmore,

Ryan Belmore, a Newport resident and life-long Rhode Islander, is the Editor & Publisher of www.whatsupnewp.com. Belmore is an on-air personality on Radio Newport 105.9FM, on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust, and is the organizer of the Newport Holiday Stroll. Belmore was the digital/social media coordinator for the '15 Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover and has previously worked for the New England Patriots, American Cancer Society and hosted a radio talk show on AM 1540 WADK. Contact Ryan by phone at 401-662-1653, by e-mail at Ryan@whatsupnewp.com or on Twitter at @Ryan_Belmore.