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August 21, 2017

Lanhorne Slim will kick off the festivities on Thursday night at Newport Blues Cafe with Charles Bradley

Photo Credit: Ryan Belmore/What'sUpNewp

Guide to 2017 Newport Folk Festival Events and After Parties


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The 2017 Newport Folk Festival is here and there are more events and after parties scheduled than ever before!

The What’sUpNewp Crew has put together a list of all the official events to keep your folkin’ weekend in order, enjoy!

Note: We considered anything “official” that Newport Folk Presents, has been promoted by Newport Folk Festival. or that benefits Newport Festivals Foundation.

Thursday, July 27th

 

1 – Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives  at The Elms | 8:20 pm (SPACE AVAILABLE, RSVP)

newportFILM, in partnership with Newport Folk Festival and as part of Newport Folk Presents, presents Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives outdoors at The Elms. The film will be followed by Q&A with film subject Clive Davis & director Chris Perkel, moderated by Rolling Stone writer, Anthony DeCurtis. Rain location is Jane Pickens Theater. The event is free, click here to RSVP and for more information.

2 – All Newport’s Eve at Newport Blues Cafe | 9 pm (SOLD OUT)

This official Newport Folk Presents event features Langhorne Slim and Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires.

 

Friday, July 28th

Day #1 of Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams. 10 am – 7:30 pm (SOLD OUT)

2017 Newport Folk Festival Schedule. Photo Credit: Newport Folk Festival

3 – Spirit of ’67 at Belle Mer | 8 pm (LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE)

The Spirit of ’67 features Rayland Baxter, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Erika Wennerstrom, J.P. Harris & Chance McCoy, The Wild Reeds, and more. Tickets are $45 per person.

4 –  Deer Tick & Friends at Newport Blues Cafe | 9 pm (SOLD OUT)

The 7th Annual Deer Tick & Friends After Parties at Newport Blues Cafe support the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. and The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

5 – Alone & Together: The Aquidneck Island Bait Ball at Jane Pickens Theater | 9 pm (SOLD OUT)

The Aquidneck Island Bait Ball will feature Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, Eric D. Johnson, Josh Kaufman and Joe Russo and special guests.

6 – Newport Folk Presents ®: The Texas Gentlemen & Friends plus Quiet Life at The Cafe at Parlor Newport | 9 pm (TICKETS AVAILABLE)

Newport Folk Presents ®: The Texas Gentlemen & Friends plus Quiet Life at the Parlor Bar & Kitchen!  Doors: 8 pm. Music: 9 pm. 21+. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased here.

Saturday, July 29th

Day #2 of Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams. 10 am – 7:30 pm (SOLD OUT)

7 – Clusterfolk: Deer Tick & Friends at Jane Pickens Theater | 9 pm (SOLD OUT)

Deer Tick will perform Deer Tick Vol. 1 in it’s entirety for it’s “acoustic” show at the Jane Pickens Theater.

8 – Deer Tick & Friends at Newport Blues Cafe | 9 pm (SOLD OUT)

The 7th Annual Deer Tick & Friends After Parties at Newport Blues Cafe support the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. and The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

9 – Newport Folk Presents ®: The Texas Gentlemen & Friends plus Spirit Family Reunion | 9 pm (TICKETS AVAILABLE)

Newport Folk Presents ®: The Texas Gentlemen & Friends plus Spirit Family Reunion at the Parlor Bar & Kitchen! Doors: 8 pm. Music: 9 pm. 21+. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased here.

Sunday, July 30th

Day #3 of Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams. 10 am – 7:30 pm (SOLD OUT)

10 – Deer Tick & Friends at Newport Blues Cafe | 9 pm (SOLD OUT)

The 7th Annual Deer Tick & Friends After Parties at Newport Blues Cafe support the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. and The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Thursday, August 3rd

 

11 – May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers at St. Michael’s Country Day School Lawn | 8:15 pm (SPACE AVAILABLE, RSVP)

newportFILM, in partnership with Newport Folk Festival and as part of Newport Folk Presents, presents May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers outdoors on the lawn of St. Michael’s Country Day School. The film will be followed by Q&A with director Michael Bonfiglio, moderated by David Fear, senior editor of Rolling Stone.Rain location is Jane Pickens Theater. The event is free, click here to RSVP and for more information.

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