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February 22, 2018

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2018 Newport Folk Festival lineup and announcements (Updated)

The Bit Players

Newport, RI – The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements ahead of the 2018 Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams.

The first announcement came on Newport Folk Festival’s Facebook Page on Wednesday, January 31st, when they announced Courtney Barnett would return to Fort Adams.

The Newport Folk Festival will take place at Fort Adams State Park on July 27th, 28th, and 29th. Tickets for the 2018 Newport Folk Festival on November 29th, 2017, and quickly sold out. Newport Folk Festival began announcing their lineup last year on February 1, 2017 and wrapped up on May 26th.

This story will be updated as more announcements are made.

2018 Newport Folk Festival Announcements

  1. February 21st = Gary Clark Jr 
  2. February 19th – Bedouine
  3. February 16th – The War & Treaty
  4. February 14th – Rachel & Vilray
  5. February 12th – Colter Wall
  6. February 9th –  Tank and the Bangas
  7. February 7th – Sturgill Simpson
  8. February 5th – The Weather Station
  9. February 2nd – Fantastic Negrito
  10. January 31st – Courtney Barnett


2018 Newport Folk Festival Schedule


Friday, July 27th

  1. Rachel & Vilray
  2. Fantastic Negrito
  3. Sturgill Simpson


Saturday, July 28th

  1. Bedouine
  2. Colter Wall
  3. Tank and the Bangas
  4. Courtney Barnett


Sunday, July 29th

  1.  Gary Clark Jr
  2. The War & Treaty
  3. The Weather Station
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