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2018 Newport Folk Festival lineup and announcements (Updated)


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. April 20 – Cheech & Chong
  2. April 19 – Jenny Lewis
  3. April 18 – Tuck & Patti
  4. April 17 – Margo Price
  5. April 16 – Bermuda Triangle
  6. April 13 – Eric D. Johnson’s “Beneath The Sacred Mountain: A Cosmic American Revue” – featuring The Spacebomb House Band, Phil Cook, Josh Kaufman, Matthew E. White, and more.
  7. April 12 – Khruangbin
  8. April 11 – “The Sunday Groove” featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  9. April 10 – Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real 
  10. April 9 – Valerie June
  11. April 6 – Low Cut Connie
  12. April 5 – Langhorne Slim And The Lost At Last Band
  13. April 4 – The Wood Brothers
  14. April 3 – Glorietta  – Matthew Logan Vasquez (Delta Spirit), Noah Gundersen, Kelsey Wilson (Wild Child), David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada (Brown Out, Black Pumas), and Jason Robert Blum
  15. April 2 – Sidi Touré
  16. March 30th – Jon Batiste & The Dap-Kings – A Change Is Gonna Come
  17. March 29th – Amanda Shires
  18. March 28th – Hiss Golden Messenger
  19. March 27th – Mosey Sumney
  20. March 26th – Lucius
  21. March 23rd – Curtis Harding
  22. March 22nd – Daniel Norgren
  23. March 21st – Brandi Carlile
  24. March 20th – Jen Cloher
  25. March 19th – This Is The Kit
  26. March 16th – Twain
  27. March 15th – Nicole Atkins
  28. March 14th – Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
  29. March 13th – CAAMP 
  30. March 12th – Charlie Parr
  31. March 9th – JD McPherson
  32. March 7th – The Lone Bellow
  33. March 5th – Phoebe Bridgers
  34. March 2nd – Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam
  35. February 28th – Passenger
  36. February 26th – Tyler Childers
  37. February 23rd – Darlingside
  38. February 21st – Gary Clark Jr 
  39. February 19th – Bedouine
  40. February 16th – The War & Treaty
  41. February 14th – Rachel & Vilray
  42. February 12th – Colter Wall
  43. February 9th –  Tank and the Bangas
  44. February 7th – Sturgill Simpson
  45. February 5th – The Weather Station
  46. February 2nd – Fantastic Negrito
  47. January 31st – Courtney Barnett

 

2018 Newport Folk Festival Schedule

 

Friday, July 27th

  1. Tuck & Patti
  2. Margo Price
  3. The Wood Brothers
  4. Glorietta  – Matthew Logan Vasquez (Delta Spirit), Noah Gundersen, Kelsey Wilson (Wild Child), David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada (Brown Out, Black Pumas), and Jason Robert Blum
  5. Sidi Touré
  6. Amanda Shires
  7. Mosey Sumney
  8. Lucius
  9. This Is The Kit
  10. Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
  11. JD McPherson
  12. Tyler Childers
  13. Darlingside
  14. Rachel & Vilray
  15. Fantastic Negrito
  16. Sturgill Simpson

 

Saturday, July 28th

  1. Cheech & Chong
  2. Jenny Lewis
  3. Eric D. Johnson’s “Beneath The Sacred Mountain: A Cosmic American Revue” – featuring The Spacebomb House Band, Phil Cook, Josh Kaufman, Matthew E. White, and more.
  4. Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real
  5. Valerie June
  6. Low Cut Connie
  7. Hiss Golden Messenger
  8. Curtis Harding
  9. Daniel Norgren
  10. CAAMP
  11. Phoebe Bridgers
  12. Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam
  13. Bedouine
  14. Colter Wall
  15. Tank and the Bangas
  16. Courtney Barnett

 

Sunday, July 29th

  1. Bermuda Triangle
  2. Khruangbin
  3. “The Sunday Groove” featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  4. Langhorne Slim And The Lost At Last Band
  5. Jon Batiste & The Dap-Kings
  6. Brandi Carlile
  7. Jen Cloher
  8. Twain
  9. Nicole Atikins
  10. Charlie Parr
  11. The Lone Bellow
  12. Passenger
  13. Gary Clark Jr
  14. The War & Treaty
  15. The Weather Station
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