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February 22, 2018

Newport Folk Festival

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

Newport Folk Festival kicks off 2018 lineup announcements, Courtney Barnett to perform

Newport Folk Festival kicked off their annual rolling lineup announcements today with the news that Courtney Barnett would return to Fort Adams on Saturday, July 28th. Courtney Barnett is an Australian singer, songwriter, and musician. Known for her witty, rambling lyrics and deadpan singing style, Barnett attracted attention with the release of her debut EP,

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2017 Newport Folk Festival Lineup (Updates)

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

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Norah Jones Will Perform at Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival This July

  Nine-time Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Norah Jones will perform the rare feat of appearing at both the Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival on consecutive weekends this July. Demonstrating her versatility and wide appeal, Norah will make her first-ever solo appearance at the Folk Festival on Saturday, July 23 having previously performed at the 2014 festival with her band

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Dave Simonett and Dave Carroll of Trampled by Turtles Will Perform at 2016 Newport Folk Festival

Dave Simonett and Dave Carroll of Trampled by Turtles will return to Newport, R.I. on Saturday, July 23rd to play the 2016 Newport Folk Festival. Trampled by Turtles last performed at Fort Adams State Park for the Newport Folk Festival in 2014. Simonett (guitar, lead vocals, harmonica) and Carroll (banjo, backing vocals) are two of the five members

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Ruby Amanfu Has Been Added to 2016 Newport Folk Festival Lineup

{Photo via Newport Folk Festival} Ruby Amanfu, a Ghanaian-born singer and songwriter based out of Nashville, TN and Los Angeles, CA., will perform in Newport, R.I. on Saturday, July 23rd at the 2016 Newport Folk Festival. Amanfu released her most recent studio album, Standing Still, on August 28, 2015, following a double single release of “Bluff”

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Newport Folk Festival Wins ‘Music Festival Of The Year” at 27th Annual Pollstar Awards

{Photo of Jon Batiste & Stay Human by LaNita Adams} The Newport Folk Festival was named Music Festival Of The Year yesterday (February 12th) at the 27th Annual Pollstar Awards at the SF Masonic in San Francisco, California. It beat out Pitchfork Music Festival (Chicago, IL), Toronto Urban Roots Festival (Toronto, ON) and Treasure Island Festival (San

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Ray LaMontagne Will Play 2016 Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Folk Festival has announced that singer-songwriter, Ray LaMontagne, will perform at their 2016 festival at Fort Adams State Park. LaMontagne, scheduled to perform on Friday, July 22nd, is the first artist to be announced for the 2016 lineup. Ten years ago LaMontagne released his first album, TROUBLE, the gold-certified start to a fiercely ambitious,

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Newport Folk Festival and Scalping: Here’s What You All Need To Know, Do and Not Do

Tickets to the 2016 Newport Folk Festival went on sale at 10am today and within just a few hours 3-Day Tickets, 2-Day Tickets, and Saturday Single Day Tickets sold out. Friday Single Day and Sunday Single Day Tickets still available here; Friday Single Day – http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004F72CA584776… Sunday Single Day – http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004F72CBB74925… There’s been a lot of comments on

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