The Newport Folk Festival has announced the release of their 2015 schedule. To be among the first to see the schedule, download the “Newport Folk Festival” app on your iOS or Android smartphone.

If you already have a version of the app on your smartphone, Newport Folk Festival encourages users to refresh or update their app to see the changes.

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The sold-out 2015 Newport Folk Festival takes place July 24-26 at Fort Adams State Park and features Roger Waters, The Decemberists, ’65 Revisited (celebration of the 50th anniversary Bob Dylan going electric at Newport Folk Festival), The Tallest Man on Earth, Sufjan Stevens, Hozier and many more. The Newport Jazz Festival is the following weekend, July 31-August 2, at Fort Adams and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino with Chris Botti, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Snarky Puppy, Arturo Sandoval and many others.

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