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 that make up the Duluth, Minnesota based band.

The entire 2016 Newport Folk Festival is being rolled out (almost) daily on their social media accounts, Simonett and Carroll are the 14th artists to be announced for the annual festival at Fort Adams State Park.

Read More: 2016 Newport Folk Festival Lineup

The 2016 Newport Folk Festival is now sold out and will take place at Fort Adams State Park on July 22nd, 23rd and 24th.


Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).