Flight of the Conchords, a New Zealand-based comedy band, will perform in Newport, R.I. on Friday, July 22nd at the 2016 Newport Folk Festival.

The duo’s comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then the television series that aired for two seasons on HBO.

The entire 2016 Newport Folk Festival is being rolled out (almost) daily on their social media accounts, Flight Of The Conchords are the 10th act to be announced for the annual festival at Fort Adams State Park.

St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Raury and Ray LaMontagne (backed by My Morning Jacket) are also schedule to perform on Friday, July 22nd.

While most tickets are sold out for the 2016 festival, Friday tickets are still available at http://bit.ly/1PiJh4a.

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


[the_ad_group id=”217″]

Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).