Newport Folk Festival Finishes Announcing 2016 Lineup

Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Folk Festival kicked off their annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements on Friday, January 29th when they announced Ray LaMontagne would perform on Friday of the 2016 festival.

Paste reported on June 2nd that the Newport Folk Festival has completed announcing their 2016 Lineup.

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

Tickets to the 2016 Newport Folk Festival went on sale on December 2nd and within just a few hours 3-Day Tickets, 2-Day Tickets, and Saturday Single Day Tickets sold out. Ticket for Friday are now sold out.

Announcement Date – Artist – Performance Date

  • Newport Folk Festival Will Host Kickoff Party and 2 Aftershows in Downtown Newport
  • May 26th – Patti Smith – Saturday, July 23rd
  • May 25th – Alabama Shakes – Sunday, July 24th
  • May 24th – Elvis Costello – Sunday, July 24th
  • May 23rd – Ryan Adams with The Infamous Stringdusters featuring Nicki Bluhm – Saturday, July 23rd
  • May 19th – Graham Nash – Saturday, July 23rd
  • May 18th – Brian Fallon – Sunday, July 24th
  • May 17th – Ian Fitzgerald with Smith & Weeden – Sunday, July 24th
  • May 16th – Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir – Sunday, July 24th
  • May 13th – Amasa Hines – Friday, July 22nd
  • May 11th – Frightened Rabbit – Saturday, July 23rd
  • May 9th – Wild Child – Friday, July 22nd
  • May 6th – Banditos – Saturday, July 23rd
  • May 4th – Violent Femmes – Friday, July 22nd
  • May 2nd – J.P. Harris – Friday, July 22nd
  • April 29th – Freakwater – Friday, July 22nd
  • April 27th – Hayes Carll – Sunday, July 24th
  • April 25th – Phil Cook presents “Southland Revue” featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama and Amelia Meath (Sylvan Esso) – Sunday, July 24th
  • April 22nd – The Strumbellas – Sunday, July 24th
  • April 20th – John Moreland – Saturday, July 23rd
  • April 18th – Margo Price – Saturday, July 23rd
  • April 15th – Brett Dennen – Friday, July 22nd
  • April 13th – Basia Bulat – Friday, July 22nd
  • April 11th – The Arcs – Friday, July 22nd
  • April 8th – Matthew Logan Vasquez – Friday, July 22nd
  • April 6th – Aoife O’Donovan – Friday, July 22nd
  • April 4th – Middle Brother – Sunday, July 24th
  • April 1st – The Cactus Blossoms – Saturday, July 23rd
  • March 30th – Radical Face – Friday, July 22nd
  • March 28th – River Whyless – Sunday, July 24th
  • March 25th – Lady Lamb – Saturday, July 23rd
  • March 23rd – Del McCoury and David Grisman (Del & Dawg) – Saturday, July 23rd
  • March 21st – Preservation Hall Jazz Band – Sunday, July 24th
  • March 18th – Songhoy Blues – Saturday, July 23rd
  • March 16th – Amy Helm – Saturday, July 23rd
  • March 14th – Julien Baker – Sunday, July 24th
  • March 11th – Rayland Baxter – Saturday, July 23rd
  • March 9th – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Sunday, July 24th
  • March 7th – The Staves – Friday, July 22nd
  • March 4th – Glen Hansard – Sunday, July 24th
  • March 2nd – Norah Jones – Saturday, July 23rd
  • February 29th – Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs – Friday, July 22nd
  • February 25th – Dave Simonett and Dave Carroll of Trampled by Turtles – Saturday, July 23rd
  • February 24th – Son Little – Sunday, July 24th
  • February 22nd – Fruit Bats – Friday, July 22nd
  • February 19th – Ruby Amanfu – Saturday, July 23rd
  • February 17th – Flight Of The Conchords – Friday, July 22nd
  • February 15th – The Oh Hellos – Sunday, July 24th
  • February 12th – St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Friday, July 22nd
  • February 10th – Villagers – Sunday, July 24th
  • February 9th – My Morning Jacket will back Ray LaMontagne – July 22nd
  • February 8th – Raury – Friday, July 22nd
  • February 5th – Joan Shelley – Sunday, July 24th
  • February 3rd – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Saturday, July 23rd
  • February 1st – Father John Misty  – Saturday, July 23rd
  • January 29th  – Ray LaMontagne – Friday, July 22nd
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Friday, July 22nd

  • Amasa Hines
  • Wild Child
  • Violent Femmes
  • J.P. Harris
  • Freakwater
  • Brett Dennen
  • Basia Bulat
  • The Arcs
  • Matthew Logan Vasquez
  • Aoife O’Donovan
  • Radical Face
  • The Staves
  • Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs
  • Fruit Bats
  • Flight Of The Conchords
  • St. Paul & The Broken Bones
  • My Morning Jacket will back Ray LaMontagne
  • Raury
  • Ray LaMontagne

 

Saturday, July 23rd

  • Patti Smith and Her Band
  • Ryan Adams with The Infamous Stringdusters featuring Nicki Bluhm
  • Graham Nash
  • Frightened Rabbit
  • Banditos
  • John Moreland
  • Margo Price
  • The Cactus Blossoms
  • Lady Lamb
  • Del McCoury and David Grisman (Del & Dawg)
  • Songhoy Blues
  • Amy Helm
  • Rayland Baxter
  • Norah Jones
  • Dave Simonett and Dave Carroll of Trampled by Turtles
  • Ruby Amanfu
  • The Oh Hellos
  • Father John Misty
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

 

Sunday, July 24th

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Elvis Costello
  • Brian Fallon
  • Ian Fitzgerald with Smith & Weeden
  • Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir
  • Hayes Carll
  • Phil Cook presents “Southland Revue” featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama and Amelia Meath (Sylvan Esso)
  • The Strumbellas
  • Middle Brother
  • River Whyless
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Julien Baker
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  • Glen Hansard
  • Villagers
  • Joan Shelley
  • Son Little

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