For the sixth consecutive year, Deer Tick will host official Newport Folk Festival after parties in Newport at the Newport Blues Cafe.

The sold-out shows are scheduled for July 22nd, 23rd and 24th.

Deer Tick announced who would be joining them on stage on their Facebook page, be prepared for some surprises.

Check out the following special guests who will be joining us this year at The Blues Cafe. Many other surprise guests to come!

Friday, July 22nd – Vanessa Carlton & Ron Gallo
Saturday, July 23rd – Julien Baker & Rayland Baxter
Sunday, July 24th – The Huntress and Holder of Hands & Son Little

Note: Many special and unannounced guests usually join Deer Tick at the Newport Blues Cafe.

newportFILM will screen an exclusive sneak preview, work-in-progress screening of “Straight Into A Storm”, documenting Deer Tick on Sunday night. Tickets are still available for that here –

Coverage of the Newport Folk Festival on What’sUpNewp is brought to you by Midtown Oyster Bar!

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