If you want to go to the 2017 Newport Folk Festival, purchasing tickets at 10 a.m. on November 30th will be your best and probably only shot.

With the announcement from Newport Folk Festival  via social media and e-mail today, NFF also announced that their is a new ticket provider and payment plan option;

We are thankful for you, our folk family, and for the music that brings us together. Here is what you need to know about the on sale coming up on November 30. Tickets may sell out quickly. There is a six ticket limit per household per day. Check our website for details. Folk who exceed ticket limits may not be able to purchase or may have any or all of their orders and tickets cancelled without notice. If you’d like to spread your payments out, we now offer a payment plan option! See more details on our website.

Please note: we have a new ticket service provider. To purchase your tickets beginning November 30th, go to newportfolk.org/tickets and click on the “BUY TICKETS” link which will take you directly to our page on Eventbrite. If you have an Eventbrite account, your info will be pre-filled. If you don’t, it’s fast and easy to create one during the purchase process.

Tickets to the 2016 Newport Folk Festival went on sale at 10am on December 2nd and within just a few hours 3-Day Tickets, 2-Day Tickets, and Saturday Single Day Tickets sold out. All that remained was Friday tickets, all before knowing a single artist, musician or band that would perform at the 2016 event. The festival completely sold out 153 days before the event and after only naming 11 of the dozens of artists that were still to be announced.

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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).