Day 1 of the 2018 Newport Folk Festival is now history and it is one that folks will remember and be talking about for quite a while.

The day kicked off with stellar performances by Boston’s Darlingside on the Harbor Stage and ended with David Crosby surprising the crowd when he joined Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit on the Fort Stage.

Here’s a look back at what day #1 looked like;

Photos by WUN’s Ken Abrams and Ryan Belmore

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).