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WhatsUp Interview: Amy Ray at the Newport Folk Festival

Singer-Songwriter Amy Ray, one half of the legendary duo Indigo Girls, returned to the Newport Folk Festival this year, almost 30 years...

CBS Morning News Covers Dolly Parton’s Surprise Appearance at Newport Folk

The CBS Morning News broadcast a feaure this morning on the surprise set from Dolly Parton at Saturday's Newport Folk Festival. The...

Newport Folk Festival: My Top 10 Picks

The Newport Folk Festival arrives Friday. Read on for my Top 10 picks for the 2019 Festival. NOTE: These are my personal...

A conversation with Providence-based Granny Squibb, sponsor of the 2019 Newport...

Want to support a growing local business while enjoying the sounds of the Newport Folk Festival? Well, the newest sponsor of the...

2019 Newport Folk Festival Announcement: Chris Funk from The Decemberists to...

Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival lineup announcements are well underway and we're keeping track of the latest right here.

Ticket for 2019 Newport Folk Festival go on sale Thursday, here’s...

Newport, RI - Tickets for the 2019 Newport Folk Festival go on sale on Thursday, November 29th and are expected to sell out (again) within...

Tickets for 2019 Newport Folk Festival will go on sale on...

Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival announced on their Facebook Page today that tickets for their 2018 festival will go on sale at 10 am on Thursday, November...

2018 Newport Folk Festival: The Musicians Speak

(Above: Nicole Atkins, Photo: Ken Abrams) The 2018 Newport Folk Festival is in the books. There were numerous highlights - new discoveries along with some...

Folk Fest Interview: Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule Makes Surprise Appearance

(Above: Warren Haynes and Nels Cline, Photo: Ken Abrams) Warren Haynes is known to many as the former guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band and...

Scenes from Newport Folk – Saturday and Sunday

The 2018 Newport Folk Festival provided numerous special moments for fans and artists. The range and quality of performers exceeded expectations – there was...

Six Picks: 2018 Newport Folk Edition

Well, it’s finally here! The Newport Folk Festival is the highlight of the summer for many music fans and WhatsUpNewp has more Festival coverage...

The Fans Speak: What’s So Special About Newport Folk?

The Newport Folk Festival is a lot of different things to a lot of different fans. We asked folks in an online forum for...

WhatsUp Interviews: Charlie Parr and Darlingside – “First Timers” Head to...

What does it mean to play the Newport Folk Festival? How does a musician approach such a career defining moment? This festival season, WhatsUpNewp is...

WhatsUp Interview: Pat Sansone of The Autumn Defense – Playing POP...

The Autumn Defense, a side project of the acclaimed alt-rock band Wilco, arrive in Providence Friday as part of a brief New England tour...

2018 Newport Folk Festival lineup and announcements (Updated)

Newport, RI – The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements ahead of the 2018 Newport Folk Festival at...

Album Review: Newport Folk Festival’s Triumphant “Speak Out”

The Newport Folk Festival is no stranger to political activism. Shaped by the likes of Seeger, Baez, and Dylan, the Festival has been a...

Newport Folk Festival kicks off 2018 lineup announcements, Courtney Barnett to...

Newport Folk Festival kicked off their annual rolling lineup announcements today with the news that Courtney Barnett would return to Fort Adams on Saturday,...

Cyber Monday “Six Picks” – Upcoming Concerts – Ticket Discounts Available

Tired of the malls? Amazon too big? Want to find a unique holiday gift this year? Look no further. We’ve got a bonus “Six Picks”...

Newport Folk First Timers – Young Bands Make the Scene

In addition to headliners like John Prine, Fleet Foxes and Wilco, Newport Folk 2017 was a moment for new artists to shine. WhatsUpNewp sat...

Folk Fest Interview: Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers

The Drive-By Truckers pull into the Newport Folk Festival Saturday with some great music and a pointed message. The band, originally from Muscle Shoals,...

Six Picks – The Newport Folk Edition

The Newport Folk Festival arrives tomorrow and we’ve got “Six Picks,” our list of bands you just can’t miss at the Festival. Of course,...

Folk Festival Sponsors – Spindrift and Late July Head to Newport

It's late July, and although the temperature outside feels like early November, things are heating up at Late July. That’s because the Boston based...

Interview: Grammy Winning Artist Rhiannon Giddens Coming to Newport Folk and...

Next weekend, Rhiannon Giddens joins a select group of musicians who have played both the Newport Folk and Newport Jazz Festival in the same...

Folk Festival Set to Begin Next Week – Behind the Scenes...

With just a week to go until 10,000 eager folks show up at the gate, Fort Adams State Park is getting all dressed up...

2017 Newport Folk Festival Lineup (Updates)

Newport, RI - The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of announces who will perform at the 2017 Festival via their unique...