Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announced
The Newport Folk Festival is a multi-day, multi-stage music festival held at the historic International Tennis Hall of Fame and Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. The Newport Folk Festival brings together some of the most prolific performers of our times with roots to folk music.
This year’s event will kick off on Friday, August 1st, with an evening concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino; followed by two full days of ground-breaking performances across three stages at the historic Fort Adams State Park on August 2nd and 3rd.
A partial lineup for the 2008 Newport Folk Festival has been announced! Single day tickets for Saturday and Sunday, as well as a limited number of special Two-Day Passes are on-sale now!
Saturday, August 2, lineup features: The Black Crowes, Cat Power, Stephen & Damian Marley, Cowboy Junkies, Jim James (of My Morning Jacket), She & Him (feat. Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward), Jakob Dylan, Willy Mason, The Felice Brothers and Jesca Hoop.
Sunday, August 3, lineup features: Jimmy Buffett, Levon Helm, Gillian Welch, The Avett Brothers, Calexico, Brandi Carlile, Kaki King, Over The Rhine, Jake Shimabukuro, Kate Taylor and Richard Julian.
Tickets are available at: Newport Folk Festival
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