Friday, April 20, 2012
Tickets for the Friday Wilco show are still available.
Tickets for Saturday and Sunday of the Newport Folk Festival have officially been sold out, the festival’s Facebook page announced this Wednesday. Saturday, Sunday and weekend passes are no longer available, but tickets for the newly added Wilco show on Friday are still available. Get tickets here. The tickets sold out less than a month and a half from when they went on sale on March 1. According to reports on last year’s festival, tickets did not sell out until about two weeks before the July 30-31 show. It was also the first sold-out year. Have you gotten your tickets yet?
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The 2012 Newport Folk Festival lineup was announced during a release party tonight.
The Newport Folk Festival has released its 2012 lineup, according to a report from Boston.com. Acts like My Morning Jacket, Dawes, Jackson Browne, Spider John Doerner and Iron and Wine top the list, as well as other bluegrass and jazz favorites. The lineup was announced tonight during a release party in Cambridge, Mass., but has yet to be put up on the folk festival's website. The festival will run July 28 and July 29 at Fort Adams. Click here for the full list of artists. Buy your Newport Folk Festival Tickets here.
Tell us who wish you could see again at the Newport Folk Festival.
With the announcement of this year’s Newport Folk Festival line-up on the horizon, we want to know: who would you most like to see return to the stage at Fort Adams? There are too many to name them all, but we’ve put together a list of some of the best acts over the years to earn your votes. Some acts have broken up, or are no longer with us, but we can dream, right? The line-up for this year’s Newport Folk Festival will be announced tonight (technically tomorrow, March 1) at midnight. Even without a line-up, early bird tickets sold out in less than an hour earlier this month. Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris and the Decemberists headlined last year’s show. This year’s festival is scheduled for July 28 and 29 at Fort Adams.
Monday, August 1, 2011
The sold out Newport Folk Festival was in full swing this weekend afternoon as artists play to an enthusiastic crowd of young and old fans of folk.
The 2011 Newport Folk Festival is now a memory for the thousands who danced, sang and relaxed the weekend away at Fort Adams State Park with perfect temperatures and the bluest of skies. For many, the festival is tradition and for many it was a new experience, but in the end fun was had by all at the sold-out show.
Sunday, July 31, 2011
The duo took the stage for an hour-long set on Saturday.
Canadian indie duo Tegan and Sara took the Quad stage Saturday for an hour-long set. The twins released their sixth album, Sainthood, in 2008. For the rest of today's schedule, click here. Follow along with the Newport Folk Festival's live tumblr feed here.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
This is the first year both Saturday and Sunday have been sold out in advance of the festival in its history.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Thanks to music fans across the country, the 2011 Newport Folk Festival is sold out, it was announced today by George Wein and the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™ Two weeks in advance of its July 30-31 dates, the iconic festival is sold out on Saturday and Sunday, the first time in history that both days have sold out in advance. Ten thousand fans per day will celebrate the music at Fort Adams State Park. "We thank all of the folk music fans for buying tickets in advance and showing their love for the great musicians that are booked on this year's festival," said George Wein, Producer of the Newport Folk Festival and Chairman of the Board of the Newport Festivals Foundation. "In 2004, the festival sold out when Bob Dylan returned to …