While the festival season is already saturated, that hasn’t stopped organizers of successful festivals from expanding their offerings. Just this week we’ve reported on Newport Folk Festival organizers announcing a West Coast version of the famed fest called Way Over Yonder. Show More Summary
The organizers of the famed Newport Folk Festival are bringing elements of the iconic event west this October, when they present Way Over Yonder on the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Calif. on Oct. 5 and 6. HT faves Conor Oberst,...Show More Summary
Beck @ Governors Ball 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield) As mentioned, Beck is performing a few shows this summer, playing the Newport Folk Festival, joining Bob Dylan and Wilco's AmericanaramA tour for the Nikon at Jones Beach date on July...
Beck @ Outside Lands Festival 2013 (more by Amoreena Lucero) As mentioned, Beck will be on the East Coast this summer, playing a special acoustic set at the Newport Folk Festival (tickets). He'll also play few other shows in the...
HT fave Beck had already been announced as one of the headliners for this year’s Newport Folk Festival, but that won’t be the only gig he plays in the Northeast this summer. Beck has just revealed three additional dates that will take...Show More Summary
Portland-based indie folk stringband Black Prairie announced today that it has secured dates at two of the finest festivals in the Eastern half of the US - Newport Folk Festival and Bonnaroo 2013. The latter will see them on a special Bluegrass Situation stage, hosted by actor/banjo picker Ed Helms, representing the blog by the same name. Show More Summary
Beth Orton @ Town Hall, 10/4/2013 (more by Toby Tenenbaum) UK folk artist Beth Orton will be in North America this summer for a tour that was to wrap up in late July at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival. Beth...
Jim James at MHOW in February (more by PSquared Photography) My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is on a tour this year which hits Newport Folk Festival and NYC for a sold out show at Webster Hall (4/29) with Cold...
Phosphorescent at Bonnaroo 2011 (more by Graeme Flegenheimer) As mentioned, Newport Folk Festival is returning this year to Fort Adams State Park from July 26 to 28, and since we last spoke, the lineup has been revealed. This year's fest...
Most of the lineup for this year’s Newport Folk Festival has been announced. Beck, the Avett Brothers, and Feist are amont the marquee artists performing, as well as Colin Meloy of the Decemberists, Lord Huron, Jim James, the Mountain Goats, Father John Misty, and Andrew Bird, among others. See the rest of the announced performers [...]
Boston’s Kingsley Flood is the latest band to burst, violin and trumpet in hand, onto the roots rock scene. The group is making its Newport Folk Festival debut this summer in support of its new full length, Battles, and has releasedShow More Summary
Beck, Feist, The Avett Brothers, Jim James, and loads more.
The longest festival lineup announcement in history has continued over the past week as Newport Folk Festival organizers are starting to reveal the headliners for this year’s fest. Beck will finally make his Newport Folk debut at the...Show More Summary
The lineup for the three-day outdoor event has been rolling out with Phosphorescent, Amanda Palmer, Jim James and more already announced.
Bob Dylan was smart enough to pull out an electric guitar at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 and "rocktify" his folk music. Now, Jason Garriotte appears to be following in the steps of Dylan by reaching a different type of folk and changing the aspects of the experience.
While there is certainly no shortage of multi-day music festivals each summer, anyone that has made the trip to the scenic coastal town of Newport, Rhode Island for the annual Newport Folk Festival can attest to the fact that it mayShow More Summary
KINGSLEY FLOOD added to NEWPORT FOLK 2013 “It is with an excited & happy heart, I announce KINGSLEY FLOOD have been added to the 2013 Newport Folk Festival. Since 2009, Kingsley have been one of Boston’s hardest working bands – and certainly one of her best. Show More Summary
In one of the least surprising announcements of this festival season, the Newport Folk Festival Twitter feed has just revealed that My Morning Jacket front man Jim James will return to the event this July in support of his recently released...Show More Summary
As we reported last week, Newport Folk Festival organizers have been revealing the acts set to perform at this year’s event slowly but surely. The latest additions to the fest’s lineup are HT faves Michael Kiwanuka and The LumineersShow More Summary
The Newport Folk Festival was named music festival of the year yesterday in the 24th Annual Pollstar Awards....