Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Newport Folk Festival Announces 2011 Line-Up

The Newport Festivals Foundation announced the 2011 Newport Folk Festival line-up today. The festival will take place in Newport, RI on July 30 - 31. They are also welcoming a new partnership with jewelry company Alex and Ani. Ah yes, two of my favorite things, music and jewelry!

Tickets for the festival go on sale Thursday, March 31 at 10AM!

Check out the schedule below.
Tickets for the Newport Folk Festival go on sale Thursday, March 31, at 10:00 am on-line, by phone and by mail. General admission tickets (single-day passes only) also can be purchased in person at the Newport Visitor Information Center, located at 23 America’s Cup Avenue. There will be a festival office in the Newport area where tickets can be purchased in person at a later date. For general information, craft vendor information or to leave a message for festival staff, call the festival hotline at (401) 848-5055. For more information, log on to

SATURDAY, JULY 30 ~ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue

  • The Decemberists
  • Gillian Welch
  • Earl Scruggs
  • Gogol Bordello
  • Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
  • Tegan & Sara
  • Mavis Staples
  • The Felice Brothers
  • Delta Spirit
  • Freelance Whales
  • Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three
  • What Cheer? Brigade
  • The Devil Makes Three
  • Song Circle with Dar Williams, Ellis Paul, John Gorka & Liz Queler
  • The Wailin’ Jennys
  • Typhoon
  • The Ebony Hillbillies
  • River City Extension
  • PS22 Chorus

SUNDAY, JULY 31 ~ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue

  • Emmylou Harris
  • Elvis Costello (Solo Acoustic)
  • Amos Lee
  • M. Ward
  • Wanda Jackson
  • Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • Middle Brother
  • Justin Townes Earle
  • The Secret Sisters
  • Trampled by Turtles
  • The Civil Wars
  • The Head and The Heart
  • The Cave Singers
  • David Wax Museum
  • Mountain Man
  • The Seeger Clogging All-Stars
  • BrownBird

*Artists Subject to change