Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Artists Announced For The 2012 Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Festivals Foundation announced the line-up for the 2012 Newport Folk Festival this evening. The festival will take place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI on July 28 & 29. Tickets for the festival go on sale March 1 at 10AM at Check out the line-up below.

SATURDAY, JULY 28 ~ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue

My Morning Jacket
Iron & Wine
Patty Griffin
Guthrie Family Reunion
City & Colour
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Deer Tick
Blind Pilot
Alabama Shakes
Sharon Van Etten
First Aid Kit
Brown Bird
Jonny Corndawg
Frank Fairfield
Spirit Family Reunion
Robert Ellis
Apache Relay
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

SUNDAY, JULY 29 ~ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue

Jackson Browne
Conor Oberst
Punch Brothers
Tallest Man on Earth
The Head & The Heart
Gary Clark, Jr.
Trampled By Turtles
Tom Morello
Of Monsters and Men
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker & Yim Yames performing
Original Music set to the Lyrics of Woody Guthrie

Sara Watkins
Carl Broemel
Ben Sollee
Spider John Koerner
Jonathan Wilson
Deep Dark Woods
Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons
Kossoy Sisters
Joel Rafael

*Artists Subject to change