More Wonderful Acts Added To The Newport Folk Festival Line-Up

The Newport Folk Festival continues its lineup announcements and added even more interesting acts.

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The announcements made over the past week are:

Chris Funk (guitarist for The Decemberists) – He is hosting ‘For Pete’s Sake’. I did not see any of that last year, but hope to  this year.

Sufjan Stevens – He’s been on my radar to see, and now I will!

Spirit Family Reunion – I enjoy watching this band as much as any. Their energy and talent shine from the stage!

The Felice Brothers – I enjoyed them when I saw them open for another band, so I’m looking forward to seeing them again on a better stage!

I continue to be thrilled that I have a three-day ticket.

I plan to post the announcements weekly until NFF has completed the entire lineup. At that point, I might offer my opinions on the acts, once I know who is performing which day.

At this point, the only remaining type of ticket is the Friday single-day ticket. This is an amazing festival – even going for one day is worth it. Get your tickets now!!!

Friday: Haunt the House, Leon Bridges, The Lone Bellow, Bahamas, Heartless Bastards, Calexico, Iron & Wine and Sam Bridwell, Joe Pug, Watkins Family Hour, Angel Olsen

Saturday:  Courtney Barnett, Sturgill Simpson, Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear, Langhorne Slim & The Law, Brandi Carlile, The Suffers, Traveller, Nikki Lane, José González, The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, Spirit Family Reunion

Sunday: Field Report, J Mascis, First Aid Kit, The Jones Family Singers, Laura Marling, Blake Mills, Shakey Graves, Lord Huron, Christopher Paul Stelling, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, The Felice Brothers

About suze72

I've loved the arts all my life... I go to a lot of concerts, take lots of photos and want to share them. Every once in a while I do something other than a concert, too. The Boston area is full of opportunities to indulge my passion - I'd like to help make it yours too!

Posted on April 24, 2015, in concert announcements, music, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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