This Week Ended With A Fascinating Announcement By Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Folk Festival continues its lineup announcements and the week ended with an interesting announcement!

Newport Folk Festival Logo

Newport Folk Festival Trademarked Logo

The announcements made over the past week are:

New Breed Brass Band – there’s always a good time to be had with a New Orleans brass band!

The Goodbye Girls – a band named after one of my favorite movies has got to be good!

Roger Waters – I did not see this one coming; he will headline the Friday lineup.

Luluc – their 2014 release was named one of the best of the year by the Wall Street Journal

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 which acts to see, 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, Hiss Golden Messenger, The Tallest Man on Earth, Elephant Revival, Strand of Oaks, New Breed Brass Band, The Goodbye Girls, Roger Waters

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, The Barr Brothers, Andy Shauf, Bela Felck and Abigail Washburn, Tommy Stinson, Jason Isbell, Luluc

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, Rodrigo Amarante, Brian Fallon

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 May 25, 2015, in concert announcements, music, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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