More Amazing Additions To The Newport Folk Festival Lineup

The Newport Folk Festival continue its lineup announcements and – as expected – they are winners!

Newport Folk Festival Logo

Newport Folk Festival Trademarked Logo

The announcements made over the past three weeks are:

The Arcs – This is another band that I look forward to getting to know!

Basia Bulat – Described at Indie, folk, pop, soul: sounds good to me!

Brett Dennen – He is a singer-songwriter who I have been trying to see for a few years.

Margo Price – I love her début album and cannot wait to see her!

John Moreland – He is another artist who I have been dying to see! Thanks, NFF!

The Strumbrellas – This is a Canadian band described as alternative pop with a great name.

Phil Cook presents “Southland Revue” with The Blind Boys of Alabama and Amelia Meath – Anything involving The Blind Boys of Alabama sounds great to me!

Hayes Carll – He is a wonderful songwriter and I am excited to see him again.

Freakwater – I love alt-country music and with a name like this, I know I will love this band.

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.

This festival has been sold out for a while. If you go to the festival’s website, there is a place for people to re-sell tickets if you are interested in purchasing some from fans, not scalpers. This is an amazing festival – even going for one day is worth it.

Friday:  Ray LaMontagne with My Morning Jacket, Raury, St.Paul and the Broken Bones, Flight of the Conchords, Fruit Bats, case/lang/veirs, The Staves, Radical Face, Aoife O’Donovan, Matthew Logan Vasquez, The Arcs, Basia Bulat, Brett Dennen, Freakwater

Saturday:  Father John Misty, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Ruby Amanfu, Dave Simonett and Dave Carroll, Norah Jones, Rayland Baxter, Amy Helm, Songhoy Blues, Del & Dawg, Lady Lamb, The Cactus Blossoms, Margo Price, John Moreland

Sunday:  Joan Shelley, Villagers, The Oh Hellos, Son Little, Glen Hansard, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, Julien Baker, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, River Whyless, Middle Brother, The Strumbrellas, Phil Cook presents “Southland Revue”, Hayes Carll

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 29, 2016, in concert announcements, music, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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