Newport Folk Festival 2011

July 29-31, 2011

Newport, RI

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The Scene
The 60-year strong Newport Folk Festival takes place annually in Rhode Island and features a lineup of diverse musicians guided by the spirit of kindred folk tradition. The festival has a historic reputation of artists collaborating together on music playing homage to current social justice initiatives. Quickly selling out each year, the Newport Folk Festival is also known `for revealing surprise artists and collaborations.
Festival Info
Venue: Fort Adams State Park

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2011 Lineup
  • 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
  • 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
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