Newport Folk Festival 2012

July 27-29, 2012

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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Headliners
2012 Lineup
  •  ALABAMA SHAKES
  • ANTHONY D’AMATO
  • BEN SOLLEE
  • BERKLEE CITY MUSIC CHOIR
  • BLIND PILOT
  • BROWN BIRD
  • CARL BROEMEL
  • CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES
  • CITY AND COLOUR
  • CONOR OBERST
  • DAWES
  • DEER TICK
  • ELIZABETH MITCHELL & YOU ARE MY FLOWER
  • FIRST AID KIT
  • FRANK FAIRFIELD
  • GARY CLARK JR.
  • GRAVEROBBERS
  • GUTHRIE FAMILY REUNION
  • HONEYHONEY
  • IRON & WINE
  • JACKSON BROWNE
  • JOE FLETCHER & THE WRONG REASONS
  • JOEL RAFAEL
  • JONAH TOLCHIN
  • JONATHAN WILSON
  • JONNY CORNDAWG
  • MY MORNING JACKET
  • NEW MULTITUDES feat. FARRAR, JOHNSON, PARKER, & JAMES
  • OF MONSTERS AND MEN
  • PATTY GRIFFIN
  • PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND
  • PUNCH BROTHERS
  • R.J. STORM & OLD SCHOOL
  • ROBERT ELLIS
  • RODRIGUEZ
  • SARA WATKINS
  • SHARON VAN ETTEN
  • SLEEPY MAN BANJO BOYS
  • SPIDER JOHN KOERNER & HIS RAG TAG BOYS
  • SPIRIT FAMILY REUNION
  • TALLEST MAN ON EARTH
  • THE APACHE RELAY
  • THE DEEP DARK WOODS
  • THE HEAD & THE HEART
  • THE KOSSOY SISTERS
  • TOM MORELLO: THE NIGHTWATCHMAN
  • TRAMPLED BY TURTLES
  • TUNE-YARDS
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