Newport Folk Festival 2016

July 22-24, 2016

Newport, RI

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
the wizard
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Father John Misty
Ray LaMontagne
Violent Femmes
Trailers
2016 Lineup
  • Amasa Hines
  • Amy Helm
  • Aoife O’Donovan
  • Banditos
  • Basia Bulat
  • Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir
  • Brett Dennen
  • Case/Lang/Veirs
  • Dave Simonett & Dave Carroll
  • Del & Dawg
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  • Father John Misty
  • Flight of the Conchords
  • Freakwater
  • Frightened Rabbit
  • Fruit Bats
  • Glen Hansard
  • Hayes Carll
  • Ian Fitzgerald W/ Smith & Weeden
  • Joan Shelley
  • John Moreland
  • JP Harris
  • Julien Baker
  • Lady Lamb
  • Margo Price
  • Matthew Logan Vasquez
  • Middle Brother
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
  • Norah Jones
  • PHil Cook Presents “Southland Revue” feat. The Blind Boys of Alabama & Amelia Meath (Sylvan Esso)
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Radical Face
  • Raury
  • Ray Lamontagne
  • Rayland Baxter
  • River Whyless
  • Ruby Amanfu
  • Son Little
  • Songhoy Blues
  • St. Paul & The Broken Bones
  • The Arcs
  • The Cactus Blossoms
  • The Oh Hellos
  • The Staves
  • The Strumbellas
  • Villagers
  • Violent Femmes
  • Wild Child