Newport Folk Festival 2012

Founded in 1959, the Newport Folk Festival will once again be held in Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI. The festival was originally created in response to the Newport Jazz Festival, and it has been a mecca for folk fans ever since. This year, the festival will be spread over three days. On Friday, July 27, Wilco will play alone, with full lineups slated for Saturday and Sunday (scroll down to see everyone who will be performing). For other great summer concerts, check out our summer concerts roundup.

Newport Folk Festival Tickets 2012

Date
Event
Friday 5:00 PM Newport, RI tickets from $66
Saturday 11:00 AM Newport, RI tickets from $406
Saturday 5:00 PM Newport, RI tickets from $433
Saturday 6:00 PM Newport, RI tickets from $171
Sunday 11:00 AM Newport, RI
Sunday 1:00 PM Newport, RI tickets from $242

Newport Folk Festival Lineup 2012

Friday, July 27
Wilco

Saturday, July 28
My Morning Jacket
Iron & Wine
Patty Griffin
Guthrie Family Rides Again
Dawes
City & Colour
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Deer Tick
Blind Pilot
Sharon Van Etten
First Aid Kit
Brown Bird
Jonny Corndawg
Frank Fairfield
Spirit Family Reunion
Robert Ellis
Apache Relay
Honeyhoney
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

Sunday, July 29
Jackson Browne
Conor Oberst
Punch Brothers
The Tallest Man on Earth
The Head & the Heart
tUnE-yArDs
Gary Clark, Jr.
Trampled By Turtles
Tom Morello
Of Monsters and Men
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
New Multitudes
Sara Watkins
Carl Broemel
Spider John Koerner
Jonathan Wilson
Deep Dark Woods
Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons
Kossoy Sisters
Joel Rafael

Newport Folk Festival Ticket Prices

City State Venue Name Date Avg. Price
Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 7/31/2010 $102.67
Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 8/1/2010 $51.06
Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 7/30/2011 $139.69
Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 7/31/2011 $148.85

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