2016 Newport Folk Festival Festival Preview and Lineup
Flight of the Conchords - Ray Lamontagne – The Arcs – Violent Femmes – case/lang/veirs – St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Brett Dennen – Matthew Logan Vasquez – The Staves – Aoife O’Donovan – Radical Face – Fruit Bats - Raury – Basia Bulat - Amasa Hines – Wild Child - Freakwater – JP Harris
Patti Smith & Her Band - Norah Jones – Ryan Adams with The Infamous Stringdusters – Graham Nash – Father John Misty - Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Del & Dawg – Frightened Rabbit- Dave Simonett & Dave Carroll – Margo Price- Amy Helm – Rayland Baxter – John Moreland- Songhoy Blues – Lady Lamb – Ruby Amanfu - The Cactus Blossoms - Banditos
Alabama Shakes - Elvis Costello - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Middle Brother – Glen Hansard – Phil Cook Presents “Southland Revue” - Preservation Hall Jazz Band – Brian Fallon – The Oh Hellos – Hayes Carll - Villagers – The Strumbellas - Son Little - Julien Baker – Joan Shelley – River Whyless – Ian Fitzgerald w/ Smith&Weeden – Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir
2016 Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams State Park Address: 84 Fort Adams Dr, Newport, RI 02840
Fort Adams State Park caps the southwest corner of Aquidneck Island, jutting out into Newport Harbor in a truly peaceful and idyllic setting. Boats float by as performers play on one of the park’s four stages, or concertgoers head to food, craft, and vendor tables. The Late July Family Tent is a great place to grab a quick bite, relax in the salt-air breeze, and catch surprise performances from unannounced guests. Although getting to the event may require some patience as you join thousands of fellow attendees and immense tourist traffic heading to the beaches, Fort Adams State Park does a good job of isolating you from the world and making folk music its one and only focus.
Newport Folk Festival Event Guide
What time do the gates open for the Newport Folk Festival?
The venue gates will open at 10:00AM each day rain or shine, and the music will end at sundown.
Is there camping at the Newport Folk Festival?
There is no camping allowed at the event, but camping and hotel options exist nearby.
Is smoking permitted at the Newport Folk Festival?
Smoking is not allowed in any of the indoor facilities, but is allowed at the event in isolated, outdoor areas.
Is alcohol permitted at the Newport Folk Festival?
Alcohol is served at the event, with a portion of the proceeds donated to keep the park clean and green.