Beck, Feist, Jim James Set to Strum at Newport Folk Festival 2013
Along with Colin Meloy, the Lumineers, Father John Misty, the Mountain Goats, Andrew Bird, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, and more
Beck, Feist, Jim James, the Avett Brothers, the Decemberists’ Colin Meloy, and more are on the roster for this year’s Newport Folk Festival, taking place from July 26 to 28 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island.
Now in its 54th year, the Newport Folk Festival also promises sets from Andrew Bird, the Lumineers, Father John Misty, the Mountain Goats, Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Dawn McCarthy, Old Crow Medicine Show, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Justin Townes Earle, Amanda Palmer, Phosphorescent, Beth Orton, Jason Isbell, Shovels and Rope, Lord Huron, Iris Dement, Michael Kiwanuka, Deer Tick’s John McCauley, JD McPherson, Black Prairie, Michael Hurley, Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, Tift Merritt, the Lone Bellow, Blake Mills, and several performers that have yet to be announced.
For a flashback to last year’s installment — which featured performances by My Morning Jacket, Jackson Browne, Conor Oberst, Iron and Wine, Deer Tick, and Dawes — check out SPIN’s breakdown of Newport Folk Festival 2012.
Two-day and three-day passes are sold out, as are single-day tickets for July 27 and 28; tickets for July 26 are still available, though, and can be purchased here.