Newport Folk Festival VIP Contest

Listen to 88.9 everyday during Daytime from June 18th to July 20th to find out who our Newport Artist of the Day is for your chance to win our VIP package to the SOLD OUT Newport Folk Festival which includes a pair of weekend passes to the festival as well as hotel accommodations in Newport!

Each day we will tell you when to listen and if you know who the artist is enter it on the form below along with your contact information. You may enter once per day, but you can enter everyday that you know the artist. At the end of the contest we will select person as the VIP Winner, this person will receive a pair of weekend passes to the Newport Folk Festival and hotel accommodations in Newport, RI. Good luck!

Newport Folk Festival 2012 VIP Contest

Please view our CONTEST RULES

About the festival

WERS will be bringing you in-depth coverage, on-air giveaways, and on-site love LIVE from the Newport Folk Festival again this year! George Wein couldn’t have imagined that Newport would not only exist over 50 years after its initial run in 1959 but would continue to be the epicenter of the newest and best folk, Americana, country, bluegrass, and indie artists on the road today. Many WERS artists will be performing including:

My Morning Jacket
Alabama Shakes
Iron and Wine
Dawes
Apache Relay
Tom Morello
tUnE-yArDs
Trampled By Turtles
Gary Clark Jr.
The Head and The Heart
Conor Oberst
Punch Brothers
Of Monsters and Men

And Folk Friday Featuring Wilco and Blitzen Trapper!

Friday July 27th there’ll be an exclusive show featuring Wilco, Blitzen Trapper, and Megafaun at the Newport Folk Festival

Saturday and Sunday are SOLD OUT but Tickets for Friday night and all are still available at the Newport Folk Festival Website!

And make sure to stick with WERS and WERS.org for full live coverage all weekend long!

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