Newport Folk Festival Coverage

CLICK HERE to read reviews of artist performances and special behind-the-scenes looks at Newport Folk Festival!

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!

 

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