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Thursday
Mar012012

2012 Newport Folk Festival lineup announced

Newport Folk Festival

Newport Folk Festival have announced their 2012 linup. The two-day event will be headed by: My Morning Jacket, Jackson Browne, Conor Oberst and Iron & Wine. Other performers include: Patty Griffin, Guthrie Family Reunion, Dawes, The Head & The Heart, Deer Tick, Punch Brothers, City & Colour and Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

The Tallest Man On Earth, Tune-Yards, Tom Morello, Trampled By Turtles, Gary Clark Jr., Alabama Shakes, Blind Pilot, Of Monsters And Men, New Multitudes, Sharon Van Etten, First Aid Kit, Sara Watkins, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Brown Bird, Jonny Corndawg, Jonathan Wilson, Spirit Family Reunion and more will also play.

Two-day passes are on sale now via Ticketmaster. They'll run you $135 each, before fees. Single-day tickets go on sale later today. The festival takes place Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th at Newport, Rhode Island's Fort Adams State Park.