Newport Folk Adds Fri Show w/Wilco, B. Trapper, Megafaun


Newport Folk Festival will hold a Friday night show on July 27 just before the previously announced main festivities that weekend. The lineup for this date will feature Wilco, Blitzen Trapper, and Megafaun.

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 13 at 11 AM. Limited-edition keepsakes will be given to the first 1,000 to enter the gates.

In addition to this show, busy guys Wilco have tacked on even more dates to their Summer tour. This run will see them traveling through the Northeast. Check out all the new dates below.

Wilco New Tour Dates

  • 06/25/12 Mon Red Butte Garden Amphitheater Salt Lake City, UT*
  • 07/07/12 Sat Saturday in the Park Sioux City, IA
  • 07/27/12 Fri Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI ^
  • 07/28/12 Sat Brewery Ommegang Cooperstown, NY %
  • 07/29/12 Sun The Champlain Valley Exposition Essex Junction, VT %
  • 07/31/12 Tue Mass MoCA North Adams, MA
  • 08/01/12 Wed The Bushnell Center For The Performing Arts Hartford, CT %
  • 08/03/12 Fri Highland Park Bowl Rochester, NY %

  • * with Blitzen Trapper
  • ^ with Blitzen Trapper and Megafaun
  • % with Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth)


    [Published on: 4/10/12]

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