Del & Dawg Among Newport Folk Festival 2016 Lineup Additions


Iconic bluegrass performers Del & Dawg, aka Del McCoury and David Grisman, are the latest addition to the lineup for this year’s Newport Folk Festival. The pair are expected to perform on Saturday, July 23. Singer Amy Helm and New Orleans institution Preservation Hall Jazz Band have also recently been added to the 2016 lineup.

The 2016 installment of the Newport Folk Festival will take place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island July 22 – 24. Previously announced performers include Flight Of The Conchords, Norah Jones, Ray LaMontagne, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Raury, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Father John Misty, The Oh Hellos, Villagers and Joan Shelley, among others. More acts are expected to be announced soon.

Tickets for the 2016 Newport Folk Festival are completely sold out.

Newport Folk Festival 2016 Lineup

Friday, July 22

Flight Of The Conchords, Ray LaMontagne, case/lang/veirs, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Staves, Fruit Bats, Raury

Saturday, July 23

Norah Jones, Father John Misty, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Del & Dawg, Dave Simonett & Dave Carroll, Amy Helm, Songhoy Blues, Rayland Baxter, Ruby Amanfu

Sunday, July 24

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Glen Hansard, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Oh Hellos, Villagers, Son Little, Julien Baker, Joan Shelley