Newport Folk Festival Announces Initial 2020 Lineup


Once again, the Newport Folk Festival is revealing its 2020 lineup in rolling fashion, one artist at a time. So far, 10 acts have been confirmed to play the beloved event, which returns to Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island July 31 – August 2.

Big Thief, EOB (Ed O’Brien), Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Randy Newman are aboard for Friday, July 31. Black Pumas, Hawktail, Mandolin Orange and Vagabon will play Newport Folk on Saturday, August 1 with Tre Burt and Yola in for performances on Sunday, August 2.

Stay tuned for additional lineup announcements. Tickets are sold out.

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