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Saturday, July 25, 2009

The Road to Newport & Folk Festival 50

DO NOT MISS THIS LINEUP
tickets still available!


The Decemberists

"The Perfect Crime #2"


Joan Baez

"I Shall Be Released"


Langhorne Slim

"Restless"


Neko Case

"People Got a Lot of Nerve"


Josh Ritter

"Open Doors"


Billy Bragg

"A New England"


Deer Tick

"Easy"


The Avett Brothers

"Die Die Die"


Elvis Perkins in Dearland

"While You Were Sleeping"

We will be Live-Tweeting and doing some Blogging from the Festival. : George Wein’s FOLK FESTIVAL 50 (July 31 – August 2) in historic Newport, RI. Produced by New Festival Productions, LLC, the festival will include two full days of music on three stages at Fort Adams State Park and a Friday evening concert.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 ~ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue

Pete Seeger, The Decemberists, Fleet Foxes, Gillian Welch, The Avett Brothers, Billy Bragg, Iron & Wine, Mavis Staples, Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Ben Kweller, The Low Anthem, Brett Dennen, Tift Merritt, Tao Rodriguez Seeger, Langhorne Slim

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2 ~ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
Fort Adams State Park, Harrison Avenue

Pete Seeger with Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, Neko Case, The Campbell Brothers, Josh Ritter, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Tim Eriksen & Shape Note Singers, Del McCoury, Guy Clark, David Rawlings Machine, Deer Tick, Balfa Toujours, Dala Girls, Joe Pug

TICKETING / INFORMATION:
BUY ONLINE or by PHONE: (800) 514-3849

General Admission: General Admission seating is first-come first-served on the lawn. Patrons may bring blankets and low-backed beach chairs. Adult: $ 69.00 in advance, $ 75.00 on festival weekend, if available.

Children 3-15: $ 15.00 at all times; under 3, free. 16+ pay adult price.

Adult Two-Day Passes: SOLD OUT.

Parking: On site festival parking: $ 12.00 per vehicle in advance; $ 15.00 on festival weekend.

Coverage of Last Year's Event:
RSL Photo Gallery / NPR Coverage /
Lineup & Hype
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1 comment:

TooDrunkToDream said...

I'll be there with ya, brother. I can't wait. The overlapping schedules might fry my brain, but we'll manage!