Newport Folk Festival
|Country and Region||United States — Rhode Island|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Newport, Rhode Island USA|
|Festival Contact Information|
New Port Festivals Foundation, Inc.
Founded in 1959 by George Wein, George Wein's Newport Folk Festival is recognized worldwide, and its long history, and solid reputation among record companies, other music organizations, and artists insure its mention in a variety of different contexts throughout the year. Past performers have included Crosby, Stills & Nash, Wilco, Lucinda Williams, Doc Watson, Rufus Wainwright, Joan Osborne, Steve Earle, and many others.
|Festival Dates||July 25 - 27, 2014|
Articles and Reviews:
- Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Decemberists To Play 50th Anniversary Newport Folk Festival, by Daniel Kreps (Rolling Stone, April 17, 2009)
- Fort Adams State Park
Newport, Rhode Island
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