Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announced

EmyLou Harris, Elvis Costello among the acts.

The 2011 Newport Folk Festival lineup was announced just after midnight Wednesday.

Here's a look at the acts that'll be heading to this July 30 and 31. Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 31, at 10 a.m.


The Decemberists
Gillian Welch
Gogol Bordello
Earl Scruggs
Ramblin Jack Elliot
Tegan and Sara (acoustic)
Mavis Staples
The Felice Brothers
Delta Spirit
Freelance Whales
Devil Makes Three
Song Circle w/ Dar Williams, Ellis Paul, John Gorka, Liz Queler
Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three
River City Extension
PS 22 Chorus
The Wailin' Jennys
The Ebony Hillbillies
What Cheer? Brigade


EmyLou Harris
Elvis Costello (acoustic)
Amos Lee
M. Ward
Wanda Jackson
Middle Brother
Justin Townes Earle
Carolina Chocolate Drops
The Civil Wars
Trampled by Turtles
The Cave Singers
The Head & The Heart
Secret Sisters
David Wax Museum
Mountain Man
Brown Bird
The Seeger Clogging All-Stars

More info is available at http://www.newportfolkfest.net/.

reed atamian March 31, 2011 at 06:53 PM
This is always a must attend event each summer. I am happy to see such a great lineup as always!
Robert Gallagher March 31, 2011 at 10:59 PM
I've been waiting a for an Elvis Costello acoustic set for a long time. This is always a fun time, this years line up rivals last years !


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