The annual Newport Folk Festival has announced their 2010 lineup, releasing this artsy video above to celebrate the occasion. The three-day festival takes place July 30 – August 1 at Fort Adams in Newport, RI, and this year’s lineup includes artists like John Prine, Levon Helm Band, Andrew Bird, Avett Brothers, Yim Yames, Calexico, and many more.
Newport Folk Festival 2010 Lineup:
Friday, July 30, 2010
Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers / Tim O’Brien / Sarah Jarosz
Saturday, July 31, 2010
John Prine / Andrew Bird / Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket / Calexico / Brandi Carlile / Doc Watson & David Holt / Sam Bush / Blitzen Trapper / The Low Anthem / Dawes / A.A. Bondy / Nneka / Horse Feathers / Sarah Jarosz / O’Death / Liz Longley
Sunday, August 1, 2010
The Levon Helm Band’s Ramble on the Road w/ Special Guests / The Swell Season / The Avett Brothers / Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros / The Preservation Hall Jazz Band w/ Special Guests / Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings / The Felice Brothers / The Punch Brothers w/ Chris Thile / Richie Havens / Tao Seeger Band / Justin Townes Earle / Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three / Ben Solle & Daniel Martin Moore / Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons
Two-day passes are $125, but they’re available for $100 via pre-sale with password: “newfolk” until Friday, 3/26, when they officially go on sale to the public.