The Festival has announced their 2012 lineup, with and heading up the top of the two-day lineup, along with Iron & Wine, , , , , tUnE-yArDs, The Head and the , , , , and , a new group consisting of (), (), (Centro-matic), and Anders Parker (Varnaline). Other notable acts playing the festival include , , , , City & Colour, & His Extraordinaires, , , , , , , , , and .

The 2012 Festival takes place July 28-29th at State Park in Newport, RI.

Newport Folk Fest 2012 Lineup:

Saturday, July 28
My Morning Jacket
Iron & Wine

Guthrie Family Reunion


City & Colour




First Aid Kid



Robert Ellie
Frank Franfield

Honeyhoney
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys
& You Are My Flower

Sunday, July 29


The Head & The
Punch Brother

tUnE-yArDs
: The Nightwatchman

& His Extraordinaires

Of Monsters And Men
feat. , , , and Anders Parker





Spider John Koerner & His Rag Tag Boys
Joel Rafael
Joe Flectch & The Wrong Reasons
The Kossy Sisters
Berklee City Music Choir

Two-day passes are now available at the festival’s website.


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