Newport Folk Festival is one of the famous annual folk-oriented music festivals of America. Since 1959 this music festival takes place annually in Newport, Rhodes Island. This year the fest marked its 60th Anniversary with notable singers and musicians.
This year Newport Folk Festival started on July 26 on a Friday. Adia Victoria was the one who initiated the fest followed by Parker Millsap, Warren Haynes, Kacey Musgraves, Sheryl Crow, and Phil Lesh. As per the schedule, the first day of the fest started from 11: 20 am and ended at 6:15 pm. An open mic event was also organized, which will happen in all the remaining days of the fest.
This year the fest is happening for three days; form 26 to 28 of July and numerous are participating in it. Apart from that, there are arrangements for foods, beverages at the concert so that audience can chill there.
Famous artists performing in the three-day fest are Dolly Parton, Kacey Musgraves, Sheryl Crow, Phil Lesh, Amy Ray, and numerous other artists. Dolly Parton, one of the artists to perform there commented that this music festival has always remained on the right side of the history of its 60 years.
The official website of the fest will give you any kind of information you desire. You can find how to reach there as well as the best place to stay. The site also suggests what to bring to the festival grounds and what things are not allowed there.