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    Folk Festival 50

    Presented by at Fort Adams State Park

    August 1, 2009


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    Folk Festival 50

    Become one of the folk and join us in a celebration of 50 years of Folk Music in Newport, RI on August 1st & 2nd! Check out the Saturday, August 1st line-up: Pete Seeger, The Decemberists, Fleet Foxes, Gillian Welch, The Avett Brothers, Billy Bragg, Iron & Wine, Mavis Staples, Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Ben Kweller, The Low Anthem, Brett Dennen, Tift Merritt, Tao Rodriguez Seeger, and Langhorne Slim....

    Become one of the folk and join us in a celebration of 50 years of Folk Music in Newport, RI on August 1st & 2nd! Check out the Saturday, August 1st line-up: Pete Seeger, The Decemberists, Fleet Foxes, Gillian Welch, The Avett Brothers, Billy Bragg, Iron & Wine, Mavis Staples, Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Ben Kweller, The Low Anthem, Brett Dennen, Tift Merritt, Tao Rodriguez Seeger, and Langhorne Slim. Do not miss out on this New England tradition!


    Fort Adams State Park

    Harrison Avenue
    Newport, RI 02840

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:
    General Admission: General Admission seating is first-come first-served on the lawn. Patrons may bring blankets and low-backed beach chairs. Adult: $ 69.00 in advance, $ 75.00 on festival weekend, if available. Children 3-15: $ 15.00 at all times; under 3, free. 16+ pay adult price. Adult Two-Day Passes: A limited number of two-day passes good for admission Saturday and Sunday will be available for $ 125.00 while they last. Available for purchase on-line only. Parking: On site festival parking: $ 12.00 per vehicle in advance; $ 15.00 on festival weekend. Service Charges: Per ticket service charges apply to all tickets purchased on-line or by phone and there is an additional per order charge for phone orders. There is a $ 4.00 handling charge per order for tickets ordered by mail. Click here to purchase tickets on-line.


    General Day and Time Info:
    11:30 am - 7:00 pm

    Phone: (800) 514-3849


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