SEASON 2 / EPISODE 3: MUSIC IN EXILE

When, in 2012, Islamic jihadists imposed Sharia law on northern Mali, banning all music and destroying radio stations, the members of Songhoy Blues refused to be silenced. 

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BRIDGEFEST MOVES TO NEWPORT FESTIVALS FOUNDATION

Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. is excited to continue the tradition of BridgeFest™ to celebrate folk, jazz, and the musical heritage of Newport. 

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BEN JAFFE JOINS BOARD OF ADVISORS

It is with great pleasure that Newport Folk welcomes Ben Jaffe to our Artist Board of Advisors.

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SEASON 2 / EPISODE 2: LINEUP CONVERSATION

We asked two local music connoisseurs (Perry Eaton of Boston.com and Co Founder of Allston Pudding and Nina Corcoran of Consequence of Sound and DigBoston) to help us dig through the hidden gems in the lineup so far. 

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FAN TO FAN TICKETS LIVE

Folks can now exchange Adult single and multi-day tickets at face value and rest easy that these are Ticketmaster Verified. 

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2015 RECAP VIDEO

Thank you to the fans, the artists and the staff who make our little festival by the sea the one of a kind community that it is. 


SEASON 2 / EPISODE 1: THANK YOU

"Thank You" – the first podcast episode of our new season

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NEWPORT FOLK TOPS POWER RANKINGS

Consequence of Sound ranks Newport Folk 4th for the best music festival lineup and 1st for headliner.

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BEHIND THE WALLS: DYLAN'S GUITAR

This is what happens when you give 5 artists Bob Dylan's guitar. 


BEHIND THE WALLS: JASON ISBELL

Jason Isbell is surprised with Bob Dylan's guitar on the 50th anniversary of his "Going Electric" at the Newport Folk Festival.


BEHIND THE WALLS: BLAKE MILLS

Blake Mills plays us "When I Paint My Masterpiece" on Bob Dylan's guitar from the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.