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Newport Folk Presents® WAY OVER YONDER

June 13th, 2013

Newport Folk Presents® WAY OVER YONDER

October 5&6 at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, CA

The Newport Folk Festival, America’s original music festival, follows Route 66 all the way across the country this fall to Santa Monica, CA for the inaugural edition of WAY OVER YONDER.


WAY OVER YONDER is another step in Newport Folk’s journey as a national treasure. “We are thrilled to bring Newport Folk Festival to the West Coast, and look forward to meeting new friends and expanding the Newport Folk Family,” said Jay Sweet, Festival Producer. “I am humbled that we are able to partner with people who respect the history of our festival and share the dream of making sure this fabulous music continues to evolve and reach new audiences.”

Newport Folk Festival Founder, George Wein added, “While our festival has been filled to capacity over the past few years, this partnership makes it possible for fans to experience some of the same great artists in a similar picture perfect setting. With the Newport Bridge, historic Fort Adams and Narragansett Bay as backdrops, enjoying Newport has been as special as the music. The Santa Monica Pier holds its own unique magic, and no doubt music lovers will also want to come back there year after year.”

Tickets go on-sale to the general public June 14 at 10am PST through

Hope to see you all in California this fall. More information is available at