The Newport Folk Festival began in 1959, and has counted legendary acts such as Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and Emmylou Harris among its many lineups. Now the 2012 incarnation of the festival has been announced, which will take place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, on July 28 and 29.
Among the acts scheduled to perform this year are My Morning Jacket and Jackson Browne, who will both headline. Other artists include Tune-Yards, Iron & Wine, Conor Oberst, Arlo Guthrie, Deer Tick, Sharon Van Etten and many others. Head over to this link to check out the lineup in full.
Tickets for the two-day event are already on sale, with admission priced at $135 (which works out to $144.10 with all the added fees). Head over here to explore all the ticketing options.