Black Crowes, Jimmy Buffet, Levon Helm, Jim James, Cat Power Confirmed for Newport Folk Festival

The Festival Network, LLC is proud to announce the lineup for the 2008 Newport Folk Festival, taking place August 1 through Sunday, August 3 in Newport, RI.  Steeped in 49 years of tradition and woven into the fabric of American musical history, the 2008 lineup is a modern take on the festival¹s original premise. This year¹s event pairs young stars like Cat Power and Jim James of My Morning Jacket with established artists like Jimmy Buffett and The Black Crowes.

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 23 at 9am, with single day tickets and a limited number of discounted two-day passes available at that time.  For more information on package features and pricing, visit

Below is the lineup for the 2008 Newport Folk Festival.  More to come.

Jimmy Buffett
The Black Crowes
Levon Helm
The Avett Brothers
Cat Power
Jim James (of My Morning Jacket)
Jakob Dylan
Stephen & Damian Marley
Gillian Welch
She & Him featuring Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward
Kaki King
Brandi Carlile
Willy Mason
Over The Rhine
The Felice Brothers
Jake Shimabukuro
Kate Taylor
Richard Julian
Jesca Hoop

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