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 www.festivalnetwork.com
Below is the lineup for the 2008 Newport Folk Festival. More to come.
The Black Crowes
The Avett Brothers
Jim James (of My Morning Jacket)
Stephen & Damian Marley
She & Him featuring Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward
Over The Rhine
The Felice Brothers