As mentioned in June, The Newport Folk Festival (founded in 1959 in Newport, Rhode Island) is headed west for the first time, and hosting the “Way Over Yonder” festival at the Santa Monica Pier on October 5th and 6th!
Featured artists include Conor Oberst, Neko Case, Brett Dennen, Justin Townes Earle, Calexico, Shovels & Rope, First Aid Kit, the Felice Brothers, Jonathan Wilson and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down.
“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 producer and festival organizer Jay Sweet.
Daily tickets start at $45, two day pass start at $80. Click here for tickets!