Newport Folk Festival Announces 2008 Lineup

brandon | April 17, 2008 - 1:57 pm

Maybe some of the festivals we’ve been announcing are too loud for the folkier souls out there (Devendra). If that’s the case, the Newport Folk Festival just unveiled their ’08 lineup and new Dunkin’ Donuts-free name. The longstanding fest’s 49th year includes Jimmy Buffett, Cat Power, the Black Crowes, She & Him, Kaki King, Jim James, Calexico, and Jakob Dylan. We heard Jakob’s gonna plug in. Shhh…

Jimmy Buffett
The Black Crowes
Levon Helm
The Avett Brothers
Cat Power
Jim James
Jakob Dylan
Stephen & Damian Marley
Gillian Welch
She & Him
Calexico
Kaki King
Brandi Carlile
Willy Mason
Over The Rhine
The Felice Brothers
Jake Shimabukuro
Kate Taylor
Richard Julian
Jesca Hoop

More TBA. The festival takes place 8/1 – 8/3 in Newport, RI. Tickets go on sale 4/23 here.