Newport Folk Festival Announces Big Thief As First Artist of 2020 Edition

January 7, 2020
Newport Folk Festival Announces Big Thief As First Artist of 2020 Edition


The Newport Folk Festival has begun to unveil its 2020 lineup, beginning with today’s announcement that Big Thief will return to the Rhode Island event. The festival will take place Jul. 31 – Aug. 3 in Newport, R.I.

“We’re pleased to announce that Big Thief is returning to the Fort this summer to join our 2020 Friday lineup. Newport Festivals Foundation has made a donation on behalf of Big Thief to Daniel’s Music Foundation which empowers individuals with developmental and physical disabilities through music,” wrote the festival via a Facebook post.

More artists will continue to be announced in the coming weeks. For tickets to the festival and for more information, visit newportfolk.org. For more on Big Thief, head to their website.


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