Thursday, February 28, 2013
Two acts are scheduled to open the Newport Jazz Festival at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The festival runs from Aug. 2-4.
Thursday, February 28
The Newport Jazz Festival announced recently that Natalie Cole will be the opening act for this year's festival, along with the Bill Charlap Trio with special guest Freddy Cole. The jazz festival begins on Friday, Aug. 2 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. More than 25 acts are scheduled to perform at Fort Adams State Park on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-4. A complete list of artists can be found here. Purchase tickets for the Newport Jazz Festival here. Make sure you are signed up for the Middletown Patch daily newsletter to stay current on local news.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Tickets for Friday are still available.
When it comes to the Newport Folk Festival, it pays to plan ahead. Despite expanding to a three-day schedule, it seems folk fans just can’t get enough. Five months before the event, all tickets except for Friday passes have sold out. Yes, that means that all early bird, three-day, two-day, and Saturday passes have been snatched up. To purchase a $49 Friday ticket, click here. This is the fastest that weekend tickets have sold out to date. Last year, weekend tickets sold out in April. In 2011, the festival sold out in advance for the first time ever just weeks ahead of time. The much-hyped festival managed wildfire ticket sales despite even releasing a full line up. This year, the Newport Folk Festival has been using a rolling introduction …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Sign up for the folk festival's email updates to receive the promo code to purchase Early Bird tickets.
Yes, it’s already time to start thinking about scoring some Newport Folk Festival tickets. Successfully nabbing tickets has proven to be more difficult in recent years, thanks to skyrocketing ticket prices and sold out shows. Special three-day pass Early Bird tickets will be on sale tomorrow, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. To purchase the tickets, which are not available to the general public, you must sign up for e-mail updates receive the promo code. Tickets will be available here. The Newport Folk Festival announced this year’s event will be three days long. Last year, the festival added a third date featuring Wilco. The festival will run from July 26-28 this year. Regular three-day, two-day and Friday tickets will go on sale after the Early …
Friday, July 27, 2012
We've compiled everything you need to know about the Folk Festival, which begins tonight at Fort Adams.
The Newport Folk Festival is one of Rhode Island’s most anticipated events of the year with thousands of music-lovers trekking out to Fort Adams to get their folk on. The weekend shows have been sold out since April, but tickets for tonight’s Wilco show are currently still available, and can be purchased here. Last year, the festival was sold out in advance for the first time ever, with a full three weeks left. That record was eclipsed this year, with tickets selling out three months beforehand. Tickets went on sale on March 1 and were sold out on by mid-April. Check out the full Folk Festival lineup here. Plan your day and what stage you want to be at with the full festival schedule in the gallery to the right. If you were lucky enough to…