My Morning Jacket, Jackson Browne: Newport Folk Festival 2012 Lineup

The Newport Folk Festival, which has been bringing tunes to Rhode Island since 1959, announced their 2012 lineup. As always, the ever evolving lineup contains a bountiful mix of musicians to keep fans entertained over two day in July. Tickets are running at $135 for a two day pass. Single day tickets will cost a whopping $84 ($10 cheaper if you buy early bird) — worth the price though if you want see some living legends.

The schedule for your perusal:

Saturday, July 28
MY MORNING JACKET
IRON & WINE
PATTY GRIFFIN
GUTHRIE FAMILY REUNION
DAWES
DEER TICK
CITY AND COLOUR
PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND
ALABAMA SHAKES
SHARON VAN ETTEN
BLIND PILOT
FIRST AID KIT
BROWN BIRD
JONNY CORNDAWG
SPIRIT FAMILY REUNION
ROBERT ELLIS
FRANK FAIRFIELD
THE APACHE RELAY
HONEYHONEY
SLEEPY MAN BANJO BOYS
ELIZABETH MITCHELL & YOU ARE MY FLOWER

Sunday, July 29
JACKSON BROWNE
CONOR OBERST
THE HEAD & THE HEART
PUNCH BROTHERS
TALLEST MAN ON EARTH
TUNE-YARDS
TOM MORELLO: THE NIGHTWATCHMAN
TRAMPLED BY TURTLES
CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES
GARY CLARK JR.
OF MONSTERS AND MEN
NEW MULTITUDES FEAT. FARRAR, JOHNSON, PARKER, & JAMES
SARA WATKINS
JONATHAN WILSON
DEEP DARK WOODS
CARL BROEMEL
BEN SOLLEE
SPIDER JOHN KOERNER & HIS RAG TAG BOYS
JOEL RAFAEL
JOE FLETCHER & THE WRONG REASONS
THE KOSSOY SISTERS
BERKLEE CITY MUSIC CHOIR

via Newport Folk Festival

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the Chief Festival Junkie's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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