2020 Newport Folk Festival canceled

The 2020 Newport Folk Festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year’s edition of the Rhode Island institution was set to take place July 31 to August 2, and feature performances from Nathaniel RateliffThe NationalBrittany Howard, Muzz and EOB, among many others.

Those who’ve bought tickets to the 2020 festival have three options: donate some or all of the ticket price to ensuring the festival can continue in 2021, transfer your tickets to a 2021 Revival Membership that will give you a three-day pass to next year’s event, or receive a full refund.

Organizers are also asking for outside donations to keep the Newport Folk Festival going into future years.

For more info, visit NewportFolk.org.

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