Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™ in association with Higher Ground is pleased to present Wilco at the Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 27, at 5:00 pm. The concert takes place at Fort Adams State Park on the eve of the 2012 Newport Folk Festival and features a headlining Wilco performance with special guests Blitzen Trapper and Megafaun

“We are excited to return to the tradition of presenting a Friday concert at the festival, and we are happy to have Wilco, Blitzen Trapper and Megafaun kick off what already promises to be a great weekend of music,” said Newport Folk Festival Producer, Jay Sweet. 

Tickets are $45.00 and go on sale worldwide on Friday, April 13, at 11:00 am at Service charges apply. The event runs rain or shine. 

All seating is general admission on an open lawn. It is highly suggested that music fans arrive as close as possible to gates opening.  Gates open at 4:00 pm; music starts at 5:00 pm. Please carpool or come by water shuttle from downtown Newport. Limited edition keepsakes will be given to the first 1,000 people to enter the gates.

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