Newport Folk Additions: Jim James, Jason Isbell and More
Jim James and Jason Isbell have been added to the lineup for the 2013 Newport Folk Festival. They will be joining Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, Andrew Bird, Spirit Family Reunion, Shovels and Rope, The Lumineers, The Last Bison and Houndmouth at the event, which will take place July 26-28 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI. Three day passes to the festival have already sold out, but two two day passes and individual day passes can still be purchased while supplies last. Many more artists are set to be announced in the future.
James recently released his first solo album Regions of Light and Sound of God. He is also a member of Newport’s Board of Directors. As previously reported, he also announced a bunch of solo dates for the spring, as well as some summer festival appearances. A review of his new album can be found here.