Dawes & Friends to Play Newport During Folk Fest
Dawes have confirmed a pair of Newport Folk Fest after shows. The LA-based group will perform at Newport, RI’s Jane Pickens Theater on July 26 and 27. The shows are billed as Dawes & Friends and will likely draw in a variety of Newport Folk Fest performers.
Newport Folk Fest 2013 will take place from July 26-28. Confirmed acts include: Feist, Beck, Jim James, Shovels & Rope, The Low Anthem, The Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Felice Brothers, The Mountain Goats, Andrew Bird, Trombone Shorty and Father John Misty, among many others. Though Dawes are not officially confirmed to appear at the festival at this time, both Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith and Deer Tick leader John McCauley recently joined the Newport Folk Board of Advisers.