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Published: 2014/03/21

Newport Folk Festival Confirms Jimmy Cliff

The Newport Folk Festival has announced the addition of reggae legend Jimmy Cliff to the festival’s 2014 lineup. Cliff will join the likes of Nickel Creek, Mavis Staples, Conor Oberst, Robert Hunter, Band of Horses, Dawes and many more for the three-day Rhode Island festival. Additional artists are still expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets to the iconic folk/rock festival – which will take place July 25-27 at Newport, RI’s Fort Adams State Park – are nearly all sold out, with the exception of Friday day passes which are still available for $66.25 through Ticketmaster.

Here’s a look at the Newport Fold Festival lineup

Jimmy Cliff
Mavis Staples
Nickel Creek
Band of Horses
Shovels & Rope
Conor Oberst
Jenny Lewis
Milk Carton Kids
Rodrigo y Gabriella
Robert Hunter
J. Roddy Walston & The Business
The Devil Makes Three
Trampled By Turtles
Shakey Graves
Hurray for the Riff Raff
Death Vessels
The Oh Hellos
Gregory Alan Isakov
Aoife O’Donovan
Benjamin Booker
Caitlin Rose
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

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