Deer Tick Member Kicked Off of Flight En Route to Newport Folk Festival
An unnamed member of Deer Tick was kicked off his U.S. Airways flight today when he tried to bring his guitar on board. The Providence Journal is reporting that the band member was en route to the Newport Folk Festival scheduled for this weekend in Newport, RI. The airline has since refunded the fare and the band member reached the site via train.
Newport Folk Festival kicks off tomorrow at Fort Adams State Park and will feature performances from Ryan Adams, Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples and more. Deer Tick will also host several after parties over the course of the weekend.