Santa Monica News
The Newport Folk Festival considers itself “
Now, Newport Folk is taking the show on the road for the first time, thanks to a promoter from
The upcoming festival promises to bring, “the same spirit west and will feature two stages on the historic and picturesque Santa Monica Pier, a perfect bookend to Newport Folk’s primary location on the
Jay Sweet, producer of the Newport Folk Festival, told the Associated Press that while he hopes the
The line-up was announced September 25 and features performances by Neko Case, Conor Oberst, First Aid Kit, Brett Dennen, among others. Way Over Yonder is an all-ages event, though those under-21 years will not be permitted in areas that serve alcohol.
Single-day passes can still be purchased for $45 and two-day passes for $80. Tickets will also be available to purchase at the box-office day of the show depending on availability.
The eco-friendly festival encourages attendees to arrive on bikes and is offering free bike valet just south of the pier. Food and beverages will also be available at the venue. The event will open at 1 p.m. each day with performances kicking off at 2 p.m. Click hereto view the set times for each day.
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