Today, Newport Folk Festival has announced that Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band will join lineup for their 2019 event, set to take place from Friday, July 26th through Sunday, July 28th at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.
The former Grateful Dead bassist and his current touring outfit will perform on the festival’s first day, Friday, July 26th, alongside previously announced artists Cedric Burnside and Todd Snider, as well as more to be announced. Other previously announced artists set to perform at this year’s Newport Folk Festival include Gregory Alan Isakov, Haley Heynderickx, Jade Bird, Jeff Tweedy, Mountain Man, Bonny Light Horseman, and If I Had A Song.
As with each of their gradually-announced performer, the festival has made a donation to charity on behalf of Phil Lesh. Phil’s Newport donation went to his Unbroken Chain Foundation.
Stay tuned for more artists announcements from Newport Folk Festival as the event draws closer. For more information, head to the festival’s website.