Jimmy Buffett, The Black Crowes for Newport Folk Festival

Full line-up has been revealed

Jimmy Buffett, The Black Crowes and Trey Anastasio have been announced to play the 2008 Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island this summer.

The festival, which runs August 1-3 will feature an acoustic performance from Anastasio, as well as sets from Cat Power, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Richie Havens and She & Him.

This will be the 49th year of the festival which will take place at historic Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.

Previous years have seen performances from the likes of Joan Baez, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Pixies, Bright Eyes and Wilco.

The full line-up is:

Jimmy Buffett

The Black Crowes

Trey Anastasio

Levon Helm

The Avett Brothers

Cat Power

Jim James (of My Morning Jacket)

Son Volt

Jakob Dylan

Richie Havens

Stephen & Damian Marley

Gillian Welch

She & Him featuring Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward


Red Rooster

Cowboy Junkies

Kaki King

Brandi Carlile

Willy Mason

Over The Rhine

The Felice Brothers

Jake Shimabukuro

Kate Taylor

Richard Julian

Jesca Hoop

–By our New York staff.

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