Elvis Costello is coming back to Newport and he’s playing solo! The Newport Folk Festival just announced that the Grammy winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer would be making his second appearance at the hallowed grounds of Fort Adams State Park after a brilliant debut in 2011.
Costello will headline the Sunday, July 24th lineup.
Here’s the lineup so far for the sold-out 2016 Newport Folk Festival
Friday, July 22
Flight Of The Conchords, Ray LaMontagne, The Arcs, Violent Femmes, case/lang/veirs, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Brett Dennen, Matthew Logan Vasquez, The Staves, Aoife O’Donovan, Radical Face, Fruit Bats, Raury, Basia Bulat, Amasa Hines, Wild Child, Freakwater, JP Harris
Saturday, July 23
Norah Jones, Ryan Adams with Infamous Stringdusters featuring Nicki Bluhm, Graham Nash, Father John Misty, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Del & Dawg, Frightened Rabbit, Dave Simonett & Dave Carroll, Margo Price, Amy Helm, Rayland Baxter, John Moreland, Songhoy Blues, Lady Lamb, Ruby Amanfu, The Cactus Blossoms, Banditos
Sunday, July 24
Elvis Costello, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Middle Brother, Glen Hansard, Phil Cook Presents “Southland Revue,” Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Brian Fallon, The Oh Hellos, Hayes Carll, Villagers, The Strumbellas, Son Little, Julien Baker, Joan Shelley, River Whyless, Ian Fitzgerald w/ Smith & Weeden, Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir.