Alabama Shakes, the Grammy winning blues-rock band, will take the stage this summer at the Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 24th.
Led by frontwoman Brittany Howard, the group first played Newport Folk in 2012 and dominated the charts with their debut album “Boys & Girls”. In 2015, their sophomore effort “Sound & Color” was certified gold garnering the group three Grammy awards in 2016, including Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Music Album, and Best Rock Song for their single “Don’t Wanna Fight.”
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
Alabama Shakes, 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.