Newport Folk has just announced that Hozier will be returning to newport this summer play the 2019 Newport Folk Festival.
Born Andrew Hozier-Byrne, Hozier is an award-winning musician, singer and songwriter from Ireland. His debut studio album Hozier was released in October 2014 and includes the multi-Platinum, Grammy-nominated anthem “Take Me To Church,” the optimistic, up-tempo “Someone New,” the soulful “Work Song,” and early stand out “From Eden.”
In 2016, Hozier released the album’s closing track “Cherry Wine” as a charity single to create awareness of the domestic abuse problems worldwide with proceeds benefiting a series of international domestic abuse charities. Watch the song’s powerful video starring Saoirse Ronan here.
Hozier followed up the success of his debut LP with a soundtrack cut “Better Love” from Warner Bros’ adventure film The Legend Of Tarzan starring Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Elise Robbie, Christopher Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson. He has performed on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The TODAY Show, and more.
Hozier will play the sold out festival on Sunday, July 28, 2019.