The lovely folks at Newport Folk Fest are heading out west!

"We are thrilled to bring Newport Folk Festival to the West Coast and look forward to meeting new friends and expanding the Newport Folk Family, producer Jay Sweet said in a release. "I am humbled that we are able to partner with people who respect the history of our festival and share the dream of making sure this fabulous music continues to evolve and reach new audiences."
Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, Neko Case, Brett Dennen, First Aid Kit, Shovels & Rope, Justin Townes Earle, Calexico, the Felice Brothers, Jonathan Wilson and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down.

Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday!