NEWPORT, R.I. (CBS) – After being forced to cancel last year’s event due to the COVID pandemic, the Newport Folk Festival will return with a different look in 2021.
It will take place as two “unique” 3-day events that will include surprise performances, storytelling, and workshops at Fort Adams State Park.READ MORE: Woman Seeks Funeral Reimbursement From FEMA After Losing Husband, Father To COVID
The first part will be July 23-25, followed by the second half July 26-28.READ MORE: 'He Was My Motor, I Was His Heart': Rick Hoyt Remembers Father, Boston Marathon Icon
Organizers said they will be releasing access in phases. Details will be announced in the coming weeks for members, followed by ticket options for non-members.MORE NEWS: Bad Timing For J&J Problems As Massachusetts Prepares To Expand Vaccine Eligibility
People are urged not to buy tickets from any site that currently has them posted.