By CBSBoston.com Staff

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.

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The first part will be July 23-25, followed by the second half July 26-28.

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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.

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People are urged not to buy tickets from any site that currently has them posted.

CBSBoston.com Staff