Newport Folk is a family affair. Folk fans come from far and wide to enjoy the now three days worth of festivities. A big focus has been made to ensure that the lil folk fans of the world have a fun time too. Folk fest is also known for making sure local talent is showcased at the festival. Many artists that have performed at the festival started out as fans or volunteers. You never know, this lil busker might be in the line up for Newport Folk 2030.