Debut Newport Folk Festival Showcase at SXSW Music

Written by Stacey Wilhelm | Friday, Feb 8, 2013
<span class="caption"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/news/image/Nicki%20Bluhm.jpeg" width="480" height="320" alt="" class="image-large" />2013 Showcasing artist Nicki Bluhm</span> The annual Rhode Island [Newport Folk Festival]( will be hosting an official SXSW nighttime showcase on Tuesday, March 12th at [Blackheart]( along with co-presenters [Paste Magazine]( and [Sennheiser]( The night will open with alternative country band [Houndmouth]( and folk rockers [The Lone Bellow](, followed by an acoustic set by singer-songwriter, [Jason Isbell]( Also billed for the lineup are [Spirit Family Reunion]( and [The Last Bison]( San Francisco based act [Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers]( will headline this night filled of roots music.