Newport Jazz, Folk Festivals Cancelled Amid Pandemic
Newport won’t be hosting its annual Jazz and Folk Festivals this year due to the ongoing coronavirus. Both fests have been on-the-rocks over the past few weeks as organizers tried to decide if it was safe or not to continue with the summer celebrations. However, on Wednesday, organizers of... Read more
Newport Festivals Donate Over Six Figures to Relief Fund
The Newport Festivals Foundation announced that it has donated six figures toward the Musicians Relief Fund to help artists amid the ongoing pandemic. The foundation, which hosts the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals, unveiled the fund over two weeks ago. The Relief Fund will provide rapid micro and full... Read more
Newport Festivals Creates Music Fund For Affected Artists
Newport Festivals Foundation, the nonprofit organization behind the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals, has launched a musicians relief fund to help those affected by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Each year, the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals select a charity of their choice, where NFF donates on their behalf.... Read more
Newport Jazz Festival Reveals 2020 Lineup For 66th Edition
The 66th edition of the annual Newport Jazz Festival is heading to Rhode Island this summer and has a stacked lineup. The festival is set to take place from August 7 through 9 at Fort Adams State Park. Up-and-coming artists as well as industry veterans will take the stage,... Read more