Discover the best events, activities and things to do during this Newport Folk Festival weekend in and around Newport, RI.

As a note, we didn’t list any of the Newport Festival After Parties that are already sold out.

Where To Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend


48th Annual Newport Music Festival – July 8 – 24, 2016, it continues the tradition of presenting unique chamber music programs, American debuts, world-class artists and gala special events in the Gilded Age summer cottages of Newport. Enjoy 60 concerts over 17 days at 13 venues. More info:

IMC Great Friends Dance Festival – July 14 – 23, 2016: All of your favorite IMC dancers will perform along with Owen/Cox Dance Group of Kansas City, MO, Trainor Dance and more. More

Friday, July 22

Saturday, July 23

Sunday, July 17

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