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Ten “Don’t Miss” Acts at the Newport Jazz Festival

The historic Newport Jazz Festival starts tomorrow and runs through the weekend of August 2-4. Over 60 acts ranging from fusion to hip-hop will...

On This Day In Newport History: July 17, 1954 – First...

Photo of 1954 Newport Jazz Festival via Newport Jazz Festival The first Newport Jazz Festival, known as the First Annual American Jazz Festival, was held...

Young Bands Make the Scene at Newport Jazz Festival

“Wow… Spectacular… As good as any band at the Festival.” Those were just some of the comments overheard at the Newport Jazz Festival all weekend...

PHOTOS: Sunday at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival

(Pictured: Jazzmeia Horn, Photo: Ken Abrams) With Saturday’s rain seeming like an ancient memory (except for the occasional mud patch), Newport Jazz 2018 concluded...

Photos: Saturday at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival

(Pictured: Grace Kelly, Photo: Ken Abrams) A near-biblical deluge didn't dampen the spirits of those in attendance at the Newport Jazz Festival on Saturday....

Photos: Friday at the Newport Jazz Festival

The vibes were smooth as the Newport Jazz Festival kicked off another year Friday at Fort Adams. The youth movement in Jazz continued to...

Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals support local music programs

The Newport Festivals Foundation continues to expand its educational mission in Rhode Island and neighboring states. The Foundation, established in 2011, oversees charitable programs...

Six Picks: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival Edition

(Above: Andra Day) The fabled Newport Jazz Festival returns this weekend. The original outdoor popular music festival has a spectacular line up as always....

WhatsUp Interview: Jose James Brings the Music of Bill Withers to...

Bill Withers is hot. Everybody seems to be piling well-deserved praise onto the 80-year-old man and his music. A year after the Newport Folk...

Newport Jazz Festival Announces 2018 Artist-in-Residence Charles Lloyd

WIth the first wave of artist announcements expected next week, an e-mail earlier today from Newport Jazz Festival Producer George Wein introduced this year's...

Photo Gallery: Day 3 of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz 2017 is in the books. Day 3 at the Newport Jazz Festival Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management featured perfect weather, a...

Photo Gallery: Day 2 of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival (Pictured:...

Mother Nature tried but failed to dampen spirits of Jazz fans Saturday in Newport. The revered Newport Jazz Festival was in full gear despite...

Photo Gallery: Day 1 of the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival

The Newport Jazz Festival kicked off its 2017 festivities with a full day of music at Fort Adams State Park, followed by an evening...

Six Picks – Newport Jazz Edition

The Newport Jazz Festival arrives this weekend. 31 of the 50+ bands performing are new to the Festival this year, and many of them...

Interview: Grammy Winning Artist Rhiannon Giddens Coming to Newport Folk and...

Next weekend, Rhiannon Giddens joins a select group of musicians who have played both the Newport Folk and Newport Jazz Festival in the same...

Folk Festival Set to Begin Next Week – Behind the Scenes...

With just a week to go until 10,000 eager folks show up at the gate, Fort Adams State Park is getting all dressed up...

Newport Jazz Festival Releases First Wave of 2017 Lineup

With specially-priced Flex Tickets and Early Bird Multi-Day Passes already sold out, Producer/Founder George Wein and Artistic Director Christian McBride have announced the first...

Singers Will Tell Their Stories Through Song at Newport Jazz Festival

No matter the era, idiom or genre, jazz singers have always been the most popular and accessible practitioners of the music. From Louis Armstrong's...

Christian McBride Named Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™ Appoints  Bassist Christian McBride As Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival For the first time in its 62-year history, the world-renowned Newport...

2016 Newport Jazz Festival Rolling Lineup Announcements

The Newport Festivals Foundation continues to slowly roll out the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival lineup. This year's event will take place from July 29-31 at Fort...

Newport-Area Residents Get First Chance to Buy Tickets For Newport Jazz...

Be among the first to get tickets to one of the city’s most popular summer social events when Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™ offers area...

Newport Jazz Festival Announces First Dozen of 2016 Acts

Over the last few weeks the Newport Jazz Festival has slowly been announcing who will take the stage on July 29-31 at Fort Adams State Park and...

VIDEO: Newport Jazz Festival Featured in January 3rd 60 Minutes Story...

"Joey Alexander plays jazz like a veteran of decades, but he's just 12 years old." Anderson Cooper reports on the jazz prodigy for CBS's...

Newport Jazz Festival Favorite Natalie Cole Has Passed Away

VIDEO: Watch Her 1986 Newport Jazz Festival Performance Singer Natalie Cole died on December 31st, 2015 at the age of 65 according to her publicist. Natalie Maria...

Give the Gift of Jazz: Discounted Flex Tickets for 2016 Newport...

Surprise someone with the Gift of Jazz - an unforgettable trip to the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival. To help with the surprise, the Newport Festivals...