We place new and gently used instruments in the hands of deserving students throughout the United States.
We work with artists and nonprofits to identify and fund afterschool music programs across the country.
We develop programs to engage and expose students to the traditions of folk and jazz music.
THE LATEST DONATION
For Veterans Day, Newport Festivals Foundation donates to Guitars For Vets on behalf of The War and Treaty.
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL
July 26-28 2019
Celebrating it’s 60th anniversary this year, the Newport Folk Festival is more vibrant now than ever in it’s history. Tickets and lineup announcements coming soon.
NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL
August 2-4 2019
2019 will mark the 65th anniversary of the grandaddy of all American music festivals, the Newport Jazz Festival. Tickets and lineup announcements coming soon.
August 3 2019
This one-of-a-kind event seeks to raise awareness and funding for the foundation’s music initiatives. Special location and musical guests to be announced soon.