Our Mission

Foster the legacy and expand the impact of our Festivals through educational initiatives that celebrate innovation while preserving the deep traditions inherent in Jazz and Folk music.

 
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Our Work
 

 

INSTRUMENT DONATIONS

We place new and gently used instruments in the hands of deserving students throughout the United States.

PROGRAM FUNDING

We work with artists and nonprofits to identify and fund afterschool music programs across the country.

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

We develop programs to engage and expose students to the traditions of folk and jazz music.

 
 

THE LATEST NEWS

2019 Festival Artist Donations

We are making a commitment to partner with 2019 festival artists to donate to a music education cause of their choosing.

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Upcoming Events
 

 

NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL
July 31- August 2, 2020

Newport Folk Festival is more vibrant now than ever in its history. Tickets and lineup coming soon.

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL
August 7-9, 2020

Come experience the grandaddy of American music festivals, the Newport Jazz Festival. Tickets and lineup coming soon.

FOUNDATION GALA
August 8, 2020

This one-of-a-kind event, held in Newport on the Saturday night of Newport Jazz, seeks to raise awareness and funding for the foundation’s music initiatives.

 
 

Make a Difference

Aside from buying tickets to one of our events, you can contribute directly to Newport Festivals Foundation. Along with underwriting our music education initiatives, your generosity will help support the legacy and tradition of the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals for years to come.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS