Newport Folk and Jazz festivals canceled

Updated at 3:36 p.m. on April 29., 2020.

THE NEWPORT FOLK and Jazz festivals have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY NEWPORT FESTIVALS FOUNDATION
NEWPORT – Both the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals have been canceled this year, Newport Festivals Foundation Executive Director Jay Sweet announced on Wednesday. The cancellation of the events, which draw in artists from around the world and several thousand people to the City by the Sea for multiple days of music, came shortly after…

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