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GEORGE T. WEIN, co-founder of the Newport Folk and Jazz festivals, died Monday at the age of 95. / COURTESY JOHN ABBOTT

George T. Wein, Newport jazz and folk festivals co-founder, dies at...

NEWPORT – George T. Wein, the musician and philanthropist who co-founded the Newport folk and jazz festivals and brought the events to international prominence,...

Ocean State event organizers navigating uncharted waters

NEWPORT – Rhode Island's event organizers have been under duress as they make plans while navigating the shifting sands of a changing COVID-19 pandemic,...

Newport folk and jazz festivals announce summer dates

NEWPORT – Newport Festivals Foundation Inc. on Thursday released preliminary details and dates for the jazz and folk events its hosting this summer at...

Newport Folk and Jazz festivals canceled

NEWPORT – Both the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals have been canceled this year, Newport Festivals Foundation Executive Director Jay Sweet announced on Wednesday. The...
THANKS TO A NEW AGREEMENT between the state and the Newport Festivals Foundation, the Newport Jazz Festival and the Newport Folk Festival are going to be produced at Fort Adams State Park for the next 25 years. In addition, the deal calls for the creation of a museum to the festivals to be built in the park. / COURTESY NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL

Have you ever attended either the Newport Folk or Newport Jazz...

The recent signing of a 25-year agreement to have Fort Adams State Park in Newport host the Newport Jazz and Newport Folk festivals in...

Newport Festivals Foundation agrees to stay in Newport for 25 years,...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the Newport Festivals Foundation Inc. reached a license agreement to keep the Newport Jazz Festival...

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