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August 21, 2017

Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival Set to Take Place This Weekend

Following in the footsteps of the Newport Folk Festival and Newport Bridgefest, the Newport Jazz Festival will keep the music rolling this weekend when they kickoff things on Friday morning at Fort Adams State Park. More than 300 established and emerging jazz artists will take over Aquidneck Island when the annual Newport Jazz Festival® presented

University of Rhode Island’s Big Band Readies for 5th Newport Jazz Festival Appearance, Local Concert Series

The University of Rhode Island’s Big Band will play the Newport Jazz Festival for the fifth straight year Aug. 6, but that’s not the only summertime musical treat being offered by the band’s musicians. In addition to recent performances at the Newport Jazz Festival, the URI Jazz Big Band has in the past performed at Lincoln Center,