A Tradition of Excellence


Please explore this site to peruse the rich selection of information, history, biographies and events of the Newport Music Festival.

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Festival Gala 2014
Two hundred guests enjoyed another elegant evening at Rosecliff mansion with music performed by Festival artists.
Gala photos by Al Weems.
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Twenty Dollar Campaign
We're asking all of our friends to just send us $20, and when everyone does, we will balance the budget for Festival 2015.

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Winter Series 2015
Join us for three magnificent concerts in locations in Newport and Jamestown

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History of the Festival
The Festival first entered the Newport summer scene in 1953 and has been produced continuously since 1969.
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Festival Artists
Some of the most talented musicians from around the world come to Newport to perform. Read about these special individuals.
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Corporate Sponsors
Our corporate sponsors play a significant role in the Newport Music Festival. Find out how your company can become a sponsor.
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Click here to Buy Tickets Online
Purchase tickets to all 68 Festival concerts. Or p;hone the Box Office at (401) 849-0700.
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Backstage at the Festival
There is more to producing the festival than most people realize. Get a glimpse of the artists behind the scenes.
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Festival Venues
Our concerts take place in some of the most beautiful settings in New England. This section offers photos and information.
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2014 Brochure
Click the image at left to download a 2.9 MB PDF of the entire 32-page brochure with the complete schedule and other details of the 46th season, July 11-27.
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Sapphire Gala, July 2013
It was the event of the season at the beautiful Rosecliff mansion, with entertainment by festival artists.

© 2014 NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL (Rhode Island Arts Foundation at Newport, Inc.) • 850 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown RI 02842 • 401-846-1133