The 2016 Folk Festival is over. Thank you for all your support! If you have any questions about your purchases, feel free to contact us at


All tickets to all aftershow benefits are now SOLD OUT.  Thank you for supporting the Newport Festivals Foundation.


The Newport Festivals Foundation has been created to maintain the famed Newport Jazz Festival® and the Newport Folk Festival® in perpetuity to be presented at historic locations, including Fort Adams State Park and other facilities, in Newport, RI. Please help the Foundation to continue the Newport Jazz Festival® as it has since 1954 in the presentation of the greatest jazz performers who follow the traditions of New Orleans, swing, bebop and modal as the core and heart of jazz music; and to continue the Newport Folk Festival® by maintaining the excellence of folk artists as it has since 1959, in the tradition of Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and others.

Donations can be made at the time of your ticket purchase or through the Foundations website at