NEWPORT FOLK REVIVALS
We believe music is a basic human need. Our Revivals provide music support for communities impacted by natural disasters, economic hardship and other major disruptions in people’s lives.
NEWPORT FESTIVALS MUSICIAN RELIEF FUND
We have created this fund to provide financial relief to musicians in our Folk & Jazz communities who are experiencing lost income as a result of COVID-19.
in association with Levon Helm Studios
We’re teaming up with our good friends at Levon Helm Studios on June 18th to present a Newport Folk Revival: LEVON 80. Join us for this live webcast event benefiting Levon Helm Studios & Newport Festivals Foundation featuring the Midnight Ramble Band and special guests!
COURTNEY BARNETT AND FRIENDS
in association with Goldenvoice
Valentine’s Day 2020, we teamed up with Courtney Barnett for a special night of surprise collaborations at the historic Palace Theatre in Downtown LA. The evening was a benefit for Newport Festivals Foundation and directly supported the music education needs of the greater Los Angeles area. Courtney was joined by a hand picked all-star backing band along with special guests.
Under-served Public Music Programs in GREELEY, CO.
in association with KEEN and Nathaniel Rateliff
$27,000 worth of musical instruments to public schools and after-school music programs in Greeley, CO.
MAVIS & FRIENDS: CELEBRATING 80 YEARS OF MAVIS STAPLES
in association with Bowery Presents, Ryman Auditorium, and Spaceland
Three all-star packed birthday celebrations in three cities to support the music education needs of economically-impacted communities in New York, Nashville, and Los Angeles.
WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR FRIENDS: HURRICANE HARVEY REVIVAL
in association with The Suffers
During the rebuilding process after a natural disaster, sometimes music is the last thing to make it back into a child’s world. This is why Newport Festivals Foundation helped curate this event to raise money for Houston – including rebuilding public school music programs in the area.