Newport Folk FestivalAdam
The Newport Folk Festival is an annual American folk music festival held in Newport, RI at Fort Adams State Park in Newport. The festival has been running annually 1959 as counterpart to the Newport Jazz Festival, which was already an annual event at the time.
Typical musical genres today include; folk, country, alternative country, bluegrass, blues, folk rock, indie folk and folk punk. There are numerous and camps in the area for those who are attending the festival from out of town.