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Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals
1963-1971
Newport Festivals story

 


Fort Adams Park
Providence, RI


July 26-28, 1963
Among the performers:
Joan Baez
Bob Dylan
Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys
Judy Collins
Jim & Jesse
John Hammond
Ian & Sylvia
Pete Seeger
Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Dave Van Ronk
Mississippi John Hurt

 


July 24-26, 1964
Among the performers:
Joan Baez
Bob Dylan
Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys
Judy Collins
Phil Ochs
Jesse Fuller
Johnny Cash
Pete Seeger
Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Dave Van Ronk
Peter, Paul & Mary

 


July 22-25, 1965
Among the performers:
Joan Baez with Donovan
Bob Dylan
Peter, Paul & Mary
Gordon Lightfoot
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Pete Seeger
Richard & Mimi Fariņa
Hamilton Camp
Ian & Sylvia
The Chambers Brothers
Son House

 


July 21-24, 1966
Among the performers:
Richie Havens
Judy Collins
Chuck Berry
Pete Seeger
The Lovin' Spoonful
Phil Ochs
Tom Paxton
Bukka White
Skip James
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
Ramblin' Jack Elliott

 


July 15-16, 1967
Among the performers:
Joan Baez
Judy Collins
Joni Mitchell
Leonard Cohen
Muddy Waters
Arlo Guthrie
Janis Ian
Mimi Fariņa
The Incredible String Band
Gordon Lightfoot
Buffy Sainte-Marie

 


July 25-28, 1968
Among the performers:
Joan Baez
Richie Havens
Big Brother & The Holding Company
Joni Mitchell
Arlo Guthrie
Taj Mahal
Tim Buckley
Janis Ian
Mimi Fariņa
Doc Watson
John Hartford

 


July 17-20, 1969
Among the performers:
Buffy Sainte-Marie
James Taylor
Arlo Guthrie
Joni Mitchell
Van Morrison
Pentangle
Jerry Jeff Walker
Big Mama Thornton
The Everly Brothers
Pete Seeger
Sleepy John Estes

 

1970 - 1984 NO SHOWS https://gaslightrecords.com/news/newport-folk-festival-1965-lineup-announced https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/newport-1969-71017/

 


Festival Field
Providence, RI


June 30-July 3, 1968
Among the performers:
Gary Burton Quartet
Nina Simone & Trio
New Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Dionne Warwick
Hugh Masekela Quintet
Ray Charles
Horace Silver Quintet
Roland Kirk
Count Basie & Orchestra
Mongo Santamaria Septet

 


July 3-5, 1969
Among the performers:
Sun Ra & Space Arkestra
Bill Evans/Jeremy Steig
Jeff Beck Group
Ten Years After
Jethro Tull
The Mothers Of Invention
John Mayall
Miles Davis Quintet
Sly & The Family Stone
Dave Brubeck
Led Zeppelin

 


July 10-12, 1970
Among the performers:
Louis Armstrong
Mahalia Jackson
Bobby Hackett Quintet
Ike & Tina Turner Review
Herbie Mann Quintet
Nina Simone
Ella Fitzgerald
Buddy Rich & His Orchestra
Roberta Flack Trio


 


July 2-5, 1971
Among the performers:
Roberta Flack
Duke Ellington
Mary Lou Williams Trio
Dave Brubeck with Gerry Mulligan
Charles Mingus Sextet
Ray Charles & Orchestra
B.B. King & His Band
Allman Brothers Band
Herbie Mann & Air
Dizzy Gillespie
The Soft Machine

 

1972 - 1977 NO SHOWS http://www.rirocks.net/Search/Newport%20Folk&%20Jazz%20Festival.htm
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1965 Newport Folk Festival
Both Festivals

 

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