Newport Jazz Festival



Y/M/D Description Place
1954/07/17 The "First Annual American Jazz Festival", held at Newport Casino, in Newport, Rhode Island, includes academic panel discussions and live musical performances, July 17 and 18. Bellevue Avenue, Casino Historic District, Newport, RI
1956/07/07 Duke Ellington and his band perform at the Newport Jazz Festival. Fort Adams, Newport, RI
1958/00/00 Jazz greats "Jazz on a Summer's Day" at the Newport Jazz Festival. The film was released in 1959. Fort Adams, Newport, RI
1965/07/25 With Al Kooper on organ and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band backing him, Dylan begins plays "Maggie's Farm" on a Fender Stratocaster, an electric guitar instead of an acoustic one. The audience responds with loud jeering and yelling. Fort Adams, Newport, RI

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