Historic Music of Newport

Explore the rich musical past of the City by the Sea, from the 1800s to the Gilded Age.

Blog Posts

Read the latest posts on the musical history of Newport.

The Music

The Training Station Two Step

Composed in 1898

The Venture March

Composed in 1909

The Priscilla March

Composed in 1895

The Tale of the Viking

Composed in 1881

The Bands That Called Newport Home

The Newport Brass Band at Easton's Beach
The Naval Training Station Band
The Newport Band
The 7th Band C.A.C at Fort Adams

We are always looking for stories, photos of music associated with Newport!

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