The Newest Stories and Music!

The Music

From the concerts at the Gilded Age cottages and Grand Hotels, to the weekly concerts at Fort Adams and tha many parks in the city, music has always been a part of life in Newport.

Composed in Newport, 1913
Composer Carl Zerrahn

The People and Places

Some of the best musicians in the world have called Newport their home and the theaters, schools, and music stores of Newport were an important part of daily life in the city.

The Bands and Orchestras

From the Germania Musical Society at the Grand Hotels in the 1850s to the military bands at Fort Adams and the Naval Training Station, Newport has been the home to some of the finest bands and orchestras in the country.

The Newport Band, 1915

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