The Bands and Orchestras of Newport
The Bands at Fort Adams
Bands have been part of life at Fort Adams since the day the Army arrived. The Bands were popular throughout the city.
The Navy Bands of Newport
The Bands of the Navy have been important to Newport since as far back as the Civil War and before.
The Casino Orchestras
The Newport Casino on Bellevue Avenue was home to tennis and music during the Gilded Age.
The Community Bands
The summer has always been full of music in the city. Bands performed at the parks throughout the busy summer season.
The Germania Musical Society
The most popular band of the 1850s!
P.O. Box 539
Newport, RI 02840