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The Annual Newport Music Festivals (Jazz and Folk)

These annual music festivals have brought people from across the country and the world to Rhode Island to witness the best in popular music and culture. Musical luminaries who have performed at these concerts range from blues great Muddy Waters to rock figure Bob Dylan.

Originally submitted by: Lincoln Chafee, Senator.

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