Dates set for 2011 Newport folk and jazz festivals

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Posted: Oct 26, 2010 11:00 AM
Dates set for 2011 Newport folk and jazz festivals

Organizers have announced dates for next year's Newport folk and jazz festivals.

The folk festival will be held from July 29 to July 31, and the jazz festival is scheduled to take place the following weekend, Aug. 5 to Aug. 7. Lineups haven't been announced.

The festivals each started more than 50 years ago and are among the most celebrated annual concerts in the country.