Check out our growing list of music festivals in New England! Among the oldest and most well known-- the Newport Jazz Festival (est. 1954) and the Newport Folk Festival (est. 1959), both co-founded by legendary jazz producer, George Wein. Other popular outdoor music venues in New England include The Litchfield Jazz Festival in Connecticut, North Atlantic Blues Festival in Maine, Roots On The River in Vermont, and the Green River Festival in Massachusetts. Each year families and individuals from age 0-99 gather to enjoy live music and entertainment at one of New England's many outdoor summer music festivals. One can find arts and craft activities for kids, tasty food and good drink provided by local vendors, as well as an array of artisans selling specialty, New England-made products and gifts. What better way to get outdoors and enjoy summer in New England?