The Newport Jazz Festival will return to Newport, RI’s Fort Adams State Park on August 2nd–4th, marking the event’s 65th anniversary.
The historic New England jazz festival has expanded its 2019 lineup with the additions of Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, Ghost-Note, Diana Reeves, The Ron Carter Trio, Dee Dee Bridgewater and The Memphis Soulphony, PJ Morton, and many more.
Newport Jazz Festival 2019 will see Herbie Hancock, The Bad Plus, and Corinne Bailey Rae topping their expansive bill. The three-day event will see additional performances from Buika, Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective, Sons of Kemet, Makaya McCraven, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles, ELEW, Marcus Strickland Twi-Life, Christian Sand – 3 Piano Erroll Garner Tribute! feat. Helen Sung and Tadataka Unno, Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Sun Ra Arkestra, Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game, Joel Ross ‘Good Vibes‘, Tia Fuller’s “Diamond Cut”, Sammy Miller and the Congregation, and Laurin Talese.
Newport, RI’s Fort Adams is situated at the mouth of Newport Harbor with panoramic views. The festival at the Fort features 4 stages, food and crafts, two beer and wine gardens, and more. The festival is held rain or shine, so get ready for a weekend stacked full of Jazz’s finest musicians.
Tickets are on sale now here, with numerous ticket-package options available.
For more information on the 2019 Newport Jazz Festival, head to the event’s website.