George Wein Announces Lineup for 2016 Newport Jazz Festival®Set for July 29 – 31, Including Three Full Days of Performances by Some of the World’s Greatest Established and Emerging Artists
Performers Include Chick Corea, Gregory Porter, Angélique Kidjo, Robert Glasper, Charles Lloyd, Kamasi Washington, Django Festival All Stars, Galactic, John Scofield/Joe Lovano, José James, Steve Coleman, Darcy James Argue, Mary Halvorson, Monty Alexander, Kneebody, Kenny Barron, The Bad Plus, Christian Scott and Many More
Tickets Go On Sale Thursday, January 21, 10:00 am
NEWPORT, RI, January 19, 2016 – With last year’s highly-celebrated festival behind him, George Wein, Festival producer and chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™, today announced the lineup for the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which will again take place in Newport, RI, July 29 – 31 at historic Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.
Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper,
Al Jarreau, Gilberto Santa Rosa,
Joshua Redman, Christian McBride,
McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter, Roy Haynes,
Scofield / Mehldau / Giuliana,
Rebirth Brass Band, Talib Kweli,
Sangam: Charles Lloyd / Zakir Hussain / Eric Harland,
Arturo Sandoval, Avishai Cohen, Jason Moran & More
New York, NY – April 15, 2016 – With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival will take place June 1-30. Ticket information and a current schedule of events is available on the official website, www.BlueNoteJazzFestival.com. Additional performances, venues, and events will be announced in the coming weeks.