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2016 Newport Jazz Festival® | July 29th-31st, 2016

Angelique Kidjo - Newport 2016Robert Glasper - Newport 2016
 
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
 
Newport Jazz Festival - 2016
 
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.

Newport Jazz Festival® Adds Jack DeJohnette & Ms. Lisa Fischer to Lineup | 2015

Jack DeJohnette - 2015
 
Newport Jazz Festival®
Adds Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago
and Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to 2015 Lineup
 
Lisa Fischer - 2015
 
NEWPORT, RI, January 29, 2015 – Celebrating music made in Chicago and one of the world’s premier backup singers, George Wein is pleased to announce the additions of Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago and Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton to the lineup of the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management July 31 – August 2.

The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival® | July 31st – Aug. 2nd, 2015

Newport Jazz Festival - 2015
 
George Wein Announces Lineup for 2015 Newport Jazz Festival®
July 31 – August 2, Including Three Full Days of Performances
by Some of the World’s Greatest Established and Emerging Artists
 
Performers Include Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Chris Botti, Jamie Cullum,
Snarky Puppy, Maria Schneider, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Bill Frisell, Arturo Sandoval, Ambrose Akinmusire and More
 
Tickets Go On Sale Thursday, January 15, 10:00 am
 
NEWPORT, RI, January 13, 2015 – After producing a successful and exciting 60th anniversary celebration last year, George Wein today announced that the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management will return to the City-by-the-Sea July 31 – August 2 with three full days of music at Fort Adams State Park, plus the popular Friday night concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino and a festive Gala at the historic Breakers on Saturday evening.

The 60th Annual Newport Jazz Fest Line-Up | Aug. 1st – 3rd, 2014

Newport Jazz Festival 2014
 
60th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival Line-up Announced
 
George Wein Announces Line-up for 60th Anniversary Celebration of Newport Jazz Festival® August 1 – 3, 2014, Including Three Full Days of Performances by Established and Emerging Artists
 
Performers include Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin spirityouall, Trombone Shorty, David Sanborn & Joey DeFrancesco, Dr. John, Dave Holland, John Zorn, Robert Glasper, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Lee Konitz, Gary Burton, Gregory Porter, Ron Carter, Jon Batiste, Darcy James Argue and More
 
… And, Introducing THE Jazz Club, A New Festival Experience
 
NEWPORT, RI, January 21, 2014 – Fulfilling the mission of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™, the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival®, now presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, will present three full days of music – with an entire day dedicated to emerging artists – that give an exciting look at the future of jazz, including more than 40 performances by some of the world’s finest established and emerging jazz artists, it was announced today by George Wein.

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