Head to the Newport Visitors Information Center by Monday, July 8, because time is running out to take advantage of the local discount for tickets to the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers.
Local discount tickets are just $55.00 for General Admission to the concerts at Fort Adams State Park on Friday, August 2, and $60.00 for Saturday, August 3, and Sunday, August 4. This special discount for local residents and visitors to Newport is not available on-line.
Beginning Tuesday, July 9, single-day tickets for Friday will be $69.00 in advance and $79.00 at the gate. Tickets for Saturday and Sunday will be $79.00 in advance and $89.00 on festival days, if available.
Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.’s local ticket and information office, located at 770 Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown, opens on July 9. Office hours are Tuesday through Friday, Noon – 6:00 pm, and Saturday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The office accepts cash, checks and all major credit cards. Tickets – including the Friday opening night concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino – will be available at the local office for all Newport Jazz Festival events, while supplies last.
The following Newport Jazz Festival tickets will be sold at both the Foundation’s local office and the Newport Visitors Information Center at 23 America’s Cup Avenue, while supplies last:
· General Admission single and multi-day tickets for concerts at Fort Adams
· $20 Student tickets for concerts at the Fort.High school students older than 15 and college students must use the Student Gate and present valid ID to enter the festival. Students without valid ID will be directed to the Box Office to pay the difference of a General Admission ticket.
Log on to www.discovernewport.orgfor Newport Visitors Information Center office hours.
All single and multi-day tickets can be purchased on-line at www.newportjazz.org. Service charges apply for all on-line purchases.
The Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Investment Managers, produced by Newport Festivals Foundation, takes place August 2-4, 2019 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino and Fort Adams State Park. Artists include Jon Batiste & Friends, Herbie Hancock, Common, Corinne Bailey Rae, Kamasi Washington, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective, Thundercat, Dianne Reeves, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Sons of Kemet, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, The Ron Carter Trio, Buika, Makaya McCraven and many more.
Tickets to the Newport Folk Festival, which takes place at Fort Adams the previous weekend, July 26 – 28, are sold out.
Natixis Investment Managers is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Newport Jazz Festival and sponsors programs that help enrich the lives of individuals and preserve the cultural experience for future generations through music. In addition to Natixis Investment Managers, the Newport Jazz Festival also receives generous support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Eventbrite. WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM is the festival’s Travel Partner.
Newport Festivals Foundation was founded by George Wein in 2010 to build and continue the legacies of the famed Newport Jazz Festival® and Newport Folk Festival®. Under the auspices of the Foundation, the Festivals present performers who respect and honor jazz and folk music traditions, and at the same time reflect the changes in today’s musical trends. The Educational Initiatives of the Foundation aim to foster opportunity, inspire through exposure and facilitate the collection of resources needed for musicians, emerging and established, to celebrate and innovate. For more information, please visit www.newportfestivals.org.