Day #1 of the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management will take place today at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall Of Fame.

Gates will open at 10am this morning and music will begin at 11:05 a.m. on the Harbor Stage.

The 61st Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park will feature Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Jamie Cullum, Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Arturo Sandoval, Jack DeJohnette’s Made in Chicago, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton and many others. See The Full Schedule

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Chris Botti and Jon Batiste & Stay Human will perform tonight at the Newport Jazz Festival Opening Night Gala.

Tickets are available for the Newport Jazz Festival at www.newportjazzfest.org.

2015 Newport Jazz Festival – Friday
2015 Newport Jazz Festival – Friday

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