The official companion app for the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management goes live today. The mobile app includes performance schedules, customizable schedule, artist profiles and a festival map.
The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival takes place July 29-31 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino. Artists include Norah Jones, Chick Corea Trilogy with Christian McBride and Brian Blade, Gregory Porter, Angélique Kidjo, Kamasi Washington, Galactic, John Scofield/Joe Lovano Quartet, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Robert Glasper Experiment, Tierney Sutton, Monty Alexander Harlem-Kingston Express, Django Festival All Stars, Kenny Barron Trio, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, José James; Kneebody, Yosvany Terry, The Hot Sardines, Anat Cohen, Etienne Charles and many others.
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