Newport Jazz Festival Tickets for Friday and Sunday at Fort Adams Still Available While Supplies Last

Tickets are still available for Friday and Sunday concerts for the Newport Jazz Festival® at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.

On July 29, don’t miss Friday at the Fort, made possible in part by the generous support of the Rhode Island Foundation, with concerts by some of the jazz world’s brightest new stars. Artists include Kamasi Washington, Galactic, Kneebody, Tierney Sutton, Peter Apfelbaum Sparkler, Etienne Charles & Creole Soul, Donny McCaslin Group, The legendary Heath Brothers and more.

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On Sunday, July 31, catch Angélique Kidjo, Robert Glasper Experiment, Nels Cline Music fromLovers, Lizz Wright, José James, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Presents Stretch Music, Kenny Barron Trio, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, The Anat Cohen Tentet, The Westerlies, an encore performance by Kamasi Washington and many more.

The Friday evening concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame features award-winning vocalist Gregory Porter plus Chick Corea Trilogy with the Festival’s Artistic Director and Bassist Christian McBride and Drummer Brian Blade.

Although single-day tickets for Saturday concerts at Fort Adams and multiple-day passes are no longer available, there’s plenty of great jazz on Friday and Sunday.

To purchase tickets now, log on to www.newportjazzfest.org. If available, tickets for Friday and Sunday also can be purchased at the venue Box Offices.

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.