Flex tickets are back for the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which takes place August 3 -5, and jazz fans around the world are invited to be among the first to purchase tickets at a great discount.

Flex tickets (good any day at Fort Adams State Park) go on sale Wednesday, November 1, at 10:00 am (EST).

Adult Flex tickets are $59.00 and can be used for general admission to the concerts at Fort Adams State Park on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.  With a Flex ticket, there is no need to decide now which day to attend, making these tickets a perfect gift for family and friends or a money-saving treat for yourself.  Regular adult general admission tickets will be $65.00 for Friday and $79.00 for Saturday and Sunday, so the Flex ticket offers savings whichever day you use it.

Please note: Flex tickets are not valid for reserved seats at the Fort or for the Friday evening concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.  A limited number of $20.00 Student Flex tickets (Age 16+ with valid photo ID) and $15.00 Child Flex tickets (Ages 3-15) will also be available. Service charges apply to all tickets purchased on-line.

To purchase Flex tickets beginning November 1, go to www.newportjazz.org/tickets and click on the BUY TICKETS link, which will take fans directly to the NJF page on Eventbrite, the Festival’s ticket service provider.

Flex tickets also can be purchased in person at the Newport Visitors Center while supplies last.  For hours and information, visit www.discovernewport.org

Other tickets for the Newport Jazz Festival and the Opening Night Concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame will go on sale at a later date.  Stay tuned for line-up announcements coming soon.

For more information on the Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, produced by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., please log on www.newportjazz.org or www.newportfestivals.org.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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