Newport, RI – Got the last-minute shopping blues? Give the gift of jazz and treat family and friends to Early Bird 3-Day or 2-Day Passes to the Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers. Produced by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival is set for August 3 – 5.

Early Bird 3-Day Passes, the best deal at $155.00, are good for Adult General Admission to all three days at Fort Adams and Early Bird 2-Day Passes, specially-priced at $120.00, are good for Saturday and Sunday, while supplies last.

Regularly-priced single day tickets will be $65.00 for Friday and $79.00 per day for Saturday and Sunday. The multi-day passes offer a great savings – the more days jazz fans go, the more they save. High school students older than 15 and college students with valid ID will again be able to purchase tickets at $20.00 per day.

To purchase tickets on line, go to www.newportjazz.org/tickets and click on the BUY TICKETS link, which will take fans directly to the festival page on Eventbrite.  Service charges apply to all tickets purchased on line. The offer is not valid for the Friday night event at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino or Reserved seating at the Fort.

Early Bird Multi-Day tickets also can be purchased in person at the Newport Visitors Information Center, located at 23 America’s Cup Avenue. Log on towww.discovernewport.org for office hours and information. No service charges apply.

Other tickets for the Newport Jazz Festival and the Opening Night Concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame will go on sale soon.

Also, stay tuned for upcoming artist announcements. For more information, visit www.newportjazz.org

Ryan Belmore is the 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.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.