University of Rhode Island Professor of Music Joe Parillo conducts the URI Big Band at last year’s Newport Jazz Festival. URI Photo by Nora Lewis

The Newport Jazz Festival announced today that the time has come for last call for Early Bird tickets for the 2019 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers.

On Tuesday, February 12, at 10:00 am, all ticket types will go on sale and the early bird discounts will end. In addition, Producer/Founder George Wein and Artistic Director Christian McBride will announce the First Wave of artists for this year’s festival, which is set for August 2 – 4 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.
All tickets, except  for the Friday evening concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, will be available at

Starting Tuesday, Two-day passes (for Saturday and Sunday) will be $145.00.  Three-Day passes for Friday – Sunday events at Fort Adams will be $170.00. (Early Bird multi-day passes are $130.00 and $160.00.)

General Admission tickets (no chairs provided) will be $69.00 in advance for the Friday, August 2, daytime event at Fort Adams and $79.00 per day for Saturday and Sunday. These tickets will be $79.00 for Friday and $89.00 for Saturday and Sunday at the gate, if available.

Reserved Seating, priced at $125.00, will be available for all three days at Fort Adams. 

Tickets for The Jazz Club, a premium experience offered at the Fort all three days, will be $375.00 per day. 

Advance parking passes ($15.00) also are available at the Festival website. Parking will be $20.00 at the gate.

A limited number of Student tickets are $20.00 per day for high school students older than 15 and college students with valid ID. Students must use the Student gate and present valid ID to enter the festival. Offer valid for eligible students while supplies last.  Children’s tickets are $15.00 for children aged 3 – 15.

General Admission tickets for all Fort Adams events will be available in person at the Newport Visitors Information Center, located at 23 Americas Cup Avenue. Log on to for office hours and information. Local discounts offered. No service charges apply.

Service charges apply to all tickets purchased online or by phone.  For information regarding pre-sales and special offers, subscribe to the newsletter on the festival web site or follow the event on social media.  

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