In an email to fans today, the Newport Jazz Festival released a Thank You Video which included a tribute to George Wein.

The Festival thanked fans and announced they will have ticket sales information for the 2022 Festival in the new year. The 2o22 Newport Jazz Festival is scheduled for the weekend of July 29-31.

The text of the e-mail reads: We cannot wait to see you back at the Fort on July 29-31 (on sale details coming early in the new year)! Before we officially turn the page to 2022, we want to take a moment to say thank you to everyone who made this year so special, despite the loss of our founder George Wein. We are so grateful for our Newport Jazz Family.

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