The Newport Jazz Festival takes place on Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fort Adams Park in Newport.
The 2017 schedule of performances, directions to the park, and general information is available here.
Tickets are available here.
Cecile McLorin Salvant, a 2016 Grammy Award winner for her album For One To Love;
Rhiannon Giddens, founder of Grammy award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops;
The Roots, the official house band on The Tonight Show and named one of the greatest live bands by Rolling Stone;
Andra Day, awarded multiple Grammy nominations and recently toured with Lenny Kravitz;
Naturally 7, best known for jazz interpretations and performed with Michael Buble on his world-tour;
Leslie Odom Jr, winner of Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in “Hamilton”; and many more.
The full lineup and bios are available here.
Find year round jazz in Massachusetts at MassJazz.com.
For visitor information, go to MassVacation.com