Newport Jazz Festival Unveils 2020 Lineup
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The iconic Newport Jazz Festival has released a massive lineup for 2020. Taking place from August 7-9 at Fort Adams State Park, this year’s edition of Newport Jazz Festival is looking to be impressive. This festival holds a great deal of history, as the first Newport Jazz Festival took place in 1954 under the name “First Annual American Jazz Festival.” Since, the festival has hosted jazz greats like Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Clarke, and more to take their stages by storm.
Headliners for this year’s Newport Jazz Festival include Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Wynton Marsalis, Khruangbin, and Angélique Kidjo’s Remain In Light. In addition, acts like Robert Glasper, The Soul Rebels, Christian McBride, and Somi are also set to perform. More artists are still yet to be announced, so check back soon for lineup updates.
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Newport Jazz Festival Tickets
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Newport Jazz Festival 2020 Dates & Location
August 7-9 @ Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI
Newport Jazz Festival 2020 Lineup By Day
Friday, August 7
A Christian McBride Situation
Chris Potter Circuits Trio
The History Of Jazz
Vince Giordano & The Night Hawks
David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
Mike Davis’ The New Wonders
Colin Hancock & His Signature Seven
Saturday, August 8
Angélique Kidjo’s Remain In Light
Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits
Nate Smith + KINFOLK
The Jazz Gallery All-Stars
The Comet Is Coming
Arturo/Zack/Adam O’Farrill Quintet
Michela Marino Lerman – Love Movement
Miguel Zenón Quartet
Sunday, August 9
Maria Schneider Orchestra
Joe Lovano “Trio Tapestry”
The Soul Rebels
Jeff “Tain” Watts
Warren Wolf And Wolfpack
More acts TBA – check back soon for the full lineup!