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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.

Tickets to Newport Jazz Festival are on sale now. Check below for dates, the full lineup, and where to score tickets!

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

Norah Jones
Jimmy Cliff
Robert Glasper
A Christian McBride Situation
Chris Potter Circuits Trio
Nicholas Payton
Catherine Russell
The History Of Jazz
Tuba Skinny
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

Wynton Marsalis
Angélique Kidjo’s Remain In Light
Robert Glasper
Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits
Makaya McCraven
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

Diana Krall
Robert Glasper
Maria Schneider Orchestra
Joe Lovano “Trio Tapestry”
Cory Wong
The Soul Rebels
Jeff “Tain” Watts
Nubya Garcia
Warren Wolf And Wolfpack

More acts TBA – check back soon for the full lineup!

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