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Newport Jazz Festival® Takes Over Rhode Island

8/3/2018, 10:10 a.m.
The Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers takes over Newport, RI, August 3 – 5, 2018 with more ...

The Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Investment Managers takes over Newport, RI, August 3 – 5, 2018 with more than 60 artists set to perform at historic Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.

Tickets are available now at www.newportjazz.org.

Founded in 1954 by legendary music impresario George Wein, the 2018 lineup features the following artists.

Friday, August 3 | Fort Adams State Park | 11:00 am

• Living Colour

• Charles Lloyd’s Sangam with Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland

• R+R=NOW with Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Derrick Hodge, Tylor McFerrin & Justin Tyson

• Still Dreaming with Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley and Brian Blade

• BADBADNOTGOOD

• The DIVA Jazz Orchestra

• Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles

• Tony Allen

• Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition

• Michel Camilo

• Marquis Hill Blacktet

• Alicia Olatuja

• Matthew Shipp Trio

• Sonnymoon

• Berklee Global Institute Workshop Ensembles

• Gabriel Royal

• Cynthia Sayer Trio

• Roxy Coss

• Laila Biali

• Lensing the Newport Mob: On Jazz on a Summer's Day

Friday, August 3 | International Tennis Hall of Fame at Newport Casino | 8:00 pm

• PAT METHENY with Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh & Gwilym Simcock

• Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers

Saturday, August 4 | Fort Adams State Park | 11:00 am

• Charles Lloyd New Quartet with Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland

• PAT METHENY with Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh & Gwilym Simcock

• Andra Day

• Laurie Anderson & Christian McBride: Improvisations with special guest Rubin Kodheli

• Jon Batiste

• Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers

• Harold Mabern & Eric Alexander

• Trio 3 (Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille)

• Roy Hargrove

• Grace Kelly

• Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves

• Louis Cole Big Band Blowout with special guests

• Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl

• Charenée Wade

• University of Rhode Island Big Band under the direction of Joe Parillo

• Sara Caswell & Dave Stryker

• Diego Figueiredo & Julien Labro Duo

• Emmet Cohen

• Estar Cohen

• Isaiah J. Thompson Trio

Sunday, August 5 | Fort Adams State Park | 11:00 am

• Charles Lloyd & Friends featuring Lucinda Williams with Jason Moran, Marvin Sewell, Stuart Mathis, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland

• George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

• Gregory Porter

• Artemis featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Melissa Aldana, Ingrid Jensen, Noriko Ueda & Allison Miller

• Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest

• GoGo Penguin

• James Carter Organ Trio

• Black Art Jazz Collective

• Nicole Mitchell’s Dusty Wings

• Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio

• Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

• Jazzmeia Horn

• Herlin Riley New York Havana Connection

• Nate Smith + KINFOLK

• Massachusetts Music Educators Association Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Darcy James Argue

• Jennifer Hartswick & Nick Cassarino Duo

• Bill Charlap