Producer George Wein announced the line up for the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management today. The festival will take place July 31 - August 2 with three full days of music at Fort Adams State Park, an evening show at the International Tennis hall of Fame at the Newport Casino plus a Gala at The Breakers.
The 2015 edition of America’s first annual jazz festival will feature Chris Botti, Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Kenny Garrett, Maria Schneider, Arturo Sandoval, Billy Childs, Arturo O’Farrill, Fred Hersch, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Jon Batiste, Kneebody, Hiromi, Michel Camilo, Jon Faddis, James Carter, Christian McBride, Bill Frisell, Mike Stern/Bill Evans Band, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tom Harrell, Pat Martino, Matana Roberts, John Hollenbeck and others. Please visit www.newportjazzfest.org for the complete line-up.
Tickets go on sale Thursday, January 15, at 10:00 am at www.newportjazzfest.org.
See you there?