The Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management announced another wave of artists this week.
The festival, which takes place this year August 4 - August 6, in Newport, RI at Fort Adams State Park, added The Roots to the schedule. Road trip anyone? See below for a list of who else was announced this week. Grab your tickets HERE.
Friday, August 4
- Naturally 7
- Joey DeFrancesco + The People
- Christian Sands Quartet with Gilad Hekselman, Yasushi Nakamura & Jerome Jennings
Saturday, August 5
- Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding
- Uri Caine Trio with Mark Helias & Clarence Penn
- David Torkanowsky, solo piano
Sunday, August 6
- The Roots
- Philadelphia Experiment: Questlove, Christian McBride, Uri Caine
- John Medeski, solo piano