Friday, March 3, 2017

The Roots To Play Newport Jazz Festival, August 6

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