Friday at Fort Adams Returns to
2015 Newport Jazz Festival® on July 31
with Snarky Puppy, Kneebody and
Other Emerging Artists and New Works
Tickets for Friday at Fort Adams State Park
Go On Sale Tuesday, November 25, 10:00 am
“What we created at the 60th anniversary festival has become the most exciting addition to the jazz festival in many years,” said George Wein, producer of the Newport Jazz Festival since its beginning in 1954. “More than 2,500 people attended the Friday concerts at Fort Adams this past summer, and the spirit they brought was unbridled.
General admission tickets for Friday at the Fort go on sale Tuesday, November 25, at 10:00 am at www.newportjazzfest.org and www.ticketmaster.com. Service charges apply. In addition, jazz fans in the Newport area can purchase tickets at the Newport Visitor Information Center, 23 America’s Cup Avenue (www.discovernewport.org). Reserved seating is not available on Friday. There are no service charges on tickets purchased in person at the Visitor Center.
Flex tickets, which can be used for general admission on any day at Fort Adams events, are also on sale on-line and in Newport at the Visitor Center. While supplies last, music lovers can buy Flex tickets now and decide later which day they want to attend. The Flex ticket is not valid on reserved seats, or for the Friday evening concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino. Flex tickets are $55 for Adults, $ 20 for Students and $15 for Children. Regularly priced Adult tickets will be $74 for Saturday and Sunday. (Service charges apply to all tickets purchased on-line or by phone.)
The complete line-up for the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, set for July 31 – August 2, will be announced at a later date. For more information, go to www.newportjazzfest.org or www.newportfestivalsfoundation.org.