Give the Gift of Jazz: Discounted Flex Tickets
for 2016 Newport Jazz Festival®
Festival Lineup Includes Chick Corea, Angelique Kidjo, Kamasi Washington, Tierney Sutton, Peter Apfelbaum, Tyshawn Sorey, Sullivan Fortner, Ben Williams and Many More
$59 Flex Tickets Available at Newport Visitors Information Center
and at www.newportjazzfest.org While Supplies Last
The Gift of Jazz comes with the music of Chick Corea, Angelique Kidjo, Kamasi Washington andTierney Sutton as well as George Wein/Doris Duke Artistic Programming Fund commissions from Peter Apfelbaum & Sparkler, Tyshawn Sorey & Alloy, Sullivan Fortner Quartet and Ben Williams & Sound Effect plus many more of the best established and emerging artists who will take the stage July 29-31 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino.
"We're excited to begin rolling out the festival lineup in advance and giving our long-time and new friends the opportunity to watch the schedule unfold," said George Wein, Festival Producer and Chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation. "We're off to a great start with Chick Corea's 75thbirthday celebration, Tierney Sutton's Joni Mitchell Project, debut commissions by Peter Apfelbaum, Tyshawn Sorey, Sullivan Fortner and Ben Williams as well as the much-anticipated Kamasi Washington. This is just a tip of the iceberg."
Wein will announce additions to the festival lineup via his blog, The Wein Machine, through January 21 when all tickets go on sale. Jazz fans are also encouraged to follow the Newport Jazz Festival and Newport Festivals Foundation on social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and tumblr.
For more information on the Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, log on to www.newportjazzfest.org or www.newportfestivalsfoundation.org.