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Newport Jazz Fest 2019 lineup (Kamasi, Herbie Hancock, Thundercat, more)

Newport Jazz Fest 2019

Newport Jazz Fest returns August 2-4 to Fort Adams State Park, and the lineup was recently expanded. It currently includes Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, Terence Blanchard (who’s riding high off the release of the BlacKkKlansman score), Corinne Bailey Rae, Sons of Kemet, Sun Ra Arkestra, Mayaka McCraven, Marcus Strickland Twi-Life, Hailu Mergia, and much more, plus still more to be announced.

Tickets are on sale now. Check out the full day-by-day lineups (as they currently stand) below.

FRIDAY
Herbie Hancock
Thundercat
Corinne Bailey Rae
The Bad Plus
Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen
Spanish Harlem Orchestra
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Billy Hart Quartet w/Ethan Iverson, Mark Turner and Ben Street
Tia Fuller’s “Diamond Cut”
DOMi and JD Beck
The Dayna Stephens Group
Mwenso and the Shakes
Tom Oren
Mark Stryker: “Jazz from Detroit”

SATURDAY
Kamasi Washington
Dianne Reeves with Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal and Terreon Gully
Dee Dee Bridgewater and The Memphis Soulphony`
Buika
The Ron Carter Trio
Makaya McCraven
Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles
Ghost-Note
Jenny Scheinman and Allison Miller’s Parlour Game
Joel Ross ‘Good Vibes’
Hailu Mergia
Laurin Talese

SUNDAY
Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective
PJ Morton
Sons of Kemet
Cécile McLorin Salvant
ELEW
Marcus Strickland Twi-Life featuring Smithsoneon
Christian Sands 3 Piano Erroll Garner Tribute! featuring Helen Sung and Tadataka Unno
Dafnis Prieto Big Band
Aaron Diehl
IN COMMON: Walter Smith III, Matt Stevens, Joel Ross, Harish Raghavan and Kendrick Scott
Camila Meza and The Nectar Orchestra
Sammy Miller and The Congregation

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