Newport Jazz Fest 2020 lineup (Norah Jones, Makaya McCraven, Robert Glasper, Khruangbin, more)
Newport Jazz Festival has announced its 2020 edition, happening August 7-9 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino in Newport, RI. The fest has revealed its initial lineup, which currently includes headliners Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis and Diana Krall, along with Robert Glasper (who's doing a three-day residency with "something new at each performance"), Angélique Kidjo (performing her reworked Remain in Light), and other acts The Comet is Coming, Khruangbin, Jimmy Cliff, The Soul Rebels, Makaya McCraven, A Christian McBride Situation, Cory Wong, Hiromi, and lots more still TBA.
Tickets and multi-day passes are on sale now. You can also view the current day-by-day lineups below.
The Jazz Festival happens the weekend after Adams State Park hosts the Newport Folk Festival (which still hasn't revealed its full lineup).
Friday, August 7, 2020
A Christian McBride Situation
Chris Potter Circuits Trio
Vince Giordano & The Night Hawks*
David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band*
Mike Davis’ The New Wonders*
Colin Hancock & His Signature Seven*
*- "The History of Jazz" set
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Angélique Kidjo’s Remain In Light
Charles Lloyd Kindred Spirits
Nate Smith + KINFOLK
The Jazz Gallery All-Stars
The Comet is Coming
Arturo/Zack/Adam O'Farrill Quintet
Michela Marino Lerman - Love Movement
Miguel Zenón Quartet
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Maria Schneider Orchestra
Joe Lovano "Trio Tapestry"
The Soul Rebels
Jeff "Tain" Watts
Warren Wolf and Wolfpack