Newport Jazz Festival: 2017 Lineup & Tix
The 2017 edition of the Newport Jazz Festival happens August 4 - 6 at International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino and Fort Adams State Park in Newport Rhode Island. This year's lineup includes Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, The Roots, Snarky Puppy, Maceo Parker, Branford Marsalis, Andra Day, Cecile McLorin, Rhiannon Giddens, Maria Schneider Orchestra and more.
Founded in 1954, the Newport Jazz Festival was the first jazz festival in America, and has been host to some historic happenings. Festival passes and single-day tickets for 2017 are on sale now. Check out the full lineup here.
Meanwhile, the Newport Folk Festival happens at Fort Adams State Park at the end of July.