The Brooklyn jam marathon includes tributes to Prince, Gregg Allman, and others, and performances by George Porter Jr, Dave Harrington, and members of The Disco Biscuits, Dopapod, Trey Anastasio Band, Pretty Lights’ live band, and more.
The lineup includes tributes to Prince, Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks, Col. Bruce Hampton, and Steely Dan, and it features members of Prince's band, Gregg Allman's band, The Disco Biscuits, Snarky Puppy, The Motet, Turkuaz, Dopapod, Lettuce, and more.
The Meters' George Porter Jr is playing three sets (one with a former Primus drummer), Darkside's Dave Harrington is playing one with Cibo Matto's Yuka Honda, Phil Lesh's son Grahame is doing a CSNY tribute, and more.
The weekend of musical collaboration also includes John Scofield, Eric Krasno, Dave Harrington, Yuka Honda, George Porter Jr, and members of Umphrey's McGee, The Disco Biscuits, Lotus, Trey Anastasio Band, RatDog, Jack White's band, Prince's band, and still more.
Founded in 1954, the Newport Jazz Festival was the first jazz festival in America, and has been host to some historic happenings. This year's fest includes Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, The Roots, Snarky Puppy, Maceo Parker, Branford Marsalis, Andra Day & more.