2013 Newport Jazz Festival Is Set

Tickets are now on sale on the festival’s website.


While the chill in the air may be coming back to winter, already we can look forward to the warmth of August in Newport. The 2013 Newport Jazz Festival is set to take place August 2-4. The legendary festival looks to match the great line-ups of the previous fifty-eight years – where luminaries of this great American art form share the bill (and sometimes the stage) with the future luminaries. The Friday kick-off at the International Tennis Hall of Fame will feature Natalie Cole. The festival will then move to Fort Adams for the weekend, with highlights including an all-star eightieth birthday celebration for Wayne Shorter, and appearances by Joshua Redman, Roy Haynes and Esperanza Spalding. The Newport Jazz Festival is, without a doubt, one of the great treasures of Rhode Island, truly part of our state’s history. This is one not to be missed. Tickets are now on sale.

Pictured: Dr. John and the Lower 911 - 2012 - Photo by Ayano Hisa.

If you’re into this blog wait until you see what’s inside Rhode Island Monthly each month.
Only $1.50 per issue when you sign up for a year. Visit the Subscription Center.




Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

You might enjoy reading...

Your Local Guide to 10 Holiday Strolls

Get into the holiday spirit with local shopping events that feature discounts, treats, music, tree-lightings and more.

One Great Revival at the Columbus Theatre

The venue's third annual Revival show boasts the best local musical lineup of the year.

Your Last Summer to Party at Atlantic Beach Club

The Newport mainstay will close after Labor Day and reopen as a private wedding venue in 2016.

Get Out of Town: Horseneck Beach and Buzzards Bay Brewing

Plan a fun beach day in Westport, Massachusetts, then top off the afternoon with craft brews and live music.

Free 2015 WBRU Summer Concert Series Starts Friday

Find out the band lineup and details for this summer's six-week Friday night concert series at Waterplace Park.
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

Apple Picking in Rhode Island

Some of the best orchards around Rhode Island offering pick-your-own apples and other activities for you and your family.

24 Local Options for Thanksgiving Dinner and Desserts

Whether it's a sit-down feast or takeout turkey and side dishes, we've rounded up some places that are accepting reservations. Plus, where to place your to-go dessert orders!

14 Great Playgrounds in Rhode Island

Create your own park tour and hit up several of these sweet spots for kids in one day.

28 Best Seafood Restaurants in Rhode Island

10 Corn Mazes in Rhode Island and Beyond

Some are family-friendly; some are scary, but there's no doubt you'll enjoy getting lost in all of these cornfields.
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags