Newport Jazz Festival posts lineup, tickets available

Grammy Award winner and MacArthur genius composer and pianist Vijay Iyer, is seen at the 2022 Newport Jazz Festival. He will return for the 2023 festival. Photo by Steve Klamkin WPRO News

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Tickets went on sale this week for the 69th edition of the Newport Jazz Festival, which posted some of the artists who will appear, including Herbie Hancock, Diana Krall, Jon Batiste and Kamasi Washington.

The festival posted a number of artists scheduled to perform over the three days at Fort Adams State Park in Newport. They include newcomers two-time Grammy-award winning singer Samara Joy, saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin, Domi & JD Beck and Immanuel Wilkins, as well as longstanding artists Charles McPherson and Charles Lloyd, with many more to be announced.

Tickets are available through the festival’s website:

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