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Newport Jazz Festival Unveils 2nd Part of 2017 Lineup

Friday, February 10, 2017

 

The Newport Jazz Festival has announced a second wave of musicians who are going to perform at the 2017 festival. 

"We gave you a little taste in the first wave of artists who will appear at the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival: Snarky Puppy, Béla Fleck, Andra Day and some other new faces. Here is a further helping of artists who we will be privileged to present this year," said producer and founder George Wein.

The new additions are as follows: 

Friday, August 4

  • Maceo Parker
  • Evan Christopher Clarinet Road & New Orleans Brass
  • Rodriguez Brothers

 

Saturday, August 5

  • Rhiannon Giddens
  • Christian McBride Big Band with Special Guests
  • Henry Threadgill Zooid       

 

Sunday, August 6

  • Maria Schneider Orchestra
  • Jason Moran: Fats Waller Dance Party
  • Cyrille Aimée

 

The 2017 Jazz Festival 

The 2017 festival is set to take place from Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6. 

The festival will show off over 50 individual jazz ensembles on four stages including performances at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Fort Adams State Park. 

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, January 18. 

Click here for more information. 

SEE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2016 JAZZ FESTIVAL BELOW

 

Related Slideshow: 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

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Chick Corea

Chick Corea (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Norah Jones

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Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington (Photo: Ken Abrams)

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Joey Alexander

Joey Alexander (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Angelique Kidjo

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Nels Cline

Nels Cline (Photo: Ken Abrams)

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Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Lizz Wright

Lizz Wright (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Stefon Harris

Stefon Harris (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Bad Plus

Bad Plus (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Kneebody

Kneebody (Photo: Ken Abrams)

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Christian Scott

Christian Scott (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Galactic

Galactic (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Anat Cohen

Anat Cohen (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Charles Lloyd New Quartet

Charles Lloyd New Quartet (Photo: Ken Abrams)

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Edmar Castaneda World Ensemble

Edmar Castaneda World Ensemble (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Ben Williams

Ben Williams (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Hot Sardines

Hot Sardines (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Casey Benjamin

Casey Benjamin of the Robert Glasper Experiment (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Django Festival All-Stars

Django Festival All-Stars (Photo: Ken Abrams)

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Heath Brothers

Heath Brothers (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Tierney Sutton

Tierney Sutton (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Yosvany Terry Quintet

Yosvany Terry Quintet (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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John Scofield-Joe Lovano Quartet

John Scofield-Joe Lovano Quartet (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Dave Holland

Dave Holland (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Dave Liebman Expansions Group

Dave Liebman Expansions Group (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Patrice Quinn

Patrice Quinn, lead vocalist for Kamasi Washington (Photo: Ken Abrams)

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Crowds enjoy the Jazz Festival

Crowds enjoying the Newport Jazz Festival (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Fort Adams State Park

Fort Adams State Park (Photo: Rick Farrell)

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Festival Co-Founder George Wein

Festival Co-Founder George Wein (Photo: Rick Farrell)

 
 

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