The Newport Jazz Festival will return to Rhode Island for its 65th iteration this August, and the newly announced lineup is headed up by iconic keyboardist and composer Herbie Hancock, along with Corinne Bailey Rae, The Bad Plus and Buika.

Also included in the list are Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective, Sons of Kemet, Makaya McCraven, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Ravi Coltrane + David Virelles, Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, ELEW and more. See the daily schedule below, with more artists to be added.

Newport Jazz Fest will take place at Newport, RI’s Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino on August 2–4. Tickets and more information can be found here.


Newport Jazz Festival 2019 Lineup

Friday, August 2 

Herbie Hancock
Corinne Bailey Rae
The Bad Plus
Spanish Harlem Orchestra
Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen
Tia Fuller’s “Diamond Cut”

Saturday, August 3 

Makaya McCraven
Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles
Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game
Joel Ross ‘Good Vibes’
Laurin Talese

Sunday, August 4 

Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective
Sons of Kemet
Cécile McLorin Salvant
Marcus Strickland Twi-Life featuring Smithsoneon
Christian Sands – 3 Piano Erroll Garner Tribute! featuring Helen Sung & Tadataka Unno
Dafnis Prieto Big Band
Sammy Miller & The Congregation