Photos from a previous Newport Jazz Festival by Cheryl Landes
For those who have driven to the Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, you’re familiar with the traffic and quest to find parking. Now you can ride in style on Saturday, August 3, aboard the WICN Jazz Bus.
WICN Public Radio and Metrowest Limousine have partnered to offer this service from Worcester, Massachusetts to Newport. The $220 round-trip ticket includes the ride, an all-day festival pass, a light breakfast on the way to Newport, and entertainment on the return trip.
The lineup at the festival on Saturday includes Kamasi Washington, Dianne Reeves, The Ron Carter Trio, DeeDee Bridgewater, and the Memphis Soulphony, Ravi Coltrane, and David Virelles.
Tickets are limited and are expected to sell out quickly, so grab yours while you can at the WICN Jazz Bus page.
The 2019 Newport Jazz Festival is Friday-Sunday, August 2-4. View the complete schedule.
Anat and Avishai Cohen (top left), Esperanza Spalding (top right), and the Brubeck Brothers Quartet (bottom)