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Newport Jazz Fest announces 2022 daily lineups

This summer, the legendary Newport Jazz Festival returns to historic Fort Adams State Park, July 29 – 31. Today, Newport Jazz Festival announces its 2022 day line-ups and the addition of several new artists including Dan Wilson, Takuya Kuroda, Melissa Aldana, Jazz Is Dead Presents and Sullivan Fortner with more artists to be announced. These artists join the previously announced 2022 festival bill. Artist lineups by day can be found below and 2-Day and Single-Day tickets will go on sale at 1:00 PM EDT today via

In addition to the new artists being announced today, this year’s festival features Norah Jones, Esperanza Spalding,The Fearless Flyers, Angelique Kidjo’s Remain In Light, Terence Blanchard, PJ Morton, The Ron Carter Quartet, BADBADNOTGOOD, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Lettuce, Cory Wong, Sons of Kemet, Nubya Garcia, Jazzmeia Horn, Nate Smith + KINFOLK, Jason Moran & The Bandwagon, Benevento/Russo Duo Acoustic, Nicholas Payton Trio, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Makaya McCraven, Yussef Dayes, Antonio Sanchez & Bad Hombre, Mononeon, Shabaka Hutchings, Vijay Iyer Trio, The Baylor Project, The Soul Rebels, Sampa The Great, Celisse, Emmet Cohen Trio, The Nth Power, Theon Cross, Thana Alexa: Ona, Lady Blackbird, Tuba Skinny, Samara Joy, Melanie Charles, Giveton Gelin, Holly Bowling and Laufey.

Special ensembles include Newport Jazz artist director Chistian McBride’s annual Jawn Jam featuring McBride, Makaya McCraven, Chris Potter, Vijay Iyer, Brandee Younger & Mike Stern; the Jack DeJohnette Quartet with Don Byron, Matt Garrison, and Luisito Quintero; Pino Palladino, Blake Mills, Sam Gendel & Abe Rounds; Joe Lovano’s “Trio Tapestry” featuring Marilyn Crispell and Carmen Castaldi and The Mingus Big Band celebrating 100 years of Charles Mingus. The festival will also feature a tribute to the late Newport Jazz and Newport Folk Festivals Founder George Wein featuring very special guests to be announced.

Single and 2-Day General Admission and Student tickets will be on sale at 1:00 PM EDT today. No ticket is required for children under 10. Two children are allowed free admission per ticketed adult. All children 10 and over require a Student General Admission Ticket. All tickets available via DICE, and can be purchased at


General Admission Tickets

2-Day General Admission Pass: $185.40 (includes fees)
1-Day General Admission Pass: $94.76 (includes fees)
General Admission Student Tickets (Between the ages of 10-25 w/ ID)
2-Day Student Pass: $91.67 (includes fees)
1-Day Student Pass: $47.38 (includes fees)


Friday, July 29th 
Norah Jones 
McBride’s Newport Jawn 
Terence Blanchard 
Nate Smith + KINFOLK
Benevento/Russo Duo Acoustic
Nicholas Payton Trio
Pino Palladino, Blake Mills, Sam Gendel, & Abe Rounds
Shabaka Hutchings 
The Baylor Project 
Dan Wilson
Theon Cross
Thana Alexa: Ona 
The Mingus Big Band 

Saturday, July 30th
The Fearless Flyers 
Esperanza Spalding 
Cécile McLorin Salvant 
Cory Wong 
Sons of Kemet 
Jazzmeia Horn 
Jack DeJonette Quartet 
Maria Schneider Orchestra 
Makaya McCraven 
Yussef Dayes 
Antonio Sanchez & Bad Hombre 
Joe Lovano “Trio Tapestry” 
Sullivan Fortner 
Lady Blackbird
Samara Joy 
Melanie Charles 
Giveton Gelin 
Holly Bowling 

Sunday, July 31st
Celebrating George Wein 
Angelique Kidjo’s Remain In Light 
PJ Morton
The Ron Carter Quartet 
Jazz Is Dead Presents 
Nubya Garcia 
Jason Moran & The Bandwagon
The Soul Rebels
Melissa Aldana 
The Nth Power
Vijay Iyer Trio 
Takuya Kuroda 
Tuba Skinny
Sampa The Great 
Emmet Cohen Trio 

2022 COVID-19 safety protocols to be published later this spring. Newport Jazz continues to work with state officials to ensure the safety of their artists, fans, staff, and vendors.



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