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Herbie Hancock, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington & More Set For Newport Jazz Festival
The 2023 Newport Jazz Festival lineup has been announced, with performers including Herbie Hancock, Thundercat, and more.
The 2023 Newport Jazz Festival has an iconic lineup. On Wednesday (March 22), the annual music fest announced that the 2023 iteration – also its 69th anniversary – would be held from Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6. Set to perform during the three-day event at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island from August 4-6 are Herbie Hancock, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, Jon Batiste, Big Freedia, and more.
Also scheduled to appear throughout the weekend are recent first-time Grammy-winnerSamara Joy, Keyon Harrold, Domi and JD Beck, Diana Krall, Cautious Clay, and others. General onsale of 3-day tickets are available now, while 2-day and single-day tickets will go live at a later date.
Check out the full weekend lineup below.
Joe Russo's Almost Dead with Kamasi Washington
DJ Pee .Wee (Anderson .Paak)
Domi & JD Beck
Immanuel Wilkins Quartet
Endea Owens & The Cookout
Lakecia Benjamin and Phoenix
Big Gigantic Does Jazz
Christian McBride's Jam Jawn
Charles Lloyd New Quartet
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily
Superblue: Kurt Elling & Charlie Hunter with Nate Smith & Huntertones Horns
Orrin Evans Quintet
The War and Treaty
James Brandon Lewis
Redman, Mehldau, McBride, Blade: A Moodswing Reunion
Scary Goldings featuring John Scofield
Bill Charlap Trio
Charles McPherson Quintet