Two acts are scheduled to open the Newport Jazz Festival at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The festival runs from Aug. 2-4.
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The Newport Jazz Festival announced recently that Natalie Cole will be the opening act for this year's festival, along with the Bill Charlap Trio with special guest Freddy Cole. The jazz festival begins on Friday, Aug. 2 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. More than 25 acts are scheduled to perform at Fort Adams State Park on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-4. A complete list of artists can be found here. Purchase tickets for the Newport Jazz Festival here. Make sure you are signed up for the Middletown Patch daily newsletter to stay current on local news.
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Yes, it’s already time to start thinking about scoring some Newport Folk Festival tickets. Successfully nabbing tickets has proven to be more difficult in recent years, thanks to skyrocketing ticket prices and sold out shows. Special three-day pass Early Bird tickets will be on sale tomorrow, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. To purchase the tickets, which are not available to the general public, you must sign up for e-mail updates receive the promo code. Tickets will be available here. The Newport Folk Festival announced this year’s event will be three days long. Last year, the festival added a third date featuring Wilco. The festival will run from July 26-28 this year. Regular three-day, two-day and Friday tickets will go on sale after the Early …