Newport Jazz Festival

Sat, 08/08/2009 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/09/2009 - 6:00pm
Jazz Fest 140.jpg will webcast NPR Music’s live coverage from the Newport Jazz Festival 55 on Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9 from 12 noon to 6 p.m. The festival presents two days of music by some of the country’s most acclaimed artists.

The webcast will bring web listeners four complete line-ups from three stages, headlined by Tony Bennett, Mos Def, Miguel Zenon Quartet and The Bad Plus with Wendy Lewis. Josh Jackson, WBGO special projects producer and host of The Checkout, will anchor the Jazz Festival coverage.