WBGO at Newport 2011
August 4, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
WBGO is proud to broadcast the Newport Jazz Festival live this Saturday and Sunday in partnership with NPR Music, with our own Josh Jackson as your host!
WBGO is the only station in the country to broadcast all afternoon both days from Newport, on the air and streaming over the web. NPR Music will also webcast video on their festival page.
Check our Newport blog all weekend for our exclusive updates and interviews!
Here's our broadcast schedule (all times Eastern):
2:00 p.m.: Joey Defrancesco Trio
2:45 p.m.: Regina Carter's Reverse Thread
3:30 p.m.: Steve Coleman And Five Elements
4:00 p.m.: Mostly Other People Do The Killing
4:20 p.m.: Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
5:00 p.m.: Grace Kelly With Phil Woods
5:30 p.m.: New Black Eagle Jazz Band
5:50 p.m.: Wynton Marsalis Quintet
6:20 p.m.: Trombone Shorty And Orleans Avenue
12:00 p.m.: Randy Weston's African Rhythms Quartet
12:45 p.m.: Hiromi
1:00 p.m.: James Farm
2:00 p.m.: Mingus Big Band
2:50 p.m.: Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen
3:20 p.m. Mario Castro Quintet
3:50 p.m.: Ravi Coltrane Quartet
4:50 p.m.: John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
5:30 p.m.: Miguel Zenon's Puerto Rican Songbook
6:30 p.m.: Apex: Rudresh Mahanthappa And Bunky Green
Stay tuned to our Newport Page all weekend for exclusive web content live from the festival!
Artists appearing at this year's festival include:
Click on the images below to hear highlights from WBGO's coverage of Newport in 2010:
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