Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Chris Botti, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Maria Schneider, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Bill Frisell, Arturo Sandoval, Ambrose Akinmusire and more.
July 31 - August 3, 2015 | Newport, Rhode Island
WBGO Travel invites you to enjoy the sun, fun and music at the Newport Jazz Festival, July 31 - August 3. Arrive at the recently upgraded Newport Hotel & Marina to a Friday night welcome reception, then get ready to hear great jazz at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Saturday and Sunday mornings, hop aboard the ferry for the legendary outdoor Newport Jazz Festival. Join us for a bon voyage breakfast on Monday. For more information or to book your trip, click here.
Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Chris Botti, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Maria Schneider, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Bill Frisell, Arturo Sandoval, Ambrose Akinmusire and More.
July 31 - August 2, 2015 | Newport, Rhode Island
WBGO Travel invites you to hop aboard the bus from either New York City, Brooklyn, Boston or New Jersey for a direct ride to the front gate of the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island on Friday, July 31, Saturday, August 1 or Sunday, August 2. This excursion includes: same-day round trip bus travel directly to the festival gate plus admission to the festival for the full day.* For more information or to book your trip click here. (*these benefits are available ONLY for those who book the WBGO package)
January 15-18, 2016 | New Paltz, NY
For our sixth consecutive year, WBGO is pleased to extend to you an invitation to Jazz on the Mountain at the historic Mohonk Mountain House in the scenic Catskills. Celebrating 17 years at Mohonk, WBGO’s Michael Bourne will host this stellar program – a four-day musical extravaganza over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Enjoy a welcome reception Friday night, a Saturday night dinner with the musicians and Michael Bourne, and a fun scavenger hunt Sunday afternoon.
12:15pm, July 2nd to August 6th, 2015 | Newark Museum
Summer in Brick City just got even better with this series of concerts in the gorgeous garden of the Newark Museum. The series features acclaimed artists like Jose James, Eric Reed, Akiko, and more.more
7pm, June 24th to July 29th, 2015 | Madison Square Park
The Oval Lawn Series brings national touring acts across many styles and genres to Manhattan's Madison Square Park. On Wednesday evenings from late June through July, you can enjoy artists like Kat Edmonson, Chris Potter, Kiran Ahluwalia, and more for free in the heart of New York City.more
July 21st to 30th | 92nd Street Y
Pianist Bill Charlap begins his second decade as Artistic Director of the 92nd Street Y's Jazz In July concert series. This year, enjoy tributes to Duke Ellington by Renee Rosnes, Jeremy Pelt, and more, performances from Charlap in a multitude of forms, and appearances from luminaries like Kurt Elling, Bucky Pizzarelli, Marcus Roberts, and more.more
5pm, July 30th | NJPAC, Newark NJ
The Family Stone, lead by sax player Jerry Martini, plays their hits at this free outdoor concert in downtown Newark! Come for some "Hot Fun in the Summertime", and stay to "Dance To The Music". It's for "Everyday People".more
12pm, August 5th, 2015 | 2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ
The Steven Kroon Latin Jazz Sextet is an explosion of Afro-Cuban and Brazilian rhythms. Kroon has assembled an ultra-tight ensemble that delivers melodic, rhythmically adventurous Afro-Cuban and Brazilian-inflected jazz of the highest order. The conga/percussion master is a thirty-five year veteran of the music scene and a New York City native. He’s played with Luther Van Dross, Aretha Franklin, Ron Carter, and many more.more
5pm, August 6th, 2015 | NJPAC, Newark, NJ
Motor City Revue will have you dancing and singing to songs immortalized by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Supremes and others at Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City. Admission is free! The all-star Motor City Revue faithfully re-creates that signature Motown sound … and takes audiences on a journey back to where it all began. Although there are many bands that cover Motown tunes, few strive to match the vocal harmonies and instrumental mix that distinguished the original recordings.more
5pm, August 13th, 2015 | NJPAC, Newark, NJ
British-American rapper Slick Rick, whose many hot releases include “Children’s Story” and “La Di Da Di” (with Doug E. Fresh), demonstrates his brilliant wordplay, dead-on pop culture references and hilarious one-liners at Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City. Admission is free!more