2015 Newport Jazz Festival Launches New App
Download Your App Today at Apple App Store or Google Play Store
Daily Schedules Also Available at www.newportjazzfest.org/schedules
NEWPORT, RI, July 7, 2015 - The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management is introducing a new mobile app in time for the 61st celebration of America's first annual jazz festival. The official festival companion app, which goes live today, includes performance schedules, customizable schedule, artist profiles and a festival map.
To download the app to your mobile device, go to:
Apple App Store:
Google Play Store:
To download and print daily schedules with set times and stages, go to: www.newportjazzfest.org/schedules
The Newport Jazz Festival app is designed by Aaron Ward, a former Newport Festivals Foundation intern and New York University graduate.
The 2015 edition of the Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which takes place July 31-August 2 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino, will feature Chris Botti, Cassandra Wilson, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Maria Schneider, Arturo Sandoval, Dr. John, Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago, Kenny Garrett, Billy Childs, Arturo O'Farrill, Fred Hersch, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Jon Batiste, Kneebody, Hiromi, Michel Camilo, Jon Faddis, James Carter, Christian McBride, Bill Frisell, Mike Stern/Bill Evans Band, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tom Harrell, Pat Martino, Matana Roberts, John Hollenbeck, Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton and many others.
In addition to the Festival's presenting sponsor, Natixis Global Asset Management, support comes from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Alex and Ani, Rhode Island Foundation, Louis Jadot, North Coast Brewing Co.,NPR Music, Ticketmaster and travel partner, WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM. The Preferred Hotels of the Festival are Hotel Viking, Marriott Newport and The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina. Media supporters are DownBeat and JazzTimes.