Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals announced today that the 2016 festival lineup for both festivals will include Norah Jones, American singer, songwriter and actress. At 36, Jones has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. Jones will perform at Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 23 and at Newport Jazz Festival the following weekend on Saturday, July 30. For more details visit newportfolk.org or newportjazzfest.org
Norah Jones is one of America's great singers of songs. The scope of her artistry is so broad that its possible for her to appear at both the Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival, while still feeling comfortable that she will reach her audience and fans. George Wein, festival founder.