Queen of Soul will join Herbie Hancock and more
Aretha Franklin is set to headline this year’s Newport Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place on August 9 in Newport, RI.
The Queen of Soul will join jazz saxophonists Sonny Rollins and Wayne Shorter, trumpeter Chris Botti and legendary pianist and composer Herbie Hancock at the event.
The ensemble will play across two venues, the International Tennis Hall Of Fame at the Newport Casino and Fort Adams State Park.
–By our New York staff.