The Newport Jazz Friday evening concert will be held at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino. The venue is an open air stadium with a combination of covered and uncovered seating. Tickets sell out very quickly for this event which is held rain or shine.

Purchase Reserved Seats

  • Gold Circle $100
  • Premium East/West Box* $100
  • East/West Box* $85
  • Lawn $85
  • Chairs $60
  • South Box $85
  • Stands $45

*Covered sections

Pre-Concert Cocktail Party

A limited number of tickets to the Pre-Concert Cocktail Party on the Horseshoe Piazza are also available. Party starts at 6:30 pm, includes open bar, music and hors d’oeuvres, and is exclusively for concert-goers. Tickets are limited. Attendees must have a ticket for the concert in order to attend the cocktail party.

General Info & Policies

  • Box Office Opens at 6:00pm.
  • Doors open at 6:30pm.
  • Dress is casual to dressy.
  • Alcohol, light food and beverages are sold at the venue.
  • In the event of rain, umbrellas are allowed in the stadium but must be closed and stored when the concert begins so they do not obstruct the views of others.
  • There is no smoking in any of the seating areas or anywhere in the venue.
  • All persons, bags and personal items are subject to inspection before entering the stadium. Backpacks, coolers, large bags, weapons of any kind, alcohol and illegal substances are not permitted.
  • Cameras without a flash are permitted but cannot be used to reproduce the event and must not interfere with other fans’ enjoyment of the festival (NO AUDIO CAPTURING IS ALLOWED).
  • There are two entrances, one on Bellevue Avenue and one on Freebody Street.
  • There is no event parking and limited street parking in the neighborhood.
  • Venue is within walking distance of downtown wharves and many area hotels.

International Tennis Hall of Fame


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