Events

NIMFest concert

King Park Wellington Ave., Newport, RI

Free concert at King Park, featuring Mel & the Unruly Roots and Brian Twohey.

Laura Veirs at Newport Vineyards

Newport Vineyards 909 East Main Rd., Middletown, RI

Live performance by folk/alternative singer/songwriter, Laura Veirs with special guest Mary-Elaine Jenkins. Guests are welcome to bring chairs and blankets for seating. Doors open at 6 p.m. and food and beverages will be available for purchase.

$35

NewportFILM presents “Sheryl”

Newport International Polo Grounds 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI

Outdoor screening of Sheryl at the Newport International Polo Grounds, Portsmouth. Venue opens: 6:30 p.m., live music featuring Los Duderinos: 7:05 p.m., with the film screening to follow at 8:25. 8th Annual Picnic Contest. $5 suggested donation.

Newport Folk Festival

Fort Adams State Park 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI

Sold-out, 3-day annual festival with performances by artists including Clairo, Taj Mahal, American Tune Revue, and many more.

NIMFest Concert

King Park Wellington Ave., Newport, RI

Free concert at King Park, featuring Down City Band.

Jane Pickens Theater Concert: Della Mae

Jane Pickens Theater 49 Touro St., Newport, RI

Performance at the Jane Pickens, featuring Grammy-nominated all-woman string band, Della Mae.

$32 – $39

NewportFILM Presents: “Hargrove”

Rough Point Lawn 680 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

Outdoor screening of Hargrove at Rough Point Lawn. Venue opens: 6:15 p.m.; live music featuring Chelley Knight & Chris Vaillancourt Jazz Duo: 7 p.m., with the film at 8:15. Post-film Q+A with director Eliane Henri, moderated by Newport Jazz Fetsival Artistic Director Christian McBride. $5 suggested donation. 

Newport Jazz Festival

Fort Adams State Park 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI

The festival features three full days of jazz on four unique stages on the grounds at Fort Adams State Park situated at the mouth of Newport Harbor with panoramic views of the Newport Bridge and the East Passage.

Jane Pickens Theater Dance Performance

Jane Pickens Theater 49 Touro St., Newport, RI

Revolve Dance Project presents six World Premiere works in collaboration with seasoned professional dancers, world class musicians, and original choreographers. Experience the intrinsic connection between live music and dance as this powerful performance takes the stage with an entirely new program. Two showings: 3 and 6 p.m. 

$20

NIMFest Concert

King Park Wellington Ave., Newport, RI

Free concert at King Park featuring Barfly and CC Louise & Friends

NIMFest Concert

Featuring Eddy’s Shoe and The Mansfield Band at King Park, Newport, 3-6 p.m. Free

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