good news from newport
september 2016 issue #86
The ocean is warm, the sea breezes are lovely and soon the crowds will be thinning-- but all the while our days are becoming dramatically shorter. So without any further ado, let's get right to the event listings, because there's not a minute to waste this month!
See You at the Beach!
and if you please...
Old Crow Medicine Show appears at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center on 9/15 and Nory's hosts Kevin Gordon on 9/28.
Rhythm & Roots Festival
takes place this weekend with acts on 4 stages from Friday(9/2) through Sunday(9/4) at
Ninigret Park in Charlestown. Acts include
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, The
David Grisman Sextet and Duke Robillard. I'm especially looking forward to Donna the Buffalo, Taj Mahal Trio and Lucinda Williams on Saturday, see you there!
Shops at Long Wharf
host free outdoor concerts this month including
*Becky Chase Band
on 9/10, Ramos & Phillips on 9/12 and InTandem on 9/26-- all shows are from 1pm-5pm.
welcomes back perennial favorite
on 9/17, with
Narrow's Center for the Arts
has a very busy month starting with an
Opening Act Contest
on 9/8 followed by their
15th Annual Festival of the Arts
on 9/11. This year's lineup includes
and Tomorrow Sound,
Alexi Suter Band
Ghosts of Paul Revere
TJ's Music All -Stars
as well as children's activities, food and craft vendors. Later this month
you can check out
genson Bluegrass Band
and the Men of Great Courage on 9/17 with
on 9/22 and
You can easily run 2 fun 5Ks this weekend! On 9/3 enjoy the
Fort Taber Sunset 5K
and work up a thirst at the
8th Annual Finish for A Guiness 5K
on 9/4. On 9/11- in keeping with our dash and drink theme- T
he Wine Run
at Newport Vineyards features a scenic course (less than 4 miles) along Aquidneck Land Trust's Greenway Trail and trough the Vineyards. This race is followed by a wine tasting and BBQ with live music. On 9/24, choose to run either 1/2 marathon
or a 5K course on the winding roads of Conanicut Island in the
Jamestown Rhode Race
. For 2-wheelers,
16 ( 3 - 45 mile courses) is set for 9/11, The
Four Bridges Ride
(26 miles) rolls on 9/24 and The
8th Annual Tour de Newport
(10, 25 and 45 mile courses) will be held on 9/25.
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