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Number of concerts reaches 16 at Newport Yachting Center’s Sunset Music Series
BB KING

The Newport Waterfront Events at the Newport Yachting Center announces it has added five more headliners to the 2013 Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series, bringing the total number of concerts scheduled to-date to 16, the most ever in the 16-year history of the music series. The latest additions to the line-up are Brandi Carlile (June 14), B.B. King (July 12), OneRepublic (July 30), George Thorogood & the Destroyers and Buddy Guy (August 9) and Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (August 31). The concert series will take place from late May through August at its unique waterfront venue in the heart of historic Newport. Purchase tickets at www.newportwaterfrontevents.com or order by phone by calling 800-745-3000. A couple of additional headliners are currently being confirmed in what promises to be a full summer of music in Newport!

In addition, the annual Newport Waterfront Events Music Festivals will return this summer with the Newport Blues & BBQ Festival on Saturday, July 20, the Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival on Saturday, August 10 and the Newport Celtic Rock Festival on Saturday, August 24. Visit www.newportwaterfrontevents.com for the complete Music Festival line-ups and details.

The Newport Yachting Center is located on the waterfront in the heart of historic downtown Newport on America’s Cup Avenue. The venue features a covered concert tent and ample open air space with stunning views of Newport Harbor. Guests can enjoy “The Point”, a dockside lounge with expanded bars and good eats from Julian’s, before, during and after the shows.

All Sunset Music Series shows will feature live music on The Point Stage when gates open. Times for opening acts and headliners vary per show, visit www.newportwaterfrontevents.com for all the details. For any other questions about the Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series, please contact Michele Maker Palmieri, general manager at the Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf on America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, at 846-1600, Ext. 222. To receive future 2013 Sunset Music Series headliner announcements, presale opportunities or exclusive packages, sign up at newportwaterfrontevents.com and become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/waterfrontevents.

The Newport Yachting Center’s 2013 line-up to-date includes the Great Chowder Cook-Off (June 1); the Sunset Music Series (starting in late May through the end of August); the Newport Summer Comedy Series produced by RocJo Productions (starting in June through the end of August); the Newport Blues & BBQ Festival (July 20); the Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival (August 10); the Newport Celtic Rock Festival (August 24), the Newport International Boat Show (September 12-15), and the International Oktoberfest (October 12-13). All the events are held at the Newport Yachting Center in the “city by the sea” where beach-going, shopping, dining and enjoying the nightlife are often a part of the pre- or post-Newport Waterfront Events activity. Visit us at newportwaterfrontevents.com, become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/waterfrontevents and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/newportevents.


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