PREMIER EVENTS
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
6:30pm: Newport BridgeFest Opening Night Soiree Featuring jazz from bassist David Zinno and guitarist Jay Azzolina (Spyro Gyra). Also special guests from the art and music community
Venue: Sanford-Covell Villa Marina, 72 Washington Street, Newport

Price: $25. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beer & wine.
Purchase tickets here

7:30pm: Songwriters in the Round to BENEFIT the Rhode Island Food Bank. Featuring Allysen Callery, Mark Cutler, Bob Kendall, & Ken Shane.
Venue: Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham Street, Newport

Suggested donation of $15 at the door. No one will be turned away because they can’t afford the donation. Pay what you can, or bring some non-perishable food items. 100% of proceeds benefit the RI Community Food Bank, and every donation of any kind is appreciated.

6:00pm: Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. presents a Family Concert with Bari Koral Family Rock Band and Oran Etkin’s Timbalooloo. Also featuring a special dance performance with choreography by Jackie Henderson from Off the Curb and Able Mind & Body.
Venue: Fort Adams
Free Event
6:30pm: Canfield House Jazz Supper Club. An elegant evening of dining and dancing with the Lois Vaughan Quintet. Revisit the heyday of the Jazz Era as you enjoy the Monte Carlo feel of Richard Canfield’s historic Newport casino.
Venue: The Canfield House, 5 Memorial Boulevard, Newport

Price: $50, Cash Bar. Limited seating, advanced reservations required. 401-847-0416. Come dressed to the nines if you wish!

5:00pm: George Wein Presents Jazz After Dark. Featuring a conversation between Newport Jazz Festival artist Moppa Elliott from Mostly Other People Do the Killing and University of Rhode Island Music Director Joe Parillo. Music provided by the University of Rhode Island Jazz Department. In collaboration with Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. & Newport Restoration Foundation.
Venue: Doris Duke’s Rough Point Mansion, 680 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Price: $10. Cash Bar

     
6:00pm music: 10:2 featuring Joe Godfrey & Matt Passeroni
Sunset: newportFILM “Keep On Keepin’ On”.
Documentary about 89-year-old jazz legend, Clark Terry (Quincy Jones’s first teacher) and an unlikely mentorship between Terry and a driven, blind piano prodigy, Justin Kauflin, 23.
Venue: Marble House, 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Free Event

MAIN STAGE EVENTS
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
Motif Magazine Rock Stage at SANDYWOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton
8:00pm: Opening Rock Night featuring The Skinny Millionaires, Pier Jump (formerly Castle), The Mad Clatter, and La Méchante et le Connard
Venue: Sandywoods
Price: $5
8:00pm: Reggae/Ska Night featuring
The Copacetics, Oshun Roots, and Panoramic View
Venue: Sandywoods
Price: $5
6:00pm: BBQ Dinner, BYOB
8:00pm: Joe Fitz & They Don’t featuring James Montgomery, Trails and The Cosmic Factory.
Venue: Sandywoods
BBQ Dinner: $10.00
Entertainment: $5.00
Benefit for Braden Strong Fund
8:00pm: Americana Folk Rock Night featuring The Mighty Good Boys, The Little Compton Band, Able Thought, and Shotgun
Venue: Sandywoods
Price: $5
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
QUEEN ANNE SQUARE sponsored by Newport Daily News, America’s Cup Avenue, Newport
6:00pm: Swing Lane Orchestra.
Venue: Queen Anne Square
Free Events
6:00pm: Jamestown Community Band.
Venue: Queen Anne Square
Free Events
6:00pm: The University of Rhode Island Jazz Big Band.
Venue: Queen Anne Square
Free Events
6:00pm: The Northeast Navy Showband.
Venue: Queen Anne Square
Free Events
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
BUSKING @ BOWEN’S, One Bowen’s Wharf, Newport
5:00-7:00pm: Ramblin Rhode with Timmy May and friends
7:00-8:00pm: Sync or Swim, all female a cappella quartet
8:00-10:00pm: Ilana Katz, bluesy, old timey fiddle music
Venue: Bowens Wharf
Free Events
5:00-7:30pm: Steve Rivard and Monica Ambroziak
7:30-10:00pm: Chris and Diane Myers
Venue: Bowens Wharf
Free Events
5:00-7:30pm: John Hillman and Graham Gibbs duet from Another Roadside Attraction
7:30-10:00pm: La Méchante et le Connard
Venue: Bowens Wharf
Free Events
5:00-7:30pm: Dive Alarm – Nick Zambrotta
7:30-10:00pm: Perrotti and Wright
Venue: Bowens Wharf
Free Events
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
JAMESTOWN CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH, 99 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown
7:30pm: The Rhody Center for World Music & Dance presents a Hawaiian Hula Presentation and Ukulele Fun
7:30pm: Ocean State Poets present –Poetry – Music to Our Ears!”
7:30pm: Sync or Swim female a capella quartet
7:30pm: Navy Band Northeast CROSSWINDS woodwind quintet
EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
NEWPORT ART MUSEUM, 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
11:00am: Singing Drum Circle with Instrument Crafter Tim Danyliw. All Ages.
Venue: Newport Art Museum
Free Event
11:00am: Toe Taps for Tots featuring Michelle Cruz. All Ages.
Venue: Newport Art Museum
Free Event
11:00am: All Beasts Can Drum: Brand new children’s book unveiling! Featuring Percussionist Aaron Abrahamson Cote & Illustration by Travis Larkin Design. All Ages.
Venue: Newport Art Museum
Free Event
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
REDWOOD LIBRARY, 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
  Time 10:30am: Children’s Musical Story Hour
Venue: Redwood Library
Free Event
Time 10:30am: A Musical Celebration with Christopher Carbone. Children’s music & dancing
Venue: Redwood Library
Free Event
Time 2:30pm: Composing Jazz to Tell a Story: To Honor Our Veterans. Ron Sanfilippo, pianist and composer.
Venue: Redwood Library
Free Event
YOGA & MUSIC
Monday, July 28 Tuesday, July 29 Wednesday, July 30 Thursday, July 31
ISLAND MOVING CO, Upstairs at 3 Charles Street, Newport
Don’t miss free giveaways each day at the Yoga stage!
Time: 8:00am
Instructor: Alison Bologna from Shri Studios
Music: Lois Vaughan Trio
Venue: Island Moving Co.
Free Event
Time: 8:00am
Instructor: Jaime Requena
Music: Solo Pianist Lois Vaughan
Venue: Island Moving Co.
Free Event
Time: 8:00am
Gyrokenesis Instructor:
Katie Moorehead
Music:
Venue: Island Moving Co.
Free Event
Time: 8:00am
Instructor: J9 Beats & Breaths
Music: DJ Kellan on the Turntables
Venue: Island Moving Co.
Free Event