Newport’s premier summer-long concert series is here. The 2013 lineup brings a unique mix of world-renowned musicians, all performing under our intimate, tented concert venue with open-air courtyard, dockside drinks and panoramic views of Newport Harbor. Stay connected through Facebook and be sure sign up for our email blasts, in order to grab the best seats and get the announcements news first! View the seating map here.
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Q: How do I get my tickets?
A: It’s easy! The fastest way to get your tickets is to order online and print them right at home. To order by phone, call 1.800.745.3000. Or, you can walk right up to the box office and bring your tickets home that day. Click here for box office hours, locations, and complete details on purchasing tickets
Q: Do I need to bring a chair?
A: No need to lug a chair around because the venue has reserved seating for the Sunset Music Series and the Newport Summer Comedy Series. For all other general admission events, there are seating areas for guests. View the seating map here.
Q: If it rains, does the event go on?
A: Of course, all events at the Newport Yachting Center are rain or shine! Umbrellas are always welcome, though all reserved seating and the performance stage for the Sunset Music Series are under our large concert tent.
Q: Are pets welcome at the Sunset Music Series?
A: We love those furry friends, but unless they are certified assistance service animals, unfortunately we cannot allow them inside the event.
Q: Can I bring my camera/video camera?
A: At the Sunset Music Series Concerts there is a strict no-camera and no-video policy at the artists’ request. We do ask that guests not use professional recording or photography equipment and we reserve the right to ask that such equipment be taken out of the venue.
Q: Is there food and drink during the shows?
A: With Julians OmniBus, the delicious double-decker food truck located inside our gates as well as various full-service bars, including a waterfront Point Lounge and Bar, we do not allow guests to bring in their own food and drinks. Selections of food include Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap, BBQ Pulled Pork Tacos, Honey Dijon Brisket Plate, Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Hummus Wrap, as well as, French Fries and Tortilla Chips topped with your choice of smoked gouda cheese dip, pulled pork, etc. Click here for the full menu or more information on Julians.
Q: When is the Will Call/Newport Yachting Center Box Office open?
A: Now through May 16th you may purchase tickets at our Newport Yachting Center Offices located at 4 Commercial Wharf Monday –Friday 9am-5pm. From May 17th through October 13th the Box Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 10am to 5:30pm, Friday from 10am to 6pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. On event days we are open from 9am to 9pm, with extended hours for shows starting after 9pm. Tickets being held at will call are available after 10am on the day of the event. If you have any questions, please contact us at 401.846.1600 ext 3 or email@example.com
Q: Do you offer wheelchair access?
A: Absolutely! Our outdoor venue easily accommodates wheelchair access. You can purchase accessible seating by calling the Box Office or by using the online ticketing feature. If you have any questions please contact the Box Office at (401) 846-1600. Click here for our Guest with Disabilities FAQ
Q: What is the Newport Yachting Center’s physical address for my GPS?
A: Just plug in: 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport, RI 02840.
Q: Where can we park in Newport?
A: There are many convenient parking lots within walking distance to our venue:
- The Gateway Visitor’s Center on America’s Cup Avenue located at 23 America’s Cup Avenue just before the Newport Marriott offers ample parking and a scenic walk through downtown Newport.
- 1 Sayers Wharf on America’s Cup Avenue in The Mooring Seafood Bar & Grille lot
- 366 Thames Street lot (next to Island Pursuit)
- 390 Thames Street – the St. Spyridon’s Church lot
Click here to view our parking map. For handicapped parking, please contact our parking operations department at (401) 846-1600 extension 220 for details.
Q: What can we do while we’re in Newport?
A: Our Box Office team will be happy to act as your concierge! We have the inside scoop to what’s happening in our city by the sea. Also, get all the Newport insight at GONEWPORT.COM – your guide for where to stay, dine, shop, see, and be. Or, stop by the Newport Visitor’s Center on your way into town, conveniently located at 23 America’s Cup Avenue at the Gateway Center.
Got another question?
We’re here to help! Just call us at 401.846.1600.
* * * * CANCELLED * * * *
ONEREPUBLIC with Mayer Hawthorne & Serena Ryder
Tuesday, July 30
SMASH MOUTH, SUGAR RAY, GIN BLOSSOMS & Special Guest FASTBALL: UNDER THE SUN TOUR
Sunday, August 4
GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS AND BUDDY GUY
with Quinn Sullivan, Special Guest to Buddy Guy Band
Friday, August 9
THANK YOU TO OUR SUNSET MUSIC SERIES SPONSORS
VENUE BEVERAGE PARTNERS