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Be On Lookout For Barenaked Ladies In Newport This Summer

Barenaked Ladies
Barenaked Ladies

The Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center (formerly the Sunset Music Series) announces that multi-Grammy award nominees, Barenaked Ladies, will perform along Newport Harbor for the first time on Friday, July 18th.  Tickets will be available for purchase for $29.50, $45.50 and $55.50 starting this Thursday, April 3rd at noon by visiting www.newportwaterfrontevents.com or by calling 800-745-3000.  The gates for the concert will open at 5:30 p.m. with live music starting on the Point Stage at 6:00 p.m. and the Main Stage at 7:00 p.m.  The Newport Concert Series will take place from late May through October at its unique waterfront venue in the heart of historic downtown Newport.

The seven-time Juno Award winning Barenaked Ladies formed in 1988 in Scarborough, Ontario, right outside of Toronto.  The band’s first album, Gordon, was released in 1992 and was met with much success with tracks including “Enid” and “Be My Yoko Ono.”  Following the release, the band began to see success within the United States and worldwide.  Over the years, BNL has released a number of top-charting hits including “If I Had $1,000,000,” “Pinch Me,” “The Old Apartment,” and many more.  In addition, they also are the musical masterminds behind the theme song for the hit show “The Big Bang Theory.”  The band has sold over 15 million records and continues to actively tour worldwide. BNL’s latest CD release is entitled Grinning Streak.

The Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center has announced three other shows to-date.  The Wailers & Rusted Root will perform on Saturday, May 31st, ARIAT Presents Josh Turner’s Roughstock and Rambler Tour will hit the stage on Thursday, August 14th and Chris Young will heat up a fall night on Saturday, September 20th.  Tickets for all three shows are on sale now starting at $39.50.  More concerts will be announced on a weekly basis this spring with the goal of having a minimum of 16 concerts this season.

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 waterfront bar and lounge with a full line of cocktails, wines, imported beers and micro brews, before, during and after the shows.  Julian’s Omnibus offers concert-goers a fun, eclectic dining experience along with rooftop seating to fully appreciate the panoramic Newport views.

For more information on the Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center, please visitwww.newportwaterfrontevents.com or contact Michele Maker Palmieri, General Manager at the Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf on America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, at (401) 846-1600, Ext. 222 or via email: mmaker@newportyachtingcenter.com.  To receive future 2014 Newport Concert Series headliner announcements and presale opportunities, sign up at newportwaterfrontevents.com, become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/waterfrontevents or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/newportevents.  Also, share your photos with us on Instagram at instagram.com/newportevents.com.

Einstein April 09, 2014 at 05:47 PM
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