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Sunset Music Series Adds 5 More Headliners

The Newport Waterfront Events at the Newport Yachting Center announced 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 histo


Five more headliners have been added 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 14th), B.B. King (July 12th), OneRepublic (July 30th), George Thorogood & the Destroyers and Buddy Guy (August 9th) and Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (August 31st).  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.

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The five additions to the 2013 Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series line-up are:

Fri., June 14, Brandi Carlile, tickets start at $30.50

Fri., July 12, B.B. King, tickets start at $45.50

Tue., July 30, OneRepublic  with Mayor Hawthorne & Churchill, tickets start at $39.50

Fri., Aug. 9, George Thorogood, tickets start at $49.50

Sat., Aug. 31, Pat Benatar, tickets start at  $39.50

The rest of the 2013 Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series line-up to-date is as follows:

Sat., May 25, Toots and The Maytals with Anders Osborne & The Ravers – Summer Kick-off party, tickets start at $24

Thur., June 6, Gov’t Mule, tickets start at $35.50

Sat., June 15,  Willie Nelson & Family tikets start at $59.50

Thur., June 20,  Chicago, tickets start at $50.50

Fri., June 21,  The B-52s, tickets start at $39.50

Fri., June 28, Foreigner, tickets start at $45.50

Sat., July 6, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings with special guest The James Hunter Six tickets start at $29.50

Wed., July 17, Doobie Brothers, tickets start at $45.50

Sun., Aug. 4,    Under The Sun Tour - Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and Gin Blossoms  with Special Guest Fastball tickets start at  $49.50

Sat., Aug. 17, The Fab Four -  The Ultimate Tribute, tickets start at $25.50

Thur., Aug. 22, Styx tickets start at $49.50

In addition, the annual Newport Waterfront Events Music Festivals will return this summer with the Newport Blues & BBQ Festival on Saturday, July 20th, the Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival on Saturday, August 10th and the Newport Celtic Rock Festival on Saturday, August 24th.  

Visit www.newportwaterfrontevents.com for the complete Music Festival line-ups and ticket details.

mike westman May 21, 2013 at 10:47 AM
Can one buy tickets directly from nnsm ...I think the 20% surcharge from ticketmaster is outrageous.

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