EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford! The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival, Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, Seaport Chowder Festival, WHALE International Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, Friday evening concerts overlooking the working waterfront. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

Need some inspiration? Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in New Bedford!

Calendar of Events
6:30 pm
This class is designed to teach the theater student or fan of musical theater choreography the Fosse style of Broadway jazz dance! Learn the basics and a range of weekly combinations inspired by shows like... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
5:30 pm
Looking for a new musical adventure? Curious about classical music? This two-day course will be a fun and informative exploration of what classical music is all about: what it has in common with other types... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
If folk, roots, and Americana were on a Venn diagram, Grace Morrison would be squarely in the center. With a career that began as a backup singer for rock icons like Eddie Money, she takes... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
5:15 pm
Ukulele: 3 Levels! Wednesdays 4.15 through 6.3 Beginner 1: 5:15-6:15 Beginner 2: 6:30 – 7:30 Intermediate: 7:45 – 8:45 Instructor: Deb Sorgman Suggested Ages: Youth-Adult Registration: $75 Beginners Level 1: For early beginners. Explore Ukulele... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” Symphony No. 7 Yaniv Dinur, Conductor This season, the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The NBSO joins the party in performing two of his most... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
2:30 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” Symphony No. 7 Yaniv Dinur, Conductor This season, the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The NBSO joins the party in performing two of his most... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Join us for the premiere performance of the Acoustic Cafe at the Cove with a great night of live music featuring country duo Ayla Brown & Rob Bellamy.
Kilburn Mill at Clark's Cove
2:00 pm
Concert: Springtime in New Bedford Sunday, April 26, 2pm Jesse Holstein and Jeff Louie Join NBSO Concertmaster Jesse Holstein and pianist Jeff Louie for an early springtime recital at the RJD. Come early to walk... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
8:00 pm
A trio of 70s country-flavored pop music featuring Poco, Orleans, and Pure Prairie League! Orleans is the 70s pop-rock band that brought you the iconic hits “Still the One,” “Dance With Me” and “Love Takes... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
In a nod to the variety shows of the 70s and 80s comes the country’s premiere celebrity illusionists, twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards! Utilizing the latest make-up and prosthetics, the duo impersonates stars –... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Rolling Stone named 15-year-old EmiSunshine among “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,” but she is more than country! With music described as “old-timey,” the East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 9 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
No Portuguese artist since Amália Rodrigues has experienced such a triumphant international career, performing on the most prestigious stages, receiving rave reviews from the most demanding music critics, and partnering with distinguished musicians from Sting... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
3:00 pm
In the spirit of an old-fashioned USO show, Seaglass Theater Company presents a concert of rousing patriotic numbers and timeless classics celebrating the men and women who have served our country and our community. The... Read more »
First Congregational Church of Fairhaven
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Lotta Wennakoski: Hava Kalevi Aho: “Sieidi” Percussion Concerto Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 Yaniv Dinur, Conductor Cynthia Yeh, Percussion Chicago Symphony’s principal percussionist, Cynthia Yeh, demonstrates her astonishing mastery in Kalevi Aho’s Percussion Concerto. The... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Annual Student Jazz Concert Tuesday, May 26, 7pm New Bedford High School Whaler Jazz Band and Jazz Combo, Directed by Tim Mason; The Global Learning Charter Public School Jazz Ensemble, Directed by Donald Richard, Music... Read more »
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum