EVENTS

What’s going on? Events in New Bedford.

There’s always something happening in New Bedford. Check back for dates and information about The Taste of Southcoast, Jazz Festival, Folk Festival, Blues Festival, Wine Festival, Working Waterfront Festival, Oktoberfest, and the Summer Sound Series, which includes Lunchtime Jazz and Friday concerts overlooking the harbor. (Whew! Did you catch all of that?!)

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Calendar of Events
Amos Lee @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Amos Lee @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
This Philadelphia-born former schoolteacher has toured with legendary artists like Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, collaborated with Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams, Alison Krauss, and Zac Brown Band. He’s just released his new single “Vaporize” which... Read more »
Aug 3 – Aug 6 all-day
Feast of the Blessed Sacrament 2017 @ Madeira Field | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
Continuing a 103 year tradition, the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament will celebrate with 4 days of free entertainment, traditional food and wine and much more. Often referred to as the “largest Portuguese feast In... Read more »
The Magpie Salute @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Magpie Salute @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
Rich Robinson, co-founding member of The Black Crowes, brings together two former Black Crowes bandmates – guitarist Marc Ford and bassist Sven Pipien – to create The Magpie Salute! The band instantly sold out its... Read more »
Summer Concert: Come Fly with Me! @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Concert: Come Fly with Me! @ Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Relive the era of the Rat Pack, Las Vegas and frosty martinis with songs made famous by Ole’ Blue Eyes. Our signature summer concert series features crowd favorites Erin Rubico and Matt Bann of Seaglass... Read more »
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Brian Wilson Presents: Pet Sounds - The Final Performances @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
With one of the most in-demand concert outings the last year music legend Brian Wilson is once again extending the final performance run of his critically-acclaimed Pet Sounds 50TH Anniversary World Tour and announcing a... Read more »
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
16th MANJIRO FESTIVAL @ DOWNTOWN FAIRHAVEN | Fairhaven | Massachusetts | United States
10:00 am
CELEBRATION OF 30 YEARS OF “SISTER CITY” RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAIRHAVEN/NEW BEDFORD AND TOSASHIMIZU JAPAN, THE HOME TOWN OF THE FIRST JAPANESE PERSON (MANJIRO) TO LIVE IN THE USA.
TAPEFACE @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
TAPEFACE @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:00 pm
Don’t miss the chance to be part of the global phenomenon as Tape Face brings his uniquely hilarious and moving comedy to The Zeiterion in an award-winning spectacle that needs to be seen to be... Read more »