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!

You can download a printable sample of New Bedford’s 2019 Fall Events and Festivals.

Calendar of Events
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Rocking the blues in his fierce and soulful way for more than 25 years, Popa Chubby describes his style as “the Stooges meets Buddy Guy, Motörhead meets Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix meets Robert Johnson.”... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Dubbed “The American Led Zeppelin,” Get The Led Out captures the essence of Zeppelin and returns it to stage. The two-hour rock homage features an impressive group of musicians who were fans first, striving to... Read more »
Zeiteiron Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Choreographer Ian Berg brings his Boston-based company for a night of live music and cutting-edge tap dance work to examine the intersection of tap and jazz. We welcome you through our red stage door to... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Across the nation and around the world, The Philadelphia Dance Company, or PHILADANCO, is known for its innovative and creative approach while preserving the predominantly African-American traditions in dance. PHILADANCO has a legacy of breaking... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Saxophonist Eric Wyatt comes from a line of talented musicians, and his meeting of two great jazz masters, Miles Davis and his godfather, Sonny Rollins, has changed his life and shaped his career. We welcome... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
The band showcases Colby James’ intense vocals and impressive acoustical style along with accomplished professional violinist Heather Church for an electrifying night of live music! We welcome you through our red stage door to find... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to New Bedford with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour! Join creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, in his... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement in the past three decades unite for the 25th Anniversary of On A Winter’s Night! Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt have released... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
7:30 pm
Edifying and entertaining, Natalia Zukerman performs The Women Who Rode Away, which seamlessly melds the talents of the songwriter, painter, and storyteller into a moving evening of reflection and perseverance. We welcome you through our... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
In celebration of the anniversary of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the greatest hits of this epic recording to life, in addition to all your early Beatles favorites! This mind-blowing performance takes you back in... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Mar 26 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Lenny Clarke returns to New Bedford with some of the funniest comics he knows. This year’s line-up features Joe Yannetty, who has written for and toured with Rosie O’Donnell; Mike McCarthy, known as The Comedy... Read more »
Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
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 8 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
The Off-Broadway sensation is back by popular demand! Comedian Dena Blizzard, also known as the “Target Mom” from her viral Back to School Rant, has extended the tour of her one-woman show. Join the former... 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