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
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 »
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 »
Ana Vinagre – Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm
Ana Vinagre - Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:30 pm
Our Stage Door Live series brings you up close and personal with amazing artists in an intimate, cafe-style setting, all on our historic stage! Ana Vinagre returns to The Z for an evening of traditional... Read more »
Robert Plano In Concert @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
Robert Plano In Concert @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
8:00 pm
**Free event, tickets are required. Available in person at The Z Box Office. Limit 4 per order** The NBSO is proud to partner with the Zeiterion to present a special, free event! Internationally acclaimed piano... Read more »
An Evening With David Sedaris @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
An Evening With David Sedaris @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
With sardonic wit and perceptive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a... Read more »
A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm
A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
Broadway audiences have embraced the uproariously funny Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, which received four Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Now the national tour of the dark musical comedy arrives in New Bedford to... Read more »
The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Silent Film! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Silent Film! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
4:00 pm
Victor Hugo’s novel comes alive in the 1923 silent movie, with a live soundtrack from organist Bernie Anderson and our Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Set in 15th-century Paris, The Hunchback of Notre Dame follows the evil... Read more »
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – LIVE Shadowcast! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - LIVE Shadowcast! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
The cult classic with a twist returns! RKO Army performs the must-see flick of the season, while the movie starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick rolls on screen. Whether you’ve seen The Rocky... Read more »
Adam Ezra Group- Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm
Adam Ezra Group- Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:30 pm
Our Stage Door Live series brings you up close and personal with amazing artists in an intimate, cafe-style setting, all on our historic stage! The Adam Ezra Group has exploded out of their Boston-area origins... Read more »
Tuesdays With Morrie @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm
Tuesdays With Morrie @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
8:00 pm
This captivating stage production marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, starring M*A*S*H’s Jamie Farr as Morrie. The play follows the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist... Read more »
Zerui Depina – Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm
Zerui Depina - Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:30 pm
Our Stage Door Live series brings you up close and personal with amazing artists in an intimate, cafe-style setting, all on our historic stage! Originally from Cape Verde, Zérui Depina immigrated to the U.S. where... Read more »
TEDXNew Bedford: Begin @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 11 all-day
TEDXNew Bedford: Begin @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
12:00 am
The TEDx NewBedford team returns with the inspiring theme of beginning, whether it’s launching a business, starting a new lifestyle or sparking an idea. Renown homegrown and international speakers, such as Adrianne Haslet-Davis, Bernie Swain,... Read more »
Frozen Movie Sing-Along! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm
Frozen Movie Sing-Along! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Sing along to the Academy Award®-winning musical event of a generation! Experience Frozen, the epic animated hit from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a full-length Sing-Along! Join Anna as she sets off... Read more »
Kenny White & Friends – Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm
Kenny White & Friends - Stage Door Live! @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
7:30 pm
Our Stage Door Live series brings you up close and personal with amazing artists in an intimate, cafe-style setting, all on our historic stage! Hailed for his “thrilling” and “unique” piano playing, Kenny White is... Read more »
A Very Electric Christmas @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm
A Very Electric Christmas @ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center | New Bedford | Massachusetts | United States
2:00 pm
Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas! Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole,... Read more »