Rhode Island loves music and luckily we have many great music venues around the state for live performances. Check out a few of these favorites and enjoy some of the best performers the area offers.
848 Park Ave
The historic Park Theatre is Cranston’s go-to venue for concerts and special events. They offer all varieties of music, including Big Band, contemporary pop, R& B, and more. Choose from classic performers or cutting edge new sensations and take in the breathtaking architecture.
549 Broad Street
This 165 seat theatre offers a weekly series of Celtic, roots, blues and ethnic folk concerts. They also have an outdoor space in development so everyone will be able to enjoy the music and nature simultaneously.
555 Waterfront Drive
Bold Point Park is a great place to listen to music and take in views of Upper Narragansett Bay, the Seekonk River, and the Providence skyline.
It’s intimate, casual, and relaxed atmosphere and open-air waterfront areas feature some of the best live music travelling through the state. Food and beverages are available on-site and events proceed rain or shine.
59 Main Street
The historic Greenwich Odeum was built in 1926 and was originally a silent film and live performance venue. Today, enjoy live rock, blues, country, and other music stylings in a fully-renovated performing arts venue. With over 20 bars and restaurants on Main Street, it’s easy to create a special night out.
26 East Ave
The Assembly Theatre was established in 1934 and sits on the shores of the picturesque Mill Pond. It’s a great place to take in a concert as it has comfortable seats and great acoustics. They’re featuring a Broadway Cabaret in August.
35 Ocean Road
This unique venue is located in the last remaining section of the famous Narragansett Pier Casino designed by Stanford White. Once the center of summer social activity in this busy seaside resort, it is now provides a fabulous spot to showcase live music. Check out swing, rhythm, and Cajun music in August.
19 Touro Street
The totally renovated and restored historic Newport Performing Arts Center brings year-round music to Newport. Check out the Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra in October.
The Columbus Theatre almost didn’t survive. However, a cooperative saved the day in 2012. Today, the historic theatre continues its tradition of delivering unique live events in an unequaled space.
1 LaSalle Square
The Dunkin’ Donuts Center is one of the largest venues in the state and home to major concerts. With 31,000 square feet available, there’s plenty of space for the largest shows and the most avid music fans.
3852 Main Road
The Four Corners Arts Center provides arts to the Newport County including live music. Check out their upcoming offerings which include an international entertainer, a 35-person chorus, and a trio of guitarists.
3481 Kingstown Road
The Courthouse Center for the Arts provides a stream of local musicians and budding artists, plus they offer recording facilities and rehearsal space for new bands and interns. Come out and support your local artists and enjoy the talent our area has to offer.
28 Monument Square
The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre is a completely restored 1926 Art Deco building complete with a Wurlitzer organ. The theatre features musical auditions, musicals, bands, and solo artists.