Schedule: Outdoor musical series to enjoy in spring, summer and fall

Schedule: Outdoor musical series to enjoy in spring, summer and fall

Summer in Newport and live music, they go together like clam cakes and chowder.

There’s no shortage of live music every night in Newport. Here’s a look at everything that can be enjoyed outdoors this summer for free or for a small donation.

Schedules are subject to change. This story will be updated as more times and additional details are announced. Please check with event/venue organizers for the latest updates throughout the season.

NIMFEST at King Park: Sundays in July and August

All concerts are scheduled on Sundays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., there are no rainy dates. Bring a chair or take advantage of the seats on the lawn of the park, the shows are free and open to the public of all ages! Free. More info and updates.

Family Night/Children’s Night Concert Series at Easton’s Beach

Nightly family concerts take place on Tuesdays in July and August. Children’s Nights take place on Thursdays in July & August. All shows start at 6:00 p.m. Free. More info and updates

Summer Outdoor Concert Series at Norman Bird Sanctuary

The Norman Bird Sanctuary and Newport Live (formerly known as Common Fence Music) will once again present a summer outdoor concert series this year. These outdoor performances will feature a wide array of nationally acclaimed musicians: Kyshona on June 10, Mark Erelli on July 8, Lisa Morales on August 5, and The Suitcase Junket on September 16. Shows at 7 p.m. every evening. Tickets are $35 per person. More info and tickets at