HIGH LONESOME SOUND Eilen Jewell, at the Rhythm & Roots Festival on September 1.

THE 2013 NEW BEDFORD FOLK FESTIVAL | At the Whaling National Historical Park and the Zeiterion Performing Art Center | newbedfordsummerfest.com/tickets.html

July 6 + 7: Lori McKenna, Cheryl Wheeler, John Gorka, Ellis Paul, Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, the Grand Slambovians, Vishtèn, Jim and Cindy Bean, Roy Book Binder, Benoit Bourque and Son, Maggie Boyle with Paul Downes, Kevin Burke, Susie Burke and David Surette, Howie Bursen, Jeff Davis, Antje Duvekot, Marina Evans, Finest Kind, Ari and Mia Friedman, Beppe Gambetta, Raymond Gonzalez, Kim and Reggie Harris, Michael Johnson, the Kennedys, Jeremy Kittel, Peter Lang, Mustard's Retreat, Chris Pahud, Sally Rogers, Claudia Schmidt, Art Tebbetts, Gareth Turner, John Whalen Trio, Brooks Williams, New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus [11 am-9 pm]

2ND ANNUAL NEW BEDFORD JAZZ FESTIVAL | At Pier 3 on the New Bedford [MA] waterfront | 508.993.0772 | facebook.com/NewBedfordJazzFest

June 15: Dino Govoni & the Horseneck Trio, Dino Govoni & the UMD Faculty All-Stars, Southcoast Jazz Orchestra, Dori Legge with the John Harrison Quartet, the Marcus Monteiro Quartet, and the UMD Latin Jazz Vision Ensemble [2-7 pm]

NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL | At Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Dr | 401.848.5055 | newportfolkfest.net

July 26: Feist, Old Crow Medicine Show, the Mountain Goats, John McCauley, Phosphorescent, Amanda Palmer, JD McPherson, Blake Mills, the Milk Carton Kids, Hey Marseilles, the Last Bison, Kingsley Flood, and the Low Anthem's Newport Homegrown, featuring Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes, Last Good Tooth, Death Vessel, and Vudu Sister | $49 [the July 27 and 28 shows are sold out]

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL | Aug 2 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave + Aug 3 + 4 at Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Dr | 401.848.5055 | newportjazzfest.net

Aug 2: "An Unforgettable Evening" with Natalie Cole and the Bill Charlap Trio with Freddy Cole

Aug 3: Wayne Shorter's 80th Birthday Celebration with Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade plus special guest Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding Radio Music Society, Michel Camilo Sextet, Terence Blanchard Quintet, Robert Glasper Experiment, Gregory Porter, Bill Charlap Trio with special guests, Bob Wilbur & Anat Cohen, Edmar Castaneda, Lew Tabackin, Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band, Rez Abassi Trio, Amir ElSaffar Two Rivers, and the Mary Halvorson Quintet

Aug 4: Chick Corea & the Vigil with Christian McBride, Tim Garland, Marcus Gilmore, and Charles Altura, the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, the Dizzy Gillespie Big Band under the direction of Paquito D'Rivera, Hiromi: The Trio Project, the Joshua Redman Quartet, Roy Haynes's Fountain of Youth Band, Steve Coleman with Five Elements, Talea Ensemble and Duo with David Bryant, the Jim Hall Quartet with Julian Lage, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Dee Alexander, the Donny McCaslin Group, David Gilmore & Numerology

THE ODEUM | 59 Main St, East Greenwich | 401.885.4000 | theodeum.org

July 19: Jonathan Edwards

Aug 10: An Evening of Song and Conversation with Peter Yarrow

PM PICNICS | At the Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave | 401.848.8200 | newportartmuseum.org

July 10: The Ravers

July 17: The Honky Tonk Knights

Aug 14: Abbey Rhode

Aug 21: Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons

Aug 31: The Elderly Brothers

PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | 220 Weybosset St | 401.421.ARTS | ppacri.org

June 20: Harry Connick, Jr.

Aug 11: Diana Ross

RHYTHM & ROOTS FESTIVAL | At Ninigret Park, 4890a Old Post Rd, Charlestown | 800.922.3772 | rhythmandroots.com

Aug 30-Sept 1: Hosted by Cedric Watson et Bijou Creole [Fri-Sun] + Steve Earle & the Dukes & Duchesses [Sat] + Jim Kweskin's Jug Band's 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour, with Jim Kweskin, Maria Muldaur, Geoff Muldaur, and Bill Keith [Sun] + Taj Mahal [Sun] + Carolina Chocolate Drops [Sun] + Marcia Ball [Sat] + Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys [Sat & Sun] + the Texas Guitar Women with Carolyn Wonderland, Cindy Cashdollar, Shelly King, Sarah Brown and Lisa Pankratz [Sat] + Brown Bird [Fri] + Holly Williams [Fri & Sat] + Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie [Fri & Sat] + Los Tex Maniacs [Fri-Sun] + Jason D. Williams [Sat & Sun] + Albert Lee [Sun] + Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band [Fri-Sun] + Eilen Jewell [Sun] + the Red Stick Ramblers [Sat & Sun] + Yvette Landry [Fri-Sun] + Bill Kirchen & Texicali [Sat] + Linda Ortega [Fri & Sat] + Della Mae [Sat] + Phoebe Hunt [Fri-Sun] + Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars [Fri & Sat] + Ed Poullard & Preston Frank [Sat & Sun] + Golden Triangle [Sat & Sun] | Fri 5 pm-midnight + Sat + Sun noon-midnight

THE TOWERS | 30 Ocean Dr, Narragansett | 401.782.2597 | thetowersri.com

June 6: Eight To the Bar

June 13: Original Jelly Roll Soul

June 20: The Revelers

June 27: Coastline Swing

July 11: Reminisce

July 18: Neal Vitullo & the Vipers

July 25: Sarah & the Tall Boys

Aug 1: The Honky Tonk Knights

Aug 8: Roger Ceresi & His All Starz

Aug 13: Broadway At the Towers: Phoebe Madden & Friends

Aug 15: The Superchief Trio

Aug 22: Slippery Sneakers

Aug 29: Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys

TWIN RIVER EVENTS CENTER | 100 Twin River Rd, Lincoln | 877.82RIVER | twinriver.com

June 22: Dwight Yoakam

July 26: Gordon Lightfoot

Aug 2: Yes

Aug 23: Toni Braxton

ZEITERION THEATRE | 684 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA | 508.994.2900 | zeiterion.org

June 27: David Byrne & St. VIncent

June 29: Joan Baez

July 9: Cyndi Lauper


KINGSTON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL | At the University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 105 Upper College Rd, Kingston | 401.789.0665 | kingstonchambermusic.org

July 24-Aug 4: The 25th season of the KCMF presents six concerts. Go to the website for complete details.

NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL | 401.849.0700 | newportmusic.org

July 10-28: The 45th season of the NMF presents more than 60 concerts at venues throughout the city. Go to the website for complete details.

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