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Sun Set Music Series, Newport RI

Posted by Darlene McKenzie

Newport Sunset Series Kick off: Grammy award winning Toots and Maytals 

Imagine a picturesque crimson sky and golden hues bouncing off Newport harbor as the sun sets on the horizon; a dockside drink in hand and the rhythms of reggae around you; a perfect way to get into that summer time state of mind. What more could you ask for? With summer’s arrival almost here; Newport Yachting center begins its preparation for the return of its premier summer concert series.  This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the summer concert , and as always Newport’s water front welcomes an electric lineup of unique world renowned musicians in the Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series.   

 Nantucket Nectar's Sunset Music Series

 May 25, 2013 kicks off what will be one the best lineups yet, starting with legendary reggae artists Toots and the Maytals whose sound embodies a unique combination of reggae, soul, rock, and Ska.  Their hit singles include “Pressure Drop,” “ Reggae Got Soul,” and “ Funky Kingston,”.   The summer concert series has plenty to offer with an array of popular musicians including, Willie Nelson and Family, The B52’s, Doobie Brothers, BB King,  One Republic , Pat Benatar and so much more.

No need to fret over the traffic and parking, the Ivy Lodge is within walking distance of the Summer Concert series, and when you stay with us you can enjoy all that Newport has to offer.  Toots and the Maytals

Tickets for the Nantucket Nectar Sun Set Concert Series are on sale now starting at $24.00 in advance, and $ 36.00 at the door, Gates opening at 4p.m.  For more information go to www.newportwaterfrontevents.com