Entertainment Venues

NOTE: The events listed are subject to change, and this page will be updated with the latest information.

Bill Hanney’s Theatre by the Sea in Wakefield
While nearly all of the productions originally planned for the 2021 season have been postponed until 2022, Mamma Mia! is currently scheduled to run from Aug. 18 through Sept. 5. They’re also looking for additional ways to provide entertainment this summer.

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Bold Point Park in East Providence
The outdoor event space made their first summer concert announcement on social media. Brothers Osborne with Travis Denning and Tenille Townes are scheduled to perform on Sunday, Aug. 1.

The Comedy Connection in Providence
Upcoming comedians scheduled to perform include Dave Attell, April Macie, Jim Florentine and Roy Wood Jr. Check the website for updates.

The District Center for the Arts in Taunton
The District Center for the Arts has a full schedule for this summer, including comedy shows and tribute bands. Find the updated listings on its website.

The Strand in Providence
The first performance currently scheduled is Fabolous in September, but the owners say they will be working to get shows as quickly as possible with the announcement of Rhode Island’s capacity restrictions being lifted.

Trinity Beer Garden in Downtown Providence
The outdoor beer garden opens May 1 from Wednesdays through Saturdays at Biltmore Park and is scheduled to run through early fall. In addition to beer, wine, cocktails and a rotating variety of local food vendors, there will also be live comedy and music. Visit their Facebook page for weekly updates on who will be performing. It is weather permitting.

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The Vets in Providence
There are currently two performances scheduled in May from the RI Philharmonic Orchestra that have both in-person and live-stream ticket options available. In August, Nate Bargatze’s performance will also be rescheduled from 2020.

WaterFire Arts Center in Providence
The WaterFire Arts Center has a wide range of exhibits and performances, including live music on Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Xfinity Center in Mansfield
Summer concerts kick off with the Backstreet Boys on July 7. Other performers coming to Xfinity Center include Dave Matthews Band, Hall & Oates, Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band, KISS and more.

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center in New Bedford
All shows were postponed through June 30, with the first performance of EmiSunshine currently scheduled for Sept. 9.

The Providence Performing Arts Center and Trinity Repertory Company in Providence plan to begin holding performances again in the fall.

The Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence doesn’t have anything scheduled as of right now, since it is currently being used as a mass vaccination site.

Be sure to check local restaurants and bars for other live music events.

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