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Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo to Perform at New Outdoor Concert Series in East Providence

Waterfront Productions LLC, based in Newport, Rhode Island, and music promoter, Live Nation, announce that 1980s female rock icon Pat Benatar and her producer-guitarist-husband,...

Interview: Grammy Winning Artist Rhiannon Giddens Coming to Newport Folk and Jazz Festival

Next weekend, Rhiannon Giddens joins a select group of musicians who have played both the Newport Folk and Newport Jazz Festival in the same...

Report: Eelgrass, Other Submerged Vegetation has Decreased 18% Since 2012

Eelgrass is on the decline in Rhode Island waters according to a University of Rhode Island (URI researcher) and new report issued by URI's...

Folk Festival Set to Begin Next Week – Behind the Scenes at Fort Adams

With just a week to go until 10,000 eager folks show up at the gate, Fort Adams State Park is getting all dressed up...

University of Rhode Island’s Big Band Readies for 5th Newport Jazz Festival Appearance, Local...

The University of Rhode Island’s Big Band will play the Newport Jazz Festival for the fifth straight year Aug. 6, but that’s not the only summertime...

Upcoming Waterfront Reggae Festival in East Providence to Feature Freddie McGregor and 10 Hours...

The 8th annual Waterfront Reggae Festival, featuring Freddie McGregor, Anthony B, Junior Kelly, Kabaka Pyramid, Taj Weekes & Adowa and Natural Element, will kick-off...

Six Picks:The Best in Local Music This Week (July 20-July 26)

Six Picks is our weekly column that features some of the best in local music. We’ve got you covered for the next few days...

Governor’s Bay Day to Be Celebrated on July 30th

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today visited Roger Wheeler State Beach to sign an Executive Order announcing that the 29th Governor's Bay...

Rhode Island Becomes 9th State to Enact Automatic Voter Registration

Rhode Island is now the ninth state in the country to enact Automatic Voter Registration (AVR). "I promised Rhode Islanders that I would work to...

Rhode Island Fisherman Asks Congress to Modify New England Underwater Marine Monument Designation

NEWPORT, RI - William Palombo of Palombo Fishing Corp. released his personal letter to Secretary Ryan Zinke of the United States Department of the...