This summer and fall, experience the arts outdoors in beautiful Newburyport.
Explore outdoor sculpture at the Newburyport Arts Association’s ever-changing and beautifully landscaped sculpture park, free and directly behind their building at 65 Water Street. This is also a very romantic spot for photos!
All types of outdoor art and sculpture will surprise you around every turn as you walk or bike the different sections of this easy trail right from downtown Newburyport. And your kids will love the swinging benches overlooking the water!
Get your tickets NOW for this beloved and always sold out event! This is Theater in the Open's big summer fundraiser and a blast for the whole family as you watch this extraordinary international youth circus! Tickets available now at www.smirkus.org. You can also purchase in person only at Henry Bear’s Park at The Tannery (cash/check only) or at the gate 1/2 hour before show. But be advised, tickets usually sell out early!
The family will love being outdoors while they snack and take in one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime), have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.
Boston’s popular and loved Beatles’ tribute band, will be performing at our upcoming fundraiser for the Maudslay Arts Center.
A two-time Boston Music Awards Nominee, Amanda Carr has received worldwide critical acclaim for her fresh interpretations of the Great American Songbook. The Wall Street Journal hailed her, “…a true jazz singer in a time of wannabes.” Her performance credits include work with Michael Feinstein, Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops, The Artie Shaw Orchestra, The Harry James Band, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the Michael Chiklis Band (MCB), the Hirsh Gardner Project, and many others.
The Black Eagles, as they are often known to their fans, have been a fixture on the international jazz scene since 1971, bringing the sounds of traditional New Orleans Jazz to audiences all over the world.
On four consecutive Saturdays this summer, artists from the Newburyport Art Association will be selling their wares, from hand crafted jewelry and ceramics to sculpture and paintings, in their stunning sculpture garden.
The 20th Annual Riverfront Music Festival is a free show open to the public. It takes place on the beautiful Waterfront Park overlooking the Merrimack River. Because of the popularity of this event, attendees are encouraged to get there early with blankets & chairs for a day of great live music!
The 18-piece Beantown Swing Orchestra specializes in the performance and education of big band swing, one of the most popular and sophisticated forms of American music ever created.
Don Campbell is a singer-songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist whose music is inspired by sources as diverse as the Celtic and Canadian Maritimes music of his family to Dan Fogelberg, Vince Gill, the Beatles and novelist, Stephen King.
Marivaux’s farce of love and mistaken identities comes to Maudslay this summer! Get ready for a side-splitting romp filled with tricks and true love set with the gorgeous backdrop of Maudslay State Park. Are you game? Free.
TITO is proud to partner with this non-profit, award-winning international youth circus once again for our biggest, most thrilling, soaringly adventurous Summer Fundraiser!
Bobby Keyes is a guitarist whose career spans from American Roots to Pop Music, writing and performing with roots artist like Jerry Lee Lewis to pop artist Robin Thicke. But, it is with his Trio that Bobby composes and performs the music which he is most passionate about; and where he defines our American musical heritage by blending rhythm and blues, country, jazz, rock, pop and swing.
Each year, the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce works to bring back an unforgettable car show. The show features more than 250 vintage cars from the 50’s. This is an invite only show that is carefully curated and staged throughout downtown Newburyport. The show is the pinnacle of a fabulous family friendly summer day with the Quintessential New England Backdrop along the Mighty Merrimac River. Throughout this year’s show, we will work to tell the history and future of our regional auto manufacturing and sales stories. Live music, raffles, cars and a family movie from 5-8pm.
Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, this musical has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! Outdoors at Smolak Farms in nearby North Andover.
This outstanding orchestra is known for filling theaters around New England with their theme based programs. On this night they will perform Romancing the Summer which includes many classic summer songs and romantic songs such as Theme From A Summer Place, Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer, If You Don’t Know Me By Now, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough and more! The DBCSO is a 17 piece orchestra including horns, strings, rhythms instruments and 4 singers.
The Newburyport Art Association is cleaning out their entire building and will be selling and swapping art as well as a variety of miscellaneous items. They will also be looking to swap or receive donations of particular items that people might be wanting off their hands.
Donna Byrne has been invited by none other than Tony Bennett to open several of his shows both in the U.S. and abroad, including a concert at Royal Albert Hall in London. Donna has appeared on Sunday Open House, has won “Best of Boston Best Jazz Vocals,” and has been nominated multiple times for Boston Music Awards.