COVID-19 WARNING: While we continue to list New Bedford's array of cultural offerings, readers are advised to heed the latest public health recommendations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission, including Bristol County.

 

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FunHouse at Oriental Pearl

Oriental Pearl 576 State St.,  Westport, MA

FunHouse is a local party cover band. Gina, Mike, Rick, Rich, Andy, and Cam play favorite hits from the 80s 90s and today's top 40.    

Susan Darwin: New Bedford Paintings

James Arnold Mansion 427 County St., New Bedford, MA

Artist Susan Darwin's New Bedford paintings will be displayed at the James Arnold Mansion from June 4 to July 23. Susan's works capture the Whaling City from bygone days to […]

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Weekly Wellness Walk at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Local physicians lead a walk around Buttonwood Park every Saturday morning. Participants meet at the zoo entrance. The Wellness Walks are part of the New Bedford Wellness Initiative to raise health awareness and encourage physical activity.

Free

Pride Yoga with Jeff Costa

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Jeff Costa of Sangha Studio in New Bedford brings an hour of mindfulness, meditation, yoga, and togetherness to South LGBTQ+ individuals, families, and allies.

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Rep. Tony Cabral Office Hours

Howland-Green Library 3 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Masks are required. First come, first served. For questions, reach out to Dina Abreu at (617) 722-2017 or (508) 997-8113.

South Coast Pride 2022 at Buttonwood Park

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

The South Coast LGBTQ+ Network kicks off Pride 2022 with a month’s worth of activities designed to celebrate, educate, and inspire the South Coast’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community. South Coast Pride […]

String Theory at the Dough Co.

Dough Company 127 West Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

String Theory is a laid-back duo that plays easy-listening tunes from the 50s through today.

Not Just Country at Play! Arcade

PLAY! Arcade 34 Union St., New Bedford, MA

Not Just Country is a Southcoast duo who perform modern and traditional country, pop, rock, and folk songs featuring strong female and male harmonies.

Jah Spirit at Cisco

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Under the leadership of writer, composer, and singer Ras Michael Wolfe, Jah Spirit blends an African-Reggae beat with elements of calypso jazz, blues, and rock.

SCCMS: Solace at St. Gabriel’s Church

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church 124 Front Street, Marion, MA

The South Coast Chamber Music Series (SCCMS) presents “Solace,” a weekend of music. Josef Haydn’s witty and wise String Quartet Op. 33 No. 4 opens the concert with his signature […]

$20

Sonia Bettencourt at Morna Lounge

Morna Lounge and Grill 621 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

Fado's Gallery presents Portuguese Fado singer Sonia Bettencourt in concert at Morna Lounge with guest Daniel Guerra. The dinner buffet starts at 7 p.m. with live music at 8 p.m.

$35

Azorean Maritime Heritage Society Fundraiser

Kilburn Mill 127 West Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Enjoy an evening of wine tastings and Portuguese food from local restaurants from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at the Kilburn Mill at Clarks Cove. Funds raised from this […]

$50

Concrete Beach at Cisco

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Concrete Beach is an East Coast-based band that plays reggae, funk, and experimental music.

Mel Brooks’ Silent Movie

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Mel Funn (Mel Brooks), Marty Eggs (Marty Feldman), and Dom Bell (Dom DeLuise) star as aspiring filmmakers with a million-dollar idea to make a silent film. They try to recruit […]

$15

FunHouse at the Seaport Inn

Seaport Inn and Grill 110 Middle Street, Fairhaven, MA

FunHouse is a local party cover band. Gina, Mike, Rick, Rich, Andy, and Cam play favorite hits from the 80s 90s and today's top 40.

Crack up Cancer Comedy Benefit

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA

Crack up Cancer Comedy Benefit was established 15 years ago by a Southeastern MA native.  This “R” rated show features comedians Lenny Clarke, Mike McCarthy, and Christine Hurley. It will […]

$28 – $200

The Funky Cat Duo

Pub 6T5 736 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

The Funky Cat Duo is Felix on guitar/vocals and Gary Langevin on keys /vocals. Felix works with a large network of musicians to offer everything from solo jazz guitar and […]

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J. Kelley Band at Play! Arcade

PLAY! Arcade 34 Union St., New Bedford, MA

The J. Kelley Band performs various musical genres, including rock and roll, pop/rock, roots, and Americana tunes. Lead guitarist John Fernandes, drummer Tom O’Leary, vocals and bass by Rob Massoud, and lyrics […]

Young@Heart Chorus Pre-show

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

This pre-show event features a mini-concert by the South Coast Children's Chorus. Later in the afternoon, the singers will join the Young@Heart Chorus on stage.  

Joaquin Santos & Friends at Cisco

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Drumming Joaquin Santos performs outdoors with friends on the Cisco patio.

Young@Heart Chorus Live at the Z

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Young@Heart is an ensemble of senior citizens that started at an elderly housing project in Western Massachusetts. The singers perform classic and contemporary hits and have been celebrated worldwide. Unwilling […]

$29 – $45

SCCMS: Solace at St. Peter’s Church

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 351 Elm Street, South Dartmouth, MA

The South Coast Chamber Music Series (SCCMS) presents “Solace,” a weekend of music. Josef Haydn’s witty and wise String Quartet Op. 33 No. 4 opens the concert with his signature […]

$20

Red Handed at Cisco

Cisco Brewers Kitchen & Bar 1480 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Red Handed is a diverse party band from New Bedford that plays various musical genres across generations.