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Ariana Gillis in Portsmouth

Ariana Gillis in Portsmouth

Common Fence Music presents Ariana Gillis, Canadian singer/songwriter, this Saturday. Gillis has already distinguised herself as an artist of the highest calling and potential, known for her provocative imagination and brutal honesty. She delivers her original song stories, crafted with the focused intelligence of a born poet, in a warm and compelling alto voice. WHERE:


Stone Church opens eighth season with Beatles, PPM tributes

Bristol’s Stone Church Coffee House at the First Congregational Church opens its eighth  season with a tribute evening to two of the most influential groups of the pop era: The Beatles and Peter, Paul and Mary. WHERE: Stone Church Coffee House, First Congregational Church, 300 High St., Bristol WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 27, doors open at


Harp guitarist Stephen Bennett in Tiverton

Stephen Bennett is an extraordinary musician, an acknowledged master of the harp guitar, a gifted teacher and composer, and a performer of astounding sensitivity. Hearing Stephen caressing his great-grandfather’s harp guitar, sliding on his old National resonator guitar, or doing fingerstyle acrobatics on a standard six-string guitar, it becomes obvious why he is one of


Westport Rivers Vineyard offers autumn hayrides

Westport Rivers Vineyards is again offering Saturday hayrides at the vineyard until Saturday, Nov. 22, between noon and 4:30 p.m., weather permitting. (about every 30 minutes). “It’s a great way to let the entire family see the vineyard.” The hayride includes a tractor-pulled hay wagon ride through the vineyard, and a souvenir pumpkin. Ride time


Dianne B. Snyder Tennis Doubles Extravaganza is Oct. 4

Celebrate the end of the outdoor tennis season by participating in the annual Dianne B. Snyder tennis open on October 4 This fun and competitive clay court doubles tournament is held yearly in memory of Dianne B. Snyder and all who perished on American Airlines flight 11 on September 11. Players of all levels are


Chris Young brings Nashville to Newport

The 2014 Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center will celebrate its sixteenth and final concert of the season country-style when Chris Young and special guest Courtney Cole perform this Saturday. Young was nominated by the Country Music Association for “New Artist of the Year” in 2007 and received a Grammy award nomination for

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