KC and the Sunshine Band get down in Newport

Newport Concert Series - KC and Sunshine Band - Photo Credit A. Streiber

Known for helping to change the sound of modern pop music, KC and the Sunshine Band was one of the most progressive bands of the 1970s. The band’s leader, Harry Wayne Casey – KC for short – developed a unique fusion of R&B and funk along with a Latin percussion groove which resulted in an impressive string of #1 hits.

WHERE: Newport Yachting Center, America’s Cup Blvd; Newport
WHEN: Tuesday, July 9; gates open 5:30 p.m.; main stage 7 p.m.
COST: Varies
MORE INFO: newportwaterfrontevents.com