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Newport Concert Series At The Newport Yachting Center Announces Intimate Acoustic Performance By 3 Doors Down

Newport Concert Series At The Newport Yachting Center Announces Intimate Acoustic Performance By 3 Doors Down

The Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center announces a Grammy award winning rock band will show its more personal side on Friday, August 1st as 3 Doors Down Acoustic: Songs From The Basement comes to the “City By The Sea.”  Tickets are available for purchase for $39.50, $49.50 and $69.50 by visiting  www.newportwaterfrontevents.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.  The gates for the concert will open at 5:30 pm along with live music on the Point Stage.  Music on the Main Stage will follow at 7:00 pm. The Newport Concert Series will take place from late May through October at its unique waterfront venue in downtown Newport.

Since forming in 1995, Mississippi rock band 3 Doors Down has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide. The band’s debut album in 2000, The Better Life, was met with much success as it featured the band’s hit song “Kryptonite” and went six times platinum. In 2012, the band released The Greatest Hits, a collection of its nine #1 hits including “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You” as well as three new songs. Over the years, 3 Doors Down has garnered three Grammy nominations, won two American Music Awards and five BMI Pop Awards for songwriting, including BMI’s coveted “Songwriter of the Year” award.

The Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center has announced seven other shows to-date.  The Wailers & Rusted Root on Saturday, May 31st, Ziggy Marley – the Fly Rasta Tour on Friday, June 20th, An Evening with YES on Sunday, July 13th, Barenaked Ladies on Friday, July 18th, Josh Turner’s Roughstock and Rambler Tour (presented by Ariat) on Thursday, August 14th, The Beach Boys on Saturday, August 16th and Chris Young on Saturday, September 20th.  Tickets for these shows are on sale now. More concerts will be announced on a weekly basis this spring with the goal of having a minimum of 16 concerts this season.

The Newport Yachting Center is located on the waterfront in the heart of historic downtown Newport on America's Cup Avenue.  The venue features a covered concert tent and ample open air space with stunning views of Newport Harbor.  Guests can enjoy “The Point”, a dockside waterfront bar and lounge with a full line of cocktails, wines, imported beers and micro brews, before, during and after the shows.  Julian’s Omnibus offers concert-goers a fun, eclectic dining experience along with rooftop seating to fully appreciate the panoramic Newport views.

For more information on the Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center, please visit  www.newportwaterfrontevents.com or contact Michele Maker Palmieri, General Manager at the Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf on America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, at (401) 846-1600, Ext. 222 or via email: mmaker@newportyachtingcenter.com.  To receive future 2014 Newport Concert Series headliner announcements and presale opportunities, sign up at newportwaterfrontevents.com, become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/waterfrontevents or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/newportevents.  Also, share your photos with us on Instagram at instagram.com/newportevents.com.

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