Community Concert Series @ St. Michael’s 399 Hope Street in Bristol Now in its sixth year, the Community Concert Series @ St. Michael’s is a self-sustaining entity in partnership with St. Michael’s Church in Bristol, Rhode Island, committed to enhancing the cultural environment of our community. We accomplish this through an annual series of concerts, drawing from the bounty of talent throughout Rhode Island and southeastern New England, and encouraging young musicians to develop their talents through performance and education. Tickets to all concerts are $20 ($15 for seniors, $10 for students). Dinner/Concert packages are available for the fall and spring concerts only; click here for more information.
Opera Providence, Saturday, October 20th at 8pm Celtic Christmas*, Friday, December 7th at 7:30pm *see website for ticket pricing Jonathan Davis, Sunday, February 17 at 4pm Boston Children’s Chorus, Saturday, April 27th at 7:30pm
Stone Church Coffee House at the First Congregational Church, 280 High Street in Bristol all shows start at 7:30pm; doors open at 6:45pm (seating is limited) For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 253-4813 or 253-7288
Tickets are $15 for adults; students are half price; children 5 and under are free.
Church Street Coffeehouse at the First United Methodist Church, 25 Church Street in Warren Founded in September 2001 by accomplished singer/songwriter Eric Behr, the Church Street Coffeehouse is the place where local and regional musicians perform before small to medium-sized live audiences. A small room with great acoustics, with audiences of 25-30 people on average, sometimes more, it is a nice comfortable setting where you are close to the performer, and where you can enjoy a good cup of coffee as well as some tasty baked treats. Shows start at 8pm; doors open at 7:30pm. Tickets are $10 and are only available at the door. For more information on upcoming concerts, visit the Coffeehouse website or call 245-8474.
The Coffee Depot 501 Main Street in Warren Friday night is (usually) Open Mic Night at The Coffee Depot, from about 7pm ’til 10pm. Bring a non-perishable food donation to benefit Bristol Good Neighbors food pantry in support of “Singing Out for Food” for the Artist Hunger Network. Visit The Coffee Depot’s Facebook page to check the schedule for upcoming Open Mic Friday Nights.
Note: Nightlife options are plentiful in Bristol and Warren; in fact, too plentiful for me to maintain an updated list! I suggest you step away from your computer and go pick up a copy of the Bristol Phoenix or the Warren Times-Gazette, open the East Bay Life section and turn to the Nightlife page(s).