Events:

  • Pat Halpin & the 351s

    Good old-fashioned rock ‘n roll.

    April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Music and Mischief (Virtual)

    Featuring the musical talents of Mari Black and Troy MacGillivary and their brand of North American East Coast folk. Do note it’s a virtual event, see riverfolk.org for complete streaming details.

    April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Draw the Line

    One of the best Aerosmith cover bands of all time, as chosen by Steven Tyler himself.

    April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Poets Write-In (Virtual)

    Rhody poets can meet and write alone but together for one hour. Online @ eventbrite.com/e/bipoc-creatives-happy-hour-tickets-145128927529

    April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Marie Claude

    Acoustic guitar music.

    April 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Providence Singers Workshop Series (Virtual)

    Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds gives an online talk about his work. Online only, see providence-singers-square.site for complete details on how to watch.

    April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Crash Test Dummies

    The only ’90s pop rock band named after safety tests for American automobile companies.

    April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Leslie Kern (Virtual)

    Author of Feminist City gives a reading and book talk for the PCL Reads program. Online only @ eventbrite.com/e/pcl-reads-leslie-kern-a-virtual-author-talk-tickets-142573185235

    April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • New Nova / Groovin Confusion / Dudemanbro

    Funk, R&B, contemporary music and a little bit of rock and roll.

    April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Andy Gross Mindboggling Variety Show

    This multi-talented corporate entertainer combines stand-up comedy, magic tricks and ventriloquism.

    April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Andy Gross Mindboggeling Variety Show

    Multi-talented corporate entertainer, combining stand-up comedy, magic acts and ventriloquism.

    April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mad Dogs and the Englishman

    Don’t let it fool you, it’s really just a tribute act to the late, great Joe Cocker.

    April 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Jeff Burns / Country DNA / Rhode to Bali / Matt Fraza Band

    Blues, country and island-style music.

    April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • The Elvis & Orbison Show

    A celebration of two different rock gods, Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison.

    April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Get the Led Out

    A ’70s inspired, hazy-lazy Zeppelin tribute.

    April 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • B – The Underwater Bubble Show

    Cirque du Soleil, but with bubbles, lasers, juggling, and flying foam.

    April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Fashion Revolution Providence

    A week dedicated to sustainable fashion and eco-friendly practices within the fashion industry. Events around town include random acts of modeling and a discounted fashion stop trail map, with a capstone event on April 25. See @fashionrevolutionpvd for complete details.

    April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
  • Poetry Showcase

    It’s National Poetry Month, and What Cheer Writers Club presents this showcase of local poet’s work. 5pm. Online only @ eventbrite.com/e/poetry-showcase-tickets-143102492407

    April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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