Tunes at the Dunes Concert Series and Movies on the Beach

May 31, 2024

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort has announced the return of the popular Tunes at the Dunes live waterfront concert series. Running on holiday weekends throughout the summer, including 4th of July and Labor Day weekends, this series promises an unforgettable beachfront experience for music lovers of all ages. Visitors can also enjoy Movies on the Beach every Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer.

Tunes at the Dunes features a diverse lineup of talented local artists performing soulful blues, classic rock, and surf reggae against the backdrop of the Upper Newport Back Bay. Attendees can enjoy bites from local food trucks and sip on refreshing beverages from the full bar while taking in the views. Beach chairs and floats are welcome at this family-friendly event.

Admission to the beach and live entertainment is free and open to the public. Parking is available for $35 per car on holiday weekends, with gates opening at 8 a.m. For more information about Tunes at the Dunes, visit

TUNES AT THE DUNES SCHEDULE: Music begins at 5 p.m.

  • July 4 | Independence Day on the Back Bay – The Class (Oldies, Classic Rock, and Top 40s)
  • July 5 | Kelly Boyz Band (Country Rock)
  • July 6 | Cubensis (Grateful Dead Tribute)
  • August 30 | David Rosales (Country, Folk, Blues, Rock)
  • August 31 | Jimmy’s Buffet (Jimmy Buffett Tribute)
  • September 1 | DSB (Journey Tribute Band)

Movies on the Beach at Newport Dunes After the concerts, enjoy the magic of outdoor cinema with Movies on the Beach at Newport Dunes, held Friday and Saturday nights at dusk throughout the summer. Gather loved ones, grab blankets and chairs, and settle in for cozy, family-friendly film screenings under the stars.

Admission to Movies on the Beach is free and open to the public. Parking rates apply. For more information about Movies on the Beach, visit

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