Beach Party with Lee Fields & The Expressions

July 8 - 5 PM - 9 PM

LOCATION: Newport Green (Washington Boulevard & Park Lane)

The Thirteenth Annual Newport Beach Party is back and better than ever.  This year, we have an extra special treat for you – Newport is proud to present a live FREE concert with soul man Lee Fields & the Expressions. Residents and guests are invited to purchase dinner and picnic on the urban beach, overlooking the NYC skyline, while enjoying the sounds of Mr. Fields’ raucous-yet-tender voice. Get there early for a magical summer night at Newport.

Newport restaurants will have their outdoor food stands set up by 5pm; the concert will begin at 6:30pm. 

More about Lee Fields:

Lee Fields is a North Carolina native who has amassed a prolific catalog of albums and has toured and played with legends such as, Kool and the Gang, Sammy Gordon and the Hip-Huggers and Little Royal.  With a career spanning 43 years, releases on twelve different record labels, and having toured the world over with his rauccous-yet-tender voice, it's mind-blowing that the music he's making today with Brooklyn's own Truth & Soul Records is the best of his career.

Since their latest full-length, Faithful Man, released in March 2012, Lee Fields & The Expressions have been touring the world and racking up accolades from critics and fans alike. Lee Fields was featured on Last Call With Carson Daly and has toured the world over, gaining new fans and satisfying old ones. Highlights include opening slots for The Black Keys, Pretty Lights, and Wilco. Performing in sold out shows in New York, San Francisco, Los Angles, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Montreal, Austin, Houston, New Orleans and many more.

Participating Newport Restaurants: 

  • Cosi:  The open flame stone hearth at Cosi produces their Roman-inspired signature flatbread that is the foundation of the delightful menu. Made-to-order sandwiches and salads come in innovative, tasty combinations.
  • Komegashi Too: Komegashi offers inventive, seasonal Japanese cuisine with beautiful harbor and river views. Unexpected items will pleasantly surprise you and keep you coming back to try more. 
  • Loradella's: Located steps from Newport Green, this family-style Italian restaurant serves pizzas and traditional specialties. 
  • Raaz: Raaz blends contemporary ways with the traditional in its age-old Indian cuisine. The flavors and spices create a fantastic culinary experience with all the Indian specialties you love.

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