Newport Sunset Series reveals initial lineup

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Organizers for the 2010 Nantucket Nectars Sunset Music Series have revealed the initial lineup of concerts set to take place in Newport, Rhode Island this summer. Cake highlights the list, which also includes classic rock favorites John Hiatt, Boz Scaggs and George Thorogood & The Destroyers. Tickets for all of the shows are now on sale.

Cake will play the Sunset Music Series on Saturday, July 17. Tickets range in price from $35 to $50. The 90’s rock favorites are currently working on their first studio album in six years by using 100% solar energy while recording at their home studio in California.

John Hiatt and The Combo will stop in Newport for a show on Saturday, June 26. Tickets for the show, which will also featuring an opening set from Boston favorite Adam Ezra, range in price from $30 to $45.

Box Scaggs will return to Rhode Island on Friday, July 2. Tickets range in price from $62 to $77. Perennial summertime favorites George Thorogood & The Destroyers will play Newport on Friday, July 30. Tickets range in price from $32 to $47.

All shows will take place at a big tent set on the grounds of the Newport Yachting Center Special Events & Marina in downtown Newport, right along the waterfront. Gates open for all shows at 5:30 p.m. with the main stage act starting at 7 p.m.

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