3rd EyE Youth Empowerment
3rd EyE was founded in 1998 by three New Bedford youth looking to do something positive and creative in their community. 20+ years later, the driving force of this all-volunteer organization continues to be youth and young adults who are interested in developing skills in leadership and community building. Opportunities include experience in music and …
Austin Burns is a New England-based performer, composer, arranger, and curator of original concert programs. He is the founder of Sole Durato, an ensemble consisting of singers, guitarists and pianists, as well as percussionists on occasion. He also serves as the Music Minister at the Pilgrim United Church of Christ in New Bedford.
Cedric Josey is a New Bedford based singer/songwriter, who wrote and produced a song called “Being in New Bedford,” that was used to promote the city for many years.
Chops Turner is a singer and entertainer who has spent his life surrounded by music. His career has lead him to perform alongside big names like the Temptations and the Manhattans, and at venues including Fenway Park and New York City’s famous Apollo Theater.
Culture*Park Theatre is a collaborative theatre of performing artists and entities that supports the production and development of new works in theatre and dance, especially those with regional and culturally provocative themes.
Dori Rubbicco is a singer-songwriter and recording artist who crosses musical genres in her writing and performances, bringing jazz, blues, folk and R&B influences to her original compositions and artfully reimagined covers.
Imalay Lugo is the owner of Ever After Storybook Entertainment, a children’s entertainment company providing performers and services all over the South Coast, from princesses and glitter tattoos to superheroes and face painting.
Jeff Angeley & Southcoast Lessons
Jeff Angeley & Southcoast Lessons host group & individual music classes for early learners through folks in the 2nd half of life taught by kind, caring instructors who welcome absolutely everyone.
Kara E. McEachern
Kara E. McEachern is a New Bedford native, who has performed as a solo vocalist for over 15 years and teaches privately. She is the choir director at St. Francis of Assisi, where she has been a lifelong parishioner.
Lori Gomes is a jazz & soul vocalist based in the city of New Bedford. She also is the owner of Beauty Union, a salon in downtown near Custom House Square.
Eric Paradis is an actor and the founder of New Bedford JazzFest, which features two stages of nonstop diverse music from national and local musicians and singers. JazzFest is produced by and for the benefit of Your Theatre, Inc., New Bedford’s 73-year old community theatre group.
Neal Weiss & Whaling City Sound
Neal Weiss & Whaling City Sound aims for innovative musicianship, impeccable recording quality, and professional packaging for listeners of all types, from radio and retail, to jazz lovers and fans.
New Bedford Festival Theatre, Inc.
New Bedford Festival Theatre, Inc. is an award-winning musical theater company nationally known for its outstanding professionalism on all levels of production, celebrating 30 years of bringing the best of Broadway to southern New England.
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is a professional symphonic orchestra that performs with internationally renowned guest artists with subscription full orchestra, chamber music, and free Music in the City and Community Outreach small ensemble concerts. Their Learning in Concert educational program impacts 40 schools, 200 classroom visits, and 8,000 students.
Patrice Tiedemann is the Artistic Director of Seaglass Theater Company and a soprano for classical music and musical theater. Performance highlights include engagements with the Boston Pops, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Boston, Opera Providence and Cape Cod Opera, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Indianapolis Opera, New Bedford Symphony and many more.
Patricia A.Thomas is a theater performer, teacher, producer and the Artistic Director of culture*park theater company.
Scott Bishop (aka Scapeghost) emulates sonic textures of Sugar-era Bob Mould, anything-goes pop aesthetic of Guided by Voices, and beer-soaked tales of the down-and-out of Crooked Fingers. He has recently been hosting singer-songwriter performances for virtual AHA nights.
Seaglass Theater Company
Seaglass Theater Company produces the finest classics to the Southcoast-inspiring community engagement and conversation.
Steven Vaughn is a dancer, choreographer, and co-owner and director of The Studio on Pope’s Island, a dance and performance studio opened in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center entertains, educates, and inspires the community by presenting a diverse array of high quality performing artists and providing engaging learning opportunities that contribute to the cultural, social, and economic vitality of the Southcoast. Each year, the Z’s educational programs engage more than 15,000 local students and teachers, and excite more …