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Taste of Newport Sun. June 5

The “Taste of Newport” event is Sunday, June 5th rain or shine from 11-7 pm. LanasPies
The 700-800 blocks of Monmouth Street will be closed to vehicular traffic for the event.
The event is designed to showcase some of Newport’s finest “tastes” around the city. 

All food items will be priced $5 and under.

A selection of domestic and craft beers will also be available for purchase.

Participating food businesses: 27 Bar + Kitchen, BB Riverboats, Bello’s Bike Pops, Bernhard’s Bakery, Bourbon & Broad, Carabello Coffee, Dick’s Last Resort, Dixie Chili, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar & Restaurant, Gourmet Chili, Hot Head Burritos, JerZee’s Pub & Grub, LaMexicana Restaurant & Grocery, Lana’s Diner, Mister Softee, Newport Pizza, Packhouse, Peluso Market, Pepper Pod Restaurant, Pompilios, Sis’s on Monmouth, Smooth Nitro Coffee, Webb’s BBQ, and Wiedemann Brewing. 

Live music in the 700 & 800 blocks of Monmouth

Entertainment throughout the day featuring alt rock, classic rock, western, country, acoustic, jazz, originals and more!

Featured musicians: Annette Shepherd & Brian Lovely - Cef Michael Band – The Derek Alan Band – Josh McIntosh & Company - Mack West Trio - Revolver Band – Shut Up & Drive Band and Six Guns South.

Tentative Music Schedule:

700 Block of Monmouth
11 a.m. -12:30 Annette Shepherd & Brian Lovely
1:00-2:30 p.m. Mack West Band
3:00-4:30 p.m. Shut Up and Drive Band
5:00-7:00 p.m. Revolver Band

800 Block of Monmouth
11 a.m.-12:30 Josh McIntosh & Company
1:00-2:30 p.m. Six Guns South Band
3:00-4:30 p.m. The Derek Alan Band
5:00-7:00 p.m. Cef Michael Band

Corporate sponsors: Kerry Chevrolet - Heritage Bank – BB&T - Rhinegeist & Sweetwater

A Special Thanks to the Following: City of Newport, “Taste Participants”, Newport Independent Schools, Art’s Rental, Vice Mayor & Mrs. Frank Peluso, Carlisle Enterprises, Inc., Heidelberg Distribution Co., Nelson’s Tents, Pepsi Bottling Co., Rumpke and Southbank Partners.

For additional information, please contact Bev Holiday at or call 859-655-6341.


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