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Newport Hullabaloo: The Finale

15 Jul

We are getting ready to wrap up the Newport Hullabaloo season with our finale night this Wednesday, July 18th from 5:30pm-9:30pm at the Newport Yachting Club

We have some great performers in attendance and we would love to share them with you!

Destiny Africa

Destiny Africa is a children’s choir comprised of rescued individuals from war-torn areas, streets and orphaned situations to offer them love, education, a family environment and nurturing them to become agents of transformation.


A Different Spin

A Different Spin provides top-quality fire and circus performers, specializing in unique, adrenaline pumping acts sure to be a hit at any event

Mr. E Party

Maurice and Acacia are a circus skills duo who perform variety shows with gravity defying juggling, mesmerizing hoop dancing, and culminating in an adrenaline-pumping fire finale! Audience members may be surprised when they get called up to take part in the action! It is non-stop awe and entertainment when this duo takes the stage.

Eddie Raymond

Eddie Raymond is a magician and comedian with over 20 years of experience, changing the world one smile at a time

Big Nazo

BIG NAZO is an international performance group of visual artists, puppet performers, and masked musicians who unite to create bizarre and hilarious larger-than-life sized characters, environments, and spectacles.

Hilby The Skinny German Juggling Boy 

Hilby The Skinny German Juggling BoyWorking in the tradition of the legendary silent vaudeville-inspired comedians such as Buster Keaton as well as the great mimes Marcel Marceau and Lecoq, Hilby presents a show without boundaries in which artistry and anarchy are blended into utter hilarity

Brian Christie

Brian Christie of Twisted Magic is all about magic, balloon twisting, balloon de ‘core, juggling and clowning.

George Gilbert

George Gilbert gives a one-of-a-kind show that is interactive, captivating and insanely funny. He performs a laugh out loud show that includes a world class sleight of hand magic, a variety of unforgettable feats, and mind-blowing sideshow stunts.

With these entertainers, you won’t want to miss the LAST Newport Hullabaloo of the season.

Come out and join Festival Fete in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island to celebrate local arts and the summer season!

In other exciting news…

The East Greenwich Art Festival is back for it’s second year! Join us this September to celebrate our love for the arts with tons of fabulous local artists, entertainment, food, FREE kid’s activities and MORE!

Up Next: Newport Hullabalo

20 Jun

After a great run at the Garden City Center Art Festival in Cranston, Festival Fete is back in action!

Up Next: Newport Hullabaloo!

The Newport Hullabaloo will be occurring Wednesday evenings in June & July in Newport, Rhode Island beginning next week June 27th at sunset (5:30PM-9:30PM) followed by repeat occurrences on July 11& July 18

The Newport Hullabaloo is FREE to the public. Come out next week to see what all the fuss is about!

We welcome you to learn about some of our featured Newport Hullabaloo artists…

Mary King is just one that will be performing at the Newport Hullabaloo on June 27th!

We asked Mary a series of questions regarding her work and here’s what we learned…

Who or what is the main inspiration behind your work?
When the fiddle or harp are ‘playing something new’ or ‘writing’ I am just there, they know what they want to say & will do what they will. I would have to say the main inspiration behind my work must be spiritually centered, I love music & it is alive in me for some reason, I don’t know why.

Was there a particular instance that helped you to realize your love for the arts?
I suppose hearing my mother from ‘Donegal sing all her beautiful songs the time I was growing up helped me realize the love of music I was given.

What is the medium/genre you enjoy working with the most?
Music, writing poetry.

In what way do you hope your art form in general will affect the world?
I like to think that I bring people together in a happy way, I alway include people in my playing, whether it be singing along or joining in with percussion.

Who is your favorite artist/performer and why?
My favorite artist is Phil Edmunds, Irish whistle player & button accordian player because he plays with all his heart & soul & is so welcoming to all.

Tell us something you feel makes your personal art form truly unique
Irish people can never say what makes them truly unique, that would be like saying, “I’m great, I’m special” & that would mean you are full of yourself which is probably a big sin (hahah).

If Mary were to create & answer her own question…

Why do the arts exist?

So we can live in heaven while we are on earth.

Learn more about Mary by visiting her online

And make sure to see her perform live at the Newport Hullabaloo in Newport, Rhode Island at the Newport Yachting Center on Wednesday June 27th at 5:30PM