Audrain Automobile Museum announced today that critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter, John Legend, will take the stage at the International Tennis Hall of Fame as part of Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week on Friday, October 4th.

Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week will be a “celebration of the history of sportsmanship and motoring in Newport, Rhode Island” and is scheduled for October 3 – 6, 2019.

“Legend’s work has garnered him ten Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award among many others. Having one of the most talented and versatile artists in entertainment today, this highly anticipated concert will be a sure sell-out event and the first of its kind to ever come to Newport, RI,” the announcement and website for the concert states.

The night will start with a private VIP reception before the 4,500 seat stadium fills up with fans and enthusiasts a like.

Ticket prices will range from $250 to $1,500. Members of the Audrain Automobile Museum and Corporate Sponsors, will receive 10% off their ticket (up to 2 tickets) or box until May 1st. Boxes will consist of 6 or 8 seats and will have food and drink service. If you are not a member and would like to receive the 10% discount, we will allow you to purchase a membership at time of ticket purchase.

Tickets are scheduled to go on sale at April 17th at 11:59 pm.

For more info and updates, visit the Facebook Event for the concert or www.audrainconcours.com.

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