Zeiterion Drive-In

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Whether you remember drive-ins fondly or if you’ve never been before, you’re in for a real treat. We’ve assembled a fantastic line-up of live music and movies so we can safely gather to sing, laugh, and smile together again. Performances inside the theater may be paused, but having fun is not. That’s why we’ve created this drive-in, because we’ll always do what it takes to safely come together to experience the power of the performing arts!

Become a Zeiterion Drive-In Sponsor! For more information contact Nicole Merusi, Senior Director of Development at nmerusi@zeiterion.org or 508-997-5664 x111.

How it works:

  • Location:  Seastreak Ferry “Whale’s Tooth” Parking Lot, 532 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford.
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance online. There will not be a box office on site. You can either print your ticket or display it on a phone for entry.
  • Each ticket admits one car, regardless of the number of occupants.
  • Entry is one hour before showtime.
  • Smaller cars will be directed to the front, trucks and SUVs will be directed to the back, with one empty space between vehicles.
  • You may sit or stand in the empty spot adjacent to the left of your vehicle. No congregating with other visitors anywhere on the premises.
  • A face covering must be worn whenever you’re out of your vehicle.
  • Restrooms will be available, and they will be monitored to ensure safety.
  • Food and beverage are permitted.
  • Sound will be broadcast to your car radio.
  • Please leave your pets at home.

Guests are required to adhere to all the drive-in rules, which are outlined here

What if it rains?
If a drive-in movie is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will have the option to receive a full refund.

If a drive-in concert is cancelled due to inclement weather, we will make every effort to reschedule performance and your tickets will automatically transfer to the new date. If it’s cancelled due to inclement weather and no reschedule date is available, you will have the option to receive a full refund.

The Black Whale, The Whale's Tail and Joe's Original

Make a night of it!
Receive 20% off dine-in or takeout at Joe’s Original, The Black Whale, and The Whale’s Tail before you head to the Drive-In.
Must show your Z Drive-In e-ticket. Liquor excluded.

ZEITERION DRIVE-IN LINE-UP

A limited number of discounted tickets to eligible events are available through Card to Culture for EBT and ConnectorCare card holders. To purchase, please contact the box office at 508-994-2900.

Saskia Laroo Band at Zeiterion

The Saskia Laroo Band – Jazz meets Hip-Hop

Friday, October 2, 7PM
$50/vehicle
Coined in America as “Lady Miles Davis of Europe,” Saskia Laroo is a current feature on the face of 21st century trumpet artistry. Born in Amsterdam, she travels the world playing a combination of jazz, pop, world and dance with her band, often an international bunch well-versed in many styles. “I want people to have a good time, to dance when I play. I don’t just play for other musicians,” she says. Thus, her joy comes to life with this group: some tradition, lots of hipness, groove, ba-ad solos, bold rap vocals, and her mellifluous trumpet leading the way. The Saskia Laroo Band brings an organic mix of pure jazz and funky hip-hop. The performance will feature Saskia on trumpet, vocals, and alto sax, Warren Byrd on keyboard and vocals, PremeAlom on rap vocals and vocals, Tang Sauce on rap vocals, Douglas ‘Basszilla’ Long on electric bass, and Dexter Pettaway on drums. Audiences all ages and backgrounds welcome!

Craig DeMelo & Friends at Zeiterion

Craig DeMelo & Friends

Saturday, October 3, 7PM
$50/vehicle
Known as The Whiskey Poet, Craig DeMelo creates a versatile blend of jam, folk, blues, rock, soul, and hip hop. A high school English teacher by day, DeMelo can be found singing at bars, clubs, and restaurants wowing crowds at night. His talents earned him a John Lennon Songwriting Award Pop Honorable Mention for “So Be It” in 2009. He’ll share the stage with Kevin Smith on electric guitar & vocals, Tommy Furlong on bass & vocals, Mike Skillings on keyboards & vocals, and Jon Chapman  on drums. See you at The Z Drive-In for a night of live music we’ve all missed!

2010 Limelight Magazine Male Vocalist of the Year

“Craig’s musicianship and stage banter were both extremely compelling. He has great songs, a great vibe, and it’s only a matter of time before his talents are discovered by the masses.” – Chris Foitel, former Director, A&R Atlantic Records

Get on Up movie at Zeiterion

Get On Up (2014)

Thursday, October 8, 7:30PM
$25/vehicle
Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, Get On Up gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Chadwick Boseman stars as Brown, and is joined by Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Jill Scott, Craig Robinson, and Dan Aykroyd in the Tate Taylor-directed drama.
Rating: PG-13
Running time: 139 minutes

Adam Ezra Band at Zeiterion

Adam Ezra Group

Thursday, October 15, 7PM
$50/vehicle
Talk to any Adam Ezra Group fan around the country and they’ll tell you that each of their performances is a one-of-a-kind, community-driven experience, propelled by the spirit of the people in front of the stage. For both fans and band members alike, an AEG concert is a rally to live life with intensity and soak in the moments we share with one another. Adam Ezra Group is Adam on guitar and vocals, Corinna on fiddle, accordion, and vocals, Alex Martin on drums, percussion, vocals, and Poche on bass, and vocals.

Livingston Taylor at Zeiterion

Livingston Taylor

Friday, October 16, 7PM
$50/vehicle
Livingston Taylor’s 50-year musical legacy has been described as “equal parts Mark Twain, college professor, and musical icon.” A natural performer, his Taylor-esque sound and a unique mix of music, anecdotes and ineffable warmth have fans exclaiming, “His storytelling made me anticipate every word. Taylor connects with his audience like nobody else.” A prolific songwriter with 22 albums, Livingston hasn’t stopped performing since his early coffeehouse days and has shared the stage with major artists such as Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt, Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy Buffett, and Jethro Tull. Come hear this airplane-flying, motorcycle-riding, singing storyteller at this unique waterfront stage.

Disney, Pixar's Coco at Zeiterion Drive-In

Coco (2017)

Saturday, October 17, 7:30PM
$25/vehicle
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.
Rating: PG
Running time: 105 minutes

Festival Ballet Providence and New Bedford Symphony Orchestra at Zeiterion

Festival Ballet Providence & New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, October 18, 3PM
$50/vehicle
An afternoon of dance and music presented by Festival Ballet Providence and New Bedford Symphony Orchestra! Rhode Island’s resident ballet company will perform to live music by NBSO. Join us as these two world-class organizations in the Southcoast unite to for a unique and truly moving experience.

Susan Werner at Zeiterion

Susan Werner

Thursday, October 22, 7PM
$50/vehicle
Susan Werner composes skillful songs that effortlessly slide between folk, jazz, and pop, all delivered with sassy wit and classic Midwestern charm. Throughout her expansive career, boundless versatility has emerged as a hallmark of Werner’s talent, and has proven to be a quintessential ingredient of her engrossing musical persona. “… a triply blessed artist who sings adroitly, plays the piano smartly and, best of all, writes songs of genuine distinction and high craft.” – Chicago Tribune

Marvel's The Avengers at Zeiterion Drive-In

The Avengers (2012)

Friday, October 23, 7:30PM
$25/vehicle
Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) assemble together for the first time ever in this epic, action-packed blockbuster alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Director Joss Whedon creates an unprecedented masterpiece that has become a global phenomenon.
Rating: PG-13
Running time: 143 minutes

Disney's Frozen II at Zeiterion's Drive-In

Frozen 2 (2019)

Saturday, October 24, 7:30PM
$25/vehicle
Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The truths about the past await her as she ventures into the unknown—to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond Arendelle. The answers are calling her, but they are also threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll face a dangerous but remarkable journey. In Frozen, Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In Frozen 2, she must hope they are enough.
Rating: PG
Running time: 103 minutes

Grupo Sazon at Zeiterion

Grupo Sazón

Sunday, October 25, 3PM
$50/vehicle
Grupo Sazón is a seven-piece orchestra playing Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue and Latin Jazz led by master percussionist, founder and musical director Jesús Andújar. Andújar was born into a family of musicians in Samaná, Dominican Republic. At a young age he developed his rhythm, timing, and ear for music while working on the farms. He now leads a group of incredibly talented musicians who play throughout the New England area, performing authentic music from the Spanish Caribbean with an expansive repertoire of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha, Calypso and Latin Jazz. This performance will feature Aníbal Cruz on piano, Wilson Vera on bass, Miguel Martínez and Anthony Carrillo on percussion, Doug Olsen on trumpet, and José Humberto on vocals.

Marvel's Black Panther at Zeiterion Drive-In

Black Panther (2018)

Thursday, October 29, 7:30PM
$25/vehicle
Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther’ follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira.
Rating: PG-13
Running time: 135 minutes

Hotel Transylvania at Zeiterion

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Friday, October 30, 7:30PM
$25/vehicle
Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula (Adam Sandler) has invited all his best friends – Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf family, and more – to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis’s (Selena Gomez) 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to these legendary monsters is no problem – but his world could come crashing down when one ordinary guy (Andy Samberg) stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis.
Rating: PG
Running time: 92 minutes

The Addams Family at Zeiterion

The Addams Family (2019)

Saturday, October 31, 7:30PM
$25/vehicle
They’re creepy, they’re kooky, and they’re moving somewhere spooky – New Jersey! The Addams Family is back in their first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, The Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbor. Featuring the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, Snoop Dogg and more!
Rating: PG
Running time: 87 minutes

PAST Z DRIVE-IN EVENTS

Rebecca Correia at Zeiterion

Rebecca Correia and Friends

Thursday, September 24, 7PM

American Graffiti at Zeiterion

American Graffiti (1973)

Saturday, September 26, 7:30PM