Memorial Day Weekend in Newport 2019 – Things To Do, Live Music and Entertainment Listings

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Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial kick-off to summer is here in Newport. Here’s what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this long weekend.

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Weather Forecast

(as of 10:53 am on May 23)

  • Friday – A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind 5 to 13 mph.
  • Saturday – Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night – A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Sunday – Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
  • Monday- Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 7 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

Friday, May 24

Newport to Providence Ferry returns on May 24th, 2019 season will include weekend stops in Bristol

Boots On The Ground For Heroes Memorial will honor U.S. Service Members killed post 9/11 at Fort Adams This Weekend

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Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Atlantic Beach Resort – Live music at 7 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub – Live music at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – DJ in the Boom Boom Room at 9 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina – The InnKeeper’s at 9 pm
  • Elk’s Lodge – Leslie Grimes & Matt Bruneau from 6:30 pm to 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina– Steve Cerilli from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – The Biggest Little Farm at 4:45 pm and 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub – After School Special at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – DJ Roux from 8 pm to 12 am
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Sean Rivers at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Take It To The Bridge at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Brass Attack at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East – Good Will & Them Apples at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – AnamCara or The Soul Keepers from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • St. Mary’s Church – St. Mary’s Choir Cabaret at 6:30 pm
  • Surf Club: Live music at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport – Dave Alves at 9 pm

Saturday, May 25

Newport Architectural Symposium will focus on “The Architecture and History of Newport’s Point Neighborhood” on May 25th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • @ The Deck – Sean Rivers at 3 pm
  • Atlantic Resort – Phenix Ave at 7 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – DJ in the Boom Boom Room at 9 pm, The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm in the Candy Store
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina – Live music at 9 pm
  • Dockside – Live music with Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Grace Vanderbilt – Kristine on piano at 6 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Ben O’Connor from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Hotel Viking – The Little Compton Band at Top of Newport from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  The Biggest Little Farm at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm and 7:30 pm
  • Karl’s Pub – Blockhead at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, Timmy Smith from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab from 8 pm to 12 am
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – RugBurn at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Dark & The Funbags at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. Dudemanbro from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music at 9:30 pm | Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Steven Mortrude from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Sean Rivers at 9 pm
  • The Port – Terry Bradley from 2 pm to 6 pm, The Playboys from 6 pm to 10 pm

Sunday, May 26

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm, Sunday Affairs in Boom Boom Room at 9 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina  – Karaoke at 7 pm with Erin Toppas
  • Dockside – Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element – Live music at 12 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille – Rick Hamel at 1 pm
  • Gulf Stream – The Playboys from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Brian Scott at 4 pm, Jordan Davis at The Pineapple Club at 7:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  The Biggest Little Farm at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm and 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – Live music at 5:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub – Redfish from 4:30 pm – 8 pm
  • Landing – The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, Dave Alves at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Delta Generators from 4 pm to 7 pm, Cee Cee & The Riders from 9 pm to 12:30 am
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Fast Times at 10 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. Alex 2e from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Kilts Matter Band from 9 pm to 1 am
  • Pour Judgment – The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 8 pm
  • Surf Club – Rick Hamel at 9:30 pm
  • The Port – John Erikson from 2 pm to 6 pm, The McMurphy’s from 7 pm to 10 pm

Monday, May 27

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Diego’s Newport – Trivia at 10 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – The Ubiquitones at 9:30 pm
  • Fifth Element – The Groove Merchants at 7 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – The Ravers from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  The Biggest Little Farm at 4:45 pm and 7:30 pm
  • Landing – Rick Hamel at 1 pm, Tim Smith at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Bruce Jacques at 10 pm
  • Perro Salado- Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – AnamCara or The Soul Keepers from 7 pm to 10 pm
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