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Our Newport Live Music and Entertainment Guide is Newport County’s premier and most comprehensive source for live music and entertainment in our area.

Here’s a look at all the live music and entertainment that’s worth seeing, hearing, doing, or knowing about in Newport County this weekend.

Friday, January 5th

  • Buskers: Live music at 9 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Elks Lodge Newport: John Erikson at 6:30 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Shape of Water at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: The Bowie Show at 9 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: John and Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Mark Cutler & Men Of Great Courage at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Batteries Not Included at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Live music at 9 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: DJ J-Remedy at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Party Girl at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub: The C-Note Missionaries at 8:30 pm

Saturday, January 6th

  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Shape of Water at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: The Hemlocks / Leiko / Sweetpea Pumpkin at Jimmy’s Saloon at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: The Publican’s at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Down City Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Sugar at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Live music at 9 pm
  • Newport Sportsman’s Club: The New 40 at 8:30 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Keith Manville from 10 pm to 1 am
  • Pour Judgement: Queensboro Hustlers at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Live music at 7 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music at 10 pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music at 10 pm.
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Chris Vaillancourt at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, January 7th

  • Atlantic Resort (Middletown): The Mac Chrupcala Jazz Trio from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Bay Voyage Inn: Lois Vaughan from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element: Live music from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Chris Vaillacourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Shape of Water at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: The Playboys from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Professor Harp from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Sean Rivers at 9 pm
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