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


Tuesday, May 29th

  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Felix Brown at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Karaoke at 7:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Stu Sinclair at 9:30 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Open Mic at 9 pm

Wednesday, May 30th

  • Buskers Irish Pub: Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Trivia at 9 pm
  • Hotel Viking: James Grande at 5 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Norey’s: The Four Bridges at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Brian Scott at 8:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: DJ Nook at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado: The Z Boys at 10 pm
  • Sardella’s: Live jazz music at 7:30 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Open mic at 8 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Bingo at 8 pm


Thursday, May 31st

  • Antonio’s Pizza: Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: John Erikson at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: The Z-Boys with Crooked Coast at 9 pm
  • Newport Grand: Trivia Night at 7:30 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Exit Laughing at 11 am
  • Norey’s: Live Jazz music at 7:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado: The Salty Dogs at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10 pm


Friday, June 1st

  • Buskers: Live music at 9 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina: Live music at 8 pm
  • Dockside: DJs Twalle and DJ 4Hundo at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: John and Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: The HonkyTonk Knights at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: World Premier Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Exit Laughing at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 5 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music 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: Randy Robbins at 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 2nd

  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina: Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Dockside: Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: On My Six; Barefoot In Boston Tour at 8 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Outcry at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Witzend at 10 pm
  • Newport Dinner Train: The Playboys from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Newport Grand: Royal Flush Comedy Show at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Exit Laughing at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards: Mike Baez from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Tim Smith from 5 pm to 9 pm, Pop Disaster Band at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Port: The McMurphy’s at 7 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Brian Scott at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm
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