NIMFest Newport

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.

Unless otherwise indicated, the venue is located in Newport.

Friday, July 6th

  • 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 (Middletown): Gumption & Glory at 8 pm
  • Dockside: DJs Twalle and DJ 4Hundo at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille: The Naticks at 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: The HonkyTonk Knights from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Won’t You Be My Neighbor 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
  • Landing: Ricky Duran at 4:30 pm, Sam James, Justin Pomfret at 8 pm
  • Localz (Portsmouth): The Side Effects at 9:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Mark Cutler & Men of Great Courage at 9 p,m
  • Newport Blues Cafe: World Premier Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Elks Club: The Playboys at 6:30 pm
  • Newport Grand Casino: Java Jive at 9 pm
  • Newport Music Festival: Sunrise Concert – Guitar at The Chinese Tea House at 5:15 am, Mozart & Vivaldi at The Breakers at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Dan Cristo from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 5 pm
  • One Pelham East: Good Will & Them Apples at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport: The Z-Boys, Smith & Weeden, Lovehandle at 10 pm
  • Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth): Happy Hour Band at 6:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Cee Cee & The Riders at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: GQ & The Lady from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky at 5 pm
  • The Port:
  • Wharf Pub: Lacey Cheryl at 9 pm

Saturday, July 7th

  • @ The Deck: James Grande at 12 pm, Sean Rivers at 3 pm
  • 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 (Middletown): The Innkeepers at 9:30 pm
  • Dockside: Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: The C-Note Missionaries from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Won’t You Be My Neighbor at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 8 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, Ricky Duran at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm
  • Long Wharf Mall:  Laniakea from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): The Smokin’ Toads at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Felix Brown Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Alex Shillo and Badlands at 9 pm
  • Newport Marriott: James Grande at 8 pm
  • Newport Music Festival: Bach, Boccherini, and Scarlatti at Emmanuel Church at 11 am, An Evening with Frederica von Stake & Jake Heggie at The Breakers at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Live music with The Bucks Band from 1 pm to 4 pm, Barrel Of Laughs Comedy Show with Ray Harrington at 8 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Blockhead at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Steven Mortrude from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Pier: Outcry at 1 pm
  • The Port: The Blenders featuring Dave Manuel from 2 pm to 6 pm, Zan Ricky from 7 pm to 11 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Matt Walker at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, July 8th

  • Atlantic Beach Resort (Middletown): Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Dockside: Entrain at 8 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element: Live music from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gulf Stream Grille: Brian Twohey from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: The Ravers from 5 pm to 8 pm at The Pineapples Club
  • Hotel Viking: Jazz Brunch with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jamestown Summer Music Series: Nightlife Orchestra at 6:30 pm at East Ferry Memorial Square
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Won’t You Be My Neighbor at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s: Live music at 9 pm
  • Landing: Sam James at 1 pm, Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm, DJ Jason at 8 pm
  • Long Wharf Mall: Austin Wells from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 4 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Superchief Trio from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: One More Time at 7:30 pm
  • Newport Music Festival:  Meet The Composer – Jake Heggie at Newport Art Museum at 11 am,  A Far Cry at The Breakers at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): The Playboys from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • NIMFest: Radios Islands and Melissa Chaplin Band from 3 pm to 5 pm at King Park
  • One Pelham East: Ry & Christine Duo at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy: Chopville at 8:30 pm
  • Surf Club’s Surf Shack: David Soltz from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • The Pier: Side Effects at 6 pm
  • The Port: Colton McGrath from 3 pm to 7 pm

Have something that should be included or you’d like included on this list? Email Ryan@whatsupnewp.com with the information.

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