Here’s a look at what’s happening in Newport for live music and entertainment this week, enjoy!

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Listings: Entertainment & Live Music In Newport This Week

Monday, September 14 – Thursday, September 17

@ The Deck | 1 Waite’s Wharf

  • Monday: Live music with Justin Pomfret from 5pm to 8pm

Buskers Irish Pub & Restaurant | 178 Thames Street

  • Wednesday: Open mic night with Mike Warner from 9pm to 1am. No cover.

Fastnet Irish Pub | 1 Broadway | Phone: 401-845-9311

  • Monday: Live music with The Ubiquitones from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Wednesday: Pub Trivia at 9pm.

Fifth Element | 111 Broadway | Phone: 41-619-2552

  • Monday: Live music with The Groove Merchants from 7pm-10pm.

HOPE | 10 Broadway | Phone: 401-849-6676

  • Monday: DJ Daisy Chain at 9pm.

Hotel Viking | One Bellevue

  • Wednesday: Live music with Betsey Listenfelt on Top Of Newport at 5pm.

Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center | 49 Touro Street | Phone: (401) 846-5252

Jimmy’s Saloon | 37 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-846-5121

  • Wednesday: TBD Booking/ TBD Productions Presents..Unearthly-(Rio de Janeiro,Brazil), Whisky Fyre-(West Greenwich, RI), Chronovore-(Newport,RI) and DJ Frankensister-(Newport,RI) from 8pm to 12am.
  • Thursday: Judgment Night at 9pm

Midtown Oyster Bar  | 345 Thames Street | Phone: 401-619-4100

  • Monday: Live music with Yacht Club Rejects from 8pm – 11pm.
  • Thursday: Live music at 9pm. No cover.

Newport Blues Cafe | 286 Thames Street | Phone: 401-841-5510

  • Tuesday: Live music with Felix Brown Band from 9pm-1am.
  • Thursday: Live music with Dr. Slick from 10pm-1am.

Norey’s Star Restaurant | 156 Broadway

  • Wednesday: Live music with Dynamite Shack at 8:30pm. No cover.

O’brien’s Pub | 501 Thames Street | Phone: 401-849-6623

  • Wednesday: Karaoke at 9:30pm

One Pelham East | 270 Thames Street | Phone: (401) 847-9460

  • Monday: Live music with Bruce Jacques from 9pm to 1am.
  • Tuesday: Live music with Stu Sinclair from 9pm to 1am.
  • Wednesday: Live music with Stu Sinclair from 9pm to 1am.
  • Thursday: Live music with John Erickson from 9pm to 1am.

Parlor Kitchen & Bar | 200 Broadway

  • Thursday: Live music with THE DREAD CREW OF ODDWOOD // Z BOYS // THE QUAHOGS at 9pm

Perro Salado | 19 Charles Street

  • Monday: Live music with Julio Amaro from 6pm to 9pm. No cover.
  • Wednesday: Live music with The Throttles from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Thursday: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 9pm to 1am. No cover.

Sardella’s Italian Restaurant | 30 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: (401) 849-6312

  • Wednesday: Live jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.

Speakeasy Bar & Grill| 250 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-0514

  • Thursday: Live music with Justin Pomfret at 9pm.

Wharf Pub | 37 Bowen’s Wharf | Phone: 401-619-5672

  • Tuesday: Open Mic at 8pm.
  • Thursday: Bingo with Charlie at 8pm.

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