Here’s what’s up for live music, comedy, entertainment and fun this weekend…

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Newport, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

October 23 – 25, 2015

Buskers Irish Pub & Restaurant | 178 Thames Street | Phone: 401-846-5856

  • Friday: Live music from 9pm to 1am. No Cover.
  • Saturday: Live music with Brian Twohey from 8pm to 1am. No Cover.

Bowen’s Wharf

  • Friday: Live music with Matt from The Troubles/Copacetics from 10:30am – 1:30pm
  • Sunday: Live music with Aaron from Panoramic View from 10:30a.m – 1:30pm

Celtica | 95 Long Wharf | Phone: 401-847-4770

  • Friday: Karaoke at 10pm. No cover.
  • Saturday: Karaoke at 10pm. No cover.

Chanler At Cliff Walk | 117 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: (866) 793-5664

  • Friday: Live music with Dick Lupino & friends from 6pm to 10pm. No cover.

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Clarke Cooke House Restaurant | Bannister’s Wharf | Phone: 401-849-2900

  • Friday: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Saturday: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Live music with Bobby Ferreira from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. No cover.

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

  • Sunday: Live traditional Irish Music from 6pm to 9pm. No cover.

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

  • Saturday: Live music with Neil McCarthy Band from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Live music with MSDQ Jazz from 12pm – 3pm. No cover.

Firehouse Theater | 4 Equality Park Place

  • Friday: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm.
  • Saturday: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm and 10pm.

Genie’s Hookah Lounge | 94 William Street | Phone: 401-619-3770

  • Saturday: DJ & Dancing at 9pm.

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

  • Friday: DJ & Dancing from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Saturday: DJ & Dancing from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Latin Night from 10pm to 1am. No cover.

Hotel Viking | 1 Bellevue Ave | Phone: 401-847-3300

  • Friday: Live music Betsy Listenfield at 7pm. No cover
  • Saturday: Live Music with Clear Blue at 7pm. No cover.

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

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

  • Friday: Live music with GAMOHRA // I GUARD THE THRONE // DEATHWISH – Martian metal – presented by tweed leisure at 9pm
  • Saturday: Live music with We Own Land, SEXCoffee  at 9pm.

Jo’s Bistro | 24 Memorial Boulevard | Phone: 401-847-5506

  • Friday: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.

Landing | Bowen’s Wharf

  • Saturday: Live music with Chopville from 1pm – 4pm.
  • Sunday: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights outside the Lobster Bar from 2pm – 5pm

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

  • Friday: Live music at The HonkyTonk Knights 10pm. No cover.
  • Saturday: Live music from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Live music from 4pm to 7pm. No cover.


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

  • Friday: Live music from 10pm to 1am. Cover.
  • Saturday: Live music at 10pm.
  • Saturday: Live music with Two For The Show from 6pm to 9pm.

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

  • Saturday: DJ C-Gray from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Karaoke at 9:30pm

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

  • Friday: Live music with Them Apples from 10pm to 1am. Cover | Studio 3: DJ Blacklist at 9pm. Cover.
  • Saturday: Live music with Never In Vegas from 10pm to 1am. Cover. | Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 8pm. Cover.

Parlor Bar & Kitchen | 200 Broadway

  • Friday: Live music with Santa Mamba at 10pm.
  • Saturday: Live music with SASQUATCH AND THE SICK-A-BILLYS // JITTERY JACK AT THE PARORat 9pm.
  • Sunday: Live music with David Wax Museum & Arc Iris at 8pm

Pour Judgement | 32 Broadway | Phone: 401-619-2115

  • Sunday: Live music with Los Duderinos from 10pm to 1am. No cover.

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

  • Friday: Live music with Chopville from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Saturday: Live music with Chopville from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.

Studio 3  | 270 Thames Street 

  • Friday: DJ Blacklist at 9pm. Cover.
  • Saturday: Dueling Pianos at 8pm. Cover.

Tavern On Broadway | 16 Broadway | Phone: 401-619-5675

  • Friday: Live music with The Mintones from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Saturday: Live music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Live music with Mike Minto from 1pm to 3pm. No cover.

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

  • Friday: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.
  • Saturday: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.
  • Sunday: Live music from 2pm to 5pm. No cover.

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Middletown, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

Atlantic Beach Club | 55 Purgatory Road | Phone: 401-847-2750

  • Friday: Live music with Mac Chrupcala Jazz Quartet from 8pm – 12am. No cover.
  • Saturday: Live music with Los Gatos from 8pm – 12am. No cover.
  • Sunday: Live music with Mac Chrupcala Jazz Quartet from 3pm to 6pm. No cover.

Custom House Coffee | 796 Aquidneck Avenue | Phone: 401-842-0008

  • Friday: Open mic night from 6pm – 9pm.

Newport Vineyards | 909 East Main Road | Phone: 401-848-5161

  • Sunday: Live music with Kevin Greene from 1pm – 4pm.

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Jamestown, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

Narragansett Cafe | 25 Narragansett Ave | Phone: 401-423-2150

  • Friday: Live music with Cartune Heroes from 9:30pm – 1am.
  • Saturday: Live music with Neal & The Vipers from 9:30pm – 1am.
  • Sunday: Live music with Delta Generators from 4pm  – 7pm.

Portsmouth, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

Greenvale Vineyards | 582 Wapping Road | Phone: 401-847-3777

  • Sunday: Live jazz in the vineyard with Dick Lupino & Friends

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).

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