Discover the best events, live music, entertainment, activities and things to do in and around Newport this week, January – 4th through January 9th.

FYI – MANY Newport restaurants will be taking some time off this week, visit When Newport Restaurants Are Open and Closed This Winter for full details.

Have something you would like to add to this story? E-mail Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

Monday, January 4th

10pm to 1am – Blues Monday with The Ubiquitones – Johnny Cash to the Clash, George Jones to the Ramones; The Ubiquitones play all of your favorite tunes at The Fastnet Pub. No cover.

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Diegos: Trivia at 9pm
  • Fastnet: Live music with The Ubiquitones from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with Julio Amaro from 6pm to 9pm. No cover.

Tuesday, January 5th

4pm to 9pm – Junior Island Patriots IHOP Fundraiser: Hey everyone! Do you need a break after all the holiday festivities? Do you love having the option of breakfast for dinner? Then dine at IHOP on Tuesday, January 5th between 4pm and 9pm for the Junior Island Patriots fundraiser! 20% of all sales will be donated to the Junior Island Patriots Competition Cheer Team. The funds raised will help with the costs and fees associated with the program. (Full Dislocate: IHOP Middletown is an active What’sUpNewp Advertiser)

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Empire Tea & Coffee (Broadway Location): Acoustic folk jam at 7:30pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Open Mic at 8pm.

Wednesday, January 6th

9pm – Pub Trivia at Fastnet: Trivia at Fastnet Pub is an intense, ten question four round trivia experience that is different from any other trivia you have ever done. Bring your friends and your brains!

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Buskers: Open mic night with Mike Warner from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Fastnet: Pub Trivia at 9pm.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with The Throttles from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sardella’s: Live jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.

Thursday, January 7th

5:30pm – Lecture: Drssing For A Ball: From bed gown to ball gown, what does it take to prepare for an 18th century ball? During this 5:30pm living history program, listen and learn as a ladies maid portrayed by historical clothing expert Renee Walker-Tuttle dresses her ladies in silk attire for the height of holiday festivities in colonial Newport, a Twelfth Night Ball. Presented by the Newport Historical Society, please RSVP to 401-846-0813 x110. $5 general admission.

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Celtica: Trivia at 9pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Open mic at 9pm.
  • Perro Salado:  Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Justin Pomfret at 9pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Bingo at 8pm

Friday, January 8th

8pm to 10pm – Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players: RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe hits the stage with their hilarious improv show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, & the quickest wit you’ll ever see EVERY Fri & Sat night at 8pm. If you are coming for a special occasion & would like a person(s) of honor to be part of the show let us know in advance. We will create a customized game just for your group! We encourage ALL guests to buy tickets online, shows often sell out. All shows are BYOB! Laugh More. (Full Dislocate: The Bit Players are an active What’sUpNewp Advertiser)

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Buskers: Live music from 9pm to 1am. No Cover.
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm. No cover.
  • Chanler at Cliff Walk: Live music with Dick Lupino & friends from 6pm to 10pm. No cover.
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm.
  • Hotel Viking (One Bellevue Lounge): Live music from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9pm. Hardcore – By The Sea!
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music at 9pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 9pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 9pm.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Chopville from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live Reggae music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

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