Discover the best entertainment, comedy and live music happening around Newport, RI this weekend.

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Friday

  • Buskers: Live music from 9pm to 1am. No Cover.
  • Casino Theater: WINNING (Opening Night Film) & Party – newportFILM SPORTS hosted by International Tennis Hall of Fame at 6:30pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 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 with Travis Colby Band at 7pm. 
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with ShitKill, Three Points Of Madness, Muttering Bastard at 9pm
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Sean Rivers at 10pm. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with The Mistics at 9pm.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Dr. Slick at 9pm.
  • O’brien’s Pub: DJ J-Remdy from 10pm to 1am.
  • One Bellevue Lounge (Hotel Viking): Live music from 7pm – 11pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Alec MacGillivray at One Pelham East at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with Hawkins Teague at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9:30pm.
  • Rusty’s (Middletown): Live music with Triple Threat at 9pm.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Chopville from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Tim Smith from 8pm – 11pm No cover.

Saturday

  • Buskers: Live music with Brian Twohey from 8pm to 1am. No Cover.
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm. No cover.
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights  from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Dockside: Rockin’ Rodeo Round-Up – Live music with Ten-8 at 8pm
  • Fifth Element: Live music with Neil McCarthy & Friends at 10pm. No cover.
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm and 10pm.
  • Genie’s Hookah Lounge: DJ & Dancing at 9pm.
  • Hotel Viking: Popup Movie Night featuring Breakfast at Tiffanys at 7pm
  • Hotel Viking (One Bellevue Lounge) Live Music with Arilyn Mitchell from 2pm to 4pm and live music with The Playboys from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon:Live music Arketype, Hadean, My Missing Half at 8pm.
  • Landing: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 2pm to 5pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Live music from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Big Cat Blues Band at 9pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Felix Brown at 9pm.
  • Newport Grand: Live music with Kashmir and Los Gatos at 9pm.
  • Newport Sportsman Club: Live music at 8pm.
  • O’brien’s Pub – DJ C-Gray from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Party Girl at 9pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with The Ravers at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Live music with Steve Mortrude from 7pm-10pm. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Chopville from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music with The Copacetics at 10pm. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with John Erikson from 8pm – 11pm. No cover

Sunday

  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music with Bobby Ferreira from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. No cover.
  • Fastnet Pub: Live traditional Irish Music from 6pm to 9pm. No cover.
  • Fifth Element: Live music from 12pm to 3pm . No cover.
  • Hotel Viking (One Bellevue): Live music with Arilyn Mitchell from 2pm to 4pm. No cover.
  • Jimmy’s: Live Music at 9pm.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music with Mark Gorman at 5:30pm
  • Landing: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 2pm to 5pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music from 4pm to 7pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music from 4pm to 8pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with Los Duderinos from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Stu Sinclair at 8:30pm. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Sara and Chris from 2pm to 5pm. 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.