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

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Newport, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

This information was provided to us by the venue or musicians, it is subject to change. Did we miss something or get something wrong? E-mail Ryan@whatsupnewp.com! 

Friday

  • @ The Deck: DJ Face at 9pm.
  • Buskers: Live Music with Mike Warner from 9pm to 1am. No Cover.
  • 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 (Top of Newport): Live music with Travis Colby Band at 7pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9pm
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.
  • Landing: Live music with Justin Pomfret from 1pm to 4pm, The HonkyTonk Knights at 8pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Sean Rivers at 10pm. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with The Mertz Bros at 9pm.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Sugar at 9pm.
  • Newport Grand: Live music with Triple Threat at 8pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: Live music with John Erikson from 4:30pm to 7:30pm,  DJ J-Remedy from 10pm to 1am.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Kings of Summer at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9:30pm.
  • Rusty’s Bar & Grille: Live music at 9pm
  • Saltwater: Live music with Anamcara from 7pm to 10pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music with The Copacetics from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Silverteeth 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 from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Dockside: Live music with Sean Rivers and Never In Vegas from 10pm to 1am.
  • Fifth Element: Live music with Alan Bernstein and 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 (Top Of Newport): Live Music with Clear Blue from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Hotel Viking (One Bellevue Lounge): Live music with Arilyn Mitchell on harp from 2pm – 4pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with Workman Song, Spike Toppa, Perfect Dude and friends at 8pm.
  • Landing: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 1pm to 4pm, live music from 4pm to 7pm, Timmy Smith at 8pm.
  • Long Wharf Mall: Live music from 1pm to 5pm. No cover.
  • Middletown FP Lodge – The Paul Wayne Show at 6pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Live music from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with George McCann & Friends at 9pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Take It To The Bridge at 9pm.
  • Newport Grand: Live music with Mondo Soul, Dirty Deeds 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 Fevah Dream from 10pm to 1am.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9pm
  • Rusty’s Bar & Grille: Live music at 9pm.
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Live music with Roots Reaction from 7pm-10pm. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 9pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music at 10pm. No cover.
  • The Port: Live music from 2pm to 6pm and 7pm to 11pm. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music from 8pm – 11pm. No cover

Sunday

  • @ The Deck: Live music with Frank Romanelli from 11am to 2pm. Sean Rivers at 6pm. No cover.
  • Buskers: Live music at 7pm. No cover.
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music with Bobby Ferreira from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. No cover.
  • Dockside/Riptides: Live music with Stu & Dave from Never In Vegas at 9pm.
  • Fastnet Pub: Live traditional Irish Music from 6pm to 9pm. No cover.
  • Fifth Element: Live music with Patterson’s Jazz Trio from 12pm to 3pm . No cover.
  • Hotel Viking (Top Of Newport): Live Music with Milt Javery from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Hotel Viking (One Bellevue Lounge): Live music with Arilyn Mitchell on harp from 2pm – 4pm.
  • Jimmy’s: Live Music with Tall Teenages, Dust Ruffles and friends at 9pm.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music with Anamcara from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Landing: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 1pm to 4pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music from 4pm to 7pm.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Professor Harp from 4pm to 7pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: Live music outdoors on the patio from 3pm to 6pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Pat Cottrell from 4pm to 8pm, Jillian & Ryan at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 7pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with Los Duderinos from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.
  • The Pier: Live music from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. No cover.
  • The Port: Live music from 2pm to 6pm. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Mike Baez from 2pm to 5pm. No cover

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).