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Newport, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

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Ongoing

48th Annual Newport Music Festival – July 8 – 24, 2016, it continues the tradition of presenting unique chamber music programs, American debuts, world-class artists and gala special events in the Gilded Age summer cottages of Newport. Enjoy 60 concerts over 17 days at 13 venues. More info: www.newportmusic.org

Friday

  • @ The Deck: Live music with Sam James from 6pm to 9pm, DJ Face at 9pm.
  • Buskers: Live Music with Tim Taylor 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 Milt Javery 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 musicwith The HonkyTonk Knights from 4:30pm to 7pm and live music with Justin Pomfret at 8pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights at 10pm. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Mr. Chubb at 9pm.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Groovin’ You at 9pm.
  • Newport Grand: Live music TransMission at Newport Grand Casino at 9pm
  • 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 Them Apples at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with Maiden New England at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music Silverteeth at 9:30pm.
  • Saltwater: Live music with Steve Mortrude from 7pm to 10pm
  • Speakeasy: Live music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Studio 3 – Dueling Pianos from 8:30pm – 11pm, followed by DJ and Dancing
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music with Natural Elements from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • The Pier: Live music with Stu Krous from 5:30pm – 9pm
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Brian Scott from 9pm – 12am. No cover.

Saturday

  • @ The Deck: DJ D- Wun at 9pm
  • 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 The Repercussions 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.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music 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 with Japanese Drummers from 1pm to 5pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Live music with Justin Pomfret from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Neal & The Vipers at 9pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Velvet Skies at 9pm.
  • Newport Grand: Live music 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 Brian Scott from 4pm to 8pm, and live music with Blue Light Bandits from 10pm to 1am.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with Mighty Good Boys at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with The Z Boys 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 from 7:30pm – 10pm, followed by DJ and Dancing
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music at 10pm. No cover.
  • The Pier: Live music with Out Cry from 12:30pm – 4:30pm, Side Effects from 5:30pm – 9pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Lois Leeman from 8pm – 11pm. No cover

Sunday

  • @ The Deck: Live music with Sam James from 11am to 2pm. Sean Rivers at 6pm. No cover.
  • Brick Market: Live music from 1pm to 5pm. Free.
  • 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 The Playboys from 12pm to 3pm . No cover.
  • Jimmy’s: Live Music at 9pm.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music with Anamcara from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. No cover.
  • King Park: Live music with Allysen Callery and Bob Kendall Band from 3pm – 6pm. Free.
  • Landing: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 1pm to 4pm. No cover.
  • Long Wharf Mall: Live music from 1pm to 5pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Justin Pomfret from 4pm to 7pm.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music Shaka & SoulShakers from 4pm to 7pm.
  • O’brien’s Pub: Live music outdoors on the patio from 3pm to 6pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Anamcara  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.
  • Studio 3 – Dueling Pianos from 6:30pm – 10pm, followed by live music with Ryan & Jillian
  • The Pier: Live music with Charlie 1pm – 5pm, Playboys from 5pm – 9pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Silverteeth from 7pm to 10pm. No cover

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