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: Live music with Sam James from 6pm to 9pm, DJ Face at 9pm.
  • Buskers: Live Music  with Mike Warner & Friends 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 at 7pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with Little Compton Band 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 4:30pm and live music with C-Note Missionaries from 8pm – 12am.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10pm. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Straight Pipes Band at 9pm.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Deer Tick & Friends at 9pm. (Sold Out)
  • Newport Grand: Live music 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 The Beat Drops at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with Ballaroom Thievies & Larkin Poe at 9pm. (Sold Out!)
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with The Teledynes 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 from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • The Pier: Live music with Zan Ricky from 5:30pm – 9:30pm, Ky from 9pm to 1am.
  • The Port: Live music with Jonathan Tennis from 5pm to 10pm. 
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with JKrak & Cairo 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 Neil McCarthy Band 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 The Playboys from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: OldJack’s 4th Annual Newport Nights at 7:30 pm.
  • 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 Ryan Charles from 1pm to 5pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Live music from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music  with Blockhead at 9pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Deer Tick & Friends at 9pm. (Sold Out!)
  • Newport Grand: Live music with Bullet (Bob Seger Tribute) 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 Party Girl from 10pm to 1am.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with Phil Cook & Spirit Family Reunion at 9pm. (Sold Out!)
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with The Silks at 9pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Live music with Roots Reaction from 7pm-10pm. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Justin Pomfret 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 Kyle Andree from 12:30pm – 4:30pm, Kyle Andree from 6pm to 9pm and Diesel from 9pm to 1am.
  • The Port: Live music with The McMurphy’s from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with The Z-Boys from 8pm – 11pm. No cover

Sunday

  • @ The Deck: Live music with Justin Pomfret 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 Fran Curley Jazz Trio 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 Cherish The Ladies 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 from 4pm to 7pm.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Tim Taylor Blues Band from 4pm to 7pm.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Deer Tick & Friends at 9pm. (Sold Out!)
  • O’brien’s Pub: Live music outdoors on the patio from 3pm to 6pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with Les Paul GuitarFest 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 Side Effects from 1pm – 5pm, live music with The Playboys from 5pm – 9pm.
  • The Port: Live music with John Erickson from 2pm to 6pm, Jonathan Tennis from 7pm to 10pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music from 7pm to 10pm. No cover

Did we miss something or do you want to submit a listing? E-mail Ryan@whatsupnewp.com

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