Here’s what’s happening in and around Newport, RI this weekend for live music, comedy, theater and entertainment.

Wondering what else is happening this weekend in and around Newport? Here’s a few Great Things To Do In Newport 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, September 30

 
  • Buskers: Live music with Pat Cottrell from 9pm to 1am. 
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm. 
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm.
  • Hotel Viking (Lounge): Live music with Betsy Listenfelt from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Don’t Think Twice at 4:30pm and Captain Fantastic at 7:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with Oceans of the Moon/Minibeast at 9pm
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. 
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights at 10pm. 
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with 7 Days Weekend 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 Cherry n’ Webb at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with Brian Scott at 9:30pm.
  • Rusty’s (Middletown): Live music with Lois Greco
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Chopville from 10pm to 1am.
  • Studio 3 – Dueling Pianos from 7:30pm – 10pm, followed by DJ and Dancing
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music with The Copacetics from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Tim Smith from 9pm – 12am. 

Saturday, October 1

  • Buskers: Live music with Brian Twohey from 8pm to 1am. 
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm. 
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Fifth Element: Live music with Soul Fish at 10pm. 
  • 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 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years at 2pm, Don’t Think Twice at 4:30pm and Captain Fantastic at 7:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with Tiny Diamond, Cat Has Claws, Wildlife at 9:30 pm.
  • Landing: Live music from 1pm to 4pm.
  • Long Wharf Mall: Live music from 1pm to 5pm. 
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Live music with Justin Pomfret from 9pm to 1am. 
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Ways & Means at 9:30pm.
  • O’Brien’s Pub – DJ C-Gray from 10pm to 1am. 
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Run For Covers from 10pm to 1am.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with The Z-Boys at 10pm.
  • Rusty’s (Middletown): Live music with Lighthouse.
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Live music with Steve Mortrude from 7pm-10pm.
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Chopville from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Studio 3 – Dueling Pianos from 7:30pm – 10pm, followed by DJ and Dancing
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music at 10pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with James Grand at 8pm.

Sunday, October 2

  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music with Bobby Ferreira from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. 
  • Fastnet Pub: Live traditional Irish Music from 6pm to 9pm. 
  • Fifth Element: Live music with Fran Curley Jazz from 12pm to 3pm . 
  • Hotel Viking (Lounge): Live music from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years at 2pm, Don’t Think Twice at 4:30pm and Captain Fantastic at 7:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s: Live Music 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. 
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music from 4pm – 7pm.
  • Newport Vineyards: Live music  from 1pm to 4pm.
  • O’Brien’s Pub: Live music outdoors on the patio from 3pm to 6pm.
  • Parlor: Live music at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with Los Duderinos from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Speakeasy: Live music with Stu Sinclair at 8:30pm. 
  • Studio 3 – Dueling Pianos from 6:30pm – 10pm
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Brian Scott at 8pm. 

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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).