Discover the best places to find live music, comedy, karaoke, dancing and entertainment in Newport, RI over the Labor Day Weekend.

Wondering what else is happening this Labor Day Weekend in and around Newport? Here’s 12+ Great Things To Do In Newport This Labor Day Weekend.

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Newport, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

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Friday, September 2nd

  • @ 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. 
  • 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.
  • Fluke: Live music with Marc Stone at 11 p.m.
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Live music with Steve Mortrude from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
  • Hotel Viking (Top of Newport): Live music with Travis Colby from 5:30pm – 9:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with Black Kennedys and Blue Dream at 9pm
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. 
  • Landing: Live music from 8pm – 12am.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10pm. 
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Detroit Breakdown at 9pm.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Felix Brown 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 at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with Little Compton Band at 9pm.
  • Pineapples On The Bay: Live music with Bob Tomassone from 6pm – 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9:30pm.
  • Saltwater: Live music with Squelch from 7pm to 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 from 10pm to 1am. 
  • The Pier: Live music outside from 5:30pm – 9:30pm and inside from 9pm to 1am.
  • The Port: Live music with Jonathan Tennis from 5pm to 10pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Brian Scott from 9pm – 12am. 

Saturday, September 3rd 

  • @ The Deck: DJ D- Wun at 9pm
  • Buskers: Live music with Brian Twohey from 8pm to 1am. .
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm. 
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Dockside: Live music with Sean Rivers and Never In Vegas from 10pm to 1am.
  • Fifth Element: Live music at 10pm. 
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm and 10pm.
  • Genie’s Hookah Lounge: DJ & Dancing at 9pm.
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Live music with Frank Romanelli from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
  • Hotel Viking (Top Of Newport): Live Music with Half Step Down from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with Anthony Daniels, Love Love and Little Musket at 9:30 pm.
  • Landing: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 1pm to 4pm, live music with Chopville from 4pm to 7pm, Timmy Smith at 8pm.
  • Long Wharf Mall: Live music from 1pm to 5pm. 
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Live music with Justin Pomfret from 9pm to 1am. 
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with The Smokin’ Toads at 9pm. 
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Darik & The Funbags at 9pm.
  • Newport Sportsman Club: Live music with Down City Band at 8:30pm.
  • O’brien’s Pub – DJ C-Gray from 10pm to 1am. 
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Brian Scott from 4pm to 8pm, and live music with Nate Bash Band from 10pm to 1am.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with The Ravers at 9pm.
  • Pineapples On The Bay: Live music with Steve Mortrude from 6pm – 9pm.
  • Portsmouth Publick House (Porsmouth): Live music with Mark Gorman from 7pm – 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with Atticus at 10pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Live music with Roots Reaction 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. 
  • The Pier: Live music from 12:30pm – 4:30pm, from 6pm to 9pm and from 9pm to 1am.
  • The Port: Live music from 2pm – 6pm with The McMurphys and Jonathan Tennis from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with John Erikson from 8pm – 11pm. 

Sunday, September 4th

  • @ The Deck: Live music from 11am to 2pm. Sean Rivers at 6pm. 
  • Brick Market: Live music from 1pm to 5pm. 
  • Buskers: Live music at 7pm. 
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music with Bobby Ferreira from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. 
  • Dockside/Riptides: Live music with Stu & Dave from Never In Vegas at 9pm.
  • Fastnet Pub: Live traditional Irish Music from 6pm to 9pm. 
  • Fifth Element: Live music with MSD Jazz Quartet from 12pm to 3pm . 
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Live music with Brian Twohey from 4pm – 8pm.
  • Hotel Viking (Lounge): Live music with Fran Curley Jazz Trio from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Jimmy’s: Live Music at 9pm.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music with Anamcara from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. 
  • King Park: Live music from 3pm – 6pm. 
  • Landing: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 1pm to 4pm. 
  • Long Wharf Mall: Live music from 1pm to 5pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Justin Pomfret from 8pm – 11pm.
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music with Neil & The Vipers from 4pm to 7pm, Down City Band at 9pm.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Pop City at 9pm.
  • Newport Vineyards: Live music  from 1pm to 4pm.
  • O’brien’s Pub: Live music outdoors on the patio from 3pm to 6pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Keith Manville at 6pm and live music at 10pm.
  • Parlor: Live music with The Mighty Mystic at 9pm.
  • Pineapples On The Bay: Live music with Ray Renzi from 2pm – 5pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with Los Duderinos from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 8:30pm. 
  • Studio 3 – Dueling Pianos from 6:30pm – 10pm
  • The Pier: Live music from 1pm – 5pm, live music from 5pm – 9pm.
  • The Port: Live music with Los Gatos from 2pm to 6pm and with Jonathan Tennis from 7pm to 10pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Bill Bartholomew from 7pm to 10pm. 

Monday, September 5

  • @ The Deck: Live music with Justin Pomfret from 5pm – 8pm.
  • Fastnet: Live music with The Ubiquitones from 10pm to 1am. 
  • Fifth Element: Live music with The Groove Merchants from 7pm to 10pm
  • Hotel Viking (Lounge): Live music with Chris Vaillancourt from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Yacht Club Rejects from 9pm to 1am. 
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Bruce Jacques at 9pm.
  • Parlor: Live music with Agent Orange w/Loud Ones & Really Bad Religion.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with Julio Amaro from 6pm to 9pm. 
  • Pineapples On The Bay: Live music with Milt Javery from 6pm – 9pm.
  • The Pier: Live music with Stu Kraus from 12pm – 4pm and The Playboys from 5pm – 9pm.

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