Discover the best places to find live music, comedy, karaoke, dancing and entertainment in Newport this weekend.

Wondering what else is happening this weekend in and around Newport? Here’s 20+ Best Things To Do This Weekend In Newport | September 9 – 11.

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Newport, RI Live Music & Entertainment Listings

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Friday, September 9th

  • Buskers: Live music with Fiddlers Rock 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 (Top of Newport): Live music with Travis Colby from 5:30pm – 9:30pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Light Between The Oceans at 4:30pm & 7:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with The Lincoln Tunnel, Some Americans 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 with The HonkyTonk Knights at 10pm. 
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Groovin’ You 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 with The Midnights at 9:30pm.
  • Speakeasy: Live music from 10pm to 1am.
  • Studio 3 – Dueling Pianos from 7:30pm – 10pm, followed by DJ and Dancing
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music with Natural Elements from 10pm to 1am. 
  • The Pier: Live music outside with ZanRicky from 5:30pm – 9:30pm.
  • The Port: Live music from 5pm to 10pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Louis Leeman from 9pm – 12am. 

Saturday, September 10th 

  • 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 with Professor Harp at 10pm. 
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm and 10pm.
  • Gas Lamp Grille – Buddy Roach Trio at The Gaslamp!! at 9pm
  • Genie’s Hookah Lounge: DJ & Dancing at 9pm.
  • Hotel Viking (Top Of Newport): Live Music with The Playboys from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Light Between The Oceans at 1:30pm, 4:30pm & 7:30pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with Warbler Roost, Haunt the House, Shea at 9:30 pm.
  • Landing: Live music from 1pm to 4pm, live music 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. 
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Fast Times at 9:30pm.
  • 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 from 4pm to 8pm, and live music from 10pm to 1am.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music with GangGreen W/ Antagonizers at 4pm.
  • Pineapples On The Bay: Live music with Steve Mortrude from 6pm – 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music with Big Cat Blues at 10pm
  • 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. 
  • The Pier: Live music with Outcry from 12:30pm – 4:30pm, with Outcry from 5:30pm to 9:30pm and Damaged Goods from 9pm to 1am.
  • The Port: Live music from 2pm – 6pm and from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music with Mike Baez from 8pm – 11pm. 

Sunday, September 11th

  • 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. 
  • Fastnet Pub: Live traditional Irish Music from 6pm to 9pm. 
  • Fifth Element: Live music with The Playboys from 12pm to 3pm . 
  • Hotel Viking (Lounge): Live music with Fran Curley Jazz Trio from 7pm to 11pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Light Between The Oceans at 1:30pm, 4:30pm & 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. 
  • Long Wharf Mall: Live music from 1pm to 5pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Justin Pomfret 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.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Keith Manville at 6pm and live music at 10pm.
  • Parlor: Live music at 9pm.
  • 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 with Side Effects from 1pm – 5pm, live music with The Playboys from 5pm – 9pm.
  • The Port: Live music from 2pm to 6pm and from 7pm to 10pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music from 7pm to 10pm. 

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