Discover what’s happening, new and to do this weekend in and around Newport, RI!

Scroll down for the most thorough, complete and correct live music, comedy and entertainment listings you can find in Newport

Friday, October 28th

4:30 p.m. – Denial at Jane Pickens Theater

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Fortress Of Nightmares at Fort Adams

7 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Halloween CarnEvil at Newport Vineyards

7 p.m. – A Man Called Ove at Jane Pickens Theater

8 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

9 p.m. – Police Unity Tour Halloween Fundraiser at Speakeasy

Saturday, October 29th

12 p.m. – First Annual Harvest Festival at Newport Vineyards

1 p.m. – Wag Nation’s Howl-o-Ween Stroll at Wag Nation

3 p.m. – Public Paranormal Investigation at Elks Club

4:00 p.m. – Denial at Jane Pickens Theater

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. – The Haunted Folklore of Rose Island

4:30 p.m. – GHOST STORY Cruise at Gansett Cruises

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Fortress Of Nightmares at Fort Adams

7 p.m. – A Man Called Ove at Jane Pickens Theater

8 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

9 p.m. – The Upper Crust Halloween Spectacle at The Parlor Newport

10 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

10 p.m. – Fast Times Halloween Party at Newport Blues Cafe

Sunday, October 30th

10 a.m. – Community Action Project #1: Cleanup of Cliff Walk

1 p.m. – Halloween Cookie Decorating Food Drive for Martin Luther King Center at The Newport Sweet Shoppe

1p.m. – Creepy Carousel at The Hut

3 p.m. – PupTail Party at Greenvale Vineyards

4:00 p.m. – Denial at Jane Pickens Theater

5 p.m. – Newport Halloween Ride at Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery

5:30 p.m. – Taste of Newport 2016 at Hotel Viking

6 p.m. – Halloween Yoga Fundraiser at Salvation Cafe

7 p.m. – A Man Called Ove at Jane Pickens Theater

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Fortress Of Nightmares at Fort Adams

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Live Music & Entertainment Listings

Here’s what’s happening in and around Newport, RI this weekend for live music, comedy, theater and entertainment. If you find value in these listings, please consider supporting the venues in bold. These are the businesses who make what we do on a daily basis possible!

Friday, October 28th

  • Buskers: Live music with Grace Morrison 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: C-Note Missionaries at 10pm.
  • Hotel Viking (Lounge): Live music  from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater:  4:30 – Denial , A Man Called Ove at 7pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music  at 9pm
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10pm. 
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with 7 Day Weekend at 9pm.
  • O’Brien’s: DJ Remedy at 9pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Sugar Babies at 10pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 9pm.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9:30pm.
  • 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.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music from 9pm – 12am. 

Saturday, October 29th

  • Buskers: Live music with Brian Twohey from 8pm to 1am.
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10pm.
  • Clarke Cooke House: Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 10pm to 1am.
  • Fifth Element: Live music with The Teledynes at 10pm.
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8pm and 10pm.
  • Gas Lamp Grille. Big Me at 10 p.m.
  • Genie’s Hookah Lounge: DJ & Dancing at 9pm.
  • Hotel Viking (Lounge): Live Music from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 4:00 – Denial , A Man Called Ove at 7pm.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9:30 pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Live music from 9pm to 1am. 
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Fast Times at 9:30pm.
  • O’Brien’s Pub – DJ C-Gray from 10pm to 1am.
  • One Pelham East: Live music with The Wild Ones  from 10pm to 1am.
  • Pour Judgement: Live music  at 10pm.
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Live music 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 Justin Harris at 8pm.

Sunday, October 30th

  • 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 Lois Vaughan and friends from 12pm to 3pm .
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 4:30 – Denial , A Man Called Ove at 7pm.
  • Jimmy’s: Live Music at 9pm.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music from 4pm – 7pm.
  • Newport Vineyards: Live music  from 1pm to 4pm.
  • 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 6 p.m.

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