Discover what’s happening, new and to do this week for events and activities in and around Newport, RI!

Christmas In Newport, a month-long celebration of the Holiday Season throughout Newport, begins on Thursday, December 1st!

Monday, December 12

12 p.m. – Economic Update Luncheon on the Impact Of Arts at Newport Art Museum

12 p.m. – Cultural Connections Lecture: John W. Smith, Director, RISD Museum at Rosecliff

1 p.m. – City Council/School Committee Liaison Subcommittee Meeting

4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

6:15 p.m. – 3rd Community Meeting at Gather

6:30 p.m. – Zoning Board of Review Meeting

Tuesday, December 13

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Christmas at the Inns Tour 

4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

5 p.m. – Santa visits the neighborhoods of Newport

6 p.m. – Cooking Class: Easy Holiday Entertaining at Newport Wine Cellar

Wednesday, December 14

1 p.m. – Home School Class: Animal Tracking at Ballard Park

3 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Christmas at the Inns Tour

4 p.m. – Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission

4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

6:30 p.m. – Newport City Council meeting at Newport City Hall

7 p.m. – Painting Party at Hotel Viking 

7 p.m. – SCI Speaker Series : “Boatbuilding at IYRS” at Seamen’s Church Institute

Thursday, December 15

2 p.m. – National Theater Live: No Man’s Land at Jane Pickens Theater

3:30 p.m. – Tree Lighting and more! on Broadway

5 p.m. – Santa visits the neighborhoods of Newport

5 p.m. – The Eagle Huntress at Jane Pickens Theater

7 p.m. – Manchester By The Sea at Jane Pickens Theater

Friday, December 16

1:15 p.m., 4 p.m & 7 p.m. – Manchester By The Sea at Jane Pickens Theater

4 p.m. – Holiday Lantern Tour at Brick Market Museum & Shop

5 p.m. – Family Night with a visit from Santa at O’brien’s Pub

6:30 p.m. – Paint Party at Common Fence Point

7 p.m. – OceanCliff Holiday Gala

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


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! 

Monday

  • Fastnet: Live music with The Ubiquitones from 10pm to 1am.
  • Fifth Element: Live music with The Groove Merchants from 7pm to 10pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Eagle Huntress at 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music with Yacht Club Rejects from 9pm to 1am.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with Julio Amaro from 6pm to 9pm.

Tuesday

  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Eagle Huntress at 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • O’Brien’s: Trivia at 8pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Open Mic at 8pm.

Wednesday

  • Buskers: Open mic night with Mike Warner from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Fastnet: Pub Trivia at 9pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Eagle Huntress at 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • Norey’s Star Restaurant: Live music at 9pm. No cover.
  • Perro Salado: Live music with The Z-Boys from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Sardella’s: Live Jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.

Thursday

  • Celtica: Trivia at 9pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: National Theater Live: No Man’s Land at 2pm, The Eagle Huntress at 5pm and Manchester By The Sea at 7 p.m.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Open mic at 9pm.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 9pm.
  • Norey’s Star Restaurant: Live jazz music at 7:30pm. No cover.
  • Perro Salado:  Live music with The HonkyTonk Knights from 9pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 9pm.
  • Wharf Pub: Bingo at 8pm.

Friday

  • Buskers: Live music 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: Live music from 7pm – 11pm.
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Manchester By The Sea at 1:15 p.m.,  4 p.m. & 7 p.m.
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music with at 9pm.
  • Jo’s Bistro: Live music with John & Joanne from 7pm to 10pm. No cover.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10pm. No cover.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music at 9pm.
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 9pm.
  • Parlor Bar & Kitchen: Live music at 9pm.
  • Speakeasy: Live music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 7:30pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live Reggae music from 10pm to 1am. No cover.
  • Wharf Pub: Live music at 8:30pm. No cover.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.