Looking for live music, comedy, theater, karaoke or entertainment this weekend in Newport? You’re in luck! Here’s what’s happening, new and to do for live music and entertainment this weekend!

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Friday, January 6th

  • 4 p.m & 7 p.m. – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater.
  • 6:30 p.m. – Live music with The PLAYBOYS at The Newport Elks
  • 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Live music with Travis Colby at One Bellevue at Hotel Viking
  • 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Live music with John & Joanne at Jo’s Bistro
  • 8 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at Firehouse Theater
  • 8 p.m. – Live music at The Wharf Pub
  • 9 p.m. – Live music with Straight Pipes Band at Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown)
  • 9 p.m. – DJ & Dancing at Clarke Cooke House
  • 9 p.m. – Live music with The Skinny Millionaires, Small Talk at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Live music with Ben Knight at Buskers
  • 9 p.m. – Live music at Newport Grand
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Sean Rivers at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Neil McCarthy at Pour Judgement
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Blockhead at One Pelham East
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Get Lucky at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 10 p.m. – DJ J Remedy at O’brien’s Pub
  • 10 p.m. – Live music at Speakeasy
  • 10 p.m. – Karaoke at Celtica
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Gumption & Glory at The Cafe at Parlor.

Saturday, January 7th

  • 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m & 7 p.m. – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Live music with Mike Khouri at One Bellevue at Hotel Viking
  • 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 8 p.m. – Live music at Wharf Pub
  • 8 p .m. – Live music with Brian Twohey at Buskers
  • 8 p.m. – Live music with Holy Hands/Hardware/Brother/ILL/Vantag at The Cafe at Parlor Newport
  • 9 p.m. – Live music with Shea Vaccaro & Will Kindler at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 9 p.m. – Live music with Mark Cutler & Friends at The Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown)
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with The Driftwoods (Beach Boys tribute) at Newport Grand
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Sean Lee at Clarke Cooke House
  • 10 p.m. – Live music  at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 p.m. – Live music at Speakeasy
  • 10 p.m. – DJ C Gray at O’brien’s Pub
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Sugar at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with The Network at One Pelham East
  • 10 p.m. – Karaoke at Celtica
  • 10 p.m. – Live music at Tavern on Broadway
  • 10 p.m. – Live music with Jason Cardinal at Pour Judgement

Sunday, January 8th

  • 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Live music with Bobby Ferreira at Clarke Cooke House
  • 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Live music with Harpist Arilyn Mitchell at One Bellevue at Hotel Viking
  • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Live music with Diane Blue at The Narragansett (Jamestown)
  • 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m & 7 p.m. – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Live music at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Irish Session at Fastnet Pub
  • 8:30 p.m. – Live music with Stu Sinclair at Speakeasy 
  • 9 p.m. – Live music with Los Duderinos at Pour Judgement

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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).