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Discover where to find live music, entertainment, comedy, karaoke and trivia this week in and around Newport.

Monday,  May 22

  • 7 pm to 10 pm – The Groove Merchants at Fifth Element
  • 10 pm – The Ubiquitones at Fastnet Pub

Tuesday, May 23

  • 4:15 pm & 7 pm – NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE & TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 6 pm to 8 pm – Live music at Mission
  • 7 pm to 11 pm – Fran Curley Band in the One Bellevue Lounge at Hotel Viking.
  • 8 pm – Trivia at O’brien’s Pub
  • 8 pm – Open mic at The Wharf Pub
  • 9 pm – Stu Sinclair at One Pelham East

Wednesday, May 24

  • 4:15 pm & 7 pm – NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE & TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 7 pm to 11 pm – Travis Colby in the One Bellevue Lounge at Hotel Viking
  • 7:30 pm – Live jazz music at Sardella’s
  • 8:30 pm – Live music at Norey’s
  • 9 pm – Trivia at Fastnet Pub
  • 9 pm – Open mic at Buskers Irish Pub
  • 9 pm – Brian Scott at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 pm – The Z-Boys at Perro Salado

Thursday, May 25

  • 4:15 pm & 7 pm – NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE & TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Milt Javery at Top Of Newport at Hotel Viking.
  • 8 pm – Live music at Norey’s
  • 8 pm – Bingo at The Wharf Pub
  • 9 pm – Trivia at Celtica
  • 9 pm – Open mic at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 9 pm – John Erikson at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 9 pm – Brian Scott at One Pelham East
  • 9:30 pm – Tim Smith at Speakeasy
  • 10 pm – Camden Murphy. The Z-Boys. Spocka Summa “The Micro Tour” at Newport Blues Cafe

Friday,  May 26

Check back on Wednesday’s for a much more detailed list for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, until then here’s an idea of what’s happening…

  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Betsy Listenfelt on Top Of Newport at Hotel Viking.
  • 7 pm to 10 pm – John & Joanne at Jo’s American Bistro
  • 7 pm – NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE & TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 8:30 pm – Live music at The Wharf Pub
  • 9 pm – Live music at Buskers
  • 9 pm – Live music at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 9 pm – Live music at The Cafe at Parlor Bar & Kitchen
  • 10 pm – Chopville at Speakeasy
  • 10 pm – Karaoke at Celtica
  • 10 pm – DJ & dancing at Boom Boom Room at Clarke Cooke House
  • 10 pm – Live music at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 pm – Live music at One Pelham East
  • 10 pm – Take It To The Bridge at Newport Blues Cafe

Ryan M. Belmore

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