Here’s where to find your most complete listings for live music, comedy, karaoke and dancing this weekend in and around Newport, RI.

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Friday, May 5

  • 3 pm & 8:35 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5 pm to 9 pm – Tim Smith at One Pelham East
  • 7 pm– Travis Colby in the One Bellevue Lounge at Hotel Viking
  • 7 pm– John & Joanne at Jo’s American Bistro
  • 7 pm – Leslie Grimes, Matt Bruneau and Bob Howard at Newport Elks Lodge
  • 8 pm– The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 8 pm– James Grande at The Wharf Pub
  • 9 pm– Car Turn Heroes at Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown)
  • 9 pm– Live music at Pour Judgement
  • 9 pm– Live music at The Cafe at Parlor Newport
  • 9 pm – Live music at Buskers
  • 9 pm – Live music at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 10 pm – Cinco de Mayo Party at Dockside
  • 10 pm – The HonkyTonk Knights at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 pm– Karaoke at Celtica
  • 10 pm– DJ Remedy at O’Brien’sPub
  • 10 pm– DJ & dancing in the Boom Boom Room at Clarke Cooke House
  • 10 pm– Get Lucky at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 10 pm– Party Girl  at One Pelham East
  • 10 pm– Live music at Speakeasy
  • 10 pm– Live music at Tavern on Broadway

Saturday, May 6

  • 1:30 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 1 pm to 4 pm – The C-Note Missionaries/The HonkyTonk Knights at The Landing
  • 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm – John Erikson at The Landing
  • 5 pm to 9 pm – Tim Smith at One Pelham East
  • 7 pm – 11 pm – John & Joanne at One Bellevue at Hotel Viking
  • 7 pm – Steve Mortrude at Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel
  • 8 pm – The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 8 pm – Brian Scott at The Wharf Pub
  • 8 pm – Brian Twohey at Buskers
  • 8 pm to 10:30 pm – Dueling Pianos at Studio 3
  • 8 pm – 7th Annual Rockin’ Rodeo at Dockside
  • 8 pm – Pete Seeger Tribute at Sandywoods Center For The Arts
  • 8:30 pm – Red Handed at Newport Sportsman Club
  • 9 pm – An Evening of Black Metal feat. SIRE, KSAYA at Jimmy’s
  • 9 pm – The Senders at The Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown)
  • 9 pm –Full Scale Riot at The Cafe at Parlor Newport
  • 9 pm – Live music at Pour Judgement
  • 9 pm – Cash Is King at Newport Grand Casino
  • 9 pm – Bar Fly at Rusty’s 
  • 10 pm – James Montgomery at Clarke Cooke House
  • 10 pm – Live music at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 pm – Straight Outta Rehab at Speakeasy
  • 10 pm – DJ C Gray at O’Brien’sPub
  • 10 pm – Groovin You at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 10 pm – Hit Play at One Pelham East
  • 10 pm – Karaoke at Celtica
  • 10 pm – Live music at Tavern on Broadway

Sunday, May 7 

  • 12 pm – 3 pm – MSDQ at The Fifth Element
  • 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Bobby Ferreira at Clarke Cooke House
  • 1 pm to 4 pm –The C-Note Missionaries/The HonkyTonk Knights at The Landing
  • 1 pm.– Ryan Hartt at Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown)
  • 1:30 pm & 4 pm – Their Finest at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4 pm – 7 pm – Justin Pomfret at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Live music at The Landing
  • 5 pm – Matt Kearns at The Wharf Pub
  • 5:30 pm – The Playboy’s at Jo’s American Bistro
  • 6 pm – 9 pm – Irish Session at Fastnet Pub
  • 7:30 pm – Proximity; Surf film by Teton Gravity at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 8:30 pm – Stu Sinclair at Speakeasy
  • 9 pm – Los Duderinos at Pour Judgement

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.

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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).