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

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Thursday, July 20th

  • Buskers: Matthew Frantz at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Trivia at 9 pm
  • Easton’s Beach: Children’s Night Performances featuring Toe Jam Puppet Band at 6 pm
  • Great Friends Meeting House: Island Moving Co. Presents Great Friends Dance Festival at 7:30 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Brian Scott at 5:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Big Sick at 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Open mic at 9 pm
  • Landing: Yacht Club Rejects at 4:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: John Erikson at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Neal McCarthy at 8 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: The Kulprits at 9:30 pm
  • newportFILM:  Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton – newportFILM Outdoors 7/20! at Newport Beach House at 6:30 pm
  • Newport Music Festival: Spanish Gold at The Elms at 11 am, Tango Distinto at The Breakers at 7:15 pm
  • Newport Vineyards: Jillian Jensen’s Midsummer’s Eve Concert at 7:30 pm
  • Norey’s: Live jazz music at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Clique at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado: The C-Note Missionaries at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgment: The Tedynes at 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Chopville at 9:30 pm
  • The Port: Pat Cottrell at 5 pm

Friday, July 21st

  • Buskers: Sean Riley at 9 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Dockside: Live music at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Great Friends Meeting House: Island Moving Co. Presents Great Friends Dance Festival at 7:30 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Betsy Listenfelt at 5:30 pm (Top of Newport)
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Big Sick
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: John & Joanne at 7 pm
  • Landing: John Erikson at 1 pm, The C-Note Missionaries at 4:30 pm, Yacht Club Rejects at 8 pm, DJ & Dancing at 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar:  Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Detroit Breakdown at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Take It To The Bridge at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Triad at 9 pm
  • Newport Vineyards: Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show  at 8 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 4:30 pm, DJ Remedy at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Party Girl Band at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Steve Mortrude at 7 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music at 10 pm
  • Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 8 pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music at 10 pm.
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Port: Terry Bradley at 6 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: The C-Note Missionaries at 9 pm

Saturday, July 22nd

  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Dockside: Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Great Friends Meeting House: Island Moving Co. Presents Great Friends Dance Festival at 7:30 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards: Dick Lupino and friends at 1 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Phenix Ave at 5:30 pm (Top Of Newport)
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Big Sick
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights/C-Note Missionaries at 1 pm,  Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm, DJ & Dancing upstairs at 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Straight Pipes at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Fast Times at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Gary Gramolini & Grinders, East Coast Alice at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C-Gray at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Clique at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Water Projects at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Roots Reaction at 7 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: James Grande at 10 pm
  • Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 8 pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music at 10 pm.
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Flsom at 9 pm
  • The Port: Brian Scott at 2 pm, The McMurphys at 7 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Mike Baez at 9 pm

Sunday, July 23rd

  • Atlantic Resort: The Mac Chrupcala Jazz Trio from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Buskers: Bill Gannon at 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Dockside: Dave & Stu from Never In Vegas at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element: Live music at 12 pm
  • Great Friends Meeting House: Island Moving Co. Presents Great Friends Dance Festival at 7:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Big Sick
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music at 5:30 pm
  • King Park: 3 pm –Barkode, La Mechante & Le Connard
  • Landing:  The HonkyTonk Knights at 1 pm, Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm, John Erikson at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Mark Flynn at 4 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: George McCann Band at 1 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Sunday Sessions
  • Newport Music Festival: Boyd Meets Girl at Redwood Library
  • Newport Vineyards:  Weekend Music Series: Brian Scott at 1 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: Steel Drums at 3 pm
  • One Pelham East: Ryan & Linay’s acoustic duo at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Shops at Long Wharf: Live music from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Fifth Element: Live music at 12 pm
  • The Port: John Erikson at 3 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Mark Gorman at 6 pm

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