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

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Monday, July 10

  • 2 pm – Hero at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4:30 pm – Brian Scott at The Landing
  • 6 pm to 9 pm – Julio Amaro at Perro Salado
  • 7 pm to 10 pm – The Groove Merchants at Fifth Element
  • 7 pm to 11 pm – John Erikson at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Laughter For Locals with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 8 pm – Beatriz at Dinner at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 9 pm – Bruce Jacques at One Pelham East
  • 10 pm – The Ubiquitones at Fastnet Pub

Tuesday, July 11


Wednesday, July 12

  • 4:30 pm – Brian Scott at The Landing
  • 5 pm – Hero at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5 pm to 8 pm – Silverteeth at Newport Vineyards
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – The Naticks at Hotel Viking
  • 6 pm – Fireside Music Series presents Briana White at Newport Vineyards
  • 6 pm – James Grande at The Deck
  • 7 pm – Family Friendly Funnies: 7/12/17 with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 7 pm – Jenkins Construction presents Folsom at Ballard Park
  • 7:30 pm – Beatriz at Dinner at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 7:30 pm – Live jazz music at Sardella’s
  • 8 pm – Jim Devlin at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Open mic atThe Cafe at Parlor Newport
  • 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
  • 9 pm – DJ Abby Duren at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 9:30 pm – Karaoke at O’Brien’s Pub
  • 10 pm – The Z-Boys at Perro Salado
  • 10 pm – DJ & Dancing at The Landing

Thursday, July 13

  • 1 pm –Weekend Music Series: Colby & Keila at Newport Vineyards
  • 1 pm – Otello From Royal Opera House at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4 pm – Newport Music Festival – Family Concert: Beethoven’s Wig at Chateau-sur-Mer
  • 4:30 pm – Yacht Club Rejects at The Landing
  • 5 pm – Music On The Porch presents The Kane Brothers at The Eisenhower House
  • 5 pm – Beatriz at Dinner at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Chris Vaillancourt at Hotel Viking
  • 6 pm – Children’s Night Performances presents Mark Binder at Easton’s Beach
  • 7 pm – Inaugural Newport to Nashville event! at Newport Playhouse
  • 7:30 pm – The Big Sick at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 8 pm – Tim Smith at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Open mic at Newport Sportsmen’s Club
  • 8:35 pm – newportFILM presents Coyote: The Mike Plant Story at IYRS
  • 8 pm – Live music at Norey’s
  • 9 pm – Trivia at Celtica
  • 9 pm – Open mic at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 9 pm – John Erikson at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 9:30 pm – Good Will and Them Apples at One Pelham East
  • 9:30 pm – The C-Note Missionaries at Perro Salado
  • 9:30 pm – Chopville at Speakeasy
  • 10 pm – Oskar Wylde at Newport Blues Cafe

Friday, July 14

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

  • 1 pm to 4 pm – John Erikson at The Landing
  • 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm – The C-Note Missionaries at The Landing
  • 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – The Big Sick at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Clear Blue at Hotel Viking
  • 7 pm to 10 pm – John & Joanne at Jo’s American Bistro
  • 8 pm –Justin Pomfret at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 8:30 pm – James Grande at The Wharf Pub
  • 9 pm –Live Music at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 9 pm – Live music at Buskers
  • 9 pm – Live music at The Cafe at Parlor Bar & Kitchen
  • 9:30 pm Tim Smith & friends at Speakeasy
  • 10 pm – Karaoke at Celtica
  • 10 pm – DJ & dancing at Boom Boom Room at Clarke Cooke House
  • 10 pm – The HonkyTonk Knights at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 pm – Sugar at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 10 pm – Live music at Dockside
  • 10 pm – Live music at One Pelham East

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