Discover where to find live music, karaoke, comedy, dancing and entertainment this weekend in and around Newport!

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE –What’s Up For This Weekend in Newport: August 10 – 13

*Unless otherwise noted, the venueis located in Newport.


Friday,August 11th

  • Buskers:Live musicat 9 pm
  • Celtica:Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House:DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Dockside:Live musicat 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater:The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth):Live music at 6:30 pm
  • Hotel Viking:Live music at 5:30 pm (Top of Newport)
  • Jane Pickens Theater:An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Powerat 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon:Live music at 9 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro:John & Joanne at 7 pm
  • Landing:The C-Note Missionaries at 4:30 pm, Justin Pomfret at 8 pm, DJ & Dancing upstairs at 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown):Steve Smith & The Nakeds at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe:World Premiere Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand:Rhythyn & Thunder at 9 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub:John Erikson at 4:30 pm, DJ Remedy at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East:Hot Date at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement:The Teledynes at 9 pm
  • Rusty’s (Middletown):Dig’m at 8:30 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel:Anamcara at 7 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille:Live music at 10 pm
  • Studio 3:Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm
  • Tavern On Broadway:Live music at 10 pm.
  • The Beachcomber (Portsmouth):Ship of Fools at 9 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport:The Raversat 9 pm
  • The Pineapple Club:Live music starting at 6 pm
  • The Port:Terry Bradley at 6 pm
  • The Wharf Pub:James Grande at 9 pm

Saturday,August 12th

  • 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
  • Greenvale Vineyards (Portsmouth):Dick Lupino and friends at 1 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth):John & Joanne at 6:30 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina:The Ravers at 6 pm
  • Hotel Viking:Live music at 5:30 pm (Top Of Newport)
  • Jane Pickens Theater:An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Powerat 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon:Live music at 9 pm
  • Landing:The Honky Tonk Knights at 1 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm, DJ & Dancing upstairs at 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: The Complaints at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown):Sundance at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe:Those Guys at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand:Triple Threat & Lisa, Home Again at 9 pm
  • Newport Vineyards:Orange Whip from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub:Laureate at 8 pm, DJ C-Gray at 10 pm
  • One PelhamEast:Blue Light Bandits at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement:Dig’m 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 7:30 pm
  • Tavern On Broadway:Live music at 10 pm.
  • The Beachcomber (Portsmouth):Big Me at 9 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Port:Brian Scott at 2 pm, ZanRicky at 7 pm
  • The Wharf Pub:Mike Baezat 9 pm

Sunday,August 13th

  • Atlantic Resort:The Mac Chrupcala Jazz Trio from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Buskers:Live music at 7 pm
  • Christie’s:Steel Drum Brunch at 11 am
  • 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:Lois Vaughan and friends from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth):Brian Twohey at 4 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina:The Honky Tonk Knights at 6 pm
  • Hibernian Hall: Wild Nites at 4 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater:An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Powerat 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon:Live music at 9 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro:Alan Bernstein at 5:30 pm
  • King Park:NIMFest Concert Series Presents Down City Band from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Landing: The Honky Tonk Knights at 1 pm, Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm, John Erikson at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown):Delta Generators at 4 pm
  • Newport Sportsman Club:Ben O’Connor at 3:30 pm
  • Newport Vineyards: Mike Baez from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub:Steel Drums at 3 pm
  • One Pelham East: Dueling Pianos at 6:30 pm, Ryan & Linay’s acoustic duo at 10:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement:Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille:Live music at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport:Cherry & Webb at 9 pm
  • The Port:John Erikson at 3 pm
  • The Wharf Pub:Mark Gorman at 6 pm

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