A look at where to find live music, comedy, movies, karaoke and more this week.

Monday, September 18

  • 4:45 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 6 pm to 9 pm – Julio Amaro at Perro Salado
  • 7 pm to 10 pm – The Groove Merchants at Fifth Element
  • 7:30 pm – Trip To Spain at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 9 pm – Yacht Club Rejects at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 10 pm – The Ubiquitones at Fastnet Pub

Tuesday, September 19

  • 11 am – Self Help at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4:30 pm – John Erikson at The Landing
  • 4:45 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – John & Joanne at Hotel Viking
  • 7:30 pm – Trip To Spain at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 9 pm – Open mic at The Wharf Pub
  • 9 pm – Stu Sinclair at One Pelham East

Wednesday, September 20

  • 11 am – Self Help at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4:45 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Live music at Hotel Viking
  • 7 pm – What’sUpNewp presents The Big Lebowski at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 7:30 pm – Live jazz music at Sardella’s
  • 8 pm – Open mic 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 – Live music at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 9:30 pm – Karaoke at O’Brien’s Pub
  • 10 pm – DJ Nook at One Pelham East
  • 10 pm – The Z-Boys at Perro Salado
  • 10 pm – DJ & Dancing at The Landing

Thursday, September 21

  • 2 pm – National Theater Live: Yerma at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 4:45 pm – Maudie at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 6 pm – newportFILM presents A Fine Line w/ Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival at Rosecliff
  • 7:30 pm – Trip To Spain at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 8 pm – Tim Smith at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Open mic at Newport Sportsmen’s Club
  • 8 pm – Live music at Norey’s
  • 9 pm – Keith Manville at One Pelham East
  • 9 pm – Trivia at Celtica
  • 9 pm – Open mic at Jimmy’s Saloon
  • 9 pm – John Erikson at Midtown Oyster Bar
  • 9:30 pm – The C-Note Missionaries at Perro Salado
  • 10 pm – Mullett at Newport Blues Cafe

Friday, September 22

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

  • 11 am – Self Help at Jane Pickens Theater
  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Live music at Hotel Viking
  • 7 pm to 10 pm – John & Joanne at Jo’s American Bistro
  • 8 pm –Live music at The Landing
  • 8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
  • 8:30 pm – The C-Note Missionaries 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 – Chopville 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 – Sybil Disobedience at Newport Blues Cafe
  • 10 pm – Live music  at One Pelham East

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.