live music newport

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

*Unless otherwise noted, the venue is located in Newport.

Friday, November 3rd

  • Buskers: Live music at 9 pm
  • Casino Theater: Extensions Dance Company Concert at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Chris James at 6:30 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: James Grande from 6 pm to 9 pm (inside)
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 8 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: John & Joanne at 7 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: Blurred Vision Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: The Crazy Time at 6 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ Remedy at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Sweet Tooth & The Sugarbabies at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Dynamite Shack at 9 pm
  • Rusty’s (Middletown): Queensboro Hustlers at 8:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Chopville at 10 pm
  • Tavern On Broadway: Live music at 10 pm.
  • The Beachcomber (Portsmouth): Acoustic Dynamite at 9 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Mike Baez at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

 Saturday, November 4th

  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm, DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille: The New 40 at 10 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards (Portsmouth): Dick Lupino and friends at 1 pm
  • Green Valley Country Club (Portsmouth): Michelle Siegal from 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Live music at 6:30 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm (inside)
  • Hotel Viking: Phenix Ave at 7 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 1 pm – Journey Home to The USS Arizona, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul 
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Take It To The Bridge at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Sugar at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Damaged Goods, East Coast Alice at 9 pm
  • Newport Marriott: The Playboys at Skiff from 8 pm to 11 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: The Crazy Time  at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Matt Bruneau & Leslie Grimes from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C-Gray at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Keith Manville at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Kohaugh Allstars at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Anamcara 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 Beachcomber (Portsmouth): Big Me at 9 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: The Z-Boys at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

 Sunday, November 5th

  • Atlantic Resort (Middletown): The Mac Chrupcala Jazz Trio from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Christie’s: Steel Drum Brunch at 11 am
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element: Alan Bernstein from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Brian Twohey at 4 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm (inside)
  • Jane Pickens Theater: 2 pm & 4:30 pm – Victoria & Abdul, 7:30 pm – Rogue Elements from Teton Gravity 
  • Jo’s American Bistro: The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: The Crazy Time  at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Mike Baez from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: Miketon & the Nightblinders, Jeremy Pinnel at 8 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Stu Sinclair at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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