Our Newport Live Music and Entertainment Guide is Newport County’s premier and most comprehensive source for live music and entertainment in our area.

Here’s a look at all the live music and entertainment that’s worth seeing, hearing, doing, or knowing about in Newport County this weekend.

Friday, March 9th

  • Buskers: Pat Cottrell at 9 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
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Faces Places at 4:45 pm, The Shape of Water at 7 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Leukhorrhea/Vivisepulture/Ice Giant/Virus of Ideals at 9 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: John and Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: The HonkyTonk Knights at 10 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: 7 Day Weekend at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Java Jive at 9 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: DJ J-Remedy at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East: Good Will & Them Apples at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Fox Trotter at 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Chopville at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Brian Scott at 8:30 pm


Saturday, March 10th

  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm, The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm
  • Fenner Hall: Dinner Theatre – Into The Woods at 1 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Naticks at 7 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: TEDxNewport at 11 am (sold-out)
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Take It To The Bridge at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Cash Is King at 9 pm
  • Newport Sportsmans Club: The New 40 at 8:30 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Party Girl at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Putnam Murdock at 9 pm
  • Rogers High School: Island Moving Company’s Junior Company presents…. Connections & Conversations at 6 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Sorry Sadie from 7 pm to 11:30 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Rizzos at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, March 11th

  • Atlantic Resort (Middletown): The Mac Chrupcala Jazz Trio from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element:  Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Jazz Brunch with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Remains Of The Day with James Ivory at 1 pm,  Faces Places at 5:30 pm, The Shape of Water at 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Jazz Candy from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Robin Soares & friends from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Sean Rivers at 9 pm

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).