Here’s where to find live music, comedy, movies, and entertainment this Memorial Day weekend in and around Newport.

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Friday, May 25th

  • @ The Deck: Yacht Club Rejects at 7 pm
  • Buskers: Live music at 9 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina (Middletown): Live music at 8 pm
  • Dockside: DJ Jutt and DJ D-Wun at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Milt Javery from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: The Newport Groover Merchants at Pineapples Club from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 9 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: John and Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Take It To The Bridge at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Groovin’ You at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Exit Laughing at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 5 pm
  • One Pelham East: Sweet Tooth & The Sugarbabies at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Chris Vaillancourt at 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Randy Robbins at 8:30 pm

Saturday, May 26th

  • @ The Deck: James Grande at 1:30 pm, Sean Rivers at 3 pm
  • Buskers: Brian Twohey at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina (Middletown): Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Dockside: Chopville and Never In Vegas at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Luis Mateos from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Felix Brown at The Pineapples Club from 5 pm to 8 pm, Flying Ivories in The Regent Lounge from 8 pm to 12 am
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: On My Six; Barefoot In Boston Tour at 8 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm
  • Long Wharf Mall: The New 40 from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret duo at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): RugBurn at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Darik & The Funbags at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue at 9 pm
  • Newport Marriott: James Grande at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Exit Laughing at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Orange Whip from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Tim Smith from 5 pm to 9 pm, Sweet Tooth & The Sugarbabies at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Radios Island at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Sean Rivers at 9:45 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: LCB with Jealous FvcK at 9 pm
  • The Pier: The Playboys from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • The Port: ZanRicky at 2 pm, John Erikson at 7 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Brian Scott at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, May 27th

  • @ The Deck: The Royal Furs from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Atlantic Beach Resort (Middletown): Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina (Middletown): Bobby T from 2 pm to 5 pm
  • Dockside: The Zoo at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element:  Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille (Portsmouth): Brian Twohey from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina:  Jillionaire of Major Lazer performs at The Pineapple Club from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Hibernian Hall: Hibernian Hall Newport (Wild Nites v5.0) at 4 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Jazz Brunch with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm, James Grande at 5 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music at 5:30 pm
  • Landing: Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: OutCry at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Diane Blue from 4 pm to 7 pm, Cee Cee & The Riders from 9 pm to 12:30 am
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Rick Express at 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Dave Alves from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East: Keith Manville from 5 pm to 9 pm, Dr. Slick at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy: Live music from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
  • The Port: John Erikson from 2 pm to 6 pm, McMurphy’s from 7 pm to 11 pm

Monday, May 28th

  • Diego’s: Trivia at 9:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: The Ubiquitones at 10 pm
  • Fifth Element: The Groove Merchants from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: The Ravers perform at The Pineapple Club from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East: Bruce Jacques at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado: Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky from 1 pm to 5 pm, Outcry at 5 pm

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