Live music in newport

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.

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Friday, June 1st

  • @ The Deck: Chopville 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: Live music at 8 pm
  • Dockside: DJs Twalle and DJ 4Hundo at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 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
  • Landing: John Erikson at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: The HonkyTonk Knights at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: World Premier Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Exit Laughing at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 4:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Randy Robbins at 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 2nd

  • @ The Deck: James Grande at 1:30 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: Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Dockside: Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Grand Bellevue Dinner Train: The Playboys at 6 pm
  • Hotel Viking: John Erikson at 6 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: RBG at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: An Evening with Tai Chi Funk Squad and Jabbawaukee at 9 pm
  • King Park Day: LOIS VAUGHAN Jazz Quintet frp, 12 pm to 1:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Outcry at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Live music at 9 pm
  • Naval Station Newport: Officers’ Club Summer Concert Series at 6 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Witzend at 10 pm
  • Newport Dinner Train: The Playboys from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Newport Grand: Royal Flush Comedy Show at 9 pm
  • Newport Marriott: James Grande at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Exit Laughing at 6 pm
  • Newport Sportsman’s Club: The New 40 from 8:30 pm to 12 am
  • Newport Vineyards: Mike Baez from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Rusty at 4 pm, Pop Disaster Band at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky at 5 pm
  • The Port: The McMurphy’s at 7 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Brian Scott at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, June 3rd

  • @ 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
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element:  The Playboys 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: Exhibition on Screen: Van Gogh at 1 pm, RBG at 3 pm, 5 pm, & 7:30 pm.
  • Jo’s American Bistro: The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s: C-Rayz Walz at 9 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, John Erikson at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret at 4 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown):
  • Newport Art Museum: Newport String Project’s Season Finale Concert at 2 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): John & Joanne from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East: Keith Manville at 9 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
  • St. Mary’s Church: St. Mary’s Spring Choir Concert at 4 pm
  • The Pier: The Side Effects at 1 pm
  • The Port: John Erikson at 3 pm

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