live music 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 week.

Monday, June 25th

  • 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
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Won’t You Be My Neighbor at 5:30 pm & 8 pm
  • Landing: John Erikson at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 11 am
  • One Pelham East: Bruce Jacques at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado: Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Safari Room at OceanCliff: Live music from 1 pm to 4 pm

Tuesday, June 26th

  • Jane Pickens Theater: Won’t You Be My Neighbor at 5:30 pm & 8 pm
  • Landing: Sam James at 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Felix Brown at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Karaoke at 7:30 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 11 am
  • One Pelham East: Stu Sinclair at 9:30 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Open Mic at 9 pm

Wednesday, June 27th

  • Buskers Irish Pub: Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Trivia at 9 pm
  • Hotel Viking: James Grande at 5:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Won’t You Be My Neighbor at 2 pm & 4:30 pm, International Ocean Film Tour at 7:30 pm
  • Landing: Timmy Smith at 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards: The Carleans from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Norey’s: The Little Compton Band at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: The C-Note Missionaries at 8:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: DJ Nook at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado: The Z Boys at 10 pm
  • Sardella’s: Live jazz music at 7:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 9:30 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Open Mic  at 8 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Bingo at 8 pm

Thursday, June 28th

  • Antonio’s Pizza: Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica: Trivia at 9 pm
  • Eisenhower House: Music on the Porch presents Rhode Island Sound at 5 pm
  • Hibernian Hall: Michelle Siegal at 5:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Won’t You Be My Neighbor at 3 pm, 5:30 pm, & 8 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Landing: Sam James at 4:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: John Erikson at 9 pm
  • newportFILM: The Price of Everything at Newport Art Museum at 6:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: The Pogs at 9 pm
  • Newport Grand: Trivia Night at 7:30 pm
  • Norey’s: Live Jazz music at 7:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado: The Salty Dogs at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10 pm
  • The Pier: The Playboys at 6 pm
  • The Port: Pat Cottrell from 5 pm to 9 pm

Friday, June 29th

  • Atlantic Resort: Sean Rivers at 4 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
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille: George Zecher from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: The HonkyTonk Knights from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Mike Weir from 7 pm to 10 pm on Top of Newport
  • Jane Pickens Theater: TBA
  • 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: The Rumliners at 1:30 pm, Sam James at 4:30 pm, Justin Pomfret at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: The HonkyTonk Knights at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: Down City Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Art Museum: Film Screening: “Reflections on a Mermaid: Roy Lichtenstein” at 6:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Juice Box at 10 pm
  • Newport Elks Club: The Playboys at 6:30 pm
  • Newport Grand Casino: Java Jive at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 5 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Cee Cee & The Riders at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: GQ & The Lady from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Rah// Short Film// Bella’s Bartock at 9 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky at 5 pm
  • The Port: Terry Bradley from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Live music at 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 30th

  • @ The Deck: 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: Live music at 9 pm
  • Dockside: Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille: John & Joanne from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Brian Cabral from 7 pm to 10 pm at Top of Newport
  • Jane Pickens Theater: TBA
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Live music at 8 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): The Senders at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Darik & The Funbags at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Mullett at 9 pm
  • Newport Marriott: James Grande at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 6 pm
  • Newport Sportsman’s Club: Next Stop Band at 8:30 pm
  • Newport Vineyards: Live music with Grayston Ty from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • NIMFest: Grace Morrison from 3 pm to 5 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Anamcara from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Mighty Mystic at 9 pm
  • The Pier: Outcry at 1 pm, ZanRicky at 5 pm
  • The Port: Diesel from 2 pm to 6 pm, McMurphy’sfrom 7 pm to 11 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Live music at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

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