Here’s what’s up for live music, entertainment, movies and more this weekend in and around Newport.

Friday, June 15th

  • 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: Julio Amaro 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 on Top of Newport
  • Jane Pickens Theater: The Rider at 4:45 pm,  On Chesil Beach at 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: Sam James at 4:30 pm, John Erikson Band at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: The HonkyTonk Knights at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe: The New Nasty Habit at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Fever at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: Remember Me at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 5 pm
  • One Pelham East: Clique at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Anamcara & The Soul Keepers from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor Newport: Sun-Dried Vibes at 9 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky at 5 pm
  • Wharf Pub: Live music at 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 16th

  • @ 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
  • Elks Club: Michelle Siegal from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Grand Bellevue Dinner Train: ZanRicky at 5 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille: TBA from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Hotel Viking: The C-Note Missionaries from 7 pm to 10 pm at Top of Newport
  • Jane Pickens Theater: On Chesil Beach at 2 pm & 7:30 pm, The Rider at 4:45 pm
  • 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 Smokin’ Toads at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Fast Times at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: The Great Escape- “A Tribute to Journey” 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 Leslie & Matt from 1 pm to 4 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
  • Rusty’s (Middletown): Aaron Norcross Trio from 9 pm to 12 am
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Roots Reaction from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor:The Innkeepers at 9 pm
  • The Pier: Outcry at 6 pm
  • The Port: Terry Bradley from 2 pm to 6 pm, John Erikson from 7 pm to 11 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Live music at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, June 17th

  • Atlantic Beach Resort (Middletown): Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series 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
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Jazz Brunch with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm, James Grande at 5 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: On Chesil Beach at 2 pm & 7:30 pm, The Rider at 4:45 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: The Playboy’s at 5:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s: Live music at 9 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights at 1 pm, Ricky Duran at 4:30 pm, John Erikson at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret at 4 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Robin & Friends Blues from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): The Royal Furs from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East: Ry & Christine at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor: Soulful Sunday Brunch at 12 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy: Royal Furs at 8:30 pm
  • Surf Club’s Surf Shack: David Soltz from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • The Port: John Erikson at 2 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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