Here’s what’s up in and around Newport this weekend for live music, karaoke, comedy, movies, and other forms of entertainment, enjoy!

Friday, July 20th

  • Atlantic Beach Resort: Rosewood Trio 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 (Middletown): The Teledyne’s at 8 pm
  • Elks Lodge: Michelle Siegal from 6:30 pm to 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Leave No Trace at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: Eric and the Nothing / Grace Vs. Gravity / Ghosts of Industry 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 pm, Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm, DJ Jason at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Take It To The Bridge at 9 p,m
  • Newport Blues Cafe: The Pulse of Boston at 10 pm
  • Newport Music Festival:  Sunrise Harp Concert at Chinese Tea House at 5:15 am, West Side Story & More at The Breakers at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 5 pm
  • One Pelham East: Sweet Tooth & The Sugarbabies at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport: Live music at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Cee Cee & The Riders at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Roots Reaction from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • The Port: Live music TBD
  • Wharf Pub: Mike Biaz at 9 pm

Saturday, July 21st

  • @ 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 (Middletown): Blue Dream at 9:30 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 2 pm & 6 pm
  • Great Friends Meeting House:  Live Local Music & Arts Festival 2018 from 11 am to 8 pm
  • Gulf Stream (Portsmouth): Mark Gorman from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: DJ Nook from 1 pm to 6 pm, Yacht Club Rejects from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • IYRS: Shark Week Pre-Screening & Kickoff Party  at 3 :30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Leave No Trace at 2pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: People Eating Plastic / Bochek / Wax On / Yohafu at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, TBA at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm
  • Long Wharf Mall:  The New 40 from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Squelch at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Fast Times at 10 pm
  • Newport Grand: Merchants of Cool (Foreigner Tribute) at 9 pm
  • Newport Music Festival:  Baroque at Belcourt at 11 am, Charlie Albright at The Breakers at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Live music with Chris Vaillancourt from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Pop Disaster Band at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport: Underwires/Dopey Lopes/Tim Flynn at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement: The Devilfish at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Steve Mortrude from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 10 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky at 5 pm, Outcry at 6 pm
  • The Port: Live music TBD
  • The Wharf Pub: Matt Walker at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, July 22nd

  • Atlantic Beach Resort (Middletown): Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Dockside: Entrain at 8 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element: Lois Vaughan Jazz Quintet from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: DJ Nook from 1 pm to 6 pm, Felix Brown Band from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Jazz Brunch with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jamestown Summer Music Series: Brass Attack at 6:30 pm at East Ferry Memorial Square
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Leave No Trace at 2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: Live music at 5:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s: Live music at 9 pm
  • Landing: Sam James at 1 pm, Ricky Duran at 4:30 pm, Sean Rivers at 8 pm
  • Long Wharf Mall: Cee Cee & The Riders from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: AM Station at 4 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Tim Taylor Blues Band from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Music Festival:  Schumann & Rachmaninoff at Ochre Court at 11 am, 50th Anniversary Season Closing Concert at St. Mary’s Church at 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): The New System from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • NIMFest: Zoink Zulak & Galactic Shag, Island Rockers from 3 pm to 6 pm at King Park
  • One Pelham East: Ry & Christine Duo at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport: Beats & Brunch at 10 am
  • Pour Judgement: The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy: Chopville at 9 pm
  • Surf Club’s Surf Shack: David Soltz from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • The Pier: Zan Ricky at 1 pm, Side Effect at 6 pm
  • The Port: Colton McGrath from 3 pm to 7 pm

Have something that should be included or you’d like included on this list? Email Ryan@whatsupnewp.com with the information.

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