Discover all that’s happening for live music, arts, entertainment, and theater this Labor Day Weekend across Newport County!

Friday, August 31

  • 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 (Middletown): Little Compton Band at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille: Rick Hamel at 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: The Honky Tonk Knights from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Three Identical Strangers at 4:45 pm, Eighth Grade at  7:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Saloon: MECHA at 8 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: Justin Pomfret at 4:30 pm, Sam James at 8 pm
  • Lobster Bar: Dave Alves at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Live music at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): Straight Pipes Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Wayz & Means at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub: John Erikson at 5 pm
  • One Pelham East: Brick Market at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport: Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: GQ & The Lady from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy: Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 8:30 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky at 5 pm
  • The Port:Live music from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Wharf Pub: The Brian Scott Duo at 9 pm

Saturday, September 1

  • @ The Deck: Sean Rivers at 3 pm
  • Atlantic Resort: Phenix Ave at 8:30 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 (Middletown): The Teledynes at 10 pm
  • Dockside: Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: DJ Nook from 1 pm – 5 pm, Abby Duran from 5 pm – 8 pm, DJ Kariim from 8 pm – 10 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Dave Alves at Top Of Newport at 5:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Eighth Grade at 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm, Three Identical Strangers at 4:45 pm
  • King Park: Irish Folk Music Concert from 2 pm to 6 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant: Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing: The HonkyTonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, Ricky Duran at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm
  • Localz Kitchen (Portsmouth): The Side Effects at 7:30 pm
  • Long Wharf Mall: Cee Cee & The Riders at 12 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): The Smokin’ Toads at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Darik & The Funbags at 10 pm
  • Newport Marriott: James Grande at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant: No Tell Motel at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): Yacht Club Rejects from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • O’Brien’s Pub: DJ C Gray at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Good Will & Them Apples at 10 pm
  • Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth): Happy Hour Band at 6:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport: Maiden Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement: Live music at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel: Roots Reaction from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Studio 3: Dueling Pianos at 8:30 pm
  • The Cafe at Parlor: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Pier: Outcry at 6 pm
  • The Port: Live music at 2 pm, ZanRicky at 7 pm
  • The Wharf Pub: Paul Craher at 9 pm
  • Vanderbilt Grace: Kristine on piano at 6 pm

Sunday, September 2

  • @ The Deck: James Grande at 1:30 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: The Skinny Millionaires at 10 pm
  • Dockside: Stu & Dave at 8 pm, The Zoo at 8 pm
  • Fastnet Pub: Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina: DJ Kariim from 1 pm – 5 pm, The Ravers from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Hotel Viking: Jazz Brunch with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jamestown Summer Music Series: Jamestown Community Band at 6 pm at East Ferry Memorial Square
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Eighth Grade at 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm, Three Identical Strangers at 4:45 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro: The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • Landing: Sam James at 1 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, Sean Rivers at 8 pm
  • Long Wharf Mall: The New 40 from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Justin Pomfret at 4 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown): The Blue FO’s from 4 pm – 7 pm, Down City from 9 pm – 12:30 am
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Ben O’Connor at 9 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown): The Z-Boys from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Ocean Cliff: The Playboys from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East: Keith Manville at 6 pm, Hit Play Band 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: Royal Furs at 9 pm
  • Surf Club: Dave Alves at 9:30 pm
  • Surf Club’s Surf Shack: David Soltz from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • The Pier: The Side Effects at 1 pm
  • The Port: John Erikson from 3 pm to 7 pm

Monday, September 3

  • Atlantic Resort: Sean Rivers at 4 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 C-Note Missionaries from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Eighth Grade at 7:30 pm, Three Identical Strangers at 4:45 pm
  • Landing: Fires & Knives at 4:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado: Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Safari Room at OceanCliff: Live music from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • The Pier: ZanRicky at 1 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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