Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening for live music and entertainment in and around Newport County this week.

Unless otherwise indicated, the venue is located in Newport.

Wednesday, November 7

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Beautiful Boy at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with The C-Note Missionaries at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – Sylvia at 11 am
  • Norey’s – Live music at 8 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Open Mic at 8 pm
  • Perro Salado – Live music with The Z-Boys at 10 pm
  • Sardella’s – Live jazz music with Dick Lupino and friends at 8:30 pm

Thursday, November 8th

  • Antonio’s Pizza – Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Beautiful Boy at 4 pm, What’sUpNewp Presents Brewmaster at 7:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth) – Karaoke at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – Sylvia at 11 am
  • Norey’s – Live music at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Adam Go Live at 9:30 pm
  • Perro Salado – Live music with The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm
  • Rocco’s & Mia’s Little Italy (Middletown) – Trivia at 7:30 pm
On November 8th, What’s Up Newp and Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center will be screening Brewmaster, a new film by Douglas Tirola that artfully captures the craftsmanship, passion and innovation within the beer industry. Brewers, owners, and/or staff from Ragged Island Brewing Company, Narragansett Beer, and Taproot Brewing Co. will be joining us to chat about their breweries, their brews, and the industry as a whole. Of course, samples of their brews and sway will also be given away by the breweries.
Tickets and more info – http://janepickens.com/shows/brewmaster Watch The Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y8J8n-Ksfw&feature=youtu.be
Tickets and more info – http://janepickens.com/shows/brewmaster Watch The Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y8J8n-Ksfw&feature=youtu.be

Friday, November 9th

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Live music at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – DJ & Dancing in The Candy Store at 10 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina (Middletown) – Live music at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Live music with The C-Note Missionaries from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Beautiful Boy at 4:45 pm, Free Solo at 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – Live music with John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth) – Live music with Happy Hour Band at 6:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music at 10 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with 7 Day Weekend at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – Sylvia at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Good Will & Them Apples at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music with Chopville at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Live music at 9:30 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm

Saturday, November 10th

  • Atlantic Resort (Middletown)- Live music with Phenix Ave at 7 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub – Live music with Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House –  Live music with The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm in the Candy Store
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina (Middletown) – Live music at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Grace Vanderbilt – Live music with Kristine on piano at 6 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards (Portsmouth) – Live Jazz music from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Beautiful Boy at 2 pm & 4:45 pm, Free Solo at 7:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with Take It To The Bridge at 10 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown) – Live music with Dan Cristo from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – Sylvia at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Never In Vegas at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at The Newport – Live music at 7 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music with Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm

Sunday, November 11th

  • Atlantic Resort (Middletown) – Live music with Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Live music with Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Live music via Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element – Live music with The Playboys from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Hotel Viking – Jazz Brunch with live music with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Lives Well Lived at 12:30 pm, Beautiful Boy at 2:15 pm & 4:45 pm, Free Solo at 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Stand Up Sunday at 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – Sylvia at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown) – Live music with Chelly, Bill, & Dyl from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Live music with The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm

Monday, November 12th

  • Diego’s Newport – Trivia at 9:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Live music with The Ubiquitones at 9:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Beautiful Boy at 4:45 pm, Free Solo at 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm

Did we miss something? Let us know by emailing us Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore 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 previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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