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

Unless otherwise indicated, the venue is located in Newport.

Tuesday, November 20

  • Jane Pickens Theater: National Theater Live: The Madness of George III at 2 pm, Can You Ever Forgive Me at 5 pm & 7:45 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Trivia from 7 pm to 9 pm

Wednesday, November 21

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Can You Ever Forgive Me at 2 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Karl’s (Portsmouth): Live music with After Dark at 9 pm
  • Localz (Portsmouth): Live music with The Side Effects at 6 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with The C-Note Missionaries at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Live music with Blockhead at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Live music with Down City Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown) – Live music with Leslie Grimes & Matt Bruneau from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Norey’s – Live music with The Little Compton Band at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East: Live music with Hit Play Band at 9:30 pm.
  • Parlor Newport – Love Handle at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado – Live music with The Z-Boys at 10 pm
  • Rusty’s (Middletown) – Live music with Big Me at 8 pm
  • Sardella’s – Live jazz music with Dick Lupino and friends at 8:30 pm
  • Speakeasy – Live music with Chopville at 10 pm

Thursday, November 22

  • Pour Judgement – Los Duderinos at 10 pm

Friday, November 23

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Live music at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – DJ in the Boom Boom Room at 9 pm, DJ in Candy Store after dinner/9pm.
  • 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 Honky Tonk Knights from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Can You Ever Forgive Me at 2 pm, 4:45 pm, & 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 Triple Threat at 9:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Live music with Evan Goodrow Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with Felix Brown Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – A Doublewide, Texas Christmas at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Blockhead at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music with Chopville at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Live music with Justin Pomfret at 9:30 pm
  • Tavern On Broadway – Live music with The Mintones at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm

Saturday, November 24

  • Atlantic Resort (Middletown)- Live music with Phenix Ave at 8:30 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub – Live music with Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House –  DJ in the Boom Boom Room at 9 pm, Live music with The Honky Tonk Knights 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: Can You Ever Forgive Me at 2 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth) – Live music with Dirty 5 at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with Justin Pomfret duo at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Live music with Rug Burn at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with Fast Times at 10 pm
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown) – Live music with The Bucks Band from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – A Doublewide, Texas Christmas at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Clique at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music with Z-Boys, Beware the Dangers of A GHOST Scorpion, Drone Dolores at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at The Newport – Live music with Anamcara at 6:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music with Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • Surf Club: Live music with Sean Rivers at 9:30 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm

Sunday, November 25

  • 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 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: Can You Ever Forgive Me at 2 pm, 4:45 pm, & 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
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music with Delta Generators from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant – A Doublewide, Texas Christmas at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards (Middletown) – Live music with Zan Ricky from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Live music with The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill: Live music with Sean Rivers at 8 pm

Monday, November 26

  • Diego’s Newport – Trivia at 9:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Live music with The Ubiquitones at 9:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater: Can You Forgive Me at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado – Live music with Julio Amaro from 4 pm to 7 pm, HOTEL TEN EYES / Joe Fletcher at 9 pm

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