Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend.

Saturday, February 16th

Weather Forecast:

  • Saturday – Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night – Clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Marine Forecast:

  • Saturday – NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the morning. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Saturday Night – N winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun, Moon, & Tide:

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:38 am and sunset will be at 5:20 pm.
  • The first high tide will be at 4:29 am and the next high tide at 5:01 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:54 am and the next low tide at 10:29 pm.
  • We will have 10 hours and 42 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:59 am.
  • The lunar phase will be a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 11 days, lighting is 82%.

Things To Do:

Live Music & Entertainment Listings:

  • 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
  • Channing Memorial Church – Coffeehouse at 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – DJ in the Boom Boom Room at 9 pm, Live music at 10 pm in the Candy Store
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina (Middletown)– Live music with Dopey Lopes and The Debutantes 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
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Live music with 
    Ben O’ Connor & DJ Nook from 6 pm to 9 pm, Newport Winter Festival presents Changes In Latitude at 8:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Cold War at 1 pm, 5:45 pm, & 8 pm, Oscar Shorts: Live Action at 3 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth) – Live music with Of Like Minds at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Live music with Blockhead at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with Fever at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Marriott – Jimmy Buffett Tribute- Changes in Latitudes at 8:30 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Tim Smith at 5pm, live music (TBA) at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music with The Moonbees at 10 pm
  • Rusty’s (Middletown) – Adult Co-Ed BINGO w/ DJ KY The Movement at 6:30 pm
  • Saltwater at The Newport – Live music 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
  • Twin River Casino Hotel (Tiverton) – Live music with Michael Wendoloski & Co. at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm

Sunday, February 17th

Weather Forecast:

  • Sunday – Increasing clouds, with a high near 35. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night – Snow likely, mainly after 1 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Marine Forecast:

  • Sunday – N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming se in the afternoon. Waves around 2 ft
  • Sunday Night – Se winds around 5 kt, becoming NE after midnight. Waves around 2 ft. Snow likely. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Sun, Moon, & Tide:

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:37 am and sunset will be at 5:22 pm.
  • The first high tide will be at 5:31 am and the next high tide at 5:58 pm.
  • The first low tide will be at 11:45 amand the next low tide at 11:27 pm.
  • We will have 10 hours and 45 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:59 am.
  • The lunar phase will be a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 12 days, lighting is 90%.

Things To Do:

Live Music & Entertainment Listings:

  • Atlantic Resort (Middletown) – Live music with Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series featuring Greg Abate, Kent Hewitt, Alan Bernstein, and Mike Coffey from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Live music with Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina (Middletown) – Karaoke at 7 pm with Erin Toppas
  • Fastnet Pub – Live music via Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element – Live music with Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille – Live music from FrankenPhil at 1 pm
  • Hotel Viking – Jazz Brunch with live music with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Van Gogh of Wheat Fields & Clouded Skies at 1 pm, Oscar Shorts: Live Action at 3 pm, Cold War at 5:45 pm & 8 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – Live music with The Playboys from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth) – Live music with Lisa Marie & Neal at 4:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music with Joe Moss Band from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Second Sunday Standup Comedy at 7 pm
  • Newport Marriott – “America the Beautiful” RIWE Winter Concert at 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Booze Brothers from 4pm to 8 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Live music with The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music with Sean Rivers at 8 pm

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).