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

Weather Forecast

  • Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Patchy fog after 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight: Showers, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog before 2am. Low around 43. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Marine Forecast

  • Small Craft Advisory in effect through this afternoon
  • Today:SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 5 ft. A chance of showers with isolated tstms. Patchy fog this afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Tonight: SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves around 5 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Vsby 1 nm or less, increasing to 1 to 3 nm after midnight.
  • Coastal Water Temperature: 37.9 °F

Sun, Moon & Tide

  • Sunrise: 6:56 am | Sunset: 6:52 pm
  • High Tide: 2:50 am & 3:29 pm| Low Tide: 9:13 am & 8:52 pm
  • Daylight: 11 hours and 56 minutes of sun.
  • Lunar: First Quarter Moon. Moon age is 8 days, lighting is 57%.

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • 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
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina (Middletown) – The Kohaug All Stars at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Live music with The Metabollix at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Apollo 11 at 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 at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – What’s Up Newp’s 4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Midtown Oyster Bar from 3:30 pm to 1 am
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Live music with Those Guys at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with Felix Brown Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Lone Star Love Potion at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Clique at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music with Chopville at 10 pm
  • Surf Club: Live music at 9 pm
  • Twin River Casino Hotel (Tiverton) –Live music with Gary & Roger at 6 pm, Live DJ at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music with Jason Cardinal at 8:30 pm

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.