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

Tuesday, March 26th

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Jane Pickens Theater – Gloria Bell at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Trivia at 7 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – Trivia at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East – DJ Nook at 10 pm

Wednesday, March 27th

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Everybody Knows at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Brian Scott at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Chris Vaillancourt at 4 pm
  • Norey’s – The Little Compton Band at 8:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Open mic at 8 pm
  • Sardella’s – Dick Lupino and friends at 8:30 pm

Thursday, March 28th

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Antonio’s Pizza – Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Gloria Bell at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub – Karaoke at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar– John Erikson at 9 pm
  • Norey’s –
  • Parlor – DJ Abby Duren at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Timmy Smith at 9 pm

Friday, March 29th

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 – GhosTown Music presents Devilfish at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Brian Scott from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Gloria Bell at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub – Granite Rocks at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Sean Rivers at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – The New Nasties at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Mic Drop at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East – Blockhead at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Crooked Coast and Bochek at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Rusty’s – The Parts Unknown Band at 8:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club: Live music at 9 pm
  • Twin River Casino Hotel –Billy Harpin at 6 pm, Live DJ at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Bobby T at 8:30 pm

Saturday, March 30th

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Atlantic Resort – Phenix Ave at 7 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – DJ in the Boom Boom Room at 9 pm, Caribbean Party with The Ravers at 10 pm in the Candy Store
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina – Lee Ross at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Grace Vanderbilt – Kristine on piano at 6 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Yacht Club Rejects at 6 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –   TBA
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub – Identity Crisis at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Roger Ceresi & The All Starz at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Take It To The Bridge at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Chelley Knight Band at 1 pm, Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East – Tim Smith at 5 pm, Clique at 9:30 pm | Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 8:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – The Naticks & Grizzlies at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at The Newport – Live music at 6:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Sean Rivers at 9 pm
  • The Pub at Two Mile Corner – Dear Martha at 8:30 pm
  • Twin River Casino Hotel – Gerry Van Duesen at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm

Sunday, March 31st

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina  – Karaoke at 7 pm with Erin Toppas
  • Fastnet Pub – Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element – Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet at 12 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Gloria Bell at 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub – The 40 at 4:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Mel & her guitar from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Johnny & The Bluefish at 1 pm
  • Pour Judgment – The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Sean Rivers at 8 pm

Monday, April 1st

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • Diego’s Newport – Trivia at 10 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – The Ubiquitones at 9:30 pm
  • Fifth Element – The Groove Merchants at 7 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Gloria Bell at 4 pm, Wasted! at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado- Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 10 pm

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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.

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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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