Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this weekend.

Friday, March 22nd

Weather Forecast

  • Friday – Rain likely, mainly before 9 am, then scattered showers after 1pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog before 1 pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47. South wind 8 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Friday Night – Scattered rain showers before 3 am, then scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Marine Forecast

  • Friday – SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt, increasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft, except 4 to 7 ft at the Bay entrance. Patchy fog. Scattered showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Friday Night – W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 30 kt, increasing to 40 kt after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft, except 4 to 7 ft at the Bay entrance. Scattered rain and snow showers.

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:44 am and sunset will be at 7:00pm.
  • The first low tide will be at 3:02 am and the next low tide at 3:14 pm. The first high tide will be at 9:36 am and the next high tide at 10:01 pm.
  • We will have 12 hours and 16 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:52 pm.
  • The lunar phase will be a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 16 days, lighting is 99%.

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) – Live music with Gumption & Glory at 9 pm
  • Elks Lodge – Live music with Michelle Siegal at 6 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Live music with Brian Scott from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Gloria Bell 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 with Heidi Nirk Band at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Localz (Portsmouth – Live music with The Side Effects at 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with The C-Note Missionaries at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Live music with Keturah’s Dream at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with Back In The Day at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Lone Star Love Potion at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Good Will & Them Apples at 9:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music with Crooked Coast and Bochek 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 Brian Cabral at 6 pm, Live DJ at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music with Kevin Herchin at 8:30 pm

Saturday, March 23rd

Weather Forecast

  • Saturday – Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
  • Saturday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Saturday – W winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 40 kt, decreasing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 7 ft at the Bay entrance.
  • Saturday Night – NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:43 am and sunset will be at 7:01 pm.
  • The first low tide will be at 3:49 am and the next low tide at 3:52 pm. The first high tide will be at 10:25 amand the next high tide at 10:51 pm.
  • We will have 12 hours and 18 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:52 pm.
  • The lunar phase will be a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 17 days, lighting is 94%.

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
  • 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 The Innkeepers 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 from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –   Gloria Bell at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth) – Live music with Big Me at 9 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Live music with Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe (Jamestown) – Live music with Bar Fly at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music with Get Lucky at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Lone Star Love Potion at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music with Tim Smith at 5 pm, live music with Brick Park at 9:30 pm, Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 8:30 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music with Tara Dente at 10 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 at 9:30 pm
  • Twin River Casino Hotel (Tiverton) – Live music with Roland Lemonde at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm

Sunday, March 24th

Weather Forecast

  • Sunday – Sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 11 to 14 mph.
  • Sunday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

Marine Forecast

  • Sunday – W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sunday Night – W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Sun, Moon, & Tide

  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:41 am and sunset will be at 7:02 pm.
  • The first low tide will be at 4:33 am and the next low tideat 4:30 pm. The first high tide will be at 11:15 am and the next high tide at 11:42 pm.
  • We will have 12 hours and 21 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:51 pm.
  • The lunar phase will be a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 18 days, lighting is 88%.

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment Listings

  • 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
  • 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 from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Hotel Viking – Jazz Brunch with live music with Chris Vaillancourt from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Gloria Bell at 2:30 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – Live music from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Karl’s Park Ave Pub (Portsmouth) – Live music with Monteiro Bots at 4:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music with Justin Pomfret from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music with Neal & The Vipers from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Lone Star Love Potion at 11 am
  • Pour Judgment – Live music with The Kane Brothers at 3 pm, Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music at 8 pm

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