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

Monday, July 15th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Fastnet Pub – The Ubiquitones at 9:30 pm
  • Fifth Element – The Groove Merchants at 7 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – Laughter For Locals presented by What’sUpNewp at 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Wild Rose at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Landing – The Naticks at 4:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Bruce Jacques at 10 pm
  • Perro Salado- Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Safari Room at Ocean Cliff – Live music from 1 pm to 4 pm

Tuesday, July 16th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Gas Lamp Grille- Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Wild Rose at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Landing – Adam Hanna at 4:30 pm, John Erikson at 8 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Trivia at 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Groovin’ You at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 11 am
  • O’brien’s Pub – Trivia at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East – Stu Sinclair at 10 pm

Wednesday, July 17th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – Family Friendly Funnies with The Bit Players at 7 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille – Rick Hamel from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Wild Rose at 2 pm & 4:45 pm, Between Me & My Mind at 7:30 pm
  • Landing – Sam James at 4:30 pm, Jim Devlin at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The C-Note Missionaries at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards– Live Music Series ft. Dan Blakeslee
     from 5 pm to 9 pm
  • Norey’s – Live music at 8:30 pm
  • One Pelham East – DJ Nook at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Larry Brown’s Swinglane Orchestra at 8 pm
  • Pub at Two Mile Corner – Open mic at 7 pm
  • Sardella’s – Dick Lupino and friends at 8:30 pm

Thursday, July 18th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Antonio’s Pizza – Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Wild Rose at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Landing – Justin Pomfret at 4:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 8:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar– John Erikson at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Felix Brown at 10 pm
  • Norey’s – Blue Clue at 7:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Good Will & Them Apples at 10 pm
  • Parlor – DJ Abby Duren at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado – The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill– Dave Alves at 9:30 pm
  • Valley Inn Restaurant – Open Mic from 7:30 pm to 10 pm

Friday, July 19th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • 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 – Live Music at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina– The C-Note Missionaries from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Wild Rose at 4:45 pm, Late Night at 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – Jordan Snow at 1 pm, Sam James at 4:30 pm, DJ Roux at 8 pm
  • Lobster Bar – Dave Alves at 9 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Sean Rivers at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Neal & The Vipers at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Hot Mess at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – John Erikson at from 4 pm – 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music at 10 pm, Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 9 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Black Magic Flower Power w/ The Z-Boys & Sweet Heat at 7 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – GQ & The Lady from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • Surf Club: Outcry at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – Nate Jones at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport – Steve Cerilli at 9 pm

Saturday, July 20th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • @ The Deck – Sean Rivers at 3 pm
  • 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, The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm in the Candy Store
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina – Live music at 9 pm
  • Dockside – Live music with Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Grace Vanderbilt – Kristine on piano at 6 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Brian Scott from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Late Night at 2:15 pm and 7:30 pm, Wild Rose at 4:45 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – Dave Alves from 1 pm to 4 pm, Timmy Smith from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab from 8 pm to 12 am
  • Long Wharf Mall – Live music from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Outcry at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Down City Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Fast Times at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • Newport Sportsmans Club – One More Time at 8:30 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. Chris Vaillancourt Band
     from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport –Live Local After Party at 8 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Steven Mortrude from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille – Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Sean Rivers at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – The Black Lights at 7 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport – Live music from 9 pm to 12 am

Sunday, July 21st

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 pm
  • Castle Hill Inn – Seth Adam/David Keith at 3:30 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm, Sunday Affairs in Boom Boom Room at 9 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina  – Karaoke at 7 pm with Erin Toppas
  • Fastnet Pub – Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element – Live music at 12 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille – FrankenPhil at 1 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – DJ Nook poolside from 1 pm to 6 pm, Comanchero at Pineapples from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Late Night at 2:15 pm & 7:30 pm, Wild Rose at 4:45 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro –The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • King Park – Jabbawaukee from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Landing – Mike Wendoloski from 1 pm to 4 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, Sean Rivers at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – AM Station from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Superchief Trio from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 11 am, Bring Your Own Improv at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. J-Krak & Cairo from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Hit Play Band at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 9 pm
  • Surf Club – Rick Hamel outside at 4 pm
  • The Port – Live music from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • The Pub at 2 Mile Corner – Ben O’Connor & Copperline Shine at 1 pm

Monday, July 22nd

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

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.