What’s up in Newport this week: Things to do, live music and entertainment (August 19 – 26)

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this week and weekend!

Cruise Ship Schedule – This Week

  1. Thursday – American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
  2. Friday – American Constitution (Capacity: 100 passengers)

City Government Calendar – This Week

Fireworks Schedule – This Week

  • Wednesday, August 21st: Bank Newport’s 200th Anniversary Celebration. The 18 minute display will take place between 9 pm – 9:30 pm (approved by Newport City Council on July 10th) .
  • Saturday, August 24th: The Navy Base hosts their annual Salute To Summer celebration at the end of August, this event does include fireworks. Details are still to be announced, but fireworks begin at 9:15 pm.

Monday, August 19th

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Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Elks Lodge – Open Mic from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • 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 –  Where Did You Go Bernadette at 3:45 pm & 8:15 pm, Maiden at 6 pm
  • Landing – Sam James at 4:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 11 am
  • 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, August 20th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Gas Lamp Grille- Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Where’d You Go Bernadette at 3:45 pm & 8:15 pm, Maiden at 6 pm
  • Landing – The Naticks 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, August 21st

Things To Do

Entertainment & Live Music

  • 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
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Where’d You Go Bernadette? at 3:45 pm, Captain Ron 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 Blues Cafe – Sean Rivers at 8 pm
  • Newport Vineyards– Live Music Series ft. Kendra & Max 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
  • Sardella’s – Dick Lupino and friends at 8:30 pm
  • The Pub at 2 Mile Corner – Chris Vital at 7 pm

Thursday, August 22nd

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Antonio’s Pizza – Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – Noah Paon Presents: F L O A T (with Kid Rizzy & Aristides) at 6 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina –Brian Scott at Pineapple Club from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Where’d You Go Bernadette? at 3:45 pm & 8:15 pm, Miden at 6 pm
  • Landing – Adam Hanna at 4:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 8:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar– John Erikson at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Felix Brown Band at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 11 am
  • Norey’s – Jazz Night at 7:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Clique at 10 pm
  • Parlor – DJ Abby Duren at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado – The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Redfish at 9 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing – Trivia Night with Scratch Kitchen & Catering popup ! at 6:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill– Chopville at 9 pm
  • Valley Inn Restaurant – Open Mic from 7 pm to 10 pm

Friday, August 23rd

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 – The Teldynes at 9 pm
  • Dockside – Brody Jenner at 9:30 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina– Charlie Marie from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Where’d You Go Bernadette? at 4:45 pm, Maiden at 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – John Erikson at 1 pm, Dave Alves at 4:30 pm, Traveling Wanna B’s at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The HonkyTonk Knights at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Greg Hodde’s Blue Reign at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – 7 Day Weekend at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – John Erikson from 4 pm – 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music at 10 pm, Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 9 pm
  • Parlor Newport – The Naticks at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement – La Merchante & Le Connard at 9 pm
  • Rusty’s – My Joe Called Life at 8 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 –Jennifer Tefft at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport – Steve Cerelli at 9 pm

Chris Electric

Saturday, August 24th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • @ The Deck – Sean Rivers at 3 pm
  • Atlantic Resort – Phenix Ave at 4 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
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina – Dopey Lopes w/Stubborn Hearts at Diego’s 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 – Comanchero at The Pineapple Club from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Where’d You Go Bernadette? at 4:45 pm, Maiden at 7:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – The Honky Tonk Knights from 1 pm to 4 pm, Jim Devlin from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Fire & Knives from 8 pm to 12 am
  • Long Wharf Mall – John & Joanne from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – AM Station at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Dirty 5 at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe –Fast Times at 9 pm
  • Newport Dinner Train – The Playboys from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. The Stupid Robots from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport –It’s a HONEY of a Night at Parlor! at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – The Z-Boys at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Steven Mortrude from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille – Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Dave Alves at 9 pm
  • The Port – John Erikson at 7 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – Mike Tarara at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s – Live music from 9 pm to 12 am

Sunday, August 25th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • @ The Deck – Sean Rivers at 12 pm
  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 pm
  • Castle Hill Inn – Seth Adam and David Keith at 3:30 pm
  • Celtica – Anita Mansfield at 5 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio & Cantina  – Karaoke at 7 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Fifth Element – Lois Vaughan Jazz Quartet from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille – Rick Hamel at 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – The HonkyTonk Knights from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Jamestown – Jamestown Community Band at East Ferry Memorial Square at 6 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  A Boy Named Charlie Brown: 50th Anniversary at 1 pm, Where’d You Go Bernadette? at 3:45 pm, The Lehman Trilogy: National Theatre Live at 6 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro –Jazz Candy at 5:30 pm
  • King Park – NIMFest Presents Cee Cee & the Riders & the Kane Brothers from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Landing – Mike Wendoloski from 1 pm to 4 pm, Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm, DJ Roux at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Justin Pomfret from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – It’s a HONEY of a Night at Parlor! at 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Detroit Breakdown Blues 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. Dan Blakeslee from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Hit Play Band at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Safari Room – Live Music at Safari Room w/ Mel at 1 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Dave Alves at 9 pm
  • Surf Club – Rick Hamel outside at 4 pm
  • The Port – John Erikson from 3 pm to 7 pm

Monday, August 26th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Elks Lodge – Open Mic from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • 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 –  Where’d You Go Bernadette at 4:45 pm, MAiden at 7:30 pm
  • Landing – Sam James 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

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