What’s up in Newport this weekend: Things to do, live music and entertainment (Aug. 2 – 4)



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

Friday, August 2

Things To Do

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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
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina– Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • International Tennis Hall Of Fame – Jon Batiste & Friends at 8 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – The Farewell at 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Johnny’s at Atlantic Beach Club – Rosewood Trio at 4 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – Sam James at 1 pm, Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm, John Erikson Band at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Sean Rivers at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Groovin’ You at 9 pm
  • Newport Craft Brewing – Craig Goldberg at 5 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 Mintones at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Anamcara from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • Surf Club: Outcry at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel –On The Hop at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Top of Pelhm – Dueling Pianos at 9 pm
  • Wharf Pub – Live music at 8:30 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport – Live music at 9 pm

Saturday, August 3

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
  • Dockside – Live music with Chopville and Never In Vegas at 10 pm
  • Fifth Element – Chaos at 8 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Grace Vanderbilt – Kristine on piano at 6 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – DJ Buddy Costa at 1 pm, Ben O’Connor from 6 pm to 9 pm, DJ Nook at 7 pm,
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  The Farewell at 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – Yacht Club Rejects from 1 pm to 4 pm, Tim Smith from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab from 8 pm to 12 am
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Complaints at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Half Star Hotel at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Nate Smith + Kinfolk Extended Family Jam Session at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. The Lost Farmers from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Tim Smith at 5 pm, Nate Bash Band at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport –Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Steve Mortrude from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille – Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Sean Rivers at 9 pm
  • The Port – Dave Alves at 2 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – The Dunn Brothers at 7 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport – Live music from 9 pm to 12 am

Sunday, August 4

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 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 – Rick Hamel at 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – DJ Jay Friese at 12pm, The Ravers from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Jamestown Summer Music Series – Tish Adams and Bluz You Can Use at 6:30 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  The Great Gatsby Movie Experience at 10:30 am, The Farewell at 2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro –The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • King Park – NIMFest Presents the Skinny Millionaires & Barfly
     from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Landing – Mike Wendoloski from 1 pm to 4 pm, Dave alves at 4:30 pm, Nick Sprovoiero at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Heidi Nirk Band from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – The Breakers – Tom Petty Tribute at 7 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. Dylan Harley 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 – John Erikson from 3 pm to 7 pm

Monday, August 5

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 –  The Farewell at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Landing – Jordan Snow 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 and 6 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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