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

Thousands will gather at Fort Adams this weekend for the 65th Annual Newport Jazz Festival

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

Friday, August 2

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
  • 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

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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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