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

Friday, August 9th

36th Annual Black Ships Featival set for August 9 – 11

2nd RI Festival honoring Les Paul coming to Parlor Bar & Kitchen on August 9th

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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– Orange Whip from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – The Farewell at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro – John & Joanne from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – J at 1 pm, Fire & Knives at 4:30 pm, DJ Roux at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Honky Tonk Knights at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Steve Smith & The Nakeds at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Felix Brown Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – John Erikson from 4 pm – 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Good Will & Them Apples at 10 pm, Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 9 pm
  • Parlor Newport – The 2nd RI Festival Honoring Les Paul at 8 pm
  • Pour Judgement – The Teledynesat 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: Justin Pomfret at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel –Kickin’s It Acoustic 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 – Sean Rivers at 9 pm

Saturday, August 10th

Newport Marriott to host Root Beer Float Fundraiser to support Hasbro Children’s Hospital

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
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille – The Ninja Slippers at 10 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 –  The Farewell at 4:45 pm & 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, Straight Outta Rehab from 8 pm to 12 am
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Blockhead at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe –Rick Express at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. The Z-Boys from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Tim Smith at 5 pm, Live music at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport –The Ravers at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Lost Garmers at 10 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Roots Reaction from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille – Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Dave Alves at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – Outcry at 7 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s – Steve Cerilli from 9 pm to 12 am

Sunday, August 11th

Today In Newport History: August 11, 1866 – First Roller Skating Rink Opens to The Public in US

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 pm
  • Castle Hill Inn – Seth Adam and 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 – Rick Hamel at 9 pm
  • Gulf Stream – The Playboys from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – The Honky Tonk Knights from 4pm to 7 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  The Farewell at 3:45 pm & 6:30 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro –Jazz Candy at 5:30 pm
  • King Park – NIMFest Presents the Island Rockers & Digg-It from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Landing – Mike Wendoloski from 1 pm to 4 pm, Fire & Knives at 4:30 pm, Sean Rivers at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Sugar Ray & The Bluetones from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling – Craig Goldberg from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 11 am, Bring Your Own Improv at 6 pm
  • Newport Vineyards – Live Music Series ft. The Innkeepers Band 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

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