What’s Up This Week: 50+ things to do in and around Newport

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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)

City Government Calendar – This Week

  • Monday at 7 pm – Zoning Board of Review
  • Wednesday at 6:30 pm – City Council Meeting

Monday, August 26th

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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’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

Tuesday, August 27

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Gas Lamp Grille- Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Where’d You Go Bernadette at 4:45 pm, Maiden at 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, August 28

Things To Do

Entertainment & Live Music


Thursday, August 29

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Antonio’s Pizza – Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Where’d You Go Bernadette? at 3:45 pm, Heavy Water at 7:30 pm
  • Landing – Rick Hamel 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
  • Norey’s – Jazz Night with John Allmark Jazz Quintet at 7:30 pm
  • One Pelham East: Hit Play Band at 10 pm
  • Parlor – DJ Abby Duren at 9 pm
  • Perro Salado – The C-Note Missionaries at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement – The Innkeepers at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill– Live music at 9 pm
  • Valley Inn Restaurant – Open Mic from 7 pm to 10 pm

Friday, August 30

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 High Tides at 9 pm
  • Dockside – Live music at 9:30 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille – He Said She Said at 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina– Yacht Club Rejects from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Maiden at 4:45 pm, Yesterday at 7:30 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, Dave Alves at 4:30 pm, John Erikson at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Sean Rivers at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – CarTune Heroes at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Those Guys at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Funny Money at 6 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – John Erikson from 4 pm – 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies at 10 pm, Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 9 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Mighty Mystic at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement – The Devilfish at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Steve Mortrude from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Straight Outta Rehab at 10 pm
  • Surf Club: Live music at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel –Chet Matteson at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport – Steve Cerelli at 9 pm

Saturday, August 31

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • @ The Deck – Sean Rivers at 3 pm
  • Atlantic Resort – Rosewood Trio 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 – 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 – Marck McGrath 90’s Experience Show from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Hotel Viking – Dave Alves at 6 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Maiden at 4:45 pm, Yesterday at 2 pm & 7:30 pm
  • King Park – Irish Folk Music & Ceili Dance with The Exiles featuring award-winning step dancer Kevin Doyle; Rhode To Dublin, and Barry & Pat Callahan ceili callers from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Landing – Mike Wendoloski 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 – AM Station at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – The Smokin’ Toads at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe –Darik & The Funbags at 9 pm
  • Newport Vineyards –Live Music Series ft. The Bob Kendall Band  from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Blockhead at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – The Ravers at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Roots Reaction from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Shops at Long Wharf – The Playboys from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille – Live music at 10 pm
  • Surf Club – Sean Rivers at 9 pm
  • The Port – John Erikson at 7 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – The Concept at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s – Live music from 9 pm to 12 am

Sunday, September 1

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
  • 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 – DJ Nook from 1 pm to 6 pm, The HonkyTonk Knights from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Maiden at 4:45 pm, Yesterday at 2 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro –The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • Landing – Dave Alves from 1 pm to 4 pm, Jim Devlin
  • at 4:30 pm, Sean Rivers at 8 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Fever at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Neal McCarthy Problem from 4 pm to 7 pm, Squelch at 9 pm
  • Newport Vineyards –Live Music Series ft. Cee Cee & the Riders
     from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • One Pelham East – Keith Manville at 5 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Rusty’s – E Quared at 3 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, September 2

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
  • Jane Pickens Theater –  Closed for Labor Day
  • Landing – 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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