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


City of Newport Calendar This Week

  • Monday – Newport School Committee Special Meeting at 4 pm
  • Tuesday – Newport School Committee Policy Subcommittee at 1:30 pm
  • Tuesday – Newport School Committee Workshop (Early Learning Center) at 7 pm
  • Wednesday – Newport School Committee Wellness Subcommittee at 1 pm
  • Wednesday – City Council meeting at 6:30 pm

Cruise Ship Schedule This Week

  • Tuesday – Navigator (Capacity: 490 passengers)
  • Wednesday – Norwegian Dawn (Capacity: 2,340 passengers, 1,032 crew)
  • Wednesday – Caribbean Princess (Capacity: 3,142 passengers, 1,200 crew)
  • Thursday – Zuiderdam (Capacity: 2,502 passengers, 817 crew)
  • Thursday – American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
  • Friday – Sapphire Princess (Capacity: 2,607 passengers)
  • Saturday – Riviera (Capacity: 1,250 passengers)
  • Saturday – Zuiderdam (Capacity: 2,502 passengers, 817 crew)
  • Sunday – Regal Princess (Capacity: 3,560 passengers, 1,346 crew)

Monday, September 23rd

Things To Do

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The Bit Players

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 –  Downton Abbey at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 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, September 24th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Gas Lamp Grille- Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Downton Abbey at 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – Trivia at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East – Stu Sinclair at 10 pm

Wednesday, September 25th

Things To Do

Entertainment & Live Music

  • Buskers Irish Pub – Open Mic at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Downton Abbey at 2 pm, 4:45 pm, and 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The C-Note Missionaries at 9:30 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Bingo at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards–  Live Music Series ft. Dave Flamand from 5 pm to 9 pm
  • Norey’s –Live music at 8:30 pm
  • One Pelham East – DJ Nook at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Open mic at 8 pm
  • Sardella’s – Dick Lupino and friends at 8:30 pm
  • The Pub at 2 Mile Corner – Open Mic at 8 pm

Thursday, September 26th

On This Day – September 26, 1983: Australia II Wins America’s Cup in Newport

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Antonio’s Pizza – Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Fort Adams – Music at The Fort from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Gurney’s – Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Downton Abbey at 2 pm, 4:45 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Landing: Timmy Smith at 6:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar– John Erikson at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Felix Brown at 10 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Bingo at 11 am
  • Norey’s – Jazz Night 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 – Live music at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill– Live music at 9 pm
  • Valley Inn Restaurant – Open Mic from 7 pm to 10 pm

Friday, September 27th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Beach Resort – Phenix Ave at 5 pm
  • 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 – Live music at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina– The HonkyTonk Knights from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Downton Abbey at 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Sean Rivers at 9:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Roger Ceresi & The All Starz at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Mic Drop at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Bingo at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – $5 Rock and Roll Show! at 8 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 9 pm
  • Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel – Calise & Company from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music at 9 pm
  • Surf Club: Live music at 9 pm
  • The Reef: InnKeepers at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – Nate Jones at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport –John Erikson at 9 pm

Saturday, September 28th

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will host eco-depot collection in Newport on September 28

CFP Arts, Wellness & Community Center to host ribbon-cutting and open house on September 28th

Sail for Hope on September 28th will raise money to aid relief efforts in Bahamas

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

Sunday, September 29th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 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 – Live music from 12 pm to 3 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –   Downton Abbey at 12 pm, 3 pm, & 6 pm, Fleabag: National Theatre Encore at 8:45 pm
  • Jo’s Bistro –The Playboys at 5:30 pm
  • Landing – Nick Sprovoiero at 1 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Detroit Breakdown Blues from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Craft Brewing – Craig Goldberg at 3 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Bingo at 11 am
  • Newport Vineyards –Live Music Series ft. Jhony Keys from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Live music at 9 pm
  • Surf Club: Rick Hamel at 4 pm
  • The Reef – The Ravers from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Zelda’s – Sean Rivers at 7 pm

Monday, September 30th

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 –  Downton Abbey at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Yacht Club Rejects at 9 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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