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

Monday, December 30th

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Diego’s – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – The Ubiquitones at 9:30 pm
  • Fifth Element – The Groove Merchants at 7 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Uncut Gems 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

Christmas In Newport

Newport Historical Society Road to Independence Walking Tour, 10:30 a.m., Departing from the Museum at Brick Market, 127 Thames St. Riots and rebellions, enemies and allies. Learn about Newport’s role in the American Revolution. $15 adults, $10 for NHS members and active duty military with ID, $5 children ages 5-12. Reservations recommended. Weather permitting. 841-8770. Purchase tickets online http://www.newporthistorytours.org.

Tuesday, December 31st

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Live Music & Entertainment

  • Antonio’s Pizza By The Slice – Trivia at 7 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – New Year’s Eve Party! at 9 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – The Honky Tonk Knight at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 7 pm, 9 pm, and 11 pm
  • Gas Lamp Grille- New Years Eve Party in Newport at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Uncut Gems at 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Blockhead at 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Trivia at 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Mic Drop at 8 pm
  • Newport Harbor Hotel – New Year with the James Montgomery Band and Christine Ohlman at 8 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – A Christmas Cactus at 7 pm
  • Newport Sportsmans Club – Bar Fly at 8:30 pm
  • Norey’s – Jack Grace at 9 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – Trivia at 8 pm
  • One Pelham East – The Jeff Rosen Band at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Newport 2020: Z-Boys, LoveHandle, Melissa Chaplin Family at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy – The Wanna B’s at 9 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 9 pm
  • Twin River Tiverton – Mike Tarara at 6 pm, Live DJ at 9 pm

Wednesday, January 1st

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Entertainment & Live Music

Thursday, January 2nd

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Antonio’s Pizza – Trivia at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Trivia at 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Uncut Gems at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar– John Erikson at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Adam Go at 10 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing – Trivia Night! at 6:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill– Live music at 9 pm
  • Valley Inn Restaurant – Open Mic from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Wharf Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar – Bingo at 7 pm
  • Zelda’s – Justin Pomfret from 7 pm to 10 pm

Friday, January 3rd

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Beach Resort – Phenix Ave at 7 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 Bodega Cantina – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – The C-Note Missionaries from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Uncut Gems at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar –Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –The Naticks at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9:30 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Live music at 9 pm
  • Surf Club: Live music at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – Dan Marro at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s Newport –Live music at 9 pm

Saturday, January 4th

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Resort – Phenix Ave at 7 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina – Live music at 9 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 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 – Uncut Gems at 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • La Forge Restaurant – Dave Manuel at 7 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Wanna B’s at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Mercy Brown Band at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East – Timmy Smith from 5 pm to 9 pm, Hit Play Band at 10 pm, Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 9 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Live music at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 10 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille – Straight Outta Rehab at 9 pm
  • Surf Club – Sean Rivers at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – Live music at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s –Live music from 9 pm to 12 am

Sunday, January 5th

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Resort – Mac Chrupcala Jazz Series at 3 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Irish Sessions at 6 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater –Uncut Gems at 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, & 7:30 pm
  • Jo’s American Bistro – Jazz Candy at 5:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –Heidi Nirk Band from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Pour Judgment – Los Duderinos at 9 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille: Sean Rivers at 7 pm

Monday, January 6th

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