The historic John N.A.Griswold House is a National Historic Landmark and home to the Newport Art Museum since 1916.

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this Super Bowl Weekend!

Friday, January 31st

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Beach Resort – Phenix Ave at 7 pm
  • Atlantic Sports Bar & Restaurant – Infinite Groove at 8 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
  • Elks Club – DJD at 6:30 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – Brian Scott from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Oscar Shorts Animated at 1:30 pm, Oscar Shorts Live-Action at 3:30 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar –Sean Rivers at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –CeeCee & the Riders – DeadFoot Sessions at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe –Pulse at 10 pm
  • Newport Marriott – Plank Bar Fridays: Ben Freiert and Jeff Lewis at 6 pm
  • One Pelham East – Hit Play at 10 pm
  • Parlor Newport – Northeast Traffic at Parlor w/ Guess Method at 8 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music 10 pm
  • RipTide Sports Grille –G-Squared at 7:30 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grill – Chopville 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

City & Government

Saturday, February 1st

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Atlantic Resort – Phenix Ave at 7 pm
  • Atlantic Sports Bar & Restaurant – Wiz Kids at 8:30 pm
  • Buskers Irish Pub – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Diego’s Barrio Cantina – Blue Dream at Diego’s w/ Nate Farrar at 8 pm
  • Firehouse Theater – The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina –Julio Amaro from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Jane Pickens Theater – Oscar Shorts Live-Action at 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm, Oscar Shorts Animated at 5 pm
  • Midtown Oyster Bar – The Traveling Wanna B’s at 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Steve Smith and the Nakeds at The Narraganset Cafe at 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Fever at 10 pm
  • One Pelham East – Timmy Smith from 5 pm to 9 pm, Blockhead at 10 pm, Dueling Pianos at Top Of Pelham at 9 pm
  • Parlor Newport – The Z-Boys + The Silks Winter Warmer! at 10 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Live music at 10 pm
  • RipTide Sports Grille – Strangebrew at 7:30 pm
  • Sandywoods Center For The Arts – Magnolia Cajun Dance at 8 pm
  • Speakeasy Bar & Grille – Straight Outta Rehab at 9 pm
  • Surf Club –Sean Rivers at 9 pm
  • Tiverton Casino Hotel – Dan Marro at 6 pm, DJ at 9 pm
  • Zelda’s –Live music from 9 pm to 12 am

City & Government

Sunday, February 2nd

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

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Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.