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

This story may be updated as we learn about additional events or listings. Have an event you’d like to see added to this list or a future list? Add it to our event calendar.

Note: An event or performance may change at any time due to weather or COVID-19. We encourage you to check with event hosts regarding updates/status of events.

Wednesday, July 14

Today In Newport History: July 14, 1966 – Tanya Donelly Born In Newport

General Treasurer Seth Magaziner joins WUN for a live virtual conversation on July 14

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

Thursday, July 15

On This Day In Newport History: July 15, 1876 – Margaret Van Alen Bruguiére is Born in Newport

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

Friday, July 16

Bacon Brothers returning to the Greenwich Odeum on July 16th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

Saturday, July 17

Save The Bay Swim returns on July 17, a portion of Narragansett Bay will be closed to vessel traffic during the event

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Dockside – Chopville and Never In Vegas at 9 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille – Darren Beaupre from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • Johnny’s – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room – Schedule to be come.
  • King Park – Kenny Johnson Summer Series of Music from 7 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Landing – Timeless at 1 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, John Erikson Band at 8 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Smokin’ Toads at 8 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Fast Times at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live DJ at 11:30 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

Sunday, July 18

FringePVD extends to two weeks: July 18 – 31 

Providence Fringe Festival returns July 18 – 24

Providence Fringe Festival returns in-person and online July 18-31

2021 NECBL schedule released, Newport Gulls to host All-Star Game at Cardines Field on July 18

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • @ The Deck – Stu & Dave from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille – Pat Cottrell from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Johnny’s – Live music from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room – Schedule to be come.
  • King Park – Down City Band from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Landing – Justin Pomfret at 1 pm, Nick Sproviero at 4:30 pm, The Naticks at 8 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Tim Taylor Blues Band at 4 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Sex Please, We’re Sixty at 11 am
  • Norey’s – Sunday Jazz Brunch from 1 pm to 3 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live acoustic at 4:30 pm, Ryan McHugh at 9 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Los Duderinos at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Quartet hosts jazz night at 5:30 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).