Newport Jazz Festival
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, Fort Adams State Park

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

Tuesday, July 27

City of Newport to host a pop-up vaccine clinic at Innovate Newport on July 27

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Wednesday, July 28

Newport City Council will return to City Hall for a council meeting on July 28

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice will host a job fair in Portsmouth on July 28, in North Kingstown on July 29

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Thursday, July 29

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Bowen’s Wharf – Dan LePage, Brass from 11 am to 1 pm, Chris Vaillancourt, Solo Guitar from 1 pm to 3 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room –  The Game Changers: Oscar-Winning Shorts That Shaped HollywoodThe Hidden Life of Trees
  • Landing – Justin Pomfret at 1 pm, Cara Brindisi at 4:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 8 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Erika Van Pelt at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Sugarbabies at 9:30 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing – Trivia Night from 6 pm to 8 pm

City & Government


Friday, July 30

Common Fence Music & Norman Bird Sanctuary to present Grammy winner Dom Flemons Friday, July 30

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • @ The Deck – Felix Brown Duo at 8 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Dockside – Spiffy Entertainment at 9 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille – Keats & Co. Acoustic Duo
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • Landing – James Weinstock at 1 pm, Zane Christopher at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Rick Experess at 9 pm
  • Norman Bird Sanctuary – Dom Flemons at 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live DJ at 11:30 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Saturday, July 31

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 – Luis Mateos from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room –  The Game Changers: Oscar-Winning Shorts That Shaped HollywoodThe Hidden Life of Trees
  • Landing – Nick Sproviero at 1 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, John Erikson Band at 8 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Santana Tribute band 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.

Sunday, August 1

Summer Sunday Concerts coming to Lippitt House’s Museum Garden

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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...