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

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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.

Tuesday, August 31

PHOTOS: Hurricane Carol Makes Landfall in Newport, RI on August 31, 1954

This Day In History: August 31, 1881 – Inaugural US Men’s Single Tennis Championships Is Played in Newport, RI

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Wednesday, September 1

What’s Up Newp to host a Rent & Mortgage Relief – Virtual Panel Discussion on September 1

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Thursday, September 2

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Friday, September 3

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 –Live music from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center – To be announced
  • Landing – Jake Kulak Band at 4:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 8 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Steve Smith & The Nakes from 9 pm to 12:30 am
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Chopville at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Cabaret Comedy Club presents Stephanie Peters  at 6:30 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – John Erikson at 4:30 pm
  • One Pelham East – Ryan McHugh at 8 pm, 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, check back for updates.

Saturday, September 4

Reggae In The Park: Ky-Mani Marley, Julian Marley, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, and more to perform at Bold Point Park

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
  • Greenvale Vineyards – Dick Lupino’s Jazz Trio with Tish Adams from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille –Live music from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center – To be announced
  • Landing – Nick Sproviero at 1 pm, Jim Devlin at 4:30 pm, Dave Alves Band at 8 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Gullet from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Never In Vegas at 9 pm
  • Nomi Park – Mel at 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Adam Go at 8 pm, 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, September 5

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille – Live music from 5 pm to 8 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center – To be announced
  • King Park – Eddy’s Shoe, Barfly from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Landing – Sean Rivers at 4:30 pm pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Cee Cee & The Riders from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – The Complaints at 9 pm
  • Newport Playhouse – Murder at Howard Johnson’s at 11 am
  • One Pelham East – Ryan McHugh at 9 pm
  • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Quartet hosts jazz night at 5:30 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.

  • Monday, September 6

    Melissa Etheridge returning to Indian Ranch on September 6

    Things To Do

    Live Music & Entertainment

    • Fastnet: The Ubiquitones at 10 pm
    • JPT Film & Event Center – To be announced
    • One Pelham East – Bruce Jacques from 10 pm to 1 am

    City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled, check back for updates.
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    Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.