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, September 14

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Wednesday, September 15

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Thursday, September 16

50th Newport International Boat Show promises fun for the whole family September 16 – 19

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) – Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  On BroadwaySearching For Mr. Rugoff
  • Landing – Justin Pomfret at 3:30 pm, Patrick Bradley at 6 pm, Timmy Smith at 7 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Erika Van Pelt at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Adam Go from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing – Trivia Night from 6 pm to 8 pm

City & Government


Friday, September 17

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival returns September 17 – 19

4th Annual Cardines Classic featuring Army versus Navy rescheduled to September 17

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille –Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  On Broadway
  • Landing – Jay Parker at 3:30 pm, Straight Outta Rehab at 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – He Said She Said at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Adam Go from 8 pm to 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.
  • More public meetings of public bodies can be found here.

Saturday, September 18

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille –Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  On Broadway
  • Landing – Jim Devlin at 3:30 pm, Catching Blue at 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Kooked Out Band at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Royal Furs from 8:30 pm to 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

Sunday, September 19

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  On Broadway
  • Landing – Jay Parkert at 12 pm, Jim Devlin at 3:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Ryan McHugh from 9 pm to 1 am
  • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Quartet hosts jazz night at 5:30 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.
  • More public meetings of public bodies can be found here.

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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.