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

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Monday, September 27

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

Tuesday, September 28

“This American Life” contributor David Sedaris coming to Jane Pickens Theater Sept. 28-29

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

Wednesday, September 29

Get to know Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Luis Daniel Muñoz who joins What’s Up Newp for a Wednesday videocast

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

Thursday, September 30

State Arts Council opens arts grant applications with an Oct. 1 deadline

Newport Democratic City Committee to host two virtual presentations on the housing crisis in Newport

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) –American Graffiti at 7:30 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  On BroadwayFinal Set
  • Landing – Justin Pomfret at 3:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Tyler Fauxbel from 8 pm to 11 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Spiffy Entertainment at 9 pm

City & Government

Friday, October 1

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) – Bullitt at 7:30 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  Final Set
  • Landing – Cara Brindisi at 3:30 pm, Timeless at 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Midnight Honey from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Chopville at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Brick Park from 8 pm to 11 pm, Live DJ at 11:30 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm

City & Government



Saturday, October 2

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  Final Set
  • Landing – Jay Parker at 12 pm, Tmeless at 3:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –Hyperdrive from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Elvis Tribute at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Adam Go from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm, Live DJ at 11:30 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 7 pm & 9 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Sunday, October 3

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  Final Set
  • Landing – Jay Parker at 12 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – The Night Shakers 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.

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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).