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

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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.


Friday, September 10

Graves of Fallen French Revolutionary Soldiers to be honored with an unveiling ceremony at Trinity Church on September 10

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille –Neal McCarthy from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual)– Searching For Mr. Rugoff, On Broadway
  • Landing – Straight Outta Rehab at 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Voodoo Alley from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Rugburn at 9 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – John Erikson at 4:30 pm
  • One Pelham East – Ryan McHugh at 8 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, September 11

Newport Polo’s Pro-Am returns on Saturday

Sail for Pride on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 will raise funds for charities

Spindle City Fest returning to Fall River September 11th

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards – Dick Lupino’s Jazz Trio from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Gulf Stream Bar & Grille –Pat Cottrell from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual)– Searching For Mr. Rugoff, On Broadway
  • Landing – Mike Milazzo at 12 pm, Chelley Knight at 3:30 pm, Catching Blue at 7 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – The Lost Hermits from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Chopville at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Sugarbabies at 9:30 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, September 12

On This Day In Newport History – September 12, 1953: Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy Married in Newport, RI

FirstWorks Live free Summer Concert Series returns Sunday with Trumpet Powerhouse Carlos de Leon

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual)– Searching For Mr. Rugoff, On Broadway
  • Landing – Justin Pomfret at 12 pm, Jim Devlin at 3:30 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Tim Taylor Blues Band from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • 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

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