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.

[“Six Picks” Music: The best in live music this weekend – Women’s Voices, Winehouse Project and Corrine Southern]

Thursday, October 7

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) –Respect at 7:30 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (Virtual) –  Final Set
  • Narragansett Cafe – Rhode to Bali from 8 pm to 11 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Spiffy Entertainment at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Jeff Rosen at 8 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at 6 pm & 8 pm

City & Government

Friday, October 8

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Jesse Desorcy from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Felix Brown at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Ryan McHughfrom 8 pm to 11 pm, Live DJ at 11:30 pm
  • Ragged Island Brewing Company – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at 6 pm & 8 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Saturday, October 9

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at 6 pm & 8 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –Gullet from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Inside Out 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

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Sunday, October 10

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • Landing – Nick Sproviero at 12 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Tim Taylor Blues Band from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Ryan McHugh from 9 pm to 1 am
  • The Fastnet Pub – traditional Irish music session 6-9pm
  • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Quartet hosts jazz night at 5:30 pm
  • The Wayfinder – Rogue Island Comedy Festival at 6 pm & 8 pm

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Monday, October 11

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & GovernmentNothing 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).