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.

Monday, November 1

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Fastnet: The Ubiquitones at 10 pm

City & Government


Tuesday, November 2

Special election in Portsmouth, Senate District 3, Central Falls, and Pawtucket

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Celtica – Music Bingo at 7:30 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) – Lamb at 7:30 pm
  • Newport Craft – Trivia at 6:30 pm
  • One Pelham East – Stu Sinclair from 9 pm to 1 am

City & Government


Wednesday, November 3

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government


Thursday, November 4

Newport Historical Society to host ‘Virtual Book Talk’ with Anderson Cooper

Tom Rush to perform at JPT Film & Event Center on November 4

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • JPT Film & Event Center (In Theatre) – Tom Rush and Matt Nakoa perform at 7:30 pm
  • La Forge – Honky Tonk Knights from 7 pm to 9 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Erika Van Pelt at 9 pm

City & Government


Friday, November 5

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Blue Anchor Grill – Live music from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Gurney’s Newport – DJ Nook from 5 pm to 10 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music 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
  • Speakeasy – Live music at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • The Reef – Adam Go from 7 pm to 10 pm

City & Government


Saturday, November 6

Butts Hill Fort to host volunteer cleanup day on November 6

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Blue Anchor Grill – Live music from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Channing Memorial Church – Common Fence Music Presents Garcia Peoples at 8 pm
  • Greenvale Vineyards – Dick Lupino Jazz Quartet from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –Live music from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – The Complaints at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live acoustic music from 3:30 pm to 7 pm, live music from 8 pm to 11:30 pm, DJ at 11:30 pm
  • Speakeasy – Live music at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • The Reef – Jake Dyl from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos from 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

City & Government


Sunday, November 7

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Traditional Irish Music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 3 pm to 7 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 11 am to 2 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music from 4 pm to 7 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live music from 4:30 pm to 8 pm, Ryan McHugh from 9 pm to 1 am
  • Pour Judgement – Los Duerinos at 10 pm
  • 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).