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, January 11

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

Wednesday, January 12

Newport Area Career and Technical Center to host an event for eight and ninth-graders and their families on Jan. 12

Jane Pickens to screen James Bond favorites in January

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Celtica – Team Trivia at 7:30 pm
  • Fastnet Pub – Trivia at 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center – From Russia With Love at 7:30 pm
  • O’brien’s Pub – Karaoke at 9:30 pm

City & Government

Thursday, January 13

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

City & Government

Friday, January 14

“Rent 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour” coming to PPAC January 14-16

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Bar & Board – Lois Vaughan solo jazz piano from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Phenix Avenue from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Localz (Portsmouth) – John Erikson at 6 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe – Live music from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Live music at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Ryan Faraday from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Speakeasy – Justin Pomfret at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • The Reef – Jake Heady from 6 pm to 9 pm

City & Government

  • Full schedule of meetings can be found here.
  • Saturday, January 15

    Things To Do

    Live Music & Entertainment

    • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
    • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 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 – Live music at 9 pm
    • One Pelham East – Jeff Rosen from 8 pm to 12 am
    • 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 6 pm to 9 pm
    • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

    City & Government

    Sunday, January 16

    Things To Do

    Live Music & Entertainment

    • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 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
    • Pour Judgement – Los Duderinos at 10 pm
    • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Quartet hosts jazz night at 5 pm

    City & Government

  • Full schedule of meetings can be found here.
  • Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).