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

Friday, March 25

Midtown Oyster Bar to host game watch on Friday for Providence College vs. Kansas

Six Picks Events: What’s Up in RI this weekend – March 25-27

This Day in RI History: March 25, 1903, musician Frankie Carle born in Providence

This Day In History: March 25, 1991– Jeremy Irons wins Best Actor for portrayal of Claus von Bülow

This Day In History: March 25, 1947—Claudine Schneider, first woman elected from Rhode Island to House of Representatives is born

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Bar & Board – Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio from 7 pm to 10 pm
  • Blue Anchor – John and Joanne at 6:30 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center – The Eyes of Tammy Faye at 4:30 pm, Belfast at 7:30 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 – Brass Force Band from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Never In Vegas at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Ryan Faraday at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Speakeasy – Justin Pomfret at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
  • The Reef – Eric Fontana from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Top Of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm

City & Government

No meetings scheduled yet, check back for updates.

Saturday, March 26

Ladies AOH to host Grab and Go Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner on March 26

What’s Up Interview: Guthrie Trapp, playing Jane Pickens with John Oates Saturday March 26

This Day in RI History: March 26, 1953 Lincoln Chafee is born

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Bar & Board – Mel at 7:30 pm
  • Buskers – Brian Twohey at 9 pm
  • Celtica – Karaoke at 10 pm
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham – Live music from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • JPT Film & Event Center – An Evening of Songs & Stories with John Oates featuring Guthrie Trapp at 7 pm
  • La Forge – Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Narragansett Cafe –Farm Dog from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Newport Blues Cafe – Chopville at 9 pm
  • One Pelham East – Live acoustic at 4 pm, Live music at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
  • Speakeasy – Live music at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theatre – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • The Pub at Two Mile Corner – Bar Fly at 8 pm
  • The Reef – Brian Scott from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Top of Pelham – Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm & 10:30 pm

City & Government

Tiverton – Tiverton Budget Committee at 9 am, Tiverton School Committee at 9 am

Sunday, March 27

Six Picks Academy Award predictions – What’s your pick to win?

Things To Do

Live Music & Entertainment

  • Clarke Cooke House – Bobby Ferreira from at 12:30 pm
  • Irish American Club – Karaoke at 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 –Roger Ceresi & The AllStarz Band from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • Pour Judgement – Los Duderinos at 10 pm
  • The Firehouse Theater – Chase Ceglie Jazz Quartet at 5 pm

City & Government

No meetings scheduled yet, check back for updates.


Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp.  Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in...