Newport Blues Cafe

Rated best live music by Newport life magazine for 20 consecutive years

Nestled in historic Newport, RI, and owned by Brian Foley, the Newport Blues Café has been around for 26 years and received local and international acclaim as RI’s premier live music venue, showcasing the very best local, national, and world acts in classic, progressive and indie rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, funk, and hip-hop.



⭐️ Here are just some of our all star entertainers! ⭐️

A-List world performers have performed here to sell out crowds in the 435 person venue.

Deer Tick

Marshall Tucker

Jackson Brown

Neville Brothers

Dickey Betts

Joe Bonamassa

Johnny & Edgar Winter

Room Full of Blues

Arlo Guthrie

The Cowsills

Average White Band

James Cotton

Dave Mason

Brandi Carlile

Leon Bridges

Mumford & Sons

Maria Muldaur

Richie Havens

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