Classic rock but good. Bartender shorted me $10 but I think it was an honest mistake, I hope. Went upstairs which is more chill than downstairs.
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Went to see the band on Sat. night and they were old school hip hop. Raucous crowd and the drinks do flow. Didn't see many people eating so I can't comment on the food. Still a fun night and everyone was out for a good...More
Traveled to Newport this past weekend and visited Newport Blues Bar on Friday with friends. The atmosphere is very lively and fun with a great band and lots of dancing. However, upon returning home, my friends and I all noticed that we were overcharged on...More
As a many decade musician, l, while on vacation in Newport, really wanted to check out a blues band. I asked around while at the hotel, and pretty much met universal recommendations, Newport Blues Cafe! I called the venue and was advised the band, Sugar,...More
Hi John, I'm not sure if maybe blues stood out to you and maybe you misheard me when describing the band. A lot of people do expect blues because we are the Newport BLUES Cafe. I can appreciate that but when when people call about...More
We went to see Felix brown play on Tuesday night, it was FABULOUS!! We're going again to see them on Friday night. Newport blues cafe has the BEST BASS! I'm deaf and I went with one of my deaf friends he was telling me that...More
This is a fun spot, with a bar downstairs and tables downstairs and upstairs. We saw a great band there and the scene was very lively, with lots of dancing and nightlife. Depends on the band I am sure but well worth the $5 cover...More
The Newport Blues Cafe is not known for its food -- it's known for its music scene, so keep that in mind if you plan to eat here. Food is not their specialty. The dining area is mainly in the back, especially if there is...More
Left the place after standing at the bar for ten minutes while the bartender did nothing other than chat with her friends. The place smelled so bad that we would probably have left anywhere, but the fact that the bartender saw us standing there waiting...More
Went on a Friday night, had a great time with a group of friends. Danced all night! Blues always has awesome bands. BUT~don't eat there. Eat anywhere else, and come back for the music. Fun place, will be back-for music and drinks only!