Quality Inn & Suites
936 W. Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: (401) 846-7600
Fax: (401) 849-6919
You will be snug at the Newport Blues Café with candlelight at wooden tables overlooking Thames Street and the harbor. Newport Blues has a full bar and dinner menu. Find the best seats in the house if you arrive for dinner before the nightly shows. The musical performances range from soft jazz and blues to lively, brassy music that spills into the street. Newport Blues Café is for a mature crowd with an appreciation for music. The live entertainment begins at 9:30pm and the cover charge varies. Check out the Web site for the schedule.
The idea of attending a live music festival or concert in itself can be thrilling enough. And that exhilarating feeling can be heightened even further if that concert is happening in a beautiful location like Rhode Island. Visit Elms Lawn Tent to experience just that. This Newport venue promises you the very best of music and entertainment. Call for additional information.
If you love the historic charm of Fort Adams, and will be absolutely thrilled to sail upon the waters that provide for its glorious setting, then head straight for the Fort Adams Marina, aboard the Vista Jubilee. They may not rate very high in the food department, but they do offer you some of the very best live music entertainment in town. An ideal place to visit with that special someone, since the ambiance is just the right sort of quaint, and the setting, perfect for a night of romance.
This is a rustic, historic place that overlooks scenic East Greenwich harbor, about 20 minutes south of Providence. Pull up to the dock in your boat or arrive by car. Lunches and dinners that heavily emphasize local seafood, including scrod and scallops, are served along with classics like sirloin steak and pork chops. The kitchen closes at around 10p but the tavern stays open as people drink and listen to the live entertainment provided nightly on the outside deck. Indoor and outdoor dining on the docks. This spot can be a very lively place on weekend nights. Great spot for meetings and weddings.
Ocean Mist is a beach bar that promises an amazing view of the beach. The outside deck is the best place to enjoy cool breeze or watch surfers riding the waves. Cocktails, mocktails and other drinks served here perfectly complement the fun mood. There is more to Ocean Mist than a bar, it doubles up as a restaurant and club too; it offers an exciting menu comprising pizzas, omlettes, burgers and sandwiches. As the evening sets in, Ocean Mist transforms into a jazzy club that hosts live music concerts and funky parties. In the past, the likes of Squirrel Nut Zippers, Bim Skala Bim, Jeff Pitchell, Marcia Ball and Arrested Development have performed here. For more details, call ahead.
This cavernous restaurant and cafe/bar also doubles as an antique store. Housed in the old jewelry district's Imperial Place, the cafe offers music and performance nights (such as poetry readings), and popular contemporary cuisine, such as Italian, American and a range of other dishes. This is a favorite hangout for upscale Providence couples and singles seeking an interesting night out with a very attractive ambiance. A selection of antiques is on site for your browsing pleasure. The restaurant has a full service bar.
This downtown nightspot has long been a hot spot for people who like dancing to good music, but it is primarily a gay men's bar. There is a bar and a good-sized dance floor, with music playing constantly. Saturdays seems to be the club's most popular night. Very accessible to any downtown hotel, this locale is listed in the phone book for those who want more information or need directions.
Providence Phoenix readers have voted Snookers Pool Lounge the Best Pool Hall in Rhode Island for three straight years. This versatile spot on the edge of downtown in Providence's Jewelry District, features 16 pool tables, the Skyline Patio Bar and also serves food and drink into the late hours. Snookers is home to The Green Room, where rockabilly, pop, alternative and garage music from Rhode Island, Boston and New York is performed in an intimate environment with no cover charge. Pool table rates start at $6.50 per hour, $20 to enter tournaments on Mondays and Wednesdays. Food served includes pizza, burgers and grinders.
This club is primarily for the younger crowd because the age restriction is only 18 years-old and up, however there are plenty of different age groups interspersed throughout. DJs usually ply electronic beats and the nights are similar to raves in the typical sense, with people gyrating among the smoke machines. It's definitely a place to dance the night away, at least until 2:30am.
On the corner of Richmond and Friendship in a trendy, former industrial area downtown is where you'll find a glut of clubs. Ego is the one that caters to the LGBT community. Every night of the week is a themed one, with names like AlterEgo Wednesdays, Star Search Thursdays and Twerk Fridays. The music and DJs vary depending on the night and on weekends the club stays open until 3AM. If you are looking for clubs, this neighborhood is the one to visit if you want to see how Providence lives after dark.
The name Club Hell gives rise to a picture of a dark and gloomy place frequented by night owls. The latter part being true however, Club Hell is like a piece of paradise for those who dig live acts on stage with fellow music enthusiasts to keep company. Providing an exceptional space for local, national and international bands and musicians, this club has a solid reputation for being one of the most happening venues in the city. Besides featuring concerts and gigs, this club is known for it's talented DJs who spin the best of rock and metal to make guests groove all night. Themed nights and a host of other events add that extra zing to the overall electric ambiance.
Ultra The Nightclub has beautiful decor that is matched by the great service. Their bar list is extensive and features beers, champagne, rums, and whiskey. This nightclub has an incredible selection of music which includes hip hop, R & B, dance, progressive, and vocals. The main room at Ultra has four bars, three dance platforms, laser light system, and two VIP areas. The Ultra Lounge has three bars, three dance platforms, one dance floor, large VIP room with bar, and other VIP areas. Check their website for details on up coming events.