Newport City Limits Magazine and Big Cat Blues band will host a tribute and celebration of life for Joe Martins on September 13th at the Newport Blues Cafe.

The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature live music, stories and more. The event is open to the public.

What’sUpNewp brought you the unfortunate news of Joe Martins passing on Friday, August 21st.

Joe Martins was a saxophonist for Triple Threat and at one time or another also played with Soul Ambition, The New York Minute, Merge, Big Cat Blues and James Montgomery Band.

For more information, visit the Facebook Event.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).