Alastair Moock, a Grammy-nominated and award-winning musician, joins Frank Prosnitz and I today (Wednesday) on WADK (1540 AM) in advance of his performance tonight (Wednesday) at the Newport Festivals Foundation annual family concert at Fort Adams.

The family concert comes during Bridgefest, the annual event that serves to connect the Newport Folk Festival, hugely successful this past weekend, and the Newport Jazz Festival that gets underway on Friday.

Deborah Ross, Director of Education for the Newport Festivals Foundation, also checked in to the show to chat about Newport BridgeFest and the family concert.

Listen 12:30pm to 1pm

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Listen 1pm to 2pm

http://wadk.com/assets/podcaster/459/2016_07_27_459_47483_4013.mp3

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).