The Newport Music Festival, one of the greatest classical music festivals in the world, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary season in 2018.

On today’s What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK, we hear a conversation our pal Bobb Angel had ecently with Pamela Pantos, Executive Director of Newport Music Festival.

Besides checking in with Newport Music Festival during this episode, we also shared some news from America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, and TogetherRI.

For more on the Festival, check out a story WUN’s Ken Abrams did today – Newport Music Festival Announces 50th Anniversary Season

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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).