On August 3, 2018, Cynthia Sayer will become the first featured 4-string banjoist ever to perform at Newport Jazz Festival.

The multi-award-winning instrumentalist, vocalist, and bandleader is acclaimed by musicians, critics, and fans alike as the top 4-string jazz banjoist in the world today. Praised for her “drive and virtuosity” by the New York Times, Cynthia enchants audiences with her electrifying, swing-based performances and captivating stage presence wherever she appears.

Sayer joined WUN’s Ryan Belmore, Frank Prosnitz, and Ken Abrams on this edition of What’sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM.

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The Cynthia Sayer Trio will appear on the Storyville Stage at the Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, August 3rd. For information and tickets, visit www.newportjazz.org.

For more information on Cynthia Sayer, visit www.cynthiasayer.com.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.