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Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend, July 17 – 19, 2020.

Friday, July 17

On This Day In Newport History: July 17, 1954 – First Newport Jazz Festival…

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled at this time.

Saturday, July 18

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room

City & Government


Sunday, July 19

Common Fence Music to present The Accidentals on July 19th

Things To Do

 JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled just yet, check back for updates.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.