Lucas O’Reilly, a Newport resident, performed during the blind auditions on The Voice on Monday night.

Unfortunately, no judges chairs turned during his performance of James Taylor’s “Carolina in My Mind”.

O’Reilly will join What’s Up Newp for a live virtual video conversation on Wednesday at 5 pm to discuss his journey and his experience on the show.

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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).