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Sail Newport this week announced that it will celebrate the annual Newport Regatta with live music from the Providence-based band “Professor Roots” on Saturday, July 9 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Tickets for the event, which will take place at Sail Newport and is open to the public, are on sale now.

Tickets are $30 per person when purchased in advance and include live outdoor music, summer eats by McGraths Catering, and one adult beverage per ticket.

If available, tickets will cost $40 per person at the door. The social event is open to 21+ only. This event is rain or shine and no refunds will be issued.

Parking is free at Fort Adams State Park.

To purchase tickets, visit sailnewport.org

The 2022 Newport Regatta will host several circles of high-performance dinghies and keelboat racing for what is sure to be an incredible weekend of racing from July 9 – 10.

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Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore 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 previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

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

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.