Feb 15 • 38M

A conversation with Jay Sweet and Dan Swain, Newport Festivals Foundation

Plus: What’s Up Interview: Andrew Marlin of Watchhouse – duo coming to United Theatre in Westerly March 2 | Newport Police ID man found dead in portable toilet |

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Jay Sweet and Dan Swain, the Executive Director and Development Director of Newport Festivals Foundation, joined What’sUpNewp today for a conversation about the Foundation, the Newport Folk Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, and more.

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