PORTSMOUTH, R.I. \u2014 Common Fence Music will present Jake Blount in an online concert this August. Find out more information here.\u00a0\n\nJake Blount is an award-winning banjoist, fiddler, singer and scholar based in Providence, RI. He is half of the internationally touring duo\u00a0Tui,\u00a0a\u00a02020 Strathmore Artist in Residence\u00a0and a board member of\u00a0Bluegrass Pride. \n\nAlthough he is proficient in multiple performance styles, he specializes in the music of Black and indigenous communities in the southeastern United States, and in the regional style of Ithaca, New York. He foregrounds the experiences of queer people and people of color in his work. He has studied with modern masters of old-time music, including Bruce Molsky, Judy Hyman (of the Horse Flies), and Rhiannon Giddens and Hubby Jenkins (of the GRAMMY-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops).\n\nJake's home page can be found at\u00a0https:\/\/jakeblount.com\/\n\nThe free online concert will be held on Aug. 9 at 7 and 9 p.m.\n\nVisit https:\/\/www.commonfencemusic.org\/ to stream the online concert on Aug. 9.