Tedeschi Trucks Band, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, & More Close Out Sunshine Music Fest With Friends & Family [Audio/Videos]

first_imgSetlist: Tedeschi Trucks Band | Sunshine Music Festival | Boca Raton, FL | 1/15/17Set: Anyhow, Don’t Know What > Keep On Growing, Within You Without You > Just As Strange, Crying Over You, Let’s Go Get Stoned, Feelin’ Alright*, Leavin’ Trunk^, Volunteered Slavery^, I Wish I Knew, I Pity The Fool, I Want More > Soul SacrificeEncore: A Song For You, Space Captain%, With A Little Help From My Friends* = w/ Dave Mason^ = w/ Luther Dickinson% = w/ Oteil BurbridgeEarlier on the same stage, drummer Joe Russo, keyboardist Marco Benevento, guitarist Tom Hamilton, bassist Dave Dreiwitz, and guitarist Scott Metzger also impressed with their Day-RAD set, jamming heavily from one Grateful Dead song to the next. They were the perfect pick-me-up on a warm winter’s day under the hot Florida sun, charging through the anthemic “I Know You Rider”, “Sugar Magnolia,” “Sunshine Daydream,” “Fire On The Mountain,” and more. The amazing Alecia Chakour joined for “The Stranger (Two Souls In Communion)” before she took the stage later in the evening with TTB.Thanks to CHeeSeHeaDPRoDuCTioNS, you can enjoy Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s full show in the audio link below, as well as a few choice videos: Trucks, Tedeschi, and company were again left alone to close out a strong set with Santana‘s Latin-driven “Soul Sacrifice.” When the band returned to the stage, Susan dedicated the entire encore to their fallen friend Leon Russell. It was touching to see the vocalist sing “A Song For You” with pianist Kofi Burbridge, before his brother Oteil Burbridge joined the stage for a surprising “Space Captain.” The band was once again left alone to finish out on a strong note with Joe Cocker‘s “With A Little Help From My Friends.” See below for a video of Burbridge’s fantastic sit-in.You can enjoy Tedeschi Trucks Band’s full show in the audio link below, courtesy of CHeeSeHeaDPRoDuCTioNS: Setlist: Railroad Earth | Sunshine Music Festival | Boca Raton, FL | 1/15/17:Set: Long Way To Go, Black Elk Speaks, Bird In A House, Stillwater Getaway, Day on the Sand, Dandelion Wine, Like A Buddha, Grandfather MountainWith brothers Luther Dickinson and Cody Dickinson, and bassist Danielle Nicole, the North Mississippi Allstars broke into the Main Stage for an early afternoon traditional throwdown. Powering through songs like “Shake What Your Mama Gave You”, “Spoonful” into “Mojo Working” and “Drinking Muddy Water”, featuring Luther on the homemade tin can guitar, NMA’s set was the perfect way to start the day: with dancing, singing, and plenty of jams. Setlist: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead | Sunshine Music Festival | Boca Raton, FL | 1/15/17:Feel Like A Stranger (SM) ->China Cat Sunflower (TH) ->I Know You Rider (All) ->Jam @ ->Jack Straw (SM & TH) ->Jam ->St. Stephen (TH) >Sugar Magnolia/SSDD (SM) >Fire On the Mountain # (TH)The Stranger (Two Souls In Communion) (AC)Samson & Delilah (SM)AC is Alecia Chakour (TTB) on Lead [email protected] – With Thrownin’ Stones Teases (MB, then Band)# – With a Unknown Tease (MB)Esteemed pianist and songwriter Bruce Hornsby, along with his band The Noisemakers, continue to endear themselves to fans everywhere with a soulful blend of Americana rock and roll. A splendid mix of originals and covers, Hornsby’s soulful music was only accentuated by the beautiful setting of the sun set, after Almost Dead and before Tedeschi Trucks Band. From a lengthy “Fortunate Son” > “Comfortably Numb” > “Fortunate Son” to a “Hoorah Hooray” with Hornsby on mountain dulcimer, the evening music was well-played in the grassy field and under the starry night. The fourth installment of Sunshine Music Festival was another great success, but it’s not the end of the road for Tedeschi Trucks Band. They head on to play the Orpheum Theatre tomorrow night in Memphis, before spending three nights at the Chicago Theatre, and continuing on their way. North Mississippi Allstars will stick with them for a number of shows, with Jack Pearson, Jorma Kaukonen, and more jumping in from time to time before TTB heads out on their European tour. Check the full tour schedule here.[Photo courtesy of Tim Kohan] In the late afternoon, singer/songwriter Dave Mason played through original tunes written for the band Traffic, including “Rock N Roll Stew”, “Dear Mr. Fantasy”, and “Low Spark”, along with his solo “We Just Disagree”, closing out with a soul-stirring “All Along the Watchtower” Jimi Hendrix cover. Mason made it over to the main stage to close out the night with TTB singing another original, “Feelin’ Alright” spreading the feel-good vibes throughout.Railroad Earth held down the second stage for the daytime slot, churning out their positive and jubilant brand of jammy bluegrass and keeping spirits high. With an envious setlist that heavily favored older tunes, their set strung together crowdpleaser after crowdpleaser, including “Long Way To Go,” “Black Elk Speaks,” “Bird In A House,” “Dandelion Wine,” “Like A Buddha,” and “Grandfather Mountain.”Thanks to Spyder9, you can enjoy Railroad Earth’s full show in the audio link below: The fourth installment of Sunshine Music Festival was a smashing success, bringing eight bands to two stages, from St. Petersburg to Boca Raton, Florida. The Tedeschi Trucks Band-hosted event is now an annual tradition of family and friends in their home state. This year’s roster held up some incredible acts, including Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Mavis Staples, Dave Mason, Railroad Earth, North Mississippi Allstars, and Greyhounds. From beginning to end, the music was perfect. In the beautiful 70-degree Sunday weather of Boca Raton, FL, it was worth getting there first thing to see the music take shape from early afternoon until the starry night took over. See below for some words, audio, video, and setlists from some of our favorite sets.Tedeschi Trucks Band was an obvious highlight, as the twelve piece big band closed the night with a full 2 hour set of rock, soul, and funk-driven originals and covers to keep the crowd going through the night. The first portion of their set was mostly powered by their 2016 release Let Me Get By, giving songs like “Anyhow”, “Don’t Know What It Means”, “Just As Strange” and “Crying Over You” a life of their own before the covers exploded in undeniable force. Thanks to CHeeSeHeaDPRoDuCTioNS, you can watch “Keep On Growing” in the video below:The band’s first guest of the night was Dave Mason, who sang his own original “Feelin’ Alright”, before Luther Dickinson joined the stage for a “Leavin’ Trunk” > “Volunteer Slavery” extended jam. Both sit-ins can be enjoyed in the videos below:last_img read more

Ongoing Family Feud in Delray Beach Leads to Flying Fists, Arrests

first_imgAuthorities say a family feud in Delray Beach erupted into fists flying and eventually, a stop at the Palm Beach County Jail.Four sisters, identified as 29-year-old Karrissa Murray, 28-year-old Katrina Murray, 28; 32-year-old Kayla Murray, and 31-year-old Krishaundra Murray, are charged with misdemeanor battery.They were booked into jail on Monday morning and left later that day on their own recognizance, records show.According to a Delray Beach police report, the women’s cousin, 30-year-old Amber Jackson, was visiting her mother on June 7.Jackson was in the home’s driveway when the four sisters appeared.The report states Jackson told police that Karrissa spat in her face and then began fighting her.She went on to say that Krishaundra joined in and had a bottle which she never swung, although she did pull off Jackson’s wig.The other two sisters allegedly also joined in, by punching Jackson in the face.Paramedics treated her but did not transport her to a hospital, says the report.It adds that Jackson, a hair stylist who lives in Lake Worth Beach, explained to officers that she and the sisters “have had history in the past where they have not gotten along.”Courtesy: Palm Beach County Sheriff’s OfficeMeanwhile, Karrissa Murray told The Palm Beach Post this week that she and her sisters are planning to hire a lawyer and press charges against their cousin.“She was coming at me with a bottle and my sisters stopped her and she started fighting my sister,” Karrissa said. “Everything she said in the police report was a lie.”Records show that each of the four sisters has several entries in the Palm Beach County Circuit Court docket, on charges that range from traffic violations and evictions to domestic violence orders and child support issues.Katrina and Krishaundra have no felony arrests.Two years ago, Karrissa was sentenced to one day behind bars for a misdemeanor charge of public assistance fraud under $200 that had been reduced from a felony.In 2013, Kayla was sentenced to several months in jail for repeatedly driving with a suspended or revoked license. She was also charged with criminal use of ID and defrauding a health provider that same year. The charges were later dropped, court records show.Jackson also has a record. She was charged with felony-aggravated battery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and child abuse seven years ago.The first charge was reduced to a misdemeanor, and Jackson elected pre-trial intervention. The last two charges against her were dropped.last_img read more

Saint Martin’s Theater and Music Departments Present ‘Into the Woods’

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Saint Martin’s University“Witches can be right/Giants can be good/You decide what’s right/You decide what’s good.”These and other intriguing lyrics by Stephen Sondheim can be heard beginning April 5 when the Saint Martin’s University theatre and music departments present the Tony Award-winning “Into the Woods,” the Broadway epic in which everyone’s favorite fairytale characters are brought together for a timeless but relevant piece of American musical theater.With book by James Lapine, this riff on the creations of the Brothers Grimm follows a baker and his wife who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival “more than anything;” and Jack, who wishes his cow, Milky White, would, well, give milk. When the baker and his wife learn they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the couple sets off on a journey to break the spell.  Everyone’s wish is granted. But everyone learns to be careful what they wish for when the often disastrous consequences of their actions return to haunt them later.Performances will run April 5 – 6, and April 10 – 12 at the State Theater, 204 4th Avenue E, in downtown Olympia. Tickets at the door are $12 for general admission, and $7 for students, seniors and military personnel. Admission April 9 is Pay-What-You-Will. Advance Tickets can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com.Performance times are as follows:7:30pm, April 52:00pm, April 67:30pm, April 10, 11, 12last_img read more