Dead & Company Debuts “High Time” In Celebratory Seasonal Show At Hollywood Bowl [Videos]

first_imgIt’s that time of year again: the Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals, and Dead & Company is performing at the Hollywood Bowl.It’s a fitting overlap given the Grateful Dead’s deep connections to basketball in the band’s native Bay Area and beyond. The Dead first formed in 1965, the same year the Warriors drafted the legendary Rick Barry. The Marin, California outfit came back from a nearly year-long hiatus in 1975, mere months after Barry led the Warriors to their first championship in Golden State.Over the years, the Dead’s hooks to hoops have been more than incidental. The band sponsored the Lithuanian men’s national basketball team, tie-dye shirts and all, during its run to the bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Nowadays, Bob Weir and Mickey Hart can often be seen at NBA playoff games—this year, in Portland and Oakland—sitting with Bill Walton, an avowed Deadhead since the Basketball Hall of Famer was a high school hoops star in San Diego.Related: Bob Weir, Jackie Greene Sing National Anthem Ahead Of Golden State Warriors NBA Playoff Game [Watch]Dead & Company bears its own parallels to the basketball world. This Dead iteration, featuring John Mayer on guitar and vocals and Oteil Burbridge (formerly of the Allman Brothers Band) on bass first formed in 2015, after the Dead played their “Fare Thee Well” shows with Phil Lesh, Phish’s Trey Anastasio and Bruce Hornsby in Santa Clara and Chicago—after the Warriors’ recent run of five straight Finals appearances first began. In 2017, Dead & Company played its first shows at the Hollywood Bowl, while Kevin Durant was en route to Finals MVP honors at the start of Golden State’s current push for a three-peat.Dead & Company know a thing or two about adding all-time talent like KD to their team. While Bobby, Mickey and Bill Kreutzmann will always be the OGs—the Dead’s equivalent of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green—there’s no denying how gifted and fitting an addition John Mayer has been to this lineup.The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer (and youngest Dead man, by far, at 41) continued to invigorate the 54-year-old band with his soothing vocals and wailing guitar throughout a winding three-plus hour stroll down Shakedown Street in front of a packed house of 17,500. His axe work and his voice were particularly poignant during a stirring rendition of “Sugaree”, featuring a guitar solo that had the audience howling into the smoggy Los Angeles night.But John, of course, isn’t the only addition to the Dead who shined. Oteil Burbridge was once again brilliant on the bass, and showed off his smooth voice while singing the Dead & Company debut of “High Time”. Jeff Chimenti is far from a newcomer; he’s been playing with Bobby since RatDog in 1997 and has manned the keyboard with several other iterations of the Dead—including the Other Ones, Phil Leah and Friends and Furthur, and Fare Thee Well—over his two-plus decades in the GD universe. Still, he played with a quiet fire on the keys all across the setlist, with some standout ivory tickling on “Iko Iko” and “Not Fade Away”.All the while, the Dead’s OGs were every bit as reliable (if not spectacular in their own right) as their Golden State counterparts have been in these playoffs.Bobby sounded just as rejuvenated at the Bowl as he did during his last appearance in Southern California when he led the Wolf Bros in a headlining set at the inaugural BeachLife Festival in Redondo Beach. Mickey and Bill did their part to keep the beat and splash around during “Drums” and “Space” in the second set.Through it all, Bill Walton stood tall in the pit, and got supersized on the screens during “Franklin’s Tower” and an encore of “Terrapin Station”. Odds are, he will be back at the Bowl on Tuesday, as any dedicated Deadhead would be.Nor would it be all that surprising to see “Big Red” with the Dead on Wednesday, though it won’t be at a show that day. Instead, keep an eye out for Bobby, Mickey, and Walton at Game 3 of the 2019 Finals in Oakland before the band plays on through a three-night stint at the Gorge in Washington starting Thursday.Check out a few videos from the show below:Dead & Company – “Cold Rain and Snow” [Pro-Shot][Video: Dead & Company]Dead & Company – “High Time”[Video: Still Dead]Dead & Company – “Iko Iko” [Pro-Shot][Video: Dead & Company]Dead & Company – “Sugaree”[Video: Still Dead]Dead & Company – “Stella Blue”[Video: Still Dead]Dead & Company – “Lady With A Fan”/”Terrapin Station”[Video: Still Dead]For a full list of Dead & Company’s upcoming tour dates, head to their website here.Setlist: Dead & Company | Hollywood Bowl | Los Angeles, CA | 6/3/19Set One: Cold Rain And Snow, Hell In A Bucket, Easy Wind, Mississippi Half-Step, High Time, Jack Straw, Bird Song, Don’t Ease Me InSet Two: Iko Iko, New Speedway Boogie, Sugaree, Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Franklin’s Tower > Drums/Space > Stella Blue, Not Fade AwayEncore: Lady With A Fan > Terrapin Stationlast_img read more

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Luxurious home in inner-city Brisbane sells for multi-million price

first_imgBrisbane medical identity Dr Ingrid Talll has sold her home for $4.5 million. Photo: Bruce LongA monstrous home at East Brisbane has sold for $4.5 million by Brisbane medical identity Dr Ingrid Tall.The eight-bedroom, five-bathroom property at Laidlaw Parade is on a 405sq m block with river front views.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoThe outside view of Dr Ingrid Tall’s home which recently sold for $4.5 million. Picture: Jack TranDr Tall, a cosmetic surgeon, declined to comment about the recent sale.According to CoreLogic, the home was built in 1985.Dr Tall owns and operates Cosmetic Image Clinics in Brisbane’s CBD.With more than 20 years experience in the cosmetic medicine industry, Dr Tall was also a former Australian Medical Association Queensland president and television medical journalist.last_img read more

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first_imgAlgeria: SNTF is negotiating to buy signalling equipment for 33 stations between El Affroun and Oued Tlelat from Siemens Austria for Sch1bn.Australia: Queensland Rail has awarded two contracts worth A$217 to Walkers-Adtranz Pty Ltd for 90 EMU cars for Brisbane. Westrail has ordered 10 EMU cars from Walkers-Adtranz for the Perth suburban network at a cost of A$32·8m. Victoria’s Ministry of Transport has let contracts worth A$10m for upgrading the Flemington Bridge – Upfield route. GEC Alsthom is to provide new signalling, with Adtranz upgrading overhead electrification and John Holland Construction doubling 2 km from Fawkner to Gowrie. Belgium: SNCB has ordered 55000 prestressed concrete sleepers from British supplier Tarmac Precast Concrete.Bolivia: Empresa Ferroviaria Oriental has called tenders for supply of 200 boxcars, 200 hoppers, 75 flat and 45 open wagons. Brazil: MRS Logística has selected Iochpe-Maxion to refurbish 800 wagons with options for another 1200 .Canada: CN and CP have jointly invited tenders for repair and overhaul of train control and communications equipment.CN has awarded a seven-year resleepering contract to Fairmont Tamper, covering the supply of materials and equipment and the management of CN work crews.France: SAB is to supply brakes, pneumatic controls, resilient wheels, doors and couplings for 20 Eurotrams being built for Strasbourg by Adtranz.Germany: DB has taken delivery of the first of 500 wagons from DWA’s Niesky works for transport of china clay to Italy.Great Britain: Tiphook Rail has ordered 35 pocket wagons from Transtech of Finland to carry 9ft 6in high containers. Railtrack is inviting tenders by August 26 for four-year track renewal contracts worth a total of up to £1bn.Railtrack has awarded a £40m contract to Tarmac for resignalling at Manchester Victoria. Solid-state interlockings will be supplied by GEC Alsthom Signalling.Hungary: MAV-Adtranz Dunakesi wagon works has started assembly of 15 type Z1 coaches as part of a MAV order for 50 from DWA funded by a German credit.Israel: IR has ordered five IC3 Flexliner DMUs from Adtranz for DKr160m; they will be assembled by Ramta at Beer Sheva.New Zealand: Tranz Rail has purchased 17 diesel locos from QR; eight will be used to haul milk trains for Kiwi Dairy.Russia: RZD has ordered track maintenance machines from MTH Praha of the Czech Republic for KC1·77bn, including 60 ballast cleaners and 50 brush cutters. Work will be shared with PRMZ Kaluga.Switzerland: Alusuisse has a contract to develop the bodyshell and interior design for Germany’s Transrapid 08 test vehicle.Turkey: TCDD has ordered 40000 tonnes of rail from Czech manufacturer Trinecké Zelezlast_img read more

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COVID-19 cases in PH surge to 140

first_imgBased on the latest data from theDepartment of Health, there are 140 positive cases of COVID-19 infection in thecountry with 12 deaths as of Sunday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque says the number of persons suspected of carrying coronavirus disease 2019 is expected to climb daily due to government’s tracing of those who interacted with patients infected with the illness. AP PHOTO/AARON FAVILA Of the140 confirmed, six have already been discharged and will undergo homequarantine instead, said Health Assistant Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire. Among those who recovered were the twoChinese tourists tagged as Case Nos. 1 and 3. Both have returned to China. TheDepartment of Health is still awaiting test results of 72 other individuals,while 638 have tested negative for the virus. MANILA– Two of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in the country haverecovered, Health Secretary Francisco Duque announced Sunday. Vergeire clarified that this does notmean that the patients have recovered, but merely that their symptoms are mildenough to permit a home quarantine. “Sila po ay positibo ngunit sila po ay walangsintomas o ‘di kaya ‘yung iba ay mild symptoms. Base po sa bagong desisyon namin ngayon para hindi mas mahawa ang mga tao…sa bahay na lang po muna sila at mag-i-isolate sila do’n,” said in a radio interview. “Matagaltalaga ang recovery period. Samild to moderate cases of COVID-19 infection, (recovery) is anywhere from twoto three weeks. ‘Yung critical aabutin lampas ng isang buwan, or three to six weeks. So hindi madali,” Duque said in an interview with DZMM. “Pagkagumawa tayo ng marami pangtesting, baka may positive na marami dyan, so liliit ‘yung case mortality rate…‘yan ‘yung number of deaths over number of infection,” Duque said./PN Duque said in a radio interview that ittook a while for the patients to be cleared as the recovery period of thedisease is normally around two to three weeks. Duque explained that the number ofpersons suspected of carrying the virus is expected to climb daily due togovernment’s tracing of those who interacted with patients infected withCOVID-19.last_img read more

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