Oteil Burbridge, Steve Kimock, Robert Randolph, TAZ To Perform As “Mempho All-Stars Play Dead”

first_imgOn Friday, October 6, the “Mempho All-Stars” have announced an off-site, late-night performance at Minglewood Hall that will celebrate the music of the Grateful Dead. The “Mempho All-Stars Play Dead” will be supercharged by Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company, Allman Brothers Band, ARU), Steve Kimock (RatDog, Phil Lesh & Friends), Robert Randolph, Eric Krasno (Soulive/Lettuce), Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Jeff Sipe (Aquarium Rescue Unit), Wally Ingram (Timbuk 3, Stockholm Syndrome, David Lindley, Cheryl Crow), Ike Stubblefield, Peter Levin (Gregg Allman Band), Papa Mali (7 Walkers), Eric McFadden (P-Funk Allstars), DJ Logic, Leslie Mendelson, Lamar Williams Jr. (Les Brers), and MonoNeon.The “Mempho All-Stars Play Dead” will hit the stage at 12:30am to allow for festival-goers to make it after the final act, following DJ Logic & Friends who will be performing at 11:30PM for those looking to start the party early. Tickets start at $20 for Mempho Music Festival ticketholders, and increase to $30 for Mempho Music Festival non-ticketholders. All tickets are on-sale now here.A similar iteration of the “Mempho All-Stars” will perform the Saturday late-night party on October 7, 2017 at the festival grounds. The Super Jam will honor the fallen southern rock greats who passed away earlier this year, founding members of the Allman Brothers Band Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks, and Col. Bruce Hampton.Oteil Burbridge, Robert Randolph, John Popper, Eric Krasno, & More Set For Mempho All-Stars JamSponsored by Orion Federal Credit Union, the “Mempho All-Stars Play Dead” show will benefit the new “Learn To Rock” program, which aims to build bridges throughout the Memphis community by educating students about the city’s rich musical history. Through the “Learn To Rock” program, 2,000 tickets to MEMPHO will be distributed to music teachers and students throughout the greater Memphis region, including the Shelby County Schools, Memphis Music Initiative, City Leadership (Teach for America, Memphis Teacher Residency), and Soulsville Foundation (Stax Music Academy and Soulsville Charter School).Booker T & Steve Cropper To Lead Memphis Tributes At Mempho Music FestivalMEMPHO Music Festival will be honoring Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Steve Cropper and Booker T Jones’s legendary influence on Stax Records and Memphis music with a special tribute on October 7, 2017. First off, BOOKER T PRESENTS: A STAX REVUE & A JOURNEY THROUGH SOUL, BLUES and R&B will perform the main stage, followed by a performance from Steve Cropper & Friends, featuring Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers, Dead & Company), John Popper (Blues Traveler), Eddie Floyd (wrote “Knock on Wood” with Cropper), as well as legendary keyboardist Lester Snell (Isaac Hayes, Shaft, B3 organ), drummer and cousin to Al Jackson, Steve Potts, trombonist Victor Sawyer, and tenor sax player Jim Spake. The back-to-back sets will serve as a continuous tribute to Memphis’s roots in music, as led by the legends themselves.Learn more about next weekend’s festival here.last_img read more

Guns, bullets seized

first_imgOfficers of theBalete police station immediately responded to the information provided by aconcerned citizen, who saw Leal carrying a firearm around 6 p.m. on Nov. 2. The 40-year-oldresident Yrel Fernandez yielded a .45-caliber pistol with several live bullets,police said. ILOILO City – Adrunken man was caught for illegal possession of firearm in Barangay Fulgencio,Balete, Aklan. center_img Leal wasdetained and charged for violation of Republic Act 10591, or the ComprehensiveFirearms and Ammunition Regulation Act./PNlast_img

Top 10 highest paid footballers in the world

first_imgDespite his difficult time at Real Madrid in recent times, Gareth Bale still managed to rack up £35.45m in earnings.Barcelona forward, Antoine Griezmann rounds up the top five with today earnings of £35.25mThe full top 10 features two players from Real Madrid, two from Barcelona, two from PSG and one each from Juventus, Vissel Kobe, Bayern Munich and Man City.Take a look at the full top 10 below             Player                               Earnings             Salary (per week)Lionel Messi (Barcelona)            – £120m                 – £500,000Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)      – £109m                 – £688,000Neymar (PSG)                        – £87m                  – £600,000Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)          – £35.45m               – £350,000Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) – £35.25m               – £290,000Eden Hazard (Real Madrid)          – £32.06m               – £400,000Andres Iniesta (Vissel Kobe)        – £31.14m               – £425,000Raheem Sterling (Man City)        – £30.96m               – £300,000Robert Lewandowski (Bayern)     – £26.56m               – £346,000Kylian Mbappe (PSG)                 – £24.73m               – £375,000 France Football, organisers of the Ballon d’Or awards have released their list of the highest-paid players in the world in 2019.Unsurprisingly, the top two spots are occupied by the two best players on the planet; Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.The Barcelona star edged the Juventus forward out of top spot by ‘just’ £11m.Messi earned a total of £120million from his wages, bonuses, endorsements, commercial revenue and other streams.Cristiano Ronaldo’s total of £109 million, along with a weekly salary of £688,000 is still very impressive and puts him well ahead of third-placed Neymar who finished the year with £87m.More from Citi Sportslast_img read more