New Orleans-based trio The Russ Liquid Test has announced a full schedule of Fall tour dates. Effortlessly blending classic funk with electronic dance production, the trio of Russell Scott (producer/brass), Andrew Block (guitar), and Deven Trusclair (drums) begin their tour on September 14th at Madison, WI’s Majestic Theatre, and will make their way to Thornville, OH’s Resonance Fest and Brooklyn, NY’s Brooklyn Comes Alive, and continue through Atlanta, Asheville, Dallas, San Francisco, Seattle, and more.Joining them on the tour will be Defunk, Recess, and Marvel Years, who will be making appearances on select dates. At the heart of RLT is an improv-driven musicality from main songwriter and producer Russell Scott. After performing with acts such as Uprite Dub Orchestra and March Fourth Marching Band, Scott began to explore electronic music, eventually crossing paths with guitarist Andrew Block. And thus, The Russ Liquid Test was born.The group is also getting set to release their sophomore EP via GRiZ’s All Good Records. “We want to make people feel good but also give them something to reflect with. It’s not about just making party music or music that’s more introspective. It’s for the full gamut of human expression, and we want it to be just as dynamic as life itself,” the band said in a press release.Check out a full list of Fall tour dates below:
SunSquabi is one of the fastest growing live acts on the scene. The Colorado-based trio fuses electronic music with funk, jazz, and more, offering standout, high-octane live performances. Today, the group has announced its schedule for a five-week national tour this fall, which will also feature Late Night Radio, RECESS, and Marvel Years on select dates. Dubbed the Instinct Tour, the tour will also promote SunSquabi’s forthcoming full-length studio album, which features their transformation-inspired trio of tunes, “Caterpillar”, “Chrysalis”, and “Night Moth”.After a number of previously announced festival dates, SunSquabi’s fall tour kicks off on October 4th at Kansas City’s Crossroads KC, where the band will support Umphrey’s McGee, followed up by a headlining date in Chicago on October 6th. The band heads to the Southwest next, stopping at Santa Fe’s legendary art experience, Meow Wolf, on October 12th before hitting Durango, Colorado’s New Animas and Phoenix, Arizona’s Crescent Ballroom the next two nights.A three-night run across Texas spans October 18th to 20th, before the band hits Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham, AL; and Live Oak, Florida’s Suwannee Hulaween ahead of Halloween, where the group will perform at Charleston, South Carolina’s Pour House. In the beginning of November, SunSquabi hits Greenville, South Carolina, on the 1st, with performances in Asheville, North Carolina, and Richmond, Virginia, on the 2nd and 3rd. Rounding out their fall tour, the trio has stops planned in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on November 8th and Tulsa, Oklahoma, on November 9th ahead of the tour closing stop at Lincoln, Nebraska’s Bourbon Theatre on November 10th.Tickets for SunSquabi’s upcoming Instinct Tour go on sale this Friday, August 3rd. $1 per ticket sold on the tour will go to the Can’d Aid Foundation keeping music and instruments in the hands of children across America. For more information and for ticketing, head here. SunSquabi Upcoming 2018 Tour DatesAug-2 Darrington, WA Summer MeltdownAug-4 Norridgewock, ME Kind MindAug-17 Pittsboro, NC Big What?Aug-18-19th Belden, CA Wave Spell w/ STS9Aug-24 Madison, WI Live on King StreetAug-25 Philadelphia, PA SENSORIUM FestSep-15 Denver, CO GrandoozySep-20 – 22nd Thornville, OH ResonanceOct-4 Kansas City, MO Crossroads KC w/ Umphrey’s McGeeOct-6 Chicago, IL Concord TheaterOct-12 Santa Fe, NM Meow WolfOct-13 Durango, CO New AnimasOct-14 Phoenix, AZ Crescent BallroomOct-18 Houston, TX Last Concert CafeOct-19 Dallas, TX Deep Ellum Art CoOct-20 Austin, TX MohawkOct-25 Baton Rouge, LA Varsity TheatreOct-26 Birmingham, AL ZydecoOct-28 Live Oak, FL HulaweenOct-31Charleston, SC Pour HouseNov-1 Greenville, SC The FirmamentNov-2 Asheville, NC Asheville Music HallNov-3 Richmond, VA BroadberryNov-8 Fayetteville, AR George’s Majestic LoungeNov-9 Tulsa, OK IDL BallroomNov-10 Lincoln, NE Bourbon TheatreView All Tour Dates
Tweet Sharing is caring! ** Tourism Awareness Month 2012 Climax***The Discover Dominica Authority, Ministry of Tourism and the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association culminated a successful Tourism Awareness Month in May. From all reports the activties undertaken throughout the month were very well excuted; and would therefore like to extend a heart –felt gratitude to the many sponsors for their invaluable contribution in making this year’s Tourism Awareness Month a major success. The intended purpose of the month of activities were to raise awareness, inform, educate, promote and entertain the general public on the role and importance of the tourism industry to the people and economy of Dominica. It is our hope that Tourism Awarnes Month 2013 will be even bigger and better.**Dominica’s Jazz ‘n Creole Festival 2012**From general public reports and Prime Minister Skerrit’s glowing media review a fantastic full jazz weekend happened! Patrons of all jazz events enjoyed the best music and ambience the Commonwealth of Dominica had to offer! The 3rd edition of Jazz n’ Creole gave patrons the chance of an extended full week-end offering Creole and Jazz at several venues across the island. Jazz ‘n Creole is a production of the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) and the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) and worked with several tourism entities to create more fringe benefits enjoyed by visitors and guests on the island.Events ran from Thursday through Sunday. DOMINICA’s Jazz n Creole has become a key event on the tourism’s office calendar of event and is meant to attract jazz lovers from our nearest neighbours in the French islands and our friends from the Caribbean islands. The crowd doubled and families young and old came together to enjoy the great ambience of the picturesque and magnificent looking Cabrits, Fort Shirley, reveling in the fun and thrill of vibrant jazz music. From all reports the enchantment of Creole and Jazz fusion music went down like local honey this 2012 and the experience of top class musicians over the four days of events will be a heart memory. See you in 2013!**Access Strategy Plan for Dominica**Mr. Ian Bertand, air access consultant and his team conducted part two of the Access Strategy Plan for Dominica at the Fort Young Hotel on May 29th.The working session inlcluded particpation from the Discover Dominica Authority staff and other key private sector stakeholders. Having agreed to an overall approach, this session sought to finalize the marketing strategies which needed to be employed to support the overall objective of increasing visitor revenues to EC$350 million by 2015 and getting visitor numbers back to 2007 figures.This session particularly focused on the air access issues and what the Dominica needs to do from a marketing standpoint in partnership with other destinations as well as to attract airlines. Dominica to be promoted at a Mall Exhibition in MartiniqueDiscover Dominica Authority will promote visits to Dominica at the La Galleria Mall in Martinique from June 7 – 9, 2012. The mall exhibition is being organized to encourage more visitors from Martinique to travel to Dominica for summer vacation. Participating hotels at the mall exhibition are Fort Young Hotel, La Flamboyant Hotel, Anchorage Hotel and Sunset Bay Club. **Discover Dominica Authority launches Staycation 2012**Ten tourism companies will participate in Staycation 2012. Fort Young Hotel, Hibiscus Valley Inn, Anchorage Hotel, Comfortel de Champ, Rosalie Beach Resort, Seacliff Cottages, Comfort Cottages, Picard Beach Cottages, Portsmouth Hotel and Rejens Hotel will offer special rates to Dominican residents from June 1 – September 30. Rainforest Riding which offers horseback riding will also offer special rates to locals. The Staycation programme is geared at increasing local hotel occupancy during what is traditionally the slow period, by encouraging locals to get to know Dominica and patronize local tourism service providers. **Dominica to be featured in 2013 edition of French guidebook**Dominica will be featured in the 2013 edition of the French guidebook le Petit Futé. Petit Futé journalist Johann Chabert visited Dominica from May 24 – 31 to obtain information which will be used to update the Dominica segment of the guidebook. While in Dominica, Mr. Chabert visited a number of properties which will be featured in the guide book as well as various sites and attractions. He also attended the Jazz ‘n Creole festival and hiked segment one of the Waitukubuli National Trail. **Discover Dominica Authority host US journalist**Discover Dominica Authority hosted journalist Brooke Morton from May 20-26, 2012. Brooke was on assignment for the US publication Destination Weddings & Honeymoon. This was an opportunity for Dominica to be featured as a Weddings & Honeymoon destination to the 100,000 readers and 639,000 monthly page viewers. Visits were made to wedding locations throughout the island which would provide visitors of the possible wedding options on the island for their destination weddings.With the new amended Marriage Act which now allows visitors to be married on the island in 24hrs, the process is now hassle free and allows persons to obtain their marriage license even on a weekend. This will assist the visitors in choosing the destination of choice without having too many concerns on the process involved.Brooke also writes for other publications such as Sport Diver, Scuba Diving, Islands and Caribbean Travel & Life magazines. This advantage allows for the destination to be featured in a variety of publications, increasing the awareness of the island and the value of the trip. While on island Brooke also got the opportunity to dive, whale watch and hike.Press Release Share Share Share LocalNews Discover Dominica Authority News Update for the week ending Friday June 01, 2012 by: – June 8, 2012 24 Views no discussions
The 7th Grade Lady Cardinal defeated the Waldron Mohawk in 2 exciting sets. 25-24, 25-24. The Cardinals came out strong with 5 strong serves from Rachel Suttmann. After that, the Cardinals had to work hard on the court to push this first set to the end. The second set started off slow until Jaelyn Owens served 6 straight points. The girls covered the court well to stay close with the Mohawks to pull out the win. Rachel Suttmann led the team with 10 points followed by Jaelyn Owens 8 points, Ashley Hunter 3 points, Cora Roth 2 points and Kalli Obermeyer 1 point. Sophia Hohenstein played the net solid with several tips. Lucy Abplanalp and Cora Roth both had a kill to lead the offense. The St. Louis 8th Grade Volleyball team topped the 8th grade Waldron Mohawks 25-18, 25-14. The Cardinals started off slow in the first set falling behind 6 points quickly. The Cards kept their composure to battle back 1 point at a time. Once they battle back to the top in the first set, the girls stayed on top even through the second set. Lilly Schebler led the team with 10 points. Kate Weber contributed 8 points, Isabelle Wonnell 6 points, Catherine Streator 5 points, Rhea Miller 3 points and Ella Moster and Claire Saner 1 point each. The back row defense by Ingrid Tuveson, Maggie Beiser and Ava Owens passed the ball well to help set up the offense. Catherine Streator commanded the net with 8 hits, Isabelle Wonnell 7 hits and Kate Weber 6 hits.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Jennifer Meer.