Chris Robinson Brotherhood have announced 30+ headlining dates scheduled for this October and November. Currently in the middle of an extensive summer tour, the newly announced tour will take them across “Freak America” with two sets and three hours of music a night.Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s fall tour will kick off at Higher Ground in Burlington, followed by a handful of dates in the Northeast. Next, they’ll blanket the Midwest, making stops along the way at Majestic Theatre in Madison, First Avenue in Minneapolis and Delmar Music Hall in St. Louis. From there the tour heads to the Southeast, highlighted by shows at Variety Playhouse in Robinson’s former hometown of Atlanta, The Orange Peel in Asheville and two nights at Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh. They conclude the run back in the Northeast, including appearances at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, two nights at Ardmore Music Hall just outside of Philadelphia, and their first-ever performance at the new(ish) Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY.Additionally, new music from the Chris Robinson Brotherhood is on the way. Barefoot In The Head, the band’s sixth full-length record, was recently completed at Brotherhood Arts Laboratory in Unicorn, CA and is set for a 2019 release. Plans are also being finalized for the 4th edition of the CRB live recording series ‘Betty’s Blends’ captured and produced by legendary recording engineer and Grateful Dead-archivist Betty Cantor-Jackson. Read Live For Live Music’s interview with Cantor-Jackson and Robinson about how CRB helped Betty rediscover her love for recording live music here.Check out the new dates below, followed by the full tour schedule for Chris Robinson Brotherhood 2018. For more information, or to grab tickets, head over to the band’s website.Chris Robinson Brotherhood New October-September DatesOctober 3 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground BallroomOctober 5 – Holyoke, MA – Gateway City ArtsOctober 7 – Homer, NY – Center for the Arts of HomerOctober 9 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Clyde TheatreOctober 11 – Grand Rapids, MI – The IntersectionOctober 12 – Madison, WI – Majestic TheatreOctober 13 – Minneapolis, MN – First AvenueOctober 14 – Peoria, IL – Monarch Music HallOctober 16 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar HallOctober 18 – Chattanooga, TN – Walker TheatreOctober 19 – Nashville, TN – 3rd & LindsleyOctober 20 – Atlanta, GA – Variety PlayhouseOctober 21 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music HallOctober 23 – Asheville, NC – The Orange PeelOctober 25 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln TheatreOctober 26 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln TheatreOctober 27 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVaOctober 28 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood TheatreOctober 30 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music HallOctober 31 – Millvale, PA – Mr. Smalls TheatreSeptember 1 – Tuolumne, CA – Strawberry Music FestivalSeptember 6 – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music HallSeptember 7 – New Orleans, LA – Joy TheaterSeptember 8 – Birmingham, AL – Avondale Brewing CompanySeptember 9 – Oxford, MS – The LyricSeptember 13 – Jackson, MS – Duling HallSeptember 14 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music HallSeptember 15 – Austin, TX – Scoot InnSeptember 16 – Dallas, TX – Canton HallSeptember 18 – Tempe, AZ – The Marquee TheatreSeptember 20 – Anaheim, CA – House of BluesNovember 2 – Ardmore, PA – The Ardmore Music HallNovember 3 – Ardmore, PA – The Ardmore Music HallNovember 4 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn SteelNovember 6 – Portland, ME – Port City Music HallNovember 8 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson TheatreNovember 9 – Washington, DC – 9:30 ClubNovember 10 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock ClubNovember 11 – Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert HallNovember 13 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon ClubNovember 15 – Hartford, CT – Infinity Hall HartfordNovember 16 – Norfolk, CT – Infinity HallNovember 17 – Buffalo, NY – Town BallroomNovember 18 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s HallView New Tour DatesComplete Chris Robinson Brotherhood Tour DatesJuly 24 – Providence, RI – Fete Music HallJuly 26 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone PonyJuly 27 – Patchogue, NY – Stereo Garden LIJuly 28 – Beverly, MA – The CabotJuly 29 – Plymouth, NH – Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterJuly 31 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head LiveAugust 2 – Richmond, VA – The NationalAugust 3 – Wilmington, NC – Greenfield Lake AmphitheaterAugust 4 – Maryville, TN – The Shed Smokehouse & Juke JointAugust 5 – Cincinnati, OH – 20th Century TheatreAugust 7 – Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe at Old National CentreAugust 9 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner HallAugust 10 – Kalamazoo, MI – Bell’s Beer GardenAugust 11 – Kitchener, ON – Kitchener Blues FestivalAugust 18 – Big Sky, MT – Moonlight MusicFestSeptember 21-22 – Big Sur, CA – Freaks For The FestivalOctober 3 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground BallroomOctober 5 – Holyoke, MA – Gateway City ArtsOctober 6 – Burlingham, NY – Catskills Wine & Food FestivalOctober 7 – Homer, NY – Center for the Arts of HomerOctober 9 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Clyde TheatreOctober 11 – Grand Rapids, MI – The IntersectionOctober 12 – Madison, WI – Majestic TheatreOctober 13 – Minneapolis, MN – First AvenueOctober 14 – Peoria, IL – Monarch Music HallOctober 16 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar HallOctober 18 – Chattanooga, TN – Walker TheatreOctober 19 – Nashville, TN – 3rd & LindsleyOctober 20 – Atlanta, GA – Variety PlayhouseOctober 21 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music HallOctober 23 – Asheville, NC – The Orange PeelOctober 25 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln TheatreOctober 26 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln TheatreOctober 27 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVaOctober 28 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood TheatreOctober 30 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music HallOctober 31 – Millvale, PA – Mr. Small’s TheatreNovember 2 – Ardmore, PA – The Ardmore Music HallNovember 3 – Ardmore, PA – The Ardmore Music HallNovember 4 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn SteelNovember 6 – Portland, ME – Port City Music HallNovember 8 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson TheatreNovember 9 – Washington, DC – 9:30 ClubNovember 10 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock ClubNovember 11 – Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert HallNovember 13 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon ClubNovember 15 – Hartford, CT – Infinity Hall HartfordNovember 16 – Norfolk, CT – Infinity HallNovember 17 – Buffalo, NY – Town BallroomNovember 18 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s HallView All Tour Dates
Stuff co.nz 15 December 2015A new law plans to ban children under 16 living in the European Union (EU) from social media unless they have parental consent – but New Zealand experts say it won’t have the desired effect.EU Parliament introduced the change to the proposed data protection laws last week.If the new legislation is passed it will raise the age of consent for websites to use personal data from 13 to 16.NetSafe chief executive Martin Cocker said the impetus for the law change was data protection but it was unlikely to make personal information any safer.“It’s based on the premise that children between 13 and 16 are not capable of understanding the contracts that they’re getting into with social media in terms of the treatment of their data.“I think the truth is very few people are aware of what they’re signing themselves into.”Cocker said companies like Facebook and Twitter had the most user-friendly privacy policies due to public scrutiny.“The challenge is it may drive people away from the social media platforms that are following the rules and are therefore the better behaved ones. It may be counter-productive.”Bob McCoskrie, head of conservative lobby group Family First, said he did not think the proposed law would be enforceable.Changing the age limit “has merit” but “the horse has bolted” when it comes to kids getting access to social media sites, he said.“My concern with social media is not that the kids are on it but it’s the type of people that go on masquerading as someone they’re not.”No matter what the entry point, parents should be regularly monitoring their children on social media and restricting their time online, McCoskrie said.“I liken social media to just leaving the bedroom window open and allowing anyone to just come into the bedroom.”http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/75108437/proposed-european-law-to-ban-under-16s-from-social-mediaKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.
THE Guyana Football Federation is drawing up plans to provide extra financial support to its nine member associations to help with running costs and salaries so that football can have a stronger foundation for growth around the country, GFF President Wayne Forde has announced.The GFF wants to give its member associations as much financial and logistical support as possible to develop football in their respective regions, as it rolls out a wide range of programmes, and youth and other competitions.The CONCACAF President,Victor Montagliani,will tomorrow launch the GFF-Pele Alumni Frank Watson Memorial Intra-Association U-15 Tournament – Guyana’s first nationwide under-15 youth football tournament, which will create another tier for youth development alongside theNAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power National U-17 League.“We have a lot of people that are involved with the administration of football that are doing itvoluntarily,” GFF President Forde said in an in-house interview. “We have to make changes toour statutes that would allow the (member association) president and secretary, and some of thepeople that serve football, to be compensated.”The GFF has so far employed nine regional Technical Development Officers and 14 YouthDevelopment Coaches to support its member associations in the delivery of programmes such asthe GFF-Scotiabank Academy Training Centres, as well as to oversee competitions.But key to the growth of the game is to properly fund the administration of the game at all levels,Forde said, alongside strict compliance and oversight measures to ensure that finances are usedfor their correct purpose in an efficient way.“We are going to make a bold attempt with the increase in the FIFA funding where we are goingto support our members by providing finances for their rental of their offices, telephone, utilities,and general office staff,” he said.
Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments Daryl Gross has actively marketed Syracuse as ‘New York’s College Team’ since he began his tenure as athletic director seven years ago.Syracuse’s victory over Kansas State in the inaugural New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium last December was a milestone for Gross in achieving his ultimate goal of dominating New York’s collegiate landscape.With Syracuse set to join the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014, though, the program may not get a chance to play on that stage in the future. The Pinstripe Bowl is currently in the second year of a four-year contract with the Big East and Big 12. So when SU makes the move to the ACC in 2014, the Pinstripe Bowl’s contract will be open.And Gross would like nothing more than for the ACC to explore a contract with the Pinstripe Bowl when its current deal expires to maintain Syracuse’s influence in New York and potentially compete against former Big East rivals.‘Absolutely, absolutely. I would love that,’ Gross said. ‘I think that the Pinstripe Bowl folks would probably love to check out those types of relationships. There’s just good matchups. And heck, why can’t it be a Big East-ACC? Why can’t it be some of those types of things?’AdvertisementThis is placeholder textOnce its current deal with the Big East and Big 12 expires, the bowl could be open to new options. That is when Gross hopes the ACC slides into the Big 12’s potentially vacated spot.Without the opportunity to play in the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden every year once ACC play begins, Syracuse, which Gross called the ‘big boy’ in the state with potent football and basketball programs, will want to grasp onto any possible opportunities to compete in New York City.Though the Pinstripe Bowl isn’t a top-tier bowl game, it has value for Syracuse in the form of increased media exposure, as it is broadcasted on national television.But the ACC has not yet discussed its next bowl cycle, a conference official said. The conference is amid its October meetings, discussing topics such as when Syracuse and Pittsburgh will begin play in the ACC, what type of structure the conference will use — one division or two — and how its conference championships will be organized.When the time comes to potentially pursue a spot in the Pinstripe Bowl, the ACC will have to factor in the incentives of rekindling what soon may become dormant Big East rivalries. The ACC will explore bowls that receive a majority vote from the 14 athletic directors, the ACC official said.But that’s still three years away and the Pinstripe Bowl itself ultimately decides which conferences get bids.A Pinstripe Bowl official declined to comment on the ACC’s potential interest and said the organization is focused solely on its current contract.The Big East, however, is not necessarily buying into Gross’ vision of an ACC-Big East matchup in the Pinstripe Bowl.‘Our teams already play ACC opponents in the Champs Sports Bowl and the Belk Bowl, so I’m not sure it would be prudent to add to that,’ a Big East spokesman said in an email to The Daily Orange.With three years left on its existing bowl contracts, the spokesman said it’s ‘too early’ for the Big East to speculate about future bowl partners. But when the conference does look into future bowl games, the spokesman said the Big East will value ‘desirable destinations and top-level competition for our schools.’Until then, Syracuse, which has already secured half of the six wins necessary to qualify for a bowl, has two more potential opportunities to play in the Pinstripe Bowl.Playing in last year’s inaugural bowl game at Yankee Stadium held sentimental value for many of the players on the team.For former Syracuse safety George Mayes, it was an opportunity to play in front of family — something he and the other 34 Syracuse players from New York and New Jersey weren’t often able to do at home games in the Carrier Dome last season.In Mayes’ mind, the day that stands out isn’t Dec. 30, when the game was played. Rather, Mayes remembers four days earlier. If he could, Mayes would relive Dec. 26, 2010, every day.On that Sunday, he and his family drove from their home in Roselle, N.J., to the Grand Hyatt New York, where the SU football team stayed during the days leading up to the Pinstripe Bowl.Though it was only a half-hour drive, Mayes vividly remembers thinking back on memories at Syracuse with family and anticipating the culmination of his collegiate career in what would be his first and last bowl game. And there was no more fitting place to do so than close to home at Yankee Stadium.By the time he took the field Thursday, Mayes was ecstatic.‘It was unreal to be honest man,’ Mayes said. ‘ … It was probably one of the best days I’ve ever experienced in my life.’Now, Mayes sympathizes for the current and future SU players who may never have the chance to partake in the homecoming of sorts he did.Though he expects his alma mater to advance to Bowl Championship Series bowls in coming seasons, Mayes was looking forward to SU playing in the Pinstripe Bowl becoming a ‘big tradition’ for years to come.The one Pinstripe Bowl the Orange did play in was about more than just the football program. It was about elevating SU’s campaign as ‘New York’s College Team.’‘The fact that we’re New York’s College Team, I think it was big for the state,’ Mayes said. ‘I think it was big for the university for us to just represent and for the folks to remain loyal.’[email protected]—Sports Editor Michael Cohen and Asst. News Editor Jon Harris contributed reporting to this article. Published on October 5, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Stephen: [email protected] | @Stephen_Bailey1
by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” The 2014 Wellington Fall Festival will be held Oct. 3-4 in conjunction with the High School Spirit Week and WHS homecoming which is September 29-Oct. 4. The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with the parade downtown. The pep rally and bonfire will follow at the Wellington High School.The students have been holding their Spirit Week activities throughout the week and businesses have decorated their store fronts and windows to show their Crusader Spirit as well. There is a prize of $50 in Wellington Bucks to the best decorated business. The WHS Homecoming game will be held on Friday against Andale.Â Â Prior to the game, the Chamber will host a tailgate party right outside the stadium entrance which will include the 25th Annual Chili Cook-Off. Teams will pre-make their chili and then bring them down to Sellers Park on Friday to be judged and sampled.Tasting kits for the chili will be sold for $2 with a bottle of water costing $1 extra. Folks are encouraged to come down and hang out before the game, taste the various chili and then cheer on the Crusaders to beat the Andale Indians.Then….On Saturday the Barbecue Cook-off will get underway in Sellers Park by the Railroad Museum along with all the other activities including the Chamber Salsa Challenge, the Alzheimer’s Walk, the fundraiser food court, arts and crafts, kids games and bouncy’s and a lip synch contest by the Young Professionals.The Bank of CommerceÂ has graciously signed on as our Premiere Sponsor! The Chamber officials and members appreciate their dedication and commitment to the Chamber and the Crusaders!