Full Show Footage From Spafford’s Baker’s Dozen Late Night [Pro-Shot]

first_imgSpafford recently took to New York City for a late-night performance at B.B. King Blues Club and Grill. The sold-out show served as an after-party for the penultimate night of Phish’s Baker’s Dozen residency at Madison Square Garden and kept the party going until early in the morning following “Boston Cream” night. The room was packed to the brim with people, and Spafford wasted no time, kicking things off with an energized opening combo of “All My Friends” and “Todd’s Tots” by way of “Bee Jam.”During their one-set performance, the group tore through an expansive setlist, with one of the crown jewels of the night coming early toward the start of their set with their eighteen-minute rendition of “Leave The Light On” following “Ain’t That Wrong.” From there, the group moved into the cascading “Salamander Song” ahead of particularly slinky rendition of “Backdoor Funk.” As Spafford moved into the second half of their show, the group threw out a “People” sandwich housing “Legend” before performing “Mind’s Unchained,” a relatively new song that was debuted back in March during a home state show in Arizona at Tempe’s Marquee Theater. To close out their packed Phish late-night, Spafford fired on all cylinders, with a non-stop sequence starting with “Weasel.” From there, the group transitioned through a triumphant “Palisades” and grinding “Red’s Jam” before making their way back into “Weasel.” They ended their set with a gorgeous rendition of “Beautiful Day” with a reference to the Bakers Dozen Phish run.To close out their show in full, Spafford started things off with a propulsive “America” with a particularly shred-heavy build toward its close featuring a “The Reprise” fake-out before the upbeat “Galisteo Way.” For their final number of the night, Spafford quickly locked into the slinky groove of “The Reprise” and finished the song out in full.You can check out the full show available now special, courtesy of Matt Vallo and MK Devo.Setlist: Spafford | B.B. King Blues Club And Grill | New York, NY | 8/5/2017Set One: All My Friends > Bee Jam > Todd’s Tots, Ain’t That Wrong, Leave the Light On, Salamander Song, Backdoor Funk, People > Legend > People, Mind’s Unchained, Weasel > Palisades > Red’s Jam > Weasel,  Beautiful DayEncore: America > Galisteo Way, The RepriseSpafford // 2017 Tour Dates9/21 – 9/23 – Thornville, OH – Resonance Music Festival9/27 – Charlottesville, VA – The Southern9/28 – Baltimore, MD – The 8X109/29 – Philadelphia, PA – The Foundry @ The Fillmore9/30 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl10/1 – Ithaca, NY – The Haunt10/3 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Showcase Lounge10/4 – Hamden, CT – The Ballroom at The Outer Space10/5 – Northampton, MA – Iron Horse Music Hall10/6 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair10/7 – Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall10/8 – Albany, NY – Lucky Strike Social10/11 – State College, PA – State Theatre10/12 – Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar10/13 – Bloomington, IN – Bluebird Nightclub10/14 – Ann Arbor, MI – Blind Pig10/15 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme10/17 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre10/19 – Columbia, MO – Rose Music Hall10/20 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge10/21 & 10/22 – Asheville, NC – Asheville Music Hall10/24 – Charlotte, NC – Visulite Theatre10/25 – Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club10/27 – 10/29 – Live Oak, FL – Suwannee Hulaween10/31 – New Orleans, LA – Parish @ House of Blues11/2 – Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon11/3 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall Upstairs11/4 – Austin, TX – Antone’s Night Club11/5 – Dallas, TX – HoB Cambridge Room11/7 – Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck11/8 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room11/9 – Denver – CO – Ogden Theatre11/10 – Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre11/11 – Denver, CO – Globe Hall *11/14 – Seattle, WA – Crocodile Cafe11/15 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge11/16 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent11/17 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom11/18 – Flagstaff, AZ – Orpheum Theater12/1 – 12/5 – Punta Cana, DR – Dominican Holidaze12/29 – 12/31 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom* notes special VIP “All In” date, tickets not available separatelylast_img read more

Bosa hopes to silence those who call 49ers ‘fake, undefeated team’

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Nick Bosa is ready for his prime-time debut, and so is his right ankle, the one he sprained Aug. 7 but is now seemingly healthy.Bosa practiced every day and did not appear on the 49ers’ injury report this past week. The draft’s No. 2 overall pick looks primed to break out when the 49ers (3-0) host the Cleveland Browns (2-2) on Monday night.“Everybody is going to have an impression of us after this game,” Bosa said. “We want it to be a 4-0 good impression, not  as a ‘fake, …last_img read more

MH370 relatives: Please don’t give up search

first_imgRelatives of passengers presumed dead on Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which disappeared off the WA coast in 2014, have pleaded with Australia not to abandon the search for the aircraft.Family members of MH370 victims met Australian investigators leading the A$180 million search for the Boeing 777 in Perth on Wednesday.They told The West Australian newspaper of their anguish and frustration that their loved ones remain lost 2 1/2 years after the plane disappeared.Jennifer Chong, whose husband Chong Ling Tan was on the doomed flight, appealed to the Australian, Chinese and Malaysian governments to continue the search.“Please don’t give up on searching for MH370, for our loved ones, for us and for the flying public,” the Victorian mother said.MH370 disappeared on March 8, 2014, after communications were cut during what was to be a routine flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.The search is due to be suspended in December when Dutch search company Fugro completes the current 120,000sqkm search zone.The Australian, Malaysian and Chinese governments agreed on the suspension in July in the absence of “credible new evidence” pointing to the plane’s location.Ms Chong was among a group of Australian, Chinese, Malaysian and Indonesian relatives of MH370 victims who were in Perth to meet the crew of theFugro Equator ship, which was in Fremantle for a crew change yesterday for its search in the remote southern Indian Ocean.Malaysian Grace Nathan, whose mother Anne Daisy was on MH370, appealed for help to find evidence before the search ended in December.“It is our understanding that if they dismantle the whole search, it will take a very long time to remobilise it because they will have to have the assets come back to the location and that will take time,” she said. “It’s everyone’s best interests that something comes up sooner rather than later.”Ms Nathan, a lawyer, said she would raise the issue when the group meets Australian Transport Safety Bureau officials in Canberra on Monday.The group praised the Australian Government, which has contributed A$60 million to the search. But they were disappointed with the Malaysian Government’s handling of the tragedy.Ms Nathan said the Malaysian officials leading the investigation into the plane’s disappearance had refused to meet victims’ relatives despite repeated requests. “We don’t understand why they never want to see us, speak to us. We struggle to come to terms with this,” she said.The relatives met US lawyer and investigator Blaine Gibson, who has found 10 pieces of debris, some confirmed to be from MH370. They praised his efforts and believe it is credible evidence to continue the search.last_img read more

Himalayan States demand separate Ministry, green bonus

first_imgHimalayan States on Sunday came together at a conclave here to demand a separate Ministry to deal with problems endemic to them and a green bonus in recognition of their contribution to environment conservation.The twin demands formed part of a common agenda of the Himalayan States which was handed over to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the end of the conclave, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat told reporters after the event.Ten out of 11 States took part in the conclave. It is for the first time that the Himalayan States have come on a single platform to take a unanimous stand on the issue of green bonus and demanded a separate Ministry to deal with problems unique to them.Explaining the rationale behind the demand for a green bonus, Mr. Rawat said most of the country’s rivers originate in the Himalayas and therefore, the Himalayan States had to play the most significant role in the Prime Minister’s water conservation initiative.He said it was also necessary because the Himalayan States’ contribution to environmental conservation was the biggest with all their green cover. The Himalayan States were also at a disadvantage because large swathes of land fell into eco-sensitive zones where all sorts of development activities could not be carried out.A green bonus thus was needed to compensate the Himalayan States for their disadvantages, Mr. Rawat said.last_img read more