Electric Beethoven Announces Free Show & Releases 50-Minute Live Track

first_imgAfter wrapping up a successful set at Catskill Chill, the Classical Dance Music vibes of Electric Beethoven made their way to Nectar’s to treat Vermont fans to some jammed out Beethoven. Led by Reed Mathis, the band has some exciting news for fans eager to hear more.Getting To Know Electric Beethoven: An Interview With Reed MathisIf you’re in the Connecticut area, the band will be playing a free show tonight for you! If not, the band has shared their incredible, 50-minute jam version of “In Memory Of A Great Man” from Beethoven’s 3rd. Listen to the track below.You can read the band’s full announcement below:WE LIKE SOUNDS! WE’VE GOT THE BEST SOUNDS!Like the rest of us, Ludwig Van Beethoven had to suffer through Mondays, even if he never had to sit through disheartening presidential debates. So we’ve got TWO great surprises to help ease the pain: a FREE, surprise show tonight in Connecticut. And our first free live track, released.1.) SURPRISE!! FREE SHOW TONIGHT!! Our show originally scheduled for Northampton, Mass has been postponed due to a circumstance beyond our control. But all we want is to bring this medicinal music to the people, on a night that needs it, so we figured we’d scramble to find a new venue and give you guys a FREE show instead. So if you’re in America’s northeast corridor, when you get off work today, hustle over to the Outer Space Ballroom in Hamden, CT.We start promptly at 7:30pm, followed by the entire presidential debate on the TVs. And if, err, when you need some comforting and uplifting afterwards, we got you. (For info: http://www.theouterspace.net/ballroom.php). Come dance to Beethoven’s symphonic enchantments and Make America Sound Great Again!2.) For those who can’t make it, let this 50-minute, improvisation-loaded “In Memory of a Great Man” infect your day with joy. It was our show opener on Saturday night (9/24) at Nectar’s in Burlington, Vermont. Remastered by Reed, for your listening pleasure: https://soundcloud.com/electricbeethovenElectric Beethoven will also be featured at the Brooklyn Comes Alive festival on Octoebr 22nd, before heading into New York, NY for two unique performances at intimate venues. You can get more info about Brooklyn Comes Alive here, and learn about the exciting intimate NYC club shows here.last_img read more

Blues Traveler Announces New Album & 2018 Fall Tour

first_imgHurry Up & Hang Around Track List1. Accelerated Nation2. She Becomes My Way3. The Touch She Has4. When You Fall Down5. The Wolf Is Bumpin’6. Daddy Went A Giggin7. Tangle Of Our Dreaming8. More Than Truth9. Prayer Upon The Wind10. Miss Olympus11. Phone Call From Leavenworth12. Ode From The RespectView All TracksBlues Traveler Fall 2018 Tour Dates: Oct 12 – Montclair, NJ – The WelmontOct 13 – Providence, RI – The StrandOct 14 – Torrington, CT – Warner TheatreOct 17 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music HallOct 19 – Myrtle Beach, SC – House of BluesOct 20 – Charlotte, NC – The FillmoreOct 21 – Knoxville, TN – Tennessee TheatreOct 23 – Savannah, GA – The Stage on BayOct 25 – Birmingham, AL – Iron CityOct 26 – Athens, GA – Georgia TheatreOct 27 – Raleigh, NC – The RitzOct 31 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music HallNov 1 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst TheatreNov 2 – St. Louis, MO – The PageantNov 4 – Springfield, MO – Gillioz TheaterNov 6 – Tulsa, OK – Cains BallroomNov 8 – Dallas, TX – House of BluesNov 9 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec TheaterNov 10 – Houston, TX -House of BluesNov 13 – Los Angeles, CA – BelascoNov 15 – San Francisco, CA – WarfieldNov 17 – Seattle, WA – NeptuneNov 18 – Portland, OR – Crystal BallroomView All Tour Dates Today, Blues Traveler has announced that they will be releasing a brand-new studio album in the fall dubbed Hurry Up & Hang Around. The album, which is due out on October 12th via BMG Records, will mark the band’s 13th studio album, following up 2015’s Blow Up The Moon, and will be supported by an extensive fall tour.Hurry Up & Hang Around was written and recorded by Grammy-winning producer Matt Rollings. The iconic five-piece composed of John Popper, Chan Kinchla, Tad Kinchla, Ben Wilson and Brendan Hill recorded the twelve-song album in Nashville.As John Popper explained in a statement about creating the new album,We were going through some changes as far as our infrastructure goes. … We parted ways with two different managers. No preparations had really been made, and it seemed like it might be too late to make new music. Between taking meetings, we were by ourselves writing in the garage every day of this Nashville house. That was pretty cool, because we felt like a garage band again. There was a spirit of survival. We had something to celebrate, so we really came together as a band.Matt put it all on turbo boost, because he’s one of the finest producers we’ve ever worked with, period. … He can bring out any sound he wants. He got takes out of me that I couldn’t ever get out of myself, and I’ve tried. However, he also let me be me. It’s one of the best production experiences we’ve ever had. It was an unexpected musical education.For those who pre-order Blues Traveler’s Hurry Up & Hang Around via the band’s web store here, they will receive a download of the band’s new single, “Accelerated Nation” on July 6th at 12 p.m. (ET). The album will be available to pre-order on all digital service providers on July 6th as well.In addition to the forthcoming release of Hurry Up & Hang Around, Blues Traveler has a packed 2018 touring schedule. The band’s summer tour begins on July 4th, where they’ll celebrate the holiday by headlining the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre with support from G. Love & Special Sauce, The Wailers, and The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts. The Red Rocks show kicks off Blues Travelers’ summer tour, which spans through to August.In addition to their summer tour, the group has announced a number their fall tour dates today to coincide with the album’s announcement. Starting on October 12th, the band will kick off their fall tour at Montclair, New Jersey’s The Welmont followed up by shows in Providence, Rhode Island and Torrington, Connecticut. A run through the South comes next, with dates in Charleston and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Knoxville, Tennessee; Savannah and Athens, Georgia; and Birmingham, Alabama until October 27th. Blues Traveler will celebrate Halloween in Columbus, Ohio, with a performance at Newport Music Hall.The group will continue on the road through to mid-November. Following their Halloween show, the band will roll through Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri. On November 6th, the band will hit Tulsa, Oklahoma, before heading to Texas for three nights across Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston. From there, to wrap up the tour, the band will head to the West Coast, closing things out with shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle, before their tour closer in Portland, Oregon, on November 18th.For more information on the band’s new album, Hurry Up & Hang Around, due out on October 12th via BMG Records or for the group’s extensive 2018 touring schedule, head to Blues Traveler’s website here.last_img read more

4 keys to great meetings

first_img 29SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Wendy Moody Wendy Moody is a Senior Editor with CUInsight.com. Wendy works with the editorial team to help edit the content including current news, press releases, jobs and events. She keeps … Web: www.cuinsight.com Details Set the toneMake sure employees understand upfront what the meeting will entail. That way, they can be properly prepared going in. Meetings that are called without providing specifics on what will be discussed can be unproductive. Also, if the meeting is meant to be encouraging and forward thinking, make sure that is communicated and a positive tone is set. Otherwise, your team may experience anxiety that could have been avoided.Keep it conciseIt is valuable and necessary to touch base with your employees, but have a game plan for the meeting and stick to it. Getting off track and going on tangents will only take time away from important work that still needs to get accomplished. Having talking points is an excellent way to stay on target. If a time is set for the meeting to take place, stay within those perimeters to keep your team upbeat and motivated.Stress the goodNot all meetings are fun and without critiques. But, that doesn’t mean they have to be negative. A strong leader spells out improvements that are expected, but does not dwell too long on mistakes. Instead, with any criticism, include a positive. For example, if a team member fell down in one area, address it, but talk more about ways to make things better. That way employees are not discouraged, but helped up and inspired.End with complimentsYou’ve touched on all your main points and the meeting is about over, but before you wrap up, leave your team with a few words of gratitude. Nothing motivates and positively influences an employee more than feeling appreciated.last_img read more

Only 70 flights of 79,000 prior to pandemic now operating in Indonesia: Sri Mulyani

first_imgThe COVID-19 pandemic has hit Indonesia’s aviation industry hard as domestic and international flight numbers have dropped significantly amid social restrictions and a slump in foreign tourist arrivals.Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said only 70 flights are still operating of a total of around 79,000 before the virus outbreak.“All the airlines are currently under immense pressure,” Sri Mulyani told House of Representatives Commission XI overseeing financial affairs in a virtual meeting on Monday. “The airline industry lost income of Rp 207 billion [US$13.65 million] between January and February alone.” She said 240,000 flights were canceled globally between Jan. 23 and Feb. 18, adding that 12,703 domestic and international flights in the country were canceled in the January-February period.The global airline industry is expected to lose up to $314 billion because of the pandemic, according to estimates by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as people choose to stay at home.Read also: Explainer: What’s allowed and what’s not in Indonesia’s ‘mudik’ banStatistics Indonesia (BPS) data showed on Monday that domestic passenger traffic dropped 24 percent in March from the corresponding period last year.This was the fewest foreign tourist arrivals since February 2009 as the coronavirus pandemic led to a slump in travel demand in March.There were 470,900 foreign visitors in March, down 64.11 percent from the same month last year, with tourist numbers from both China and Hong Kong falling more than 96 percent.Foreign arrivals have continued to decline since January, with 1.27 million arrivals in that month, and only 864,000 tourist arrivals in February.Topics :last_img read more