Pink Talking Fish Reunites Giant Country Horns For First Phish-y Performance Since ’91 [Setlist]

first_imgThe horns helped recall the early 90’s Phish sound on old favorites like “The Landlady,” “The Lizards,” “Suzy Greenberg,” “Tweeer,” “Wolfman’s Brother,” “Golgi Apparatus,” and “Cavern,” and lent a full sonic texture to Pink Floyd classics like “Have A Cigar,” “Astronomy Domine,” and “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” and Talking Heads hits like “Burning Down The House.”We’ll be sure to share audio from the show with you as soon as it becomes available.SETLIST: Pink Talking Fish (with the Giant Country Horns) | Paradise Rock Club | Boston, MA | 5/6/17 (setlist & notes via Scott Marks)1: The Landlady, Nothing But Flowers > Astronomy Domine > The Lizards > Girlfriend Is Better > The Lizards, Money -> And She Was, Gumbo, Have A Cigar > Slippery People > Suzy Greenberg2: Burning Down The House* > Tweezer > Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Found A Job, Wolfman’s Brother > Run Like Hell -> Making Flippy Floppy% > FrankensteinE: Golgi Apparatus > Cavern > Tweezer RepriseAll songs featured the original Giant Country Horns (Dave Grippo on alto sax, Russel Remington on tenor sax, and Carl Gearhart on trumpet) as well as Matt Wayne on baritone sax* began with Possum tease by Zach% with Rift jam; Caravan tease from horns[Cover photo via Pink Talking Fish] Last night, fan-favorite tribute act Pink Talking Fish brought their patented fusion of Pink Floyd, Tallking Heads, and Phish covers to Boston for a performance at Paradise Rock Club. As advertised, the band brought along a rare treat for this gig–the Giant Country Horns, Phish‘s resident horn section from their 1991 tour, consisting of Carl Gerhard, Dave Grippo and Russ Remington.An expanded 6-piece version of the Giant Country Horns performed with Phish on 4/4/94 and 4/15/94, and Grippo, Gerhard, and Remington have played together in other projects in recent years, but before last the original three Giant Country Horns hadn’t performed Phish songs together since the end of that 1991 stretch.last_img read more

Casting Set for Broadway-Bound Come From Away

first_img Related Shows We now have casting for the much-buzzed about Broadway-bound Come From Away. Great White Way favorites Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella and more will continue in their roles in the new musical when it starts performances on the Main Stem in February 2017 at a Shubert theater to be announced.Along with Tony nominee Kimball (Memphis) and Colella (If/Then), the Broadway cast will include Petrina Bromley (Stratford’s As You Like It), Geno Carr (The Old Globe’s Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas), Joel Hatch (Annie), Rodney Hicks (The Scottsboro Boys), Kendra Kassebaum (Wicked), Lee MacDougall (Stratford’s The Music Man), Caesar Samayoa (Sister Act), Q. Smith (Mary Poppins), Astrid Van Wieren (Mamma Mia!) and Sharon Wheatley (Avenue Q).With a book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away will be directed by Christopher Ashley and choreographed by Kelly Devine. In a heartbeat, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on the edge of the world. On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.After acclaimed engagements at La Jolla Playhouse and Seattle Repertory Theatre, the new tuner will now head to Washington D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre (September 2 through October 9), and Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre (November 15 through January 8). The Broadway company is also set to play Toronto. Chad Kimball Come From Away ‘Come From Away'(Photo: Chris Bennion)center_img from $49.00 View Comments Star Fileslast_img read more

NAFCU rep testifies on ways to strengthen SBA’s 7(a) loan program Wednesday

first_imgNAFCU witness Sonya McDonald, executive vice president and chief lending officer at Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union, is slated to deliver the credit union perspective on how to strengthen the Small Business Administration’s 7(a) loan program before the House Small Business Committee Wednesday.McDonald testified on the same subject before a House Small Business subcommittee last year.The hearing, “Strengthening SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program,” is slated to begin at 11 a.m. Eastern. The hearing will also include testimony from representatives of the Independent Community Bankers of America, the American Bankers Association and the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders. continue reading » 23SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Sarro improves BKFC record to 2-0 with 1st-round TKO

first_imgELLSWORTH — Chris Sarro of Ellsworth improved his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship record to 2-0 with a win in his BKFC 11 bout Friday in Biloxi, Miss.The win came via a TKO of opponent Victor Jones of Ionia, Mich., with 10 seconds remaining in the opening round. Sarro delivered two powerful right-hand jabs in quick succession to send his opponent to the mat, and Jones was unable to recover in time to beat the 10-second count.The bout was Sarro’s second of a three-fight contract signed following a New England Fights win over Ras Hylton of South Portland last September. He made his BKFC debut Nov. 16 when he knocked out John McAllister of Follansbee, W.Va., with a straight right 1:32 into the opening round.BKFC is a mixed martial arts competition in which fighters are prohibited from taping hands within 1 inch of their knuckles. Bare-knuckle fighting is legalized in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Mississippi, New Hampshire and Wyoming.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textInformation about Sarro’s next fight will be made available at a later date.last_img read more