Joe Russo & Dave Harrington To Play Late-Night Duo Shows In New York This Weekend

first_imgTwo beloved products of the Brooklyn music scene, drummer extraordinaire Joe Russo (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead) and boundary-pushing guitarist Dave Harrington (formerly of DARKSIDE), have announced a string of intimate duo performances in New York this weekend.First, on Friday and Saturday night, Dave Harrington/Joe Russo Duo will head to East Village jazz haunt Nublu where they will play two separate sets per night at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m., respectively. Then, on Sunday, the duo will head up to Port Chester, New York, for a performance at Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre.The collaboration is sure to be an interesting one, as both artists are known for their creative musical proclivities and intrepid improvisational skills. In addition, the billing for the gigs specifically mentions “special guests,” and considering all the talented musician friends Russo and Harrington have in New York, they have surely recruited some fantastic surprise collaborators.Russo, of course, has plenty of experience playing small duo shows in the city. He cut his teeth in the Brooklyn music scene playing intimate weekly gigs with keyboardist Marco Benevento as the Benevento/Russo Duo, organically growing the project into a nationally touring act. It will be interesting to see what different directions the music may go with a guitarist rather than a keyboardist providing the melody over Russo’s beat. But Harrington’s unique style is sure to yield some interesting results in that role, and if the Benevento/Russo Duo’s incredible performances are any indication, these are gigs you surely don’t want to miss.The eyes of the New York jam world will be focused on Radio City Music Hall this weekend, where founding Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir will perform the first two shows on their own brief “duo tour.” However, with their later start times, the Joe Russo & Dave Harrington Duo shows at Nublu look to be the perfect late-night move this weekend.Tickets for the Friday shows at Nublu (11 p.m. and 1 a.m.) are available here. Tickets for the Saturday shows at Nublu (11 p.m. and 1 a.m.) are available here. Tickets for Sunday’s performance at Garcia’s are available here.last_img read more

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Jaguars off to hunt PCL glory

first_img… Shepherd replaces HooperAFTER thumping Jamaica Scorpions in the opening round of the WICB PCL 4-Day 2016-17, defending champions Guyana Jaguars departed yesterday to hunt glory against the Leeward and Windward Islands teams.Jaguars take on Leeward Islands Hurricanes from November 18 to 21 at Warner Park before moving to the Darren Sammy Cricket ground to face the Windward Islands Volcanoes from November 25 to 28. Thereafter, they will return home to challenge Barbados Pride in a day/night encounter.The defending champs overcame a frustrating evening session after rain accounted for more than a session’s play on the final day to inflict Scorpions a 181-run defeat. It was the 18th time the Guyanese have gone undefeated since the 2013/2014 season. All the key batsmen and bowlers excelled and looked in top form.Jaguars opted for a paceman instead of a spinner for the tour. Hence, the very impressive Romario Shepherd replaces Eon Hooper. Hooper had replaced Devendra Bishoo who was called up for West Indies tri-series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.The off-spinner went wicket-less against the Scorpions but bowled economically and showed good signs for the future.The full squad reads: Rajendra Chandrika, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Shimron Hetmyer, Leon Johnson (captain), Vishaul Singh (vice-captain), Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Raymon Reifer, Anthony Bramble, Veerasammy Permaul, Romario Shepherd, Gudakesh Motie, Keon Joseph, Christopher Barnwell.Esaun Crandon is coach with Rayon Griffith assistant coach/manager).last_img read more

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