Brooklyn Comes Alive Releases Jam-Packed Schedule

first_imgThe fourth-annual Brooklyn Comes Alive will return to Brooklyn’s beloved Williamsburg neighborhood on September 29th for an all-day music marathon at Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg and Rough Trade. Inspired by the vibrant musical communities of Brooklyn and New Orleans, Brooklyn Comes Alive brings together more than 50 artists, allowing them to carry out passion projects, play with their musical heroes, and collaborate in never-before-seen formations. For more information, ticketing, and to see the full list of performers scheduled for Brooklyn Comes Alive 2018, head to the festival’s website here. The fourth-annual Brooklyn Comes Alive is gearing up to the best edition yet, with the collaborative music festival returning to Brooklyn’s beloved Williamsburg neighborhood on September 29th. Today, the festival has announced its daily schedule, detailing which artists will perform across the day and into the early morning at the festival’s three venues: Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg, and Rough Trade.At Brooklyn Bowl, the fan-favorite music venue and bowling alley, Turkuaz‘s Shira Elias will kick things off at 5 p.m. with her special Soul Tracks set, also featuring the entirety of The Nth Power in addition to members of Trey Anastasio Band, The Motet, and Allen Stone. Up next, at 6:45 p.m., is the tribute to Col. Bruce Hampton, Butch Trucks, and Gregg Allman, which will be led by Taz and will feature George Porter Jr., Adam Smirnoff, Jeff Sipe, Peter Levin, and Elise Testone. The collaborative supergroup featuring Marc Brownstein, Borahm Lee, Alvin Ford Jr., and Khris Royal will take the Brooklyn Bowl stage at 8:30 p.m., followed by another supergroup featuring Cory Henry, Nikki Glaspie, Scott Metzger, MonoNeon, and Skerik. From 12:15 to 2:30 a.m., the Purple Party will close out the Brooklyn Bowl stage, with the all-star tribute to Prince featuring MonoNeon in addition to members of Snarky Puppy, The Motet, Turkuaz, Magic Beans, and more.A few blocks away at Music Hall of Williamsburg, the Brooklyn Comes Alive festivities will commence at 4:15 p.m. with a performance from Katharsis, The Motet’s Dave Watts‘ side project also featuring Todd Stoops, Dopapod’s Chuck Jones, and Marcus Rezak. At 5:45, Lettuce‘s drummer Adam Deitch will lead his quartet, affectionately dubbed AD4, including Wil Blades, Ryan Zoidis, and Eric “Benny” Bloom. Up next is Switch Hitters at 7:30, which will see Wil Blades, Nigel Hall, Nate Werth, and Robert “Sput” Searight collaborating and switching instruments across the set. From 9:30 to 11:30 p.m., an all-star cast, including members of The Motet, Turkuaz, The Nth Power, Snarky Puppy, and more will come together to honor Steely Dan. Finally, Music Hall of Williamsburg will serve as the location for the first-ever land editions of Jam Cruise‘s Jam Room, with one session hosted by Jam Cruise staple George Porter Jr. and another hosted by Karina Rykman and Craig Brodhead.At the third venue, Rough Trade, the festival will kick off with Wokes With Jokes, a special comedy set about the jam scene that spans from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Karina Rykman Experiment is up next starting at 5 p.m., which will feature the young Marco Benevento bassist alongside special guests Robert Walter and Dave Harrington. At 6:30, Michelangelo Carubba, Rob Compa, and Eli Winderman will perform as a trio, recalling the earliest formations of fan-favorite progressive jam band Dopapod. Another trio, this time composed of Johnny Vidacovich, Robert Walter, and Eric “Benny” Bloom, follows at 8:30 p.m., before the Rough Trade stage is shut down by the Baby Jesus Peasant Party, led by Lettuce bassist Erick “Jesus” Coomes in addition to Tyler Coomes, Borahm Lee, Ryan Zoidis, and Khris Royal.You can check out the full schedule for yourself below. For more information, ticketing, and to see the full list of performers scheduled for Brooklyn Comes Alive 2018, head to the festival’s website here. Full List Of Artists At Brooklyn Comes Alive 2018:George Porter Jr. (The Meters)Cory Henry (Snarky Puppy)Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits)Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits)Adam Deitch (Lettuce)Scott Metzger (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, WOLF!)Robert Walter (Greyboy All-Stars, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, Mike Gordon)Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power)Skerik (Garage A Trois)Jeff Sipe (Aquarium Rescue Unit)Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff (Lettuce)Borahm Lee (Break Science)Eric “Benny” Bloom (Lettuce)Robert “Sput” Searight (Snarky Puppy, Ghost Note)Ryan Zoidis (Lettuce)Michelangelo Carubba (Turkuaz)Nigel Hall (Lettuce)Shira Elias (Turkuaz)Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy)Nick Cassarino (The Nth Power)Erick “Jesus” Coomes (Lettuce)Wil BladesJoey Porter (The Motet)Todd Stoops (RAQ, Electric Beethoven)Brandon “Taz” NiederauerJohnny VidacovichLyle Divinsky (The Motet)Karina Rykman (Marco Benevento Band)Rob Compa (Dopapod)James Casey (Trey Anastasio Band)Dave Watts (The Motet)Alvin Ford Jr. (Pretty Lights Live Band, Dumpstaphunk)Eli Winderman (Dopapod)Tim Palmieri (Kung Fu)Peter Levin (Gregg Allman Band)Nate Edgar (The Nth Power)Khris Royal (Rebelution)Steve Swatkins (Allen Stone)Ryan Jalbert (The Motet)Dave Harrington (Darkside, Dave Harrington’s Merry Pranksters)Sammi Garett (Turkuaz)Chuck Jones (Dopapod)Mike “Maz” Maher (Snarky Puppy)Hayley Jane (Hayley Jane & The Primates)Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy)Casey Russell (The Magic Beans)Tyler CoomesAdam November (Karina Rykman Experiment)Megan Letts (Mama Magnolia)Chris Corsico (Karina Rykman Experiment)Joel GonzalézMaurice Brown (Tedeschi Trucks Band)Comedians:Brett Siddell (SiriusXM, Wokes With Jokes)Walker Berry (Wokes With Jokes)Ariella Wallen (Wokes With Jokes)Pamela Mahler (Wokes With Jokes)Richie Alfson (Wokes With Jokes)Hosted By:Ari Fink (SiriusXM)Brooklyn Comes Alive is sponsored by Denver-based company, Pure CBD Exchange, which creates and sells a number of CBD/cannabidiol products (What is CBD?) from concentrates, tinctures, extracts, lotions, creams, and more. The use of CBD has gained much notoriety as of late, for use as both a health and wellness supplement and to treat conditions such as epilepsy, PTSD, cancer, and a number of mental disorders and is also used for anti-inflammation, nausea reduction, sleep aid, and more. Pure CBD Exchange was co-founded by Gregg Allman Band organist/keyboardist and Brooklyn Comes Alive musician Peter Levin back in 2017.Pure CBD Exchange focuses on low-THC cannabis products with high CBD content. They work within the Colorado Industrial Hemp pilot program to distribute non-psychoactive tinctures, extracts, lotions, and more all over the world. The company has featured by companies like VICE, High Times, Leafly, and more.last_img read more

Charging Whanganui mother ‘wrong action to take’

first_img<a href=”;sz=300×250;key-values;tile=2;ord=123456789?” target=”_blank”><img src=”;sz=300×250;tile=2;ord=123456789?” width=”300″ height=”250″ border=”0″ alt=”Ad” /></a> <a target=”_blank” href=””><img src=”” width=”300″ height=”250″ border=”0″ alt=”” galleryimg=”no”></a> 3News 17 April 2015A Whanganui woman is to appear in the High Court next month, charged with manslaughter over the death of her toddler.The boy was left in her car on a hot day and the incident is believed to be New Zealand’s first court case of Forgotten Baby Syndrome.Around 200 children have died in similar circumstances around the world over the past 15 years.Canterbury University’s head of law Dr Chris Gallavin joined Paul Henry to discuss whether charges should be laid in cases like these.“This is the wrong action to take,” says Dr Gallavin.“What are we going to do here? We’re going to prosecute a stressed-out parent over something that is an absolute tragedy, where more often than not, cases like this are a discharge without conviction – I bet my bottom dollar it’s going to happen here.”He says he questions where the interest in justice in this situation is. read more