April 15, 2021

An Inside Look At Dead & Company’s Smokin’ Performance At The Fillmore [Gallery]

first_imgLoad remaining images Check out the setlist and a full gallery from Dave Vann below.Setlist: Dead & Company at The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA – 5/24/16Set One: St. Stephen, Hell In A Bucket, Cold Rain and Snow, Loose Lucy*, Queen Jane Approximately, Brown Eyed WomenSet Two: Big Railroad Blues, Sugaree, Estimated Prophet > Dark Star > The Other One, Days Between > China Cat Sunflower > I Know You RiderEncore: Brokedown Palace* = w/ Sammy Hagar Just last week, the Grateful ensemble known as Dead & Company announced plans for a totally free performance at The Fillmore. One of San Francisco’s most historic venues played host to the Grateful Dead on numerous occasions during their formative years, and the intimate 1,150-person venue was packed with Deadheads eager to catch a glimpse of the newest group to hit the Dead scene.Dead & Company features three of the Dead’s original members, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann, alongside keyboardist Jeff Chimenti, bassist Oteil Burbridge and guitarist John Mayer. After performing regularly for the latter half of 2015, the band was bursting at the seams and spitting fire all night. The show featured a sit in from Sammy Hagar on “Loose Lucy” and three Dead & Co debut songs, “Big Railroad Blues,” “Days Between,” and Bob Dylan’s “Queen Jane Approximately.”Full Video/Review: Dead & Company Heat Up The Historic Fillmore In San FranciscoThanks to photographer Dave Vann, we have an exclusive look inside this glorious performance. Check out some of his images below.last_img read more

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Mon Repos celebrates Arrival Day

first_imgResidents of Mon Repos on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) came out all decked out in their colourful outfits on Sunday as the community partook in its annual activities to observe the 180th anniversary of the arrival of East Indians in Guyana.The event, which commenced in the afternoon hours, saw a huge turnout as many embraced the festivities which emerged from days of planning.Throughout the day, the crowd was entertained by performers who contributed their dances and renditions against a backdrop of splendid spring colours.Many took the opportunity to try a variety of delicacies and most importantly, the prevalent ‘seven curry’, which is known to all Guyanese.Along with the presentations from residents of Mon Repos and its neighbouring communities, the keynote speech of the event was given by executive member of the Indian Arrival Committee, Neaz Subhan, who noted that the residents of the various communities must be commended for their efforts in uplifting the traditions and celebrating the arrival of Indians to Guyana.“This is very important, for it aids in the efforts to ensure that the culture remains embedded. It was in pockets that our foreparents gathered in their quest to do so. It is important in helping to generate or renew interest especially among the younger generation and for them to be exposed and to learn,” he related.Meanwhile, other communities across Guyana were also engaged in their celebrations on Saturday. Residents of Essequibo took the opportunity to traverse the streets in commemoration of this decades-old milestone while displaying the food, clothing, and tools that were brought to Guyana by their ancestors from India.Arrival Day, which is celebrated on May 5, marks the coming of the indentured immigrants to the then British Guiana – East Indians, Portuguese and Chinese, who must be given credit for helping to shape Guyana into a diverse land of many cultures.last_img read more

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