Dubbed “The Festival in the Bay,” Treasure Island Music Festival is returning to celebrate its ninth year over October 17 & 18 weekend. With no overlapping sets, Bay Area cuisine, a diverse lineup, and overlooking the gorgeous, panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay, the two-day event is unlike any other festival experience in the U.S.This year’s lineup includes headliners Sigur Rós and Ice Cube, alongside exciting performances from James Blake, Purity Ring, Mac DeMarco, Young Thug, and Flight Facilities. Also included on the bill are Zhu, Glass Animals Tycho, Duke Domont, Sylvan Esso Christine And The Queens, Stormzy, Neon Indian Wild Nothing, Mura Masa, and more. Tickets go on-sale Thursday at 10AM PST. Find out more on the festival’s website and peep the full lineup in the festival’s poster below:
The Motet‘s Dave Watts will be celebrating another trip around the sun with a two-night birthday celebration involving many of his musically gifted friends. The 2019 installment of Dave Watts’ Birthday Bash will take place at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom on January 25th and 26th, 2019.Similar to his last star-studded birthday bash earlier this year, the two nights of music in celebration of the drummer will feature performances by a range of special guests including his Motet bandmates, Dumpstaphunk’s Ian Neville, Thievery Corporation’s Jeff Franca, and many more.The two upcoming birthday shows were announced on Monday, with tickets to both concerts on sale now on the venue’s website. The lineup for night one (Jan. 25th) includes The Motet’s Garrett Sayers and Lyle Divinsky, TAUK guitarist Matt Jalbert, Matador! Soul Sounds vocalist Kim Dawson, Pretty Fantastics saxophonist Nick Gerlach, former Motet trumpet player Gabe Mervine and True Blue Band singer Tanya Shylock, in addition to Neville and Franca as mentioned above.The second night of music on January 26th will also feature Watts again sharing the stage with the same lineup as the night prior, with the notable additions of John Brown’s Body bassist Dan Africano and New Orleans’ horn outfit New Breed Brass Band. Additional unannounced special guests will also join in on both nights.Speaking of birthdays, The Motet celebrated its 20th year in 2018. The band celebrated its two-decade mark in part by launching their inaugural Motet On The Mesa Festival, which took place over the summer in Taos, New Mexico and featured performances by Break Science, SunSquabi, The Suffers, TAUK, Organ Freeman, and Mama Magnolia.INTERVIEW: The Motet’s Dave Watts & Lyle Divinsky Talk Motet On The Mesa, Red Rocks, Bananas Smoking WeedThis past weekend, the band completed a two-night run of shows in their hometown at Denver’s Ogden Theatre, with their next shows scheduled for later this month in the northern midwest. Their next studio album, Death or Devotion, is set to arrive just in time for Watts’ birthday with a scheduled January 25th release date.
Liverpool legend, Kenny Dalglish, believes there are more good years ahead for the club under Jurgen Klopp. The Reds were crowned Premier League champions for the first time in 30 years on Thursday after Chelsea defeated Manchester City. Dalglish was in charge the last time Liverpool won a title, and he predicts more will come under Klopp’s leadership. “The last two years and since Jurgen’s come in has been very positive,” Dalglish told BT Sport . “He’s been fantastic and epitomises everything Liverpool Football Club stands for. Whatever they got, they have deserved it.Advertisement “Onwards and upwards. We have a lot more happy days to look forward to as long as Jurgen is here. read also:Liverpool captain Henderson lauds Klopp leadership “Liverpool from top to bottom in the football club have been fantastically supportive. “You know how much it means. It’s hard work to dominate the English league beside quality like Manchester City, by the way!” He added: “I’m very pleased for everybody connected with the football club. Jurgen [Klopp] has done a fantastic job. The highlight has been the camaraderie within the team and the way everyone has helped the team. Last night’s game was a huge example of that. “They played with tempo and never gave Crystal Palace time on the ball. It’s the whole feeling within the club, you do not win anything without a great dressing room, and they have that.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearHow Good The CGI Effects In Those Movies Were!10 Amazing Characters We Wish Were Official Disney PrincessesWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Non-Obvious Things That Damage Your PhoneThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonThe 18 Most Visited Cities In The WorldTV Characters Who Hated Each Other But Later Became Friends7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes
21 Black Stars players participated in the team’s first training session in Paris ahead of Tuesday’s friendly international with Mali.Only defender Jonathan Mensah missed the session after sustaining an injury during Ghana’s 2:1 loss to Senegal in an earlier friendly on Saturday.The players trained on Sunday morning with head coach Avram Grant and his technical team in charge of the session.According to the Ghana FA’s official website, the Black Stars will hold their final training session on Monday evening.The match will be played at Stade Sebastien Charlety in Paris.Meanwhile Mali coach Alain Giresse has extended a late invitation to FC Paris’ Tierco Keita. The Frenchman has given the youngster a debut callup following the absence of captain Seydou Keita, Abdoulaye Diaby and Moussa Marega.–Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyalsmith