Robert Randolph, BIG Something & More Rock Blunderbuss [Audio/Gallery/Review]

first_imgLoad remaining images Heavy Seas brought together good music and good beer on Saturday at Blunderbuss Music Festival in Baltimore. The one-day fest boasted a fun lineup loaded with hometown heroes. With low ticket prices and a high concentration of talent, Blunderbuss is likely one of the higher bangs-for-buck this summer.Sweet Leda started things off for the early risers with local favorite, Ron Holloway joining them on the sax. They played a new single, “Make it Happen,” off their upcoming album and have a slew of shows coming up around Maryland this summer.Next up was another hometown crew, Cris Jacobs Band, the solo project of The Bridge frontman. Jacobs has a new album in the works which will be out this fall and has been debuting bits and pieces of it at shows in the area.BIG Something brought the dance jams in the late, hot afternoon. The six-man heavy rocking funk band will be making appearances at festivals all over the country this summer.BoomBox continued the dance party in the early evening. These two never disappoint, with smooth lyrics and full jams. The pair will be heading out west until late July, when they come back to the East coast for F.A.R.M. Fest.Baltimore’s own, Robert Randolph & the Family Band headlined the night, bringing the fest to a high-energy ending with fans dancing on stage and multiple encores as the sun went down. The family is off to G Fest and FIBARK Festival this upcoming weekend.Blunderbuss was the second festival put on by Heavy Seas in Baltimore, and the largest one to take place at the harbor this summer. You can check out a few soundboard recordings and a gallery from taper Will Urquhart below.BoomBoxBIG SomethingCris Jacobs Band: last_img read more

Affordable style tips from experts

first_imgA mismatched look in on trend, as are muted statement pieces like big couches.DOES your home need a makeover? An interior stylist is no longer just the preserve of the stars with accessible and budget-friendly options now a reality.Furniture and homewares retailer Matt Blatt is among those with home styling services that cost as little as $500.For that amount, which is deductible on purchases over $5000, his customers receive an in-store consultation with a stylist, followed by a home visit to develop a personalised mood board, layout and help to choose appropriate piece.“The concept of hiring an interior stylist used to be something associated with socialites and the rich and famous but that’s no longer the case,” said Matt Blatt’s Brisbane home styling specialist Kellie Walsh. “More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours agoMs Walsh shared a few tips to liven up your home: 1. Embrace colour: Treat a statement furniture piece like you would a feature wall. In 2018, we’re loving deep jewel-tones, soft greens, sky blues and the new neutral — muted pink. Try adding tans and terracotta for a dash of drama. 2. Forget matching: When mixing patterns, to get that ‘thrown together’ look, repeat the same two or three key colours through various patterns. 3. Keep the table, change up the chairs: Mismatched chairs are still bang on trend, and are a fresh and funky way to update your entertaining zone without having to change the dining table. 4. Art and accessories are often the answer: A fresh print on your wall can alter the appearance, and the appeal, of any room, and is a simple summer update that anyone can achieve. Another easy update is restyling your credenza, coffee table or bookshelf with fun photo frames, bookends, temple jars, quirky faux animals and more.Matt Blatt has two showrooms in Queensland, one in Fortitude Valley and the other on the Gold Coast.last_img read more

Money cashes in at Salina

first_imgBy Larry Lowrey Jr. SALINA, Kan. (June 20) – Some nights you’ve got it and Friday night Clay Money had it in the M&H Motors IMCA Northern SportMod feature at Salina Speedway.Starting from the fifth row, Money knew it would be tough to get to the front of the field but it wouldn’t be impossible. Money has had some strong finishes this season at Salina but victory lane had eluded him so far in 2014. Jacob Crowell and Chris Humphries led the field to the green. Money was quickly clicking them off one by one until he hit the front of the pack.Once at the front he would not be denied, racing to his first win at Salina in 2014. Point leader Austin Carter finished second after starting 11th and Daniel Gottschalk went from 10th to third.Clay Sellard picked up the opening night win in the Belleville Motorsports IMCA Modified class at Salina. Since then he has been strong, but he hasn’t been back to victory lane. Sellard knocked that monkey off his back Friday night by getting his second win of the season. The Budweiser IMCA Hobby Stock feature was as exciting as it could get.Tony Slothower worked his way to the front and looked to be going away but competition in this division is fierce and Tommy Fose wasn’t about to let Slothower have the win for the second straight week.Slothower led a large majority of the feature but on the white flag lap, Fose made his move and took the lead. The two worked their way around the track. Who was it going to be? Slothower wouldn’t give up he stayed right with Fose as they entered the final turn. In a drag race down the front chute it was Slothower by a bumper width over Fose.last_img read more

Barinder Sran smashes records on T20 International debut

first_imgBarinder Sran, who finished with of 4/10, recorded the second-best bowling figures on T20 International debut, eclipsing Ajantha Mendis’ 4/15 against Zimbabwe, achieved way back in 2008. Sran also recorded the best figures by an Indian bowler on T20 International debut, overtaking Pragyan Ojha’s 4/21 against Bangladesh in the 2009 World T20. These were also the second-best T20I figures by an Indian bowler after Ravichandran Ashwin’s 4/8 against Sri Lanka in February this year. (SCORECARD)Sran was one of two changes in the Indian XI today after Zimbabwe shocked the more fancied visitors in the opening game of the three-match series on Saturday. (HIGHLIGHTS)Opting to bat first, Zimbabwe faced a much sharper pace attack with Sran and Dhawal Kulkarni probing away. Sran made the first breakthrough, when he removed opener Chimu Chibhabha with the penultimate delivery of his second over in T20 Internationals.The 23-year-old left-arm pacer then returned to knock off Hamilton Masakadza, Sikandar Raza and Mutombodzi in his third over. Brought back into the attack for his final over in the closing stages of the Zimbabwean innings, Sran was on a hat-trick but he could not achieve the feat.Sran, in fact, became the second Indian bowler after Ashok Dinda to take three wickets in an over in T20 Internationals. Dinda had achieved the feat against Sri Lanka at Pallekele in 2012.Congratulations @sranbarinder on winning the man of the match award on your debut T20 #ZIMvIND Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 20, 2016The strapping pacer gave away a solitary run and finished with 4/10. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah picked 3/11 to record career-best figures. advertisementSran was named Man-of-the-Match after Indian openers Mandeep Singh (52 not out) and Lokesh Rahul (47 not out) cruised to the target without any fuss.Sran revealed he was under no pressure and added that he was happy with the way things worked out for him.”I was very happy. There was no pressure, it took a while for me to debut in T20Is but I feel happy with the way I bowled. The ball was swinging a bit and I concentrated on bowling good lines, that’s what worked for us today.last_img read more