Gov’t Mule Announces 2019 European Summer Tour

By on March 2, 2021

first_imgToday, Gov’t Mule has announced their return to Europe this summer. The four-piece outfit—comprised of Warren Haynes (guitar, vocals), Matt Abts (drums), Danny Louis (keys), and Jorgen Carlsson (bass)—will make their way through the U.K., France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands for an 11-date stretch in late May and early June.The tour will kick off on May 27th at Glasgow, U.K.’s O2 Academy, followed by stops at Newcastle, U.K.’s Boiler Shop (5/28); Leeds, U.K.’s O2 Academy (5/29); Birmingham, U.K.’s Town Hall (5/31); London, U.K.’s O2 Forum Kentish Town (6/1); Manchester, U.K.’s Academy 2 (6/2); Paris, FR’s La Cigale (6/4); Brussels, BE’s AB (6/5); Frankfurt, DE’s Batschkapp (6/6); Raalte, NL’s Ribs & Blues (6/8); and Alkmaar, NL’s Victorie (6/9).Tickets for all of the band’s European summer shows will be available for purchase starting this Friday, February 1st via the Gov’t Mule website.Aside from the newly announced European swing, Gov’t Mule’s 2019 touring schedule is relatively bare. As it stands, Gov’t Mule is scheduled to headline the inaugural Smoky Run Music Festival in Butler, OH in late June and serve as support for Lynyrd Skynyrd in Welch, MN on July 19th. Considering Mule’s road warrior ways, you can likely expect more 2019 U.S. dates to be announced as the summer approaches.last_img read more

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Three SEAS grad students selected to present new technology at URES

By on March 1, 2021

first_imgThree technology proposals from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have been selected for presentation at the University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium (URES).Graduate students Sam Kesner, Qimin Quan, and Wonyoung Kim will have the opportunity to present their innovative research to an audience of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs on March 31, with the hope of attracting investors and commercializing their work.URES, an invitation-only conference, evaluates technology proposals from researchers at universities across the United States and selects a few for presentation through a highly competitive application process. The event is designed to expose New England entrepreneurs to the very best emerging technologies in the nation.“It’s very exciting that three leading technologies from SEAS have been selected to present at such a high-profile event,” says Isaac T. Kohlberg, Harvard’s senior associate provost and chief technology development officer.last_img read more

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Indonesia reports first death from COVID-19

By on October 19, 2020

first_imgHe said the coronavirus infection had worsened the patient’s immune system, which had further exacerbated her preexisting illnesses. “So the coronavirus was not the main cause [of the patient’s death], but it had worsened her condition.”Read also: Lawmakers call for better coordination to detect COVID-19 as Indonesians test positive abroadAchmad did not disclose the nationality of Case 25, however, he said the embassy of her country had been notified when she tested positive for the virus, and that her body was already in the process of being taken home. He also did not reveal where Case 25 had been hospitalized, but said her husband had been by her side during her treatment.There have so far been 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia.As of Wednesday, Achmad said that two of the patients, Case 6 and Case 14, had tested negative for the virus after receiving treatment and were ready to be discharged. The patients had been ordered to self-isolate at home after being discharged as a precautionary measure, he said.Topics : Indonesia reported its first death from the coronavirus on Wednesday, a 53-year-old COVID-19 patient and foreign citizen identified as Case 25.The Health Ministry’s disease control and prevention director general Achmad Yurianto said Case 25 died at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday after nearly three days of receiving treatment.“The patient was admitted to the hospital in an already severe condition caused by preexisting illnesses including diabetes, hypertension, hyperthyroidism and years-long obstructive lung disease,” Achmad said.last_img read more

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Three matches billed for Hamilton Green football at Victoria ground

By on September 19, 2020

first_imgTHE Hamilton Green Cup knock-out football tournament will continue on Sunday at the Victoria ground, East Coast Demerara with a triple-header beginning at 17:00hrs.In the opening game, Georgetown’s Western Tigers, who placed third in the recently concluded Corona football tournament, will face East Bank’s Soesdyke Falcons. The second fixture brings together Mahaica Determinators of East Coast and Riddim Squad of East Bank.In the feature game from 21:00hrs Ann’s Grove of East Coast will tackle their East Coast counterparts Bakewell Buxton.In the last set of matches played at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground in Linden, home sides Winners Connection and Milerock booked quarter-final spots with comprehensive victories over Kuru Kururu (4-0) and Soesdyke (3-0) respectively.Keon Sears had recorded a brace for Winners Connection in the 24th and 31st minutes, while Marlon Davidson (5th) and Quintin Andries (15th) were the other goalscorers for Winners Connection.In the feature game, Denzil Fordyce of Milerock had found the back of the opposition’s net in the 15th and 72nd minutes. The other goal was scored by Royston Fraser in the 84th minute.Meanwhile, the competition will continue on October 1 with another triple-header, this time at the Georgetown Football Club, where Santos of Georgetown will challenge Uitvlugt of West Coast Demarera, Police will face Den Amstel and GFC will take on Golden Grove.last_img read more

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Consumer confidence up

By on December 28, 2019

first_imgNEW YORK – The U.S. economy showed signs of resilience Tuesday, despite rising prices at the gas pump, adding fuel to speculation that the Federal Reserve would continue on its course of raising interest rates. A widely watched barometer of consumer confidence rose in April to its highest level in almost four years, according to a private research group. And sales of previously owned homes edged up slightly in March after rising in February, too. Analysts said that if fuel prices continue to rise and the economy remains buoyant, the Fed may have more reasons to keep tightening credit policy to choke off inflation. The combination of higher interest rates and more expensive fuel could cast a pall on consumer spending, which accounts for two-thirds of all U.S. economic activity. “The increases (in gas prices) looks like it’s hitting a critical level,” said Gary Thayer, chief economist at A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc., pointing out that it will be harder for the recent improvement in the job market to outweigh the concerns about gasoline prices. Meanwhile, the housing market boom that helped fuel consumer confidence for the past few years is limping along. The National Association of Realtors reported Tuesday that sales of existing homes edged up a meager 0.3 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.92 million units. The March increase followed a bigger 5.1 percent jump in February. The two months marked the first advances after five consecutive monthly declines. Stocks slipped after both reports caused investors to be concerned that the Federal Reserve may now have more incentive to raise interest rates beyond the one-quarter of a percentage point, to 5.0 percent, that’s expected in May. The reports give the Fed more confidence “to move rates again” in May and take “a wait-and-see” stance for the rest of the year, said Michael P. Niemira, chief economist at The International Council of Shopping Centers. In Tuesday’s trading, the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 53.07, or 0.5 percent, to 11,283.25. Despite the interest-rate concerns, Tuesday’s consumer sentiment report was an encouraging sign for retailers. Consumer spending perked up in April, following tepid spring sales in February and March.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl eventThe Conference Board said its consumer confidence index rose to 109.6, up from a revised 107.5 in March. April’s reading was the highest since the index touched 110.3 in May 2002. Analysts had expected a reading of 106.4. Confidence has been on an upswing since November in the aftermath of the Gulf hurricanes, except for a sharp dip in February when short-lived pessimism over the labor market soured consumer sentiment. “Improving present-day conditions continue to boost consumers’ spirits,” Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center, said in a statement. “Recent improvements in the labor market have been a major driver behind the rise in confidence in early 2006. Looking ahead, consumers are not as pessimistic as they were last month.” Franco added, however, that “while prices at the pump have yet to impact confidence, further increases could dampen consumers’ mood.” The component of the consumer confidence index that measures how consumers feel now about economic conditions rose to 136.2 from 133.3. Another component, which measures consumers’ outlook over the next six months, improved to 91.9 from 90.3 last month. last_img read more

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