For fans of Dopapod, do not miss them on tour all throughout the fall! The band has announced a major tour with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, and Live for Live Music will be providing unique media coverage the whole time. You can see more details here, and check out the full schedule in the artwork below. Last weekend, Dopapod made their way over to Thornville, OH to perform at the annual The Werk Out Festival. Hosted by The Werks, a number of great artists from the jam scene all performed at this beloved event. Dopapod has been on a tear of late, emerging earlier this year with new music to accentuate their recently-released Never Odd Or Even
On Saturday night, following two webcast shows in New Orleans, LA and Austin, TX earlier this weekend, Umphrey’s McGee closed out their summer touring schedule with a performance at the House of Blues in Dallas, TX.The tour-closing performance saw Umphrey’s welcome some special guests to close out their first set of the night. First, the band welcomed the multi-talented Jennifer Hartswick to sing lead on Whitesnake‘s “Still of the Night”, marking Umphrey’s McGee’s first-ever rendition of the 80’s hair metal classic. From there, Hartswick grabbed her trumpet and remained onstage as the band welcomed her Trey Anastasio Band horn section cohort, saxophonist James Casey, as well to add a two-piece brass section to a cover of Peter Gabriel‘s “Sledgehammer”. Watch a fan-shot clip of Hartswick singing “Still of the Night” below:Umphrey’s McGee w/ Jennifer Hartswick – “Still of the Night” [Whitesnake cover] You can listen to a full audience audio recording of Umphrey’s McGee’s 2018 summer tour closer in Dallas below:Umphrey’s McGee – 9/1/18 – Dallas, TX – Full Audio[Audio: Taped & Transferred by Don Olker; Uploaded by archive.org user Taper_Friendly]After a relatively brief hiatus from the road, Umphrey’s McGee will begin their upcoming 2018 fall tour on Thursday, October 4th at CrossroadsKC in Kansas City, MO. To check out a full list of Umphrey’s McGee’s upcoming tour dates, head to the band’s website.Setlist: Umphrey’s McGee | House of Blues | Dallas, TX | 9/1/18Set I: Looks, Higgins, The Triple Wide, Stinko’s Ascension, Triangle Tear, Still of the Night^, Sledgehammer*Set II: Nothing Too Fancy > Wife Soup, Resolution, Speak Up, In The Kitchen, Nothing Too Fancy, The Silent TypeEncore: Much ObligedNotes: ^with Jennifer Hartswick on Vocals; *with Jennifer Hartswick on trumpet and James Casey on saxophone[H/T JamBase]
By Brad HaireUniversity of GeorgiaU.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns will conduct an open listening session on future U.S. farm policy on the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition grounds in Moultrie, Ga., Oct. 18.On the opening day of the annual Sunbelt Expo, the session will seek public comments on farm policy from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Morton Exhibit Building. With more than 1,100 exhibitors, the Sunbelt Expo Oct. 18-20 is billed as “North America’s premier farm show.” It draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. For more information, go to www.sunbeltexpo.com.Expo visitors this year can learn more about poultry, Georgia’s No. 1 farm commodity, in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences building.The CAES building will have UGA Cooperative Extension exhibits on persistent poverty and 4-H poultry judging, too. And the 4-H performing group, Clovers and Company, will provide entertainment.Visitors can take field tours to see crop research plots conducted by CAES and UGA Cooperative Extension scientists.