Tedeschi Trucks Band Jams With Luther Dickinson, David Hidalgo & More At SPAC [Watch]

first_imgThe Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Wheels Of Soul tour is off and running, stopping last night at the renowned Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY for a full night of musical celebration. Initially conceived last summer, Wheels of Soul pairs TTB with some of the best groups around. This summer, the band brought along The North Mississippi Allstars and Los Lobos for the run, and brought out members from each supporting group to enhance their own performance.No stranger to collaborations, the Tedeschi Trucks Band has hosted some all-stars in their day. Last night, the band brought out a ton of guests, including Cesar Rosa, David Hidalgo and Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, as well as Luther Dickinson of NMA. After about 10 songs of just TTB action, the band first called on Rosa for Elmore James’ “The Sky Is Crying” before bringing out Dickinson for “Angel From Montgomery” and “Let Me Get By.”The Sky Is CryingAngel From MontgomeryJam > Let Me Get ByIt was the encore that saw Hidalgo and Berlin appear with TTB, coming out for the two-song boogie of “Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring” and “Sticks and Stones.” By all accounts, the show was a real treat.Who Knows What Tomorrow May BringSticks And StonesAdditionally, Derek Trucks made an appearance during Los Lobos’ opening set, bringing along Tim Lefebvre and the TTB Horn section to accompany on “Mas Y Mas.” Enjoy it below:Let’s give a huge thank you to Sean Roche for capturing all of these glorious videos. Check out the full setlist below.Edit this setlist | More Tedeschi Trucks Band setlistslast_img read more

Police to Crackdown on St. Patrick’s Day Drunk Drivers

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Nassau and Suffolk County police departments will be stepping up sobriety checkpoints across Long Island in anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day Weekend drunk drivers.Authorities across Long Island are taking precautionary measures in preparation for expected drunk drivers during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend.Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Police Commissioner Thomas Dale said this week that additional officers will be searching for DWI violators as part of the police department’s “STOP-DWI” program, which will run through the holiday weekend.Suffolk police is also cracking down on drunk drivers. The department will disperse officers from all seven precincts and the Highway Patrol Bureau to county roads.“Drivers should expect to see increased enforcement on the roadways throughout the weekend,” Suffolk police said in a news release.New York State police said it will increase patrols beginning Friday and will add sobriety checkpoints throughout the Island. Police will also be keeping a close eye on anyone selling alcohol to minors.“We are starting our enforcement St. Patrick’s Day weekend with full knowledge there will be numerous parties and events where alcohol may be consumed, and we are asking everyone who drinks to designate a driver or arrange safe transportation in advance,” said New York State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico.Last year, troopers made 504 DWI arrest and issued 11,663 tickets.While it is common for people to drink in celebration of a holiday weekend, officials urge everyone not to be careless, and rather have an alternate plan in case of intoxication.“We want you to have a good time,” Mangano said. “However we ask that you make responsible and smart decisions during your celebrations, and plan accordingly so everyone can return home safely to their loved ones.”According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 31 percent of traffic deaths in the year 2010 were alcohol related. While drunk driving continues to be a national epidemic, Mangano and Dale said they are committed to bringing down that statistic.“There will be additional police patrols all around Nassau County,” Mangano said, “and chances are if you drive drunk you will be arrested.”last_img read more

NFL great lays ‘Family Feud’ dud and Steve Harvey loves it

first_imgHall of Fame NFL pass rusher Bruce Smith panicked during the “Fast Money” lightning round of his “Family Feud” appearance, which aired this weekend, and blurted out a comedic response.Needing to come up with a theoretical tool Captain Hook would use in place of his hook, Smith first said hammer, which was a repeat answer. Then, he shrugged and said “penis.” After a moment to process, host Steve Harvey asked the crowd, “What the f— did he just say?” Bruce Smith with the Family Feud answer of the year, Steve Harvey’s reaction is everything 😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/MaYOSYXV59— CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero) July 13, 2020MORE: “Madden 21” snubs Aaron RodgersTeammate and fellow NFL great Michael Irvin was among the contestants left gasping for air by the moment.Smith isn’t used to costing a team games: He recorded 200 sacks in his 19-year career. This, however, was one sack too far.last_img read more