March 2

Gorillaz Announce Lineup For First-Ever U.S. Edition Of Their Demon Dayz Festival

first_imgGorillaz have continued their busy week of announcements with the reveal of the lineup for their Demon Dayz LA festival, set to take place on October 20th at Pico Rivera Sports Arena & Grounds in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to a headlining performance by Gorillaz, Demon Dayz LA will feature sets by Erykah Badu, The Internet, DRAM, Little Simz, Kilo Kish, Ana Tijoux, Tony Allen, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Las Cafeteras, and Chulita Vinyl Club.The one-day festival will come on the heels of an extensive run of international tour dates scheduled to take place throughout this year. Demon Dayz LA will mark the second edition of Gorillaz’ festival, and the first to take place in the U.S. following last year’s inaugural edition in the U.K.This year’s busy schedule for Gorillaz also includes the upcoming release of their new album, The Now Now, set for a June 29th release via Warner Bros. Records. Below, you can watch the recently released official video for the album’s funky, synth-laced opening track, “Humility”, including a featured cameo from Jack Black.Gorillaz – “Humility” [Official Video][Video: Gorillaz]Tickets for all the shows, including Demon Dayz, go on sale Friday, June 8th, at 10:00 am PST/1:00 pm EST via Ticketmaster. Head to the band’s website for more information. Gorillaz 2018 Tour Dates:06/01 – Nuremberg, DE @ Rock Im Park06/03 – Mendig, DE @ Rock Im Ring06/09 – Dublin, IE @ Malahide Castle06/15 – Barcelona, ES @ Sónar Festival06/21 – Chiba, JP @ Makuhari Messe07/05 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter07/06 – Gdynia, PL @ Open’er Festival07/07 – Roskilde, DK @ Roskilde Festival07/11 – Bern, CH @ Gurtenfestival07/12 – Lucca, IT @ Lucca Summer Festival07/14 – Bilbao, ES @ Bilbao BBK Live07/19 – Nyon, CH @ Paléo Festival07/21 – Carhaix, FR @ Vieilles Charrues07/22 – Paris, FR @ Lollapalooza Paris07/25 – Kiev, UA @ U-Park Festival07/28 – Moscow, RU @ Park Live Festival08/09 – Budapest, HU @ Sziget Festival08/11 – Ovington, UK @ BoomTown Fair08/16 – St. Pölten, AT @ Frequency Festival08/17 – Biddinghuizen, NL @ Lowlands Festival10/08 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre *10/09 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre *10/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center *10/13 – New York, NY @ Barclays Center *10/14 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden #10/16 – Chicago, IL @ United Center *10/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Demon Dayz Festival* = w/ The Internet# = w/ Little DragonView All Tour Dateslast_img read more

January 18

Leapin’ Lizards! Casting Complete for the National Tour of Annie

first_img The show’s company includes Amy Burgmaier, Cameron Mitchell Bell, John Cormier, Brian Cowing, Todd Fenstermaker, Chloe Horner, Evan Mayer, Jake Mills, Meghan Seaman, Hannah Slabaugh, Lily Emilia Smith and Chloe Tiso. Annie remains one of the biggest Broadway musical hits ever. It ran for 2,377 performances after it first opened, and has been performed in 28 languages and has been running somewhere around the world for 37 years. The show’s beloved score includes “Maybe,” “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You” and the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” In addition to Swickle, the cast of Annie features Gilgamesh Taggett as Oliver Warbucks, Lynn Andrews as Miss Hannigan, Ashley Edler as Grace, Garrett Deagon as Rooster, Lucy Werner as Lily and Allan Ray Baker as FDR. Sunny, a 4-year-old rescue terrier mix, stars as Sandy. The Orphans are Angelina Carballo, Adia Dant, LillyBea Ireland, Sydney Shuck, Lilly Mae Stewart and Isabel Wallach. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 18th time, this production of Annie will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. Annie features a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Charnin. All three authors received 1977 Tony Awards for their work. Choreography is by Liza Gennaro, who will incorporate selections from her father Peter Gennaro’s 1977 Tony Award-winning choreography.center_img Full casting has been announced for the national tour of Annie, which will launch on September 26 at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit before continuing to cities across the country. The title role of Annie will be played by Issie Swickle, a 9-year-old actress from Davie, FL, making her tour debut. Swickle’s casting was announced exclusively in the inaugural episode of Broadway Balances America, airing during The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television. View Commentslast_img read more

December 8

Evolution of the spacesuit: What’s changed?

first_imgFrom the iconic suit Neil Armstrong in wore in 1969 to the movie-esque suits Hurley and Behnken will wear, the design has modernized. UPDATE: On board, is Apalachin native Douglas Hurley, who will pilot the spacecraft after it launches on its Demo-2 mission. He will be joined by astronaut Robert Behnken. —– Throughout the years, the design of an astronaut’s spacesuit has changed. (WBNG) — Due to bad weather, the SpaceX flight has been postponed until May 30. Read more by clicking here. (WBNG) — At 4:33 p.m. Wednesday, SpaceX will launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft into space. To learn more about Apalachin native and astronaut Douglas Hurley, click here. Viewing on our news app? Click here! Check out the following PDF from NASA that discusses the suit’s design over the decades.last_img read more