Kamasi Washington To Embark On Extensive Fall Tour


first_imgKamasi Washington has announced a lengthy fall tour in support of his forthcoming album, Heaven and Earth. The outing will follow a series summer shows across the United States as well as a number of international dates in Europe and Japan.Washington’s United States fall tour will kick off at The Showbox in Seattle on October 17th. From there, the modern jazz star will make his way through much of the American West over the course of October before heading to the other side of the Mississippi River for a run of shows in November.As previously reported, Washington is gearing up to release Heaven and Earth on Friday, June 22nd. The double album will be a follow up to his 2017 audiovisual concept EP, Harmony of Difference. Washington is also reportedly collaborating with Herbie Hancock on the jazz great’s forthcoming record, which will also feature appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Thundercat, and Common.Tickets for Washington’s recently-announced fall tour are now on sale.Kamasi Washington Upcoming Tour Dates:April 27 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheater*May 2 London, U.K. RoundhouseMay 4 Manchester, U.K. Albert HallMay 5 Glasgow, U.K. QMUMay 6 Cheltenham, U.K. Cheltenham Jazz FestivalMay 8 Lyon, France Nuits Sonores @ Auditorium de LyonMay 9 Paris, France BataclanMay 11 Coutances, France Jazz Sous les Pommiers @ Salle Marcel HélieMay 12 St Gaudens, France Festival Jazz a Comminges @ Parc des ExpositionsMay 13 Madrid, Spain RivieraMay 14 Barcelona, Spain RazzmatazzMay 16 Milan, Italy Santeria Social ClubMay 17 Zurich, Switzerland Kaufleuten ZurichMay 18 Munich, Germany TheaterfabrikMay 19 Vienna, Austria Wiener KonzerthausMay 20 Diersbach, Austria INNtone JazzFestivalMay 22 Krakow, Poland StudioMay 23 Prague, Czech Republic Arhca TheatreMay 24 Warsaw, Poland StodolaMay 25 Berlin, Germany AstraMay 27 Cologne, Germany Live Music HallMay 28 Nijmegen, Holland DoornroosjeMay 29 The Hague, Holland PaardMay 30 Brussels, Belgium Salle De La MadeleineJune 1 Amsterdam, Holland ParadisoJune 2 Hamburg, Germany Elbjazz FestivalJune 3 Copenhagen, Denmark PumpehusetJune 15 New York, NY Forest Hills Stadium†June 16 Minneapolis, MN Rock the GardenJune 23 Pasadena, CA Arroyo SecoJune 24 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth TheatreJune 25 Saskatoon, SK Saskatchewan Jazz FestivalJune 29 Waitsfield, VT Friendly GatheringJune 30 Montreal, Quebec Festival International de Jazz de MontrealJuly 12 Berkeley, CA Greek Theater‡July 25 Detroit, MI Chene Park AmphitheaterAugust 4 Dublin, Ireland Beatyard FestivalAugust 5 Oxfordshire, U.K. Wilderness FestivalAugust 7 Mainz, Germany Frankfurter Hof Mainz @ Zitadelle MainzAugust 9 Antwerp, Belgium Jazz MiddelheimAugust 10 Copenhagen, Denmark HAVENAugust 11 Gothenburg, Sweden Way Out WestAugust 12 Helsinki, Finland FLOWAugust 17-19 Tokyo, Japan Summer Sonic FestivalOctober 17 Seattle, WA The ShowboxOctober 18 Portland, OR Crystal BallroomOctober 19 San Francisco, CA TBAOctober 20 San Luis Obispo, CA Fremont TheaterOctober 22 Santa Fe, NM Meow WolfOctober 24 Salt Lake City, UT The ComplexOctober 25 Aspen, CO Belly UpOctober 26 Denver, CO Ogden TheatreOctober 27 Boulder, CO Boulder TheaterOctober 29 Kansas City, MO The TrumanOctober 31 Iowa City, IA The Englert TheatreNovember 1 Minneapolis, MN TBANovember 2 Madison, WI TBANovember 3 Chicago, IL Riviera TheatreNovember 5 Toronto, CA Sony Centre for The Performing ArtsNovember 7 Portland, ME State TheatreNovember 8 Boston, MA RoyaleNovember 9 Philadelphia, PA Electric FactoryNovember 10 Washington D.C. Lincoln TheatreNovember 14 Richmond, VA The NationalNovember 15 Raleigh, NC The RitzNovember 16 Nashville, TN Marathon Music WorksNovember 17 Atlanta, GA Buckhead Theatre*with Vulfpeck†with Alt-J‡with Sylvan EssoView All Tour Dateslast_img read more

[VIDEO] Black Stars fly out of Sao Tome after AFCON 2021 Qualifier


first_imgReady to depart…….#BlackStars#Afcon2021Q #BringBackTheLove pic.twitter.com/2rYiMNmFBU— Ghana Football Association (@ghanafaofficial) November 18, 2019The two matches played by the Black Stars mark the end of qualifiers for the 2019 calendar year and they will resume in August 2020.The two victories recorded by Ghana have placed the Black Stars on top of Group C. The Black Stars of Ghana will not be spending the night in Sao Tome as they left the island country after the match and headed back to Accra.The team was in Sao Tome for their second AFCON 2021 Qualifier which they won 1-0 via a Jordan Ayew penalty.Like the team did on their way to Sao Tome, they boarded a chartered flight back to Accra.After the match, the Stars went straight to the airport to catch their flight back to Accra before jetting off to the various bases around the world to prepare for the resumption of club football over the weekend.After defeating São Tomé 1:0 to make it 2 wins out of 2 in the Afcon 2021 qualifiers, the Black Stars are at the São Tomé International Airport ready to fly back to Accra. #AFCON2021Q #BlackStars#BringBackTheLove pic.twitter.com/VD97apAWLV— Ghana Football Association (@ghanafaofficial) November 18, 2019last_img read more

KCCA FC out to complete task at home to Synergy FC


first_img Tags: Brian SsenyondoKCCA FCmorley byekwasostanbic uganda cupSynergy FC 2018 Stanbic Uganda Cup (Semi-finals, 2nd Leg):KCCA Vs SynergyStarTimes Stadium, Lugogo @04:00pmThursday, 31-05-2018KCCA Leads 1-0 on aggregate) KCCA will be aiming to get the job done when they host synergy in the Stanbic Uganda cup Semi Finals at the StarTimes stadium in Lugogo.The defending champions defeated Synergy 1-0 in the first leg at Masaka Recreation Grounds on Monday and they should be confident that they will make it to the final.Former Kira Young and Maroons center forward Patrick Kaddu scored the lone strike on the day.Patrick Kaddu (right) celebrating his goal in the first leg at Masaka Recreation Grounds“Yes we won the first leg but the tie is still alive, said KCCA FC assistant coach Morley Byekwaso.“When you go back to the game on Monday, they played very well and created a lot of chances which I expect they will try to replicate on Thursday.KCCA FC assistant coach Morley Byekwaso at FUFA House on Wednesday (Photos by FUFA Media)Synergy Football Club head coach Brian Ssenyondo is optimistic that his charges will give Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) FC a run for their money coming to the return leg of the 2018 Stanbic Uganda Cup.Ssenyondo, also a delegate at the FUFA Assembly representing Buganda region is sure that they will pose a stiff challenge lest win the duel“We respect but do not fear KCCA, said Ssenyondo.“When we faced them in Masaka, my team created a lot of chances although we did not manage to convert any.“The advantage is that I have a young pool of players who are willing to play their hearts out and battle during the game, concluded Ssenyondo.Synergy head coach Brian Ssenyondo speaking ahead of Thursday’s gameThe two clubs return to action this Thursday for the second leg of the semi-finals in Uganda’s oldest knock out football competition.Like it was during the first leg, KCCA will still miss the services of three players; Muhammed Shaban, Timothy Awany and goalkeeper Charles Lukwago.The trio travelled with Uganda Cranes away to Niger where the national team will take on Central African Republic and hosts Niger in a three nation tournament in Niamey.Synergy is expected to assemble a formidable side with the likes of Ivan Ahimisibwe, Muhammed Yiga and Oscar Agaba expected to give the Kasasiro lads a fair challenge.KCCA defeated West Nile side Paidha Black Angels 2-0 in last year’s final played at the Green Light Stadium, Arua and are aiming to win the cup for the 8th time.To reach this stage, KCCA eliminated Hoima based side Kitara 1-0 at the Boma stadium courtesy of Shaban’s header in the 9th minute.Synergy on the other hand needed a late second half strike to eliminate Proline.The other semi-final between Vipers and Sports Club Villa Jogoo will be played on Tuesday, 5th June 2018 at the St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.Vipers and Villa played to a goal-less draw in the first leg played at Muteesa II Wankulukuku Stadium on Sunday during an ill-tempered match.This year’s final will be hosted by the North East region in Kumi Municipality (actual play ground to host the final is yet to be confirmed).Comments last_img read more