Today, Resonance Music & Arts Festival announced its first headliner for 2018: Brain Damaged Eggmen, the long-inactive side project featuring Brendan Bayliss, Jake Cinninger, and Kris Myers of Umphrey’s McGee and Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner of The Disco Biscuits which pays tribute to two iconic rock and roll outfits, Pink Floyd and The Beatles. As noted by Resonance Music Festival in an announcement posted on Facebook, this will be Brain Damaged Eggmen’s sole performance of 2018.The long-running spinoff band’s special performance at Resonance Music & Arts Festival this year will mark Brain Damaged Eggmen’s first performance since 2012, when the band performed at Summer Camp Music Festival, marking a gap of six years. The Umphrey’s McGee/Disco Biscuits tribute to The Beatles and Pink Floyd was particularly active from 2006 to 2008, before more or less dropping off the map, save for rare performances in the years since.“Fearless” & “Tomorrow Never Knows” – Summer Camp Music Festival 2012[Video: SummerCampFest]As explained by Resonance in a Facebook post:First formed in 2006 performing a pool deck closing set aboard Jam Cruise IV, this rare ensemble has only performed a handful of times including The Vic Theater in 2006, Caribbean Holidaze in 2007, and Summer Camp Music Festival in 2012. … The band’s only goal, respectfully and tastefully pay homage to two of their biggest influences; The Beatles and Pink Floyd.Resonance Music Festival will take place from September 20th to 22nd at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio. Thus far, the festival has also announced TAUK (two sets, including a TAUKing Beatles set), Clozee, Bluetech, Frameworks (one live band set and one solo set), Sunsquabi (three nights), Random Rab (two sets), Kung Fu (two sets), Melvin Seals & JGB, Pink Talking Fish (two sets), Thriftworks, Satsang, Freddy Todd, and Cofresi. You can snag tickets for the festival here and get more information about the festival here.
New Delhi: The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is approaching the business end. There is only one week left of the league games and there is a tough fight for the semi-finals. Australia’s victory over England in Lord’s has made them the first team to enter the semi-final. The five-time champions displayed their mettle and will now be aiming to top the group by winning their last two games against New Zealand and South Africa. England’s loss, though, has opened up a massive opportunity for Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and even the West Indies, albeit mathematically. New Zealand and India are in a good position but they will be desperate to avoid a slip-up in their last few league games. With South Africa and Afghanistan being eliminated and with Australia already securing qualification for the semi-final, here is what the remaining teams need to do.New ZealandP – 6, W – 5, L – 0, N/R – 1, Points – 11Position in table: 2ndRemaining games: vs Pakistan (June 26), vs Australia (June 29), vs England (July 3)What they must do:A win in any of their three games will guarantee them a spot in the semi-final. If they beat Pakistan, then they seal the spot in the semi-final. If they lose their remaining games, they will have to hope Sri Lanka do not win two out of three games and that Bangladesh loses one game. They will be hoping Pakistan also does not win more than two games.IndiaP – 5, W – 4, L – 0, N/R – 1, Points – 9Position in table: 3rdRemaining games: vs West Indies (June 27), vs England (June 30), vs Bangladesh (July 2), vs Sri Lanka (July 6)What they must do:Virat Kohli’s side is in top form at the moment and they have played the least number of games. A win in two out of their remaining four games guarantees them a spot in the semi-final. However, if they win only one, then they will have to hope Sri Lanka do not win their remaining games and that Bangladesh does not win their remaining two games. If they lose all their games and England win one, Sri Lanka wins all and Bangladesh win two of their remaining games, Kohli’s side will be eliminated.EnglandP – 7, W – 4, L – 3, N/R – 0, Points – 8Position in table: 4thRemaining games: vs India (June 30), vs New Zealand (July 3)What they must do:England is the most vulnerable of the lot. If they lose their remaining games, they will be eliminated. They must win both games to secure qualification. If they win only one, they must hope Sri Lanka win only one out of their remaining three games and that Bangladesh wins only one game. They must also hope that Pakistan loses one game.BangladeshP – 7, W – 3, L – 3, N/R – 1, Points – 7Position in table: 5thRemaining games: vs India (July 2), vs Pakistan (July 5)What they must do:With England’s loss, Bangladesh has gotten a lifeline but their next opponents are difficult. They must win both their games to seal qualification. However, if they win one game, they will have to hope England lose to both New Zealand and India. They must also hope that Sri Lanka does not win more than one game and that Pakistan loses two out of their remaining three games. If they lose both, they will be eliminated.Sri LankaP – 6, W – 2, L – 2, N/R – 2, Points – 6Position in table: 6thRemaining games: vs South Africa (June 28), vs West Indies (July 1), vs India (July 6)What they must do:Sri Lanka was the team who threw the entire race for the semi-final wide open with a win against England in Leeds. They have to win their remaining games in order to seal a spot in the semi-final. If they win only two games, they must hope England lose their remaining games by a massive margin. If England wins one game, then it boils down to net run-rate. They must pray that Bangladesh does not win their remaining two games and that Pakistan wins only one out of three games. If they win only one game and that England or Bangladesh win a game, they will be eliminated.PakistanP – 6, W- 2, L – 3, N/R- 1, Points – 5 Position in table: 7thRemaining games: vs New Zealand (June 26), vs Afghanistan (June 29), vs Bangladesh (July 5)What they must do:For Pakistan, the equation is simple. They must win their remaining games. If they lose to New Zealand today, they will still not be eliminated. If they win two out of their three games, then they will have to hope England lose their remaining games and that Sri Lanka does not win more than one game. They will be hoping Bangladesh lose both their games. There is a possibility that if Pakistan wins all their games and that Australia, New Zealand lose one and India win all their games, there could be an India vs Pakistan semi-final.West IndiesP – 6, W – 1, L -4, N/R -1, Points – 3Position in table: 8thRemaining games: vs India (June 27), vs Sri Lanka (July 1), vs Afghanistan (July 4)What they must do:West Indies still have a mathematical chance. If they lose to India, they are out. If they win all their games, they must hope England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh loses all their games and that Pakistan does not win more than one game. West Indies have to win all three for such a scenario to arise. Australia is the only team to have sealed a semi-final spot in World Cup 2019.South Africa and Afghanistan are the only teams to be eliminated.England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and West Indies will be vying for the fourth spot. highlights For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
Step aside, Michigan, and take a seat, Ohio State. There’s a new Fab Five, and they’re for real.During a week that culminated in the rising of a savior for Christians, the Florida Gators started it with a rise to the occasion and secured a second consecutive national championship. Unlike Michigan’s Fab Five — whose star, Chris Webber, blew their chance to establish themselves as not only some of the best talent to breach the hardwood, but also the most successful in terms of titles (he signaled for a timeout when the team’s supply of them had expired) — Florida’s five didn’t blink.In the past two NCAA tournaments, the Gator Fab Five — Joakim Noah, Al Horford, Corey Brewer, Lee Humphrey and Taurean Green — bared their teeth, going 12-0 and winning by at least eight each time. True to form, Florida’s starting group was simply too much for previous winners of 22 straight — Ohio State — in the championship game. They won by nine, 84-75. It was the way Florida won, however, that truly sets them apart. After playing close in the early stages of the game, the Gators’ Five opened a hole in the Buckeyes’ armor, striking them with dagger after dagger. Not once could OSU’s star-studded front five close the gap to less than six. Each time they reared back and gave it their all, and each time All-American freshman Greg Oden threw down ferocious, earth-shaking, two-handed slams or came up with a big-time block, Florida’s bunch had a response. Inside and everywhere in between — on the run, leaning in, off the glass — it was Horford coming up big. If it wasn’t the junior forward, it was Brewer, Humphrey or Green spotting up from the outside and draining pure-released 3s time and time again. In all, the four combined for 61 points and 10-for-18 from downtown. Last year’s star, Noah, didn’t play up to par, battling foul trouble all night and finishing with eight points. Still, he happily swallowed his tough night in exchange for a second championship in as many years, something Michigan’s bunch couldn’t realize at all.Four of the Wolverine’s Fab Five dressed in the NBA. Two of them went on to become quite solid players — Jalen Rose and Juwan Howard. Even one, Webber, reached the brink of superstardom before injuries and attitude brought him down. But that’s just it: Attitude brought him down. Sure, Michigan’s Fab Five had undeniably talented players, but ultimately, selfish play, and of course that dimwitted timeout call, resulted in their demise. Money-grubbing Webber left soon after his costly error to become the 1993 Draft’s lottery pick, and Howard left early the following year. The Fab Five quickly dissolved, preventing something that could have been historic from coming to fruition. Unless guard Jamar Butler can work his magic and retain backcourt mate Mike Conley Jr., and unless Oden does the right thing and sticks around another year to develop into something more prolific than what the world witnessed last Monday night — 25 points, 12 boards and four blocks — OSU’s “Thad Five” will be nothing more than an unpronounced nomenclature. It’s not that Conley Jr. or Oden are selfish should they decide to pursue professional careers. It’s that the real Fab Five players aren’t. That was evident throughout the tournament, and it was evident last Monday. During the press conference following the decision for all four juniors — Noah, Horford, Brewer and Green — to enter the draft, Horford summed up the group’s togetherness with a moving, tearful speech. It was difficult for him to say goodbye, to leave his family.Always willing to make the extra pass, always willing to stick around just long enough to secure another title, always playing above the competition when it mattered most. That’s what Florida’s group stood for.As is typically true, great teams go through periods where they get conceded or lackadaisical — unable to motivate themselves to play inferior competition. Florida was no exception, losing three of four at the end of February.Even throughout its struggles, the Fab Five never played for themselves. They never pointed fingers. And they remarkably never clashed egos. Instead, they shouldered the blame, regrouped and went on to wrap up the season as winners of 10 straight. They played together for three seasons. They won two championships. And at least four of them are headed to the NBA. Although those four juniors are leaving a year early, it’s fitting that they all went out together in one last glorious hurrah. Whether any of Florida’s Fab Five amount to anything in the NBA is not significant. That they all came back and played together one more year when millions were waiting for a few on the table in front of them is.They truly are the embodiment of what you want in a Fab Five. They are the real deal. And they will be remembered.Kevin is a junior double majoring in journalism and economics. If you want to talk all-time great college basketball teams he can be reached at [email protected]