Scott Metzger, Jason Crosby And More Highlight Upcoming NYC Benefit Show

first_imgThe third annual Tree of Life benefit will take place on February 25th, 2017 at Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s Rough Trade NYC. All proceeds from this year’s event will go to Ferncliff Manor, Inc., a unique residential school and housing facility for children and adults with developmental disabilities located in Yonkers, NY. Tree of Life 3 will bring together some of the jam scene’s most talented musicians–including Scott Metzger, Jason Crosby and more–for seven sets of music featuring special collaborations and guest appearances. Tickets are available here.You can check out the full list of scheduled performances below:SET 1: Sunshine Becker* of Furthur will be joined by various friends and special guests performing as the Sunshine Garcia Band.SET 2: Jason Crosby, a member of Robert Randolph and the Family Band who has played with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Carlos Santana, Pete Seeger, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and Dave Matthews will be joined by various friends and special guests.SET 3: Elliot Peck, (Midnight North) and Jesse Bardwell (The Quimby Mountain Band) will join together as Peck and Penn, playing an eclectic brand of original music.SET 4: Katie Jacoby, a diverse electric and acoustic violinist who tours with Ed Palermo’s Big Band will be performing a featured mini set.SET 5: Alexander Nelson (Walking Spanish) will be performing a duet with a special guest and will be joined by various friends.SET 6: Scott Metzger of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, will front his band WOLF!, a unique instrumental trio that includes Jon Shaw and Taylor Floreth. Jon Shaw recently played on Bob Weir’s 2016 album and tour. Taylor Floreth, a versatile drummer/percussionist, has shared the stage with Chris Barron, Franki Valli, Bill Sims Jr and many more.SET 7: Tree of Life Band will combine all the performing “friends” and special guests for the traditional late night Tree of Life Band jam.Other featured friends will include Alex Jordan (Midnight North, Cubensis)and Chris Crosby (Danke Baby).For ticket sales, information and sponsorship opportunities visit www.ferncliffmanor.orglast_img read more

Guard Jahvon Quinerly transfers to Alabama from Villanova

first_img Juwan Howard cries ‘tears of joy’ during Michigan introduction Quinerly, who initially committed to Arizona but decommitted from the program in 2017, played one season with the Wildcats and will have three years of eligibility remaining. “Jahvon is a dynamic guard that plays best in the open floor. He’s a perfect fit with the way we play,” Oats said. “He’s a playmaker that makes plays for both himself and his teammates. He makes everyone around him better. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed getting to know him and his family throughout this recruiting process. He comes from a great close-knit family and is the type of high-character individual we’re looking to bring into our program here.” Related News Quinerly had hinted at the move before it became official.🐘 I’m home.— Jahvon Quinerly (@RealJahvonQ) June 3, 2019IT’S OFFICIAL‼️ Welcome Jahvon Quinerly to the @AlabamaMBB family!Full release below⤵️🔗https://t.co/1S5uxeWJJQ#RollTide pic.twitter.com/JpTEsAwCuI— Alabama Men’s Basketball (@AlabamaMBB) June 3, 2019Quinerly, 20, averaged 3.2 points and 9.1 minutes per game through 25 contests for Villanova last season as the Wildcats finished as Big East regular season and tournament champions before losing in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.center_img Jahvon Quinerly is heading south.The freshman guard and former five-star recruit has transferred from Villanova to Alabama, Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats announced Saturday. 5-star recruit RJ Hampton spurns NCAA to go pro in New Zealandlast_img read more