Umphrey’s McGee To Reissue ‘Safety In Numbers’ On Vinyl For 10th Anniversary

first_imgTo celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2006 studio effort, Safety In Numbers, Umphrey’s McGee will reissue a 180-gram double LP pressing of the record. Remastered for vinyl by Brad Blackwood at Euphonic Masters, fans are in for a treat with this UM reissue, which also includes a couple guest spots on the album, including Huey Lewis and Joshua Redman.Pro-Shot: TAUK Welcomes Umphrey’s McGee Members For Bonobo Cover In NYCDigital versions of Safety In Numbers will also be available for reissue in MP3, FLAC, ALAC formats as well as the first high fidelity 24/96 version ever released, and for a limited time, UM will be offering several signed copies of the album in their online store. In addition, anyone who buys a reissue of Safety In Numbers, regardless of format, will receive an unreleased acoustic bonus show, recorded at the Safety In Numbers release party on April 3, 2006 in Chicago, IL. UM has also made a few updates to the album’s packaging and have added a few concept sketches by the late, great Storm Thorgerson (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis).Umphrey’s McGee, Tom Petty, & More Locked In For Bunbury Music FestivalSafety In Numbers will be released on April 1 but you can pre-order your copy today here. Pre-orders of the album on vinyl will begin to be shipped March 14, a full two weeks before release date.Track list:1) Believe The Lie2) Rocker3) Liquid4) Words5) Nemo6) Women, Wine and Song7) Intentions Clear8) End of the Road9) Passing10) Ocean Billy11) The Weight AroundBonus (included on both vinyl & digital downloads)    Memories of Home    Divisions (acoustic)Instant Grat (immediate download included with any purchase)04/03/06 Safety In Numbers Release Party, Park West, Chicago, ILNemo, Passing, Rocker[1], Eat > End of the Road[1], Women Wine and Song, Pipeline > Ocean Billy[1] debut, originallast_img read more

Weekend Picks: Canaan Valley Resort Wild Thing Weekend

first_imgCanaan Valley Resort in Canaan Valley, West Virginia, is inviting you to come to the valley and get wild this Saturday, March 1, for their Wild Thing Weekend. With more than 8 inches of fresh powder in the last three days and more on the way, everyone is hoping for an awesome powder weekend on the slopes. Limited lodging is still available for the weekend.  For the latest conditions, view the resort’s live webcam.Besides skiing, boarding and tubing, event activities include: a hot wing eating contest, boardercross comps, frozen t-shirt contest, and the Infamous Pond Jump. Kids will enjoy the saucer and lollipop races for the younger ones. Catch Bucky on the slopes and enjoy the outdoor live entertainment.In the evening, once the ski area closes, don’t miss the torchlight parade. Enjoy the Prime Rib Buffet in the Hickory Dining Room, DJ/Karaoke entertainment in the Laurel Lounge, and Glow Ice Skating (with free rentals). Get wild at Wild Thing Weekend.Canaan Valley Resort, 230 Main Lodge Rd., Davis, WV 26260; Reservations: (800) 622-4121last_img read more

Margibi Apportions County Funds; Elects PMC Chair, Others

first_imgRep. Ben Fofana, Margibi County Legislative Caucus Chair.As a means of fast-tracking development projects in Margibi County, residents there have apportioned the development fund in the 2018/2019 national budget to various sectors, the Liberia News Agency (LINA) has reported.According to LINA Margibi County Correspondent, Richard Baysah, delegates at the just ended county sitting organized by the county legislative caucus under the leadership of district #4 Representative Ben Fofana decided through a resolution that the amount of US$232,666 be divided to benefit the five electoral districts, and other arrears of priority.The 147 delegates resolved that each district gets US$15,000, US$23,000 for the Project Management Committee (PMC), which constitutes 10 percent of the total fund.Additionally, the delegates agreed that an amount of US$17,500 goes towards outstanding debts owed by the county during the previous county meet, and US$25,000 for the upcoming 2018/2019 county meet.An amount of US$7,166 was also allotted to the office of the superintendent for “emergency operations.”Earlier, the secretary of the Legislative Caucus Margibi County District #2 Representative, Ivar K. Jones, informed the delegates that the county was heavily indebted to the tone of US$27,500 during the County Sitting.Rep Jones also said that there was an amount of US$450,000 left in the county’s account. He named series of challenging issues within various districts including scholarships and the incomplete Unification Town (Smell-No-Taste) project.He informed the delegates that an amount of US$207,666 was allotted in the National Budget as County Development Fund, and US$25,000 for Social Development Fund, totaling US$232,666 for the county.Margibi Superintendent Jerry Varnie also told the delegates that he inherited a zero balance account when he took over the County early this year. He said that his administration has initiated an audit of the past administration, noting that there were several projects funded by the CDF, which are yet to be completed.He named the Unification Town Hall project, the BWI multipurpose projects yet to be completed even though funds were given to contractors.Varnie has meanwhile called for collective efforts in speeding up developments in the county.In a related development, Rep. Fofana, who chairs the County Legislative Caucus commended the delegates for a peaceful and successful sitting. He added that other outstanding issues will be addressed in subsequent County Sitting.Moreover some of the delegates overwhelmingly elected Thomason M. Nanah, as chairman of the Project Management Committee (PMC), while Baysah Kollie, and Nah A. Daniel were elected on white ballots as Comptroller and Treasure respectively.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more