The second annual Dave & Tim event is just a few weeks away! Set for January 12-14, 2018, the all-inclusive concert vacation features three nights of Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds performing on the beach in Riviera Maya, Mexico, just steps away from the ocean. Additional artists include critically acclaimed hit-maker Brandi Carlile, 2016 Best Folk Album GRAMMY-winning banjo extraordinaire Béla Fleck, and sister trio Joseph, each set to open one night each of the 3 the nightly concerts. Additional unique performances including daytime poolside sets will be announced in the coming weeks.Béla Fleck was originally scheduled to perform with his wife Abigail Washburn, but she is unfortunately unable to make the event. In place of their duo set, Béla will debut a new trio. As the event notes, “Béla Fleck will be premiering a new trio collaboration with the incredible Antonio Sanchez and Mathew Brewer. Abigail Washburn sends her regrets that she is unable to attend.”Drummer/composer Antonio Sánchez (Bad Hombre) is known for his Golden Globe and BAFTA-nominated score for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Academy Award-winning film, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), as well as soundtracks composed for director Fernando León de Aranoa’s Política, Manual de Instrucciones, and EPIX network’s Get Shorty. His fervent solo drumming improvisations, infused with surreal electronic textures, create potent and volcanic modes of self-expression unique to him.World-renowned bassist Matt Brewer is known for his work with artists such as Greg Osby, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Lee Konitz, David Sanchez, Terence Blanchard, Aaron Parks, Jeff “Tain” Watts, and many others. He is featured on dozens of recordings, including two on the Blue Note record label, “Channel Three” by Greg Osby, and “Avatar” by Gonzalo Rubalcaba. Matt has also led bands in New York, performing at venues such as the Jazz Gallery, Fat Cat, and the Tribeca Performing Arts Center. His band was also featured at the New Mexico International Jazz Festival. He is an adjunct faculty member at The New School, has been a guest artist/teacher at the Banff Center, and has taught lessons and masterclasses across the globe.We can’t wait to hear what this trio is made of, and are counting down the days until Dave & Tim takeover Riviera Maya!This serene Caribbean getaway, designed in partnership with CID Presents, will offer guests a fully curated experience: exclusive access to three nights of beachside performances, all-inclusive food and drink, premium hotel accommodations, shuttle service to and from Cancun International Airport and 24-hour concierge service. Guests can choose from a limited amount of remaining packages at five tropical resorts including the concert’s host resort, The Barcelo Maya.There will also be a variety of daily on-site activities, including daily sunrise and morning yoga sessions, paddleboard / kayak rentals, surfing contests and many more. Off-site adventures will include catamaran tours, zip-line & ATV tours, day trips to the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Chichen Itza, journeys to Rio Secreto (an underground all water cave) and much more.For more information or to purchase ticket/accommodation packages for Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds’ Riviera Maya destination weekend, head to the event website.
Twitter explained in a statement that it had recently expanded its global rules on managing content that contradicted public health information from official sources and could put people at greater risk of transmitting COVID-19.In one of the deleted videos, Bolsonaro tells a street vendor, “What I have been hearing from people is that they want to work.””What I have said from the beginning is that ‘we are going to be careful, the over-65s stay at home,'” he said.”We just can’t stand still, there is fear because if you don’t die of the disease, you starve,” the vendor is seen telling Bolsonaro, who responds: “You’re not going to die!” In another video, the president calls for a “return to normality,” questioning quarantine measures imposed by governors and some mayors across the giant South American country as an effective containment measure against the virus.”If it continues like this, with the amount of unemployment what we will have later is a very serious problem that will take years to be resolved,” he said of the isolation measures.”Brazil cannot stop or we’ll turn into Venezuela,” Bolsonaro later told reporters outside his official residence.On Saturday, Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta highlighted the importance of containment as a means of fighting the coronavirus, which has already infected 3,904 people in Brazil, leaving 114 dead, according to the latest official figures.”Some people want me to shut up, follow the protocols,” said Bolsonaro. “How many times does the doctor not follow the protocol?””Let’s face the virus with reality. It is life, we must all die one day.”In the four videos posted on his Twitter account, Bolsonaro is seen surrounded by small crowds as he walked about the capital.Bolsonaro has described the coronavirus as “a flu” and advocated the reopening of schools and shops, with self-isolation necessary solely for the over-60s. Two tweets by Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in which he questioned quarantine measures aimed at containing the novel coronavirus were removed Sunday, on the grounds that they violated the social network’s rules.The far-right leader had posted several videos in which he flouted his government’s social distancing guidelines by mixing with supporters on the streets of Brasilia and urging them to keep the economy going.Two of the posts were removed and replaced with a notice explaining why they had been taken down. Topics :