The Disco Biscuits are gearing up for a big late-May run beginning this Friday night, May 18th, with a two-night run at Asheville, NC’s Salvage Station. Today, the band has announced that they will offer free webcasts for both nights of their North Carolina run via their official YouTube page. Both the May 18th and May 19th shows begin at 6 p.m. ET.From there, the Disco Biscuits will make their way to Colorado for their annual Bisco Inferno run including three straight nights at Denver’s famed Ogden Theatre (May 24, 25, and 26) leading up to a May 27th blowout at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison with support from two of the most buzzed-about rising acts on the road—Spafford and Organ Freeman. For more information on this year’s Bisco Inferno, or to grab your tickets, head here.Following their Colorado excursion, the Disco Biscuits will prepare for their annual multi-night festival, Camp Bisco, set to take place at Scranton, Pennsylvania’s Montage Mountain on July 12th, 13th, and 14th. Yesterday, the festival released the daily schedules for this year’s event, which will see the band play one set on Thursday, July 12th (alongside Tipper, Bonobo Live Band, STS9, Lettuce, and more); two sets on Friday, July 13th (along with Bassnectar, Lotus, Papadosio, Sunsquabi, Kung Fu, The Floozies, Mungion, and more); and three sets on Saturday, July 14th (in addition to performances by Excision, Illenium, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Ghostface Killah, TAUK, Magic Beans, ProbCause, and more). To grab your tickets to Camp Bisco 2018 today, head to the festival website here.
Marcus Ericsson got into some turbulent air while running near the front of the Indy 500 and slapped the outer wall in Turn 2, bringing out the second caution flag on the hot, sunny day in Indianapolis.Scott Dixon had led the first 28 laps before taking the field down pit road for the first set of stops. He was still in first after the stop with Takuma Sato, Alexander Rossi and Marco Andretti close behind.The weather could play a factor in the race. It is much warmer than it typically is during the race in May.___1:40 p.m. August 23, 2020 Associated Press The Latest: Davison first out of Indy 500 in fiery crash The countdown is on to the start of the Indy 500, which was delayed from its traditional date in May because of the coronavirus pandemic and will be run without fans for the first time in its 104 editions.New track owner Roger Penske, whose team has four cars in the field, and IndyCar executives have tried to create an entertaining prerace show for broadcaster NBC. But the build up to “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” is still somewhat eerie without the 250,000-plus fans who typically show up inside the Brickyard.Driver introductions took place with the voice of the public address announcer echoing off the empty stands. There also will be no military parade or balloon release, two staples of race day. But there will be Jim Cornelison singing “Back Home Again in Indiana” and the Air Force’s famed Thunderbirds performing a flyover.___More AP auto racing: https://apnews.com/apf-AutoRacing and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest from the Indianapolis 500, which was delayed from Memorial Day weekend because of COVID-19:___2 p.m. Marco Andretti has led the field to the green flag for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500, the familiar field of 33 roaring down the canyon-like front stretch of empty seats at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.The warm-ups found Andretti following the IndyCar two-seater driven by his grandfather and 1969 winner Mario Andretti with his father and team owner Michael Andretti in the second seat. It was the first time that the three generations of the family were on the track at the Brickyard at the same time.The call to start the engines was delivered by Roger Penske, whose family purchased the speedway along with the IndyCar Series. He promised that fans would be “back home again in Indiana” in 2021.___1 p.m. James Davison has brought out the first caution flag of the Indianapolis 500 when he made contact with the wall in the opening laps and his right front tire turned into a ball of fire.Davison was able to exit the car without any problem. His car was still smoking as it was lifted onto a flatbed truck.Scott Dixon went immediately to the front when the green flag dropped, passing pole sitter Marco Andretti heading into Turn 1. Ryan Hunter-Reay also was on the move in the opening laps as Honda flexed the muscle it has shown all month.___1:30 p.m.
0Shares0000Marta was unsurprisingly selected in the Brazil World Cup squad © Getty/AFP/File / ELSARIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, May 16 – Veteran Brazilian stars Marta, Formiga and Cristiane are among the 23-strong Brazilian squad selected for the women’s World Cup in France next month, coach Vadao said Thursday.Chasing their first World Cup trophy, Brazil will face Jamaica in their opening Group C match in Grenoble on June 9, before taking on Australia on June 13 in Montpellier and Italy in Valenciennes on June 18. “We are optimistic for a great campaign and look for that coveted world title,” coach Oswaldo Alvarez, better known as Vadao, said.“We are more prepared. The friendlies are in the past, the present is what matters,” Vadao added, referring to Brazil’s recent run of nine straight losses.Crowned the world player of the year a record six times, Orlando Pride forward Marta, 33, will captain Brazil in their attempt to finally win the coveted trophy.The 41-year-old Formiga plays for Paris Saint-Germain © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFEAt 41, Formiga, who recently extended her contract with Paris Saint-Germain to 2020, will be the oldest player in the tournament that kicks off on June 7.It will also mark her seventh World Cup appearance — a record for either a male or female player.Experienced striker Cristiane, 34, is also likely competing for the last time.Together, the three Brazilian players won two Olympic silver medals in Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008).While Brazil’s men have been World Cup champions five times, the ultimate football glory has remained elusive for the women’s team, whose best performance was reaching the 2007 final in China where they lost to Germany.Apart from the two Olympic silvers, Brazil have also won seven Copa America titles.Squad:Goalkeepers: Aline (Tenerife/ESP), Barbara (Avai), Leticia Izidoro (Corinthians)Defenders: Erika (Corinthians), Khatellen (Bordeaux/FRA), Monica (Corinthians), Tayla (Benfica/POR), Fabiana da Silva (Internacional Porto Alegre), Leticia Santos (Sportclub Sand/GER), Tamires (Fortuna Hjorrring/DEN), Camila (Orlando Pride/USA)Midfielders: Andressinha (Portland Thorns/USA), Formiga (Paris SG/FRA), Adriana (Corinthians), Thaisa (AC Milan/ITA)Forwards: Bia Zaneratto (Hyundai Steel Red Angels/KOR), Cristiane (Sao Paulo), Raquel (Huelva/ESP), Debora (North Carolina Courage/USA), Geyse (Benfica/POR), Ludimila (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Marta (Orlando Pride/USA), Andressa Alves (Barcelona/ESP)0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)