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.
The main house at 482 Oxley Ave, Redcliffe, with ‘Maria’s cottage’ positioned behind.QUEENSLAND property investor, Neil Holloway, has honoured a Redcliffe local whose deceased estate he has been renovating.The philanthropic investor, who donated 15 hectares of his Maleny property on the Sunshine Coast to the Wildlife Land Fund as a nature refuge in 2011, has turned a two-bedroom cottage in Redcliffe into three separate dwellings, each with its own kitchen, in a Hamptons style makeover.But when Mr Holloway bought 482 Oxley Ave, Redcliffe almost two years ago, he was inundated with information regarding the previous owner.“It was a deceased estate and the owner’s name was Maria, she was 102 years old,’’ Mr Holloway said.“All the people who walked past knew Maria, so when I bought the place, her nieces wanted to know what I had planned for the place.”To acknowledge the fond memories the street had for their long term neighbour, Mr Holloway restored the rear shed and named it ‘Maria’s Cottage’ in her honour. The upstairs kitchen at 482 Oxley Ave, Redcliffe.At the back of the property, ‘Maria’s Cottage’ features a bathroom, combined kitchen and laundry and a large room that could be a bedroom, office, lounge or studio. SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN REDCLIFFE >>>FOLLOW THE COURIER-MAIL REAL ESTATE TEAM ON FACEBOOK<<< Maria’s Cottage is a converted shed named in honour of the original owner.The main house he raised, building a separate two-bedroom residence on the ground level. The combined kitchen and laundry in ‘Maria’s Cottage’.“I’ve built to suit the current market,” Mr Holloway said. “It’s a property that has many options, and while it’s about what the people want, it’s also about what the lenders want.“Today, young kids can’t afford to move into homes of their own so they’re living at home, and more parents are living with their children.” The downstairs kitchen opens on to this back patio area.From the outside the solid timber chamferboard house retains its Queenslander charm, with manicured hedges. Iron gates and surveillance cameras add an extra level of safety.Mr Holloway has previously renovated in Woody Point and Maleny, and his next project is in the Whitsunday Region. The downstairs kitchen and living area.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019Following an almost identical floorplan, Mr Holloway renovated the upstairs level.