first_imgSince the recent release of their album titled, Apparitions, Funk You has been hitting the road on a debut tour across the country. The band has been working for five years to get to this point, so to say they’re excited is an understatement. Starting in Augusta, GA reaching all the way to Colorado and hitting most everything in between, this tour is quite literally putting Funk You on the map.The tour features some great stops for the band along the way. Their first Denver play will be opening for The Motet’s side project, Juno What, at Cervantes. The band will also be performing a funky Phish after party with Dumpstaphunk at the Variety Playhouse on October 21st. They also end in the beautiful horsepens 40 in Steele, AL at the Cuko Rukko Music & Arts Festival.This year has already been special in many ways, and we’re excited to share some great moments at the band’s sold out Sweetwater 420 Fest after party and album release party at Aisle 5. Take an exclusive look at their original song titled “Funk You,” as well as their cover of Prince “1999”. Justin Hasting of Zoogma sat in on guitar for both of these songs. Check him out battling with Funk You’s guitarist, Evan Miller. Also joining Funk You is Amy Middleton Taylor of IRE and B Courtland Saxon on saxophone, both of whom appeared on the band’s new Apparitions album.Watch the two videos below! Funk You is really doing it right these days, so don’t miss them on tour in support of Apparitions. To check out the new album, head here. You can see the band’s full tour schedule, below.last_img read more

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first_imgBAKERY giant Bakewell last week handed over a sizeable donation to Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster as a thank-you gesture for the outstanding performance of the Bakewell Second Division over the last twelve months.In a release, the company said, “Bakewell is very proud and honoured to have RHTY&SC, MS as a partner in our promotional efforts. The Club and its Bakewell Under-17 and Second Division teams have been outstanding ambassadors of the company’s brand.“Together RHTY&SC and Bakewell have grown side-by-side to become the best in Guyana”. These were the words of Bakewell’s General Manager, Rajin Ganga, at a simple presentation ceremony to honour the RHTY&SC at the company’s head office at Triumph, East Coast, Demerara.”The team, under the leadership of Kevin Sinclair, won five tournaments while the Bakewell Under-17 team also won the Ramnaresh Sarwan BCB Under-17 tournament.The tournaments won by the Second Division team were Nasir Memorial, Rhonda Lewis Memorial 20/20, Raffik Construction 100 Balls, New Building Society 40-Overs and Magic Moments 20/20.Additionally, the two teams undertook dozens of personal developmental programmes under the name of the sponsor.The two teams also produced several National and Berbice players in 2018 and 2019 including Matthew Pottaya, Mahendra Gopilall, Jonathan Rampersaud, Kevin Sinclair, Kevlon Anderson, Junior Sinclair, Shemaine Campbelle, Erva Giddings, Chanderpaul Govindan, Jeremy Sandia, Christopher Deroop, Keith Simpson and Sylus Tyndall.Ganga noted that Bakewell is now a household name in Berbice because of the outstanding performance of the two teams over the last 19 years and he predicted that the very successful relationship would continue.Foster, who is also president of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) stated that RHTY&SC is humble to be recognised by Bakewell as a good brand ambassador.The remarkable success of RHTY&SC MS over the years has been due to the reliable support of Bakewell.The members of the team would be specially honoured for their outstanding performances at the Club’s 29th Award Ceremony on Sunday May 12, 2019, at the St Francis Community Centre.The Award Ceremony was scheduled for April 28, 2019, but a fire in the Club’s storage bond forced a two-week postponement.Asst Secretary/CEO Simon Naidu expressed gratitude to Ganga, CEO Mrs Nasir and Secretary Natasha Bhikari for their continued confidence in the RHTY&SC and disclosed that all members of both teams felt privileged to represent the Bakewell brand.The Bakewell Second Division team in 2019 is being captained by Kevin Sinclair while Jonathan Rampersaud would lead the Under-17 team.last_img read more