Watch George Porter, Anders Osborne & More Jam Out At NOLA Crawfish Festival

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first_imgUpdate 4/12/17: With the second annual NOLA Crawfish Festival just around the corner (May 1-3 at Central City BBQ), we decided to revisit one of the standout sets of last year’s event!What do you get when you bring together thousands of pounds of crawfish, thousands of gallons of beer, and George Porter, Jr., Anders Osborne, Jason Crosby, Terence Higgins, Dave Malone and Billy Iuso? Well, in the case of the last set of the inaugural NOLA Crawfish Festival, you end up with a capacity crowd of smiling people eating, drinking and dancing!The new festival was held on the “daze between” Jazz Fest weekends, and the all-star lineup merged together with ease. Whether it was Radiators’ guitarist Dave Malone trading licks with NOLA staple Billy Iuso, or George Porter Jr.’s thumping basslines, or Higgins’ powerful rhythms, everyone in the capacity crowd was shaking it! The band even welcomed sit-ins from Jason Crosby and Anders Osborne throughout the set, only adding to the magic with their soul drenched musicianship.The band kept things loose and jammy, and no song went under ten minutes as the players took turns stretching the elements. Fortunately, we had our own Rex Thomson on hand to capture the magic at the NOLA Brewery. Without further ado, check out The Crawfish All-Stars at their finest!“Papaya”“Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues”“George’s Jam”“Them Changes”“Do or Die” The second annual NOLA Crawfish Festival will take place at Central City BBQ during the days between Jazz Fest weekends, May 1-3. This year’s lineup includes George Porter Jr., Eric Krasno, John Medeski, Luther Dickinson, Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall, and so many more! Get tickets and more info here.last_img read more

MC Mary Kom, Simranjit win gold as Indian boxers grab nine medals in President’s Cup

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first_img First Published: 28th July, 2019 20:43 IST Written By Even the netizens came forward to salute Mary Kom on her outstanding win. WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV Last Updated: 28th July, 2019 20:43 IST MC Mary Kom, Simranjit Win Gold As Indian Boxers Grab Nine Medals In President’s Cup MC Mary Kom got the better of  Australia’s April Franks 5-0 in the 23rd President’s Cup to win the gold medal in the 51kg category final in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia on Sunday.  FOLLOW US Karthik Nair Wow! Salute to you, our golden lady. You define age is nothing when iron will and determination is there.— Hemant Negi (@HemantNegi007) July 28, 2019center_img Mary Kom had clinched gold at the India Open boxing tournament in May. However, she backed out as part of a larger plan to enhance her chances of Olympic qualification. The Olympic bronze medal winner will now be aiming to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when she participates in the World Championships which will be held in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The 2019 World Boxing Championships for women will be held from September 7 to 21.Not only Mary Kom, but there were other boxers who ended up with a podium finish.  In the men’s 49kg category, Neeraj Swami clinched the gold after defeating Philippines’  Macado Jr. 4-1. While in the men’s 52kg category, Ananta Prahlad Chopade emerged triumphant over  Afghanistan’s Rahmani 5-0 to win the gold medal. In the women’s category,  Simranjit Kaur defeated Indonesia’s Asian Games bronze medallist Hasanah Huswatun 5-0 in the final to clinch yet another gold and added another medal in the tally for India. COMMENT Dear Mary Kom…..calling u a Wonder Woman is an understatement. Hats off. Congratulations. 👏👏— Anup Mulik (@Anup_Mulik) July 28, 2019 Congratulations Mary Kom..India is Proud of You. You’re theBest. Good Wishes to You…….— Dr Prashant Das ⏫ (@das_prashant777) July 28, 2019 SUBSCRIBE TO US The Olympian was also congratulated by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. Rijiju mentioned that the boxing icon was always a huge pride for India. MC Mary Kom got the better of  Australia’s April Franks 5-0 in the 23rd President’s Cup to win the gold medal in the 51kg category final in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia on Sunday. After this win, the six-time world champion took to social media and expressed her happiness. Taking to Twitter, Mary Kom wrote that she as well as the country had clinched the gold medal at the President’s Cup. At the same time, the champion boxer also highlighted that since she has won, she will need to to go longer,work harder & give more effort than anyone else. The 36-year-old then thanked all her coaches and support staff. Read Mary Kom’s tweet here:last_img read more