The Disco Biscuits Announce 2018 Four-Night NYE Run In Philly

first_imgThe Disco Biscuits have announced their plans for the approaching New Year. On December 28th through 31st, the jamtronica pioneers will return “home” for a four-night run at the Fillmore Philadelphia.Last year, The Disco Biscuits celebrated New Year’s Eve at New York City’s PlayStation Theater following the previous year’s move to The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia. Having only opened in October of 2015, The Fillmore Philadelphia is quickly becoming a favorite of the 23-year-old band and is the home to some of their greatest jams. In April, the venue even honored the band with a banner at the end of a three-night 4/20 run, celebrating the fact that they’ve played the venue the most out of any other act, with nine plays under their belt.Four-day passes are available via the run’s pre-sale, which starts today, and will also be available during the general on sale, which starts this Friday. Single day tickets will also be available starting Friday. For more information, head to the band’s website.To celebrate their return, The Disco Biscuits put together a ridiculous “holiday gift box” for the most hardcore fans: the four-day pass holders!THE “BECAUSE YOU’RE HARDCORE” GIFT BOX INCLUDES:• Entry to a late afternoon, pre-doors set of pure, unadulterated, balls to the wall improv from The Disco Biscuits — exclusively for 4-day ticket holders on Saturday, December 29 (That’s right, an extra set of music, because you’re hardcore!)• A limited edition, Disco Biscuits New Year’s Run winter hat — 4 nights in Philly over New Year’s week? You’re gonna need a winter hat with this 4-day pass. It’s on us.• “Appy Hour” with the Biscuits: appetizers on us, and cash bar, during the exclusive improv set. That’s right, we are gonna feed your mind AND feed your belly! Perhaps the guys will feel like joining you for some delicious grub as well.• Free audio streams for each of the four shows on the app…all four nights at your fingertips!• Expedited entry through a separate dedicated lane, solely for 4-day pass holders!The BiscoTix request period is now open through Wednesday at 5 p.m. (ET) right here.last_img read more

Mission Beach artist cottage, once owned by WWII veteran, for sale

first_imgInside the open plan home.“The hut has hosted many a party and Dad had his sunset red wine on the deck overlooking Dunk for almost 40 years. “Over the years cyclones have hit the Mission Beach area and the hut has always withstood the onslaught.”While the house has hosted many friends and family over the decades, one family comes back without fail year after year.“After Cyclone Winifred locals were encouraged to establish cassowary feeding stations,” Guy said. “Dad did this in front of the hut and a male cassowary started visiting. After the feeding stations were closed, the young male brought his first clutch of chicks to visit. “This became a daily visit, with little active feeding but with the cassowaries taking a liking to the bananas and other tropics fruit Dad had growing in his thriving tropical garden. “Over the years cassowary dad has passed on the visit to one of his sons who now brings his chicks for an almost daily visit. 9 Mitchell St, South Mission BeachBUYERS have just over a month to put in an offer on this quaint cottage by the beach.Built by Eric Chester, a World War Two veteran-turned-artist, in the 1970s, the home is full of charm, bare wood and views of the Coral Sea.The garden also regularly attract cassowary dads and their chicks for a feed.Unfortunately, Mr Chester has moved into a nursing home and his son Guy has taken charge of selling the property. Views from the deck.More from newsCairns home ticks popular internet search terms2 days agoTen auction results from ‘active’ weekend in Cairns2 days ago“Dad was introduced to Geoff Grainger, a local builder who understood his vision for a simple hut on the headland overlooking Dunk and the Family Islands. Using local timbers from the Tully Sawmill, Geoff, with Dad as his labourer, built a sturdy simple hut,” recalled Guy.“A potters wheel and kiln were soon established under the veranda and the potting began again. Pots sold as soon as they were made, through the well known Bingil Bay Gallery and through Bruce Arthurs Gallery on Dunk Island. Dad regularly took his little dinghy out to Bedarra to share red wine and stories with Noel Wood. The fireplace at 9 Mitchell St, South Mission BeachAfter living in Sydney and mastering the craft of pottery, Mr Chester took his family for a holiday to Bedarra Island in the 1960s met painter Noel Wood. A decade later, Mr Chester returned to Far North Queensland intending to visit Mr Wood but instead stumbled across the perfect land for a potter’s studio. The bedroom and living area.“No-one knows whether this is second or third generation of cassowary dad, but only days before Dad moved to his nursing home, the cassowary father and his chicks came for a visit, a farewell for Dad from his mates as he left his beloved hut.”Tropical Property Mission Beach Tania Steele is marketing the home and has called for offers by July 15.“It has one of the most stunning views I’ve seen off South Mission Beach,” Ms Steele said.“A-frame in design and timber throughout, the home is open plan with the living area sharing the bedroom and a separate bathroom sharing the laundry.”last_img read more

Championship chase continues Saturday at Dodge City

first_imgBy Lonnie WheatleyDODGE CITY, Kan. – Heated championship chase action continues Saturday, May 10 at Dodge City Raceway Park for the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. Ryan Heger worked his way up to his second third-place finish in three events this past weekend to move atop the Modified point charts with a 24-point advantage over Cole Traugott. Kale Beavers, Mike Lunow and Kevin Gray round out the current top five in the championship points chase as three different drivers (Van Gemmill, Clay Sellard and Joel Lane) have reached victory lane in as many events thus far in 2014. Jeff Kaup posted his second runner-up finish this past weekend to go along with a win the previous time out, extending his SportMod points lead to 53 markers over Jason Lunow with Austin Walker, Toby Witthuhn and Randle McRoberts in the top five.Perry Misner topped the initial two Stock Car events of the year to open a 24-point advantage over Michael Pepper.Racing gets under way at 7:30 p.m. atop the 3/8-mile oval in southwest Kansas.Sprint Cars will sling the DCRP clay for the first time this year as the United Rebel Sprint Series kicks off its 2014 campaign. Hornets complete the Saturday night card.Tickets are just $15 for adults with children 11 and under admitted free when accompanying a paid adult. Pit passes are $30. For more information, contact the track at 620 225-3277 or check read more