Last night was a difficult day for rock & roll, and most anyone who had the chance to play music played in honor of Butch Trucks and the Allman Brothers Band. Such was the case for Adrian Tramontano (drums), Chris DeAngelis (bass), Rob Somerville (saxophone) of Kung Fu, and keyboardist Cyrus Madan (Deep Banana Blackout) last night.The BRYAC Funk All Stars came together in Bridgeport, CT last night and played a funky version of “Hot ‘Lanta” in memory of Butch & the Allmans, with special guest Sammy Blanchette (CK3, Hubinger St, Fattie Roots) on guitar. You can watch the performance below, courtesy of YouTube user stublatt:Butch Trucks had an influence on many musicians, and the memories continue to share throughout social media. Adrian Tramontano had this to say about the loss:
Almost three quarters (74%) of online purchases are for digital goods and services; and ridesharing and restaurant delivery represent fastest growing purchase category overall according to a survey from Fiserv, Inc.The research, “The Global Rise of Digital Goods and Services,” originally commissioned by First Data, now part of Brookfield, Wis.-based Fiserv, evaluated the digital goods and services market and how purchase rates differ by region and demographic group.The study queried four different age groups – Linksters (18-23), Socializers (24-34), MTV Generation (34-54) and Maturists (55 and over); and defined digital goods and services as on-demand services, digital subscriptions, digital media, computer software and mobile apps.“The rise of digital goods and services present ample opportunities for businesses to grow and enhance customer loyalty,” Nandan Sheth, head of Global Digital Commerce, Fiserv, said. “This requires accounting for local payment preferences and nuances, enabling new digital experiences for customers, and ensuring secure commerce that is seamless across channels.” ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »
This house at 54 Fifth Ave, Kedron, has just been leased. Picture: CoreLogic. The kitchen in the house at 54 Fifth Ave, Kedron. Picture: CoreLogic.Records show Lynn paid $842,000 for the property in 2014.It’s nowhere as swanky as the six-bedroom, five-bathroom home he actually lives in a few suburbs away in Windsor.That property set him back $1.7 million in January last year. Inside the house at 54 Fifth Ave, Kedron. Picture: CoreLogic.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agoThe house, which was built in 1930, hasn’t been renovated, but sits on a huge 810 sqm block of land in one of Kedron’s best streets — perfect for a hit of backyard cricket.It’s also walking distance to public transport and bike paths, and accessible to the M3 and M7 tunnels. The backyard of the house at 54 Fifth Ave, Kedron. Picture: CoreLogic. Australian cricketer Chris Lynn. Picture: Phil Hillyard.PROFESSIONAL Australian cricketer Chris Lynn has rented out his investment property in Kedron.The large, three-bedroom Queenslander at 54 Fifth Avenue was listed for lease earlier this month for $400 a week and was snapped up in a matter of days. The Windsor home owned by cricketer Chris Lynn. The Windsor home owned by cricketer Chris Lynn.Brisbane born and raised, Lynn is a batsman for the Queensland Bulls, and also plays for the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League.The 28-year-old made his One Day International debut for Australia against Pakistan in 2017.
Derrick Kwakye known in media cycles as ‘Asoka’ was crowned the Champion of Champions in the Eastern Regional edition of the Eagle Extra Stout Armwrestling Challenge over the weekend.The most popular Jackson Park in Koforidua was brought to a standstill as thousands trooped to the venue to be part of the event held under the auspices of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF).The night brought together all those who matter the Koforidua and its environs including the MCE Hon. Isaac and Michael Okyere Baafi of Ghana Free Zones Authority. Top media personnel and comedian Baba Spirit were also there to add colour to the event sponsored by the Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) through their Eagle Extra Stout brand.In the female division, young Yasmin Kadri defeated Victoria Zatey to be crowned the female champion while Zatey received a silver medal with Rose Avanyo winning bronze at the end of the day.In the men’s under 60kg, Elliot Lamptey won gold after pinning Listowell Lamptey who won silver while Isaac Nii Amugi defeated Richard Tanye in the 70kg.Edward Asamoah of Ghana Immigration Service proved his worth as captain of the team when he won gold in the men’s 90kg followed by Francis Adamavi who won silver and Issa Kunya who won bronze. The highlight for the night was the +100kg where Derrick Kwakye defeated Mark Antwi aka “Punisher” while SWAG Armwrestler for the year, Haruna Tahiru won bronze in the category.President of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation, Charles Osei Asibey thanked the people of Koforidua for responding massively to their call and urged them to continue playing the sport, the reason for the challenge.He said the technical department of the federation will assess the performances of the participants and add deserving ones to the national armwrestling team as they prepare to defend their continental title in Mali.On his part, John Baptiste Akado, Brand Manager for Eagle Extra Stout was elated at the level of organisation and turnout even after the heavy downpour and reiterated on a continued support brand Association with the Armwrestling Federation.Kumasi will host the next Eagle Extra Stout Armwrestling Challenge in June. —