Dave Matthews Band Covers Prince In A Set Of Classics On Night Two Of The Gorge

first_imgDave Matthews Band returned to The Gorge Amphitheatre last night for the second night of their annual three-night stand at the storied venue. The band has announced that they’ll be taking an extended hiatus following this run, giving the weekend an extra feeling of importance for fans and band alike. There’s no telling when DMB will return to the stage, so this weekend is a huge celebration of the band’s deep catalog. Night one featured fan-favorites like “The Song That Jane Likes”, “Warehouse”, “Dancing Nancies”, and “Grey Street” (among others), and night two featured more of the same, with a funky Prince cover thrown in and another appearance by Brazilian brass legend Carlos Malta.The band opened up with “Squirm”, before really getting the set started with a pair of beloved tracks in “One Sweet World” and “Granny”. The beginning of the set also featured “When the World Ends”, “Funny the Way It Is”, and a standout “Crush” before the band segued into “Bartender” and invited Malta out for his first tune of the evening. “Bartender” was only played one other time in 2016, so the song was truly appreciated by the DMB faithful who trekked out to The Gorge. Malta would join the band on “Cry Freedom”, Dave Matthews solo track “Gravedigger”, and “Jimi Thing” throughout the course of the evening, adding his signature sound to DMB’s well-oiled machine.After “Jimi Thing”, DMB performed a super-funky cover of “Sexy MF” by Prince that really got the crowd moving, before the band brought their set to a close with “Pantala Naga Pampa” > “Rapunzel”. The band returned to the stage for an extended, three-song encore of “Sister”, “Two Step”, and “Halloween” that put a cap on an excellent evening.Check out the full setlist below, courtesy of setlist.fm. Dave Matthews Band have one more show at The Gorge tonight before beginning their extended hiatus on Monday. Edit this setlist | More Dave Matthews Band setlistslast_img read more

Andrew Rannells & Patina Miller to Announce 2016 Tony Noms

first_imgAndrew Rannells & Patina Miller(Photo by Bruce Glikas) Recent Hamilton king Andrew Rannells and Tony winner Patina Miller have been enlisted to announce this year’s Tony nominations! The event will take place on May 3 at 8.30 AM live from the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel. Broadway’s biggest night is scheduled for June 12, hosted by James Corden.In addition to Hamilton, Rannells has appeared on Broadway in The Book of Mormon (for which he received a Tony nomination), Jersey Boys and Hairspray. On TV, he headlined the sitcom The New Normal and is a regular on HBO’s Girls. Films include Bachelorette and The Intern.Miller won the Tony for Pippin and also starred in the musical comedy Sister Act on Broadway. On screen she can currently be seen on CBS’ Madam Secretary; other credits include Commander Paylor in the final two The Hunger Games movies.Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker announced last year’s nominations. View Commentslast_img read more