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All-Star Tributes To Jerry Garcia & Dr. John To Be Released On CD/DVD

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first_imgLast year marked the beginning of a new and exciting tradition, as all-star tribute concerts popped up across the country for a number of beloved artists. Put on by the group Blackbird Presents, tributes to Jerry Garcia, Dr. John and Emmylou Harris captured the imaginations of musicians everywhere, and entranced fans with creative interpretations of legendary songs.Today we’ve learned that all three of those tributes will be released on CD and DVD, though the dates of these releases have yet to be revealed. The Dear Jerry tribute was easily one of the most exciting evenings of music, with all four surviving members of the Grateful Dead on hand, as well as performances from Widespread Panic, moe., Bruce Hornsby, Grace Potter, Jimmy Cliff, David Grisman, Jorma Kaukonen, Railroad Earth, The Disco Biscuits and more. For more about the releases, head to Blackbird’s website. You can also relive “Dear Jerry” through Erik Kabik’s photo gallery below: Load remaining imageslast_img read more

Syracuse receives verbal commitment from Florida wide receiver Sean Avant

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first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Florida wide receiver Sean Avant has verbally committed to Syracuse, Scout.com reported Saturday.The 6-foot, 180-pound Avant is the latest member of the Orange’s recruiting Class of 2013. Avant is from Miramar High School in Miramar, Fla., the same school Orange cornerback Keon Lyn attended.Scout.com rates Avant as a two-star recruit, while Rivals gave him three stars. According to Scout.com, Avant also had offers from Bowling Green, Marshall, Wake Forest and West Virginia, among others. Comments Published on April 28, 2013 at 1:43 pm Contact Chris: cjiseman@syr.edu | @chris_isemanlast_img read more