EXCLUSIVE: Behind-The-Scenes Of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong And Twiddle’s ‘Road To Red Rocks’ Run [Photos/Video]

first_imgEarlier this week, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Twiddle wrapped their “Road To Red Rocks” run of shows leading up to their co-headlining performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with the Kitchen Dwellers on Thursday, May 2nd. The brief run of shows throughout the midwest began on April 24th in Columbia, MO, following their appearance at Atlanta’s SweetWater 420 Fest on April 21st, and concluded with a performance in Omaha, NE on Sunday.Related: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Appear On Adult Swim’s ‘FishCenter’In the two days since, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has shared a new video interview to their Facebook, which features singer/guitarist Greg Ormont and his friend/colleague Mihali of Twiddle, interrogating one another. The two spend the 14-minute video discussing all sorts of important matters, in addition to hinting at some surprises they may have coming up during their Red Rocks performance (spoiler: Greg enjoys eating a hearty salmon before shows). Fans can watch the two discuss food and plenty more in the video below:Greg Ormont and Mihali InterviewThroughout the “Road To Red Rocks” run, the two bands enlisted the help of a tour photographer to help document the musical shenanigans taking place both onstage and off. Fans can check out the exclusive gallery (and tour recap video!) below to see some of the moments captured by Dylan Langille.Pigeons Playing Ping Pong + Twiddle – “Road To Red Rocks” Recap VideoFans can also head to Pigeons Playing Ping Pongs website to purchase tickets to the Red Rocks performance on Thursday. For tickets and tour info for upcoming Twiddle performances, click here. Fans can also check out the pro-shot video of Twiddle’s 2018 Red Rocks performance, when they invited Phil and Grahame Lesh to the stage to help them perform a cover of “Shakedown Street” and more!Pigeons Playing Ping Pong & Twiddle | “Road To Red Rocks” Behind-The-Scenes | Photos: Dylan Langille Load remaining imageslast_img read more

Rep. McMillin elected as House Majority Floor Leader

first_imgJud McMillin (R-Brookville) has championed major initiatives like revamping Indiana’s Criminal Code earlier this year.INDIANAPOLIS — State Rep. Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) was elected by the Indiana House of Representatives Majority Caucus to the leadership role of Floor Leader.“It is an honor to be elected as House Majority Floor Leader which is an incredible opportunity to strengthen our community,” said Rep. McMillin. “Growing up and living in southeast Indiana, I understand the needs and issues impacting our area of the state, so I look forward to building on the progress we made last session and continuing my work to improve Indiana for Hoosier families.”Rep. McMillin was first elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2010 and has served as Chairman of the Courts and Criminal Code Committee as well as Vice-chairman of the Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee.He has championed major initiatives like revamping Indiana’s Criminal Code and authoring legislation to reduce the size and scope of government.In his new role as Floor Leader, Rep. McMillin will assist leadership in carrying out decisions and steering floor action to accomplish the House Republican 2015 Legislative Agenda.“Although Indiana is on the brink of unheralded growth, we must continue to look for ways we can improve our state like making our communities safer and improving our education system,” said Rep. McMillin.“We must continue to look for creative and innovative solutions to problems Indiana is facing, and I look forward to working towards that goal next session.”last_img read more

O’Connor in Ireland side for World semi

first_imgThe back-row is comprised of Max Deegan at number 8 and flankers David Aspil and Greg Jones. Jones will be making his fourth start of the Championship.Stephen Kerins will wear the number 9 jersey and will be partnered at half-back by Johnny McPhillips, who scored 18 points in last week’s Georgian win.Conor O’Brien and Shane Daly make up the centre partnership and the back three is comprised of Jacob Stockdale at full-back and Matthew Byrne and Hugo Keenan on the wings.The match, which is being played in the Manchester City Academy Stadium, kicks off at 5.30pm. He retains his place in the second row with captain James Ryan returning to that sector of the side after recovering from the thigh injury that kept him out of the match against Georgia.Coach Nigel Carolan has made a number of other changes to the starting XV.Front-rowers Andrew Porter, Adam McBurney and Ben Betts all return to the starting XV.last_img read more