Warren Haynes Announces Symphonic Show With Asheville Symphony Orchestra, John Medeski, Oteil Burbridge, & Jeff Sipe

first_imgAsheville, NC native and resident Warren Haynes has announced a brand new symphonic event dubbed “Warren Haynes Presents Dreams & Songs – A Symphonic Experience”, set to debut at Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Arena on March 16th. The event will see Haynes teaming up with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, keyboardist John Medeski, bassist Oteil Burbridge, and drummer Jeff Sipe.The announcement notes that fans should look for Warren and the ensemble to offer, “a symphonic take on his classic, career-spanning material.”Although Warren has never devoted the entirety of a symphonic show to focus in on his own music, he is no stranger to playing beside a symphony. In years past, Warren Haynes paid his respects to the Grateful Dead master himself, Jerry Garcia, with a unique symphonic tribute, highlighted by Warren rocking out on Garcia’s Tiger and Wolf guitars.Tickets for “Warren Haynes Presents Dreams & Songs – A Symphonic Experience” go on sale this Friday, February 1st at 10 a.m. (EST) here.For a full list of Warren Haynes’ upcoming tour dates and ticketing information, head to his website.last_img read more

No. 9 Penn State looks to extend streak vs Illinois

first_img Associated Press February 17, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditIllinois (16-9, 8-6) vs. No. 9 Penn State (20-5, 10-4)Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania; Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 9 Penn State looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over Illinois. In its last six wins against the Fighting Illini, Penn State has won by an average of 12 points. Illinois’ last win in the series came on Jan. 31, 2015, a 60-58 victory. SQUAD LEADERS: Lamar Stevens has averaged 17.7 points and 6.8 rebounds to lead the way for the Nittany Lions. Mike Watkins is also a key contributor, producing 10 points, eight rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game. The Fighting Illini have been led by Kofi Cockburn, who is averaging 13.6 points and nine rebounds.LEAPING FOR LAMAR: Stevens has connected on 28.4 percent of the 74 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 5 of 12 over his last three games. He’s also made 73.1 percent of his free throws this season.SLIPPING AT 72: Illinois is 0-6 when it allows at least 72 points and 16-3 when it holds opponents to less than 72.PERFECT WHEN: Penn State is a perfect 16-0 when it scores at least 75 points. The Nittany Lions are 4-5 when scoring any fewer than that.DID YOU KNOW: The Penn State offense has recorded a turnover on only 16.3 percent of its possessions, which is the 27th-best rate in the country. The Illinois defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 17.7 percent of all possessions (ranked 278th among Division I teams).___center_img No. 9 Penn State looks to extend streak vs Illinois For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more