Marc Ford Shows Off His Americana Credentials With This Set Of Songs From His Album “The Vulture”[Listen]

first_imgMarc Ford has been a fixture in the live music scene for years. As a seminal guitar player for the Black Crowes in the nineties, Ford went on to record with artists such as Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule, Ben Harper and more after leaving the band, forming a succesful career as a studio musician and producer. Recently, Ford has been performing as a solo artist, releasing a bevy of solo albums that culminated with his impressive 2016 release The Vulture, and he’s also a part of Rich Robinson‘s crew of former Black Crowes bandmates called Magpie Salute. Over the years, Ford has proven himself to be an excellent blues guitarist as well as a proficient Americana songwriter.Back in November, Ford stopped by Futureappletree in Rock Island, IL to perform a session for online music subscription service Daytrotter. Ford performed the song’s lead single, “Devils in the Details”, as well as “The Ghetto Is Everywhere”, “The Vulture”, “Same Coming Up”, and “Shalimar Dreams”, all from The Vulture as well. It was a great and stirring performance that truly showcased the best of Marc Ford and what he has to offer.Thankfully for those who don’t subscribe to Daytrotter, Paste Magazine is streaming the show, and all five songs from the set are embedded below for your listening pleasure. Also included below is a recently released video of Ford performing with the Neptune Blues Club performing Deep Water” in a session for Reverb.com./last_img read more

Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag awarded the Golden Goat – Capra d’oro award

first_imgThe award was accepted on behalf of Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag by Arlen Brozić, Director of the Executive Board of Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag, along with Vili Bassanese, Mayor of Umag and Milovan Popović, Director of the Tourist Board of Umag. These are awards given to an individual or group for outstanding contribution in the field of marketing activities in Istrian tourism, especially in the field of product improvement and tourism promotion for activities, products and projects in the Istrian County. “Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag is a tournament that represents one of Umag’s icons, promoting quality sports, top entertainment and a world-renowned gourmet offer – “ingredients” that define our beautiful Umag. This year is extremely important for Umag. The city, which was deservedly declared the European City of Sports last year, is this year also the proud host of the 30th edition of this renowned tennis spectacle. I am extremely honored, as the Mayor of Umag, that for 30 years the ATP Croatia Open has been promoting our city and homeland as a tourist and sports destination, and this commendable award, the Golden Goat, which was presented to us today, is proof that we are on the right track. which we will persevere with and be better and better every year” He said Vili Bassanese, Mayor of the City of Umag. Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag has earned the title of the most important international event in Croatia, which greatly enriches the tourist offer of Umag, Istria and Croatia. Vili Bassanese, Arlen Brozić and Milovan Popović / Photo: Plava Laguna “We are extremely honored to have been awarded this recognition. From the very beginning, ATP Umag has been contributing to the development of Croatian tennis and the promotion of Croatian tourism, and in 30 years it has confirmed its strong position as a promoter of sports, but also of Umag, Istria and Croatia. With 10 days of tennis, music and gourmet programs, Umag’s ATP is a successful tourist story that is watched on TV matches in 100 countries around the world. ” said Arlen Brozić, director of the Executive Board of Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag. “The ATP Croatia Open is an event that has made Croatia, Istria and Umag recognizable in the world. It is a strong brand that symbolizes the values ​​promoted by the Tourist Board of the Istrian County, which are lifestyle, dynamism, innovation, gastronomy and quality. This award is more than deserved, because not everyone can survive in all circumstances and maintain such a level of organization for thirty years in a row, so sincere congratulations to all who contributed to it.” he said at the award ceremony Denis Ivošević, director of the Istria County Tourist Board. For 30 years, it has been turning Umag into a center of top tennis, brilliant exhibitions, great entertainment and exceptional gourmet offers, and it provides visitors with an unforgettable experience and memorable experiences. Continuous investment in the quality and diversity of the program results in attracting an increasing number of guests from around the world, but also an increasing number of world and domestic media. Milovan Popovic, director of the Tourist Board of the City of Umag, added on this occasion that Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag for 30 years it has been bringing top world tennis players to Umag who, with their arrival, contribute to the promotion of destinations all over the world, so they can be considered their ambassadors. “In addition, during the tournament for more than ten days in Umag, there are almost 500 journalists from Croatia, the region and the world who broadcast news from Umag every day. It is indisputable, therefore, that the impact of our tournament ranked Umag, and thus Istria, in the last 30 years as a recognizable destination ideal for sports, recreation and entertainment. Popovic concluded. Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag yesterday was awarded the Golden Goat – Capra d’oro, the annual award of the Tourist Board of the Istrian County in the category Events, as the most successful sporting event. Photo: Blue Lagoonlast_img read more