Today, Twiddle has announced the dates for their expansive fall tour, which will span from the end of August through to the beginning of October. In recent months, the Vermont-based jam act has been busy, collaborating with Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh and his son Grahame Lesh at Red Rocks and performing a series of collaborative concerts with their outfits, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band and Midnight North, under the banner “Unbroken Train.”For Twiddle’s newly announced fall tour, the band will kick things off with a two-night run with stops in Branford, Connecticut, on August 30th and Westerly, Rhode Island, on August 31st. Following a brief break, the band will reconvene on the road in mid-September with stops in West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina from September 13th to 15th. Continuing southward, the band will play Athens, Georgia, on September 17th ahead of a five-night run in Florida spanning September 19th to 23rd.Twiddle will continue to Greenville, South Carolina, on November 26th before returning to Georgia for a performance in Atlanta the following night. To finish out the southern leg of their fall tour, the band will roll through Nashville, TN; Birmingham, AL; and Chattanooga, TN, wrapping up on September 30th. From there, to close out the tour, the group will mount a three-night run across the Midwest, stopping in Indianapolis and Cleveland before their tour closer in Covington, Kentucky, on October 5th.Tickets for the band’s recently announced fall tour go on sale this Friday, July 13th, at 10 a.m. (MT). For more information and ticketing, head to Twiddle’s website here.
Jamaica’s Zane Reid secured two gold medals for Jamaica on the final day at the Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) 2015 Championships in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in the Under-13 boys’ singles and boys’ doubles events.He was the only Jamaican who made it to the finals in both events that he entered.In his first match, Reid easily defended his Under-13 singles title by dismissing Zion St Rose of Trinidad and Tobago in straight sets, winning 21-10, 21-17.Later in the day, he partnered with Tijae Hinds to defend his Under-13 doubles title against the Dominican Republic’s Yan Franco Pena and Kael Sosa. Pena and Sosa took the first game with a close score of 24-22. However, undaunted by the challenge, Reid and Hinds fought back and managed to secure a second gold by winning the second and third games 21-18, 23-21, respectively, in the championship deciders on Sunday, August 30.This was Reid’s fourth year representing Jamaica at the CAEBACO Championships, and he has been successful for the last three years, defending his title as the number-one player in his age group. This was Hinds’ first time representing his country overseas.