The California Honeydrops Cover R. Kelly, Al Green & More In NYC Throwdown [Watch]

first_imgThe California Honeydrops put their soulful rock n’ roll on display at the Bowery Ballroom last night, November 13th, playing to a packed house at the NYC venue. The band rolled out a ton of original music, and slipped in a few great covers as well. Fortunately, Marc Millman Photography was on the scene to capture the magic.Check out videos from last night’s performance, below.“Let’s Go Get Stoned”“Bump & Grind”“I’ve Never Found A Girl”last_img

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Brooks, Dowrich tune up with fifties on final day

first_imgMANCHESTER, England, (CMC) – Shamarh Brooks and wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich redeemed themselves with timely half-centuries on the final day of the three-day warm-up match here Thursday, to taste form ahead of the opening Test against England.Both batsmen failed in the first innings but capitalised the second time around, Brooks stroking an unbeaten 66 and Dowrich, an unbeaten 56, in Kraigg Brathwaite XI’s second innings total of 231 for four declared.Left-handed opener Shane Moseley then impressed with an attractive 83 as Jason Holder’s XI gathered 149 for three in their second innings of the drawn encounter at Old Trafford.Brathwaite’s XI resumed the day on 99 for three but suffered an immediate setback when Roston Chase perished to the day’s third delivery, lbw to pacer Shannon Gabriel, without adding to his overnight four.However, Brooks and fellow Barbadian Dowrich came together in an unbroken 131-run, fifth wicket stand to steer their side out of difficulty.Brooks, resuming from his overnight four, faced 99 balls and struck 12 fours in just over 2-½ hours at the crease while Dowrich counted seven fours and a six in a breezy 83-ball knock which lasted nearly two hours.In the first innings, Brooks managed just 17 while Dowrich was rolled over for six.Ahead by 315 runs, Brathwaite’s XI declared at the lunch interval and the uncapped Moseley grabbed the opportunity to remind tour selectors of his ability with a polished half-century.The 26-year-old counted nine fours and a six off 142 deliveries in 3-¼ hours at the crease but failed to find a committed partner until Nkrumah Bonner, who made 24 not out, joined him to add 59 in an unbroken fourth wicket partnership.West Indies will play their second warm-up fixture, a four-day encounter at the same venue, starting next Monday.It will be their final preparation game before they take on England in the opening Test at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.last_img read more

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Black Stars and their Supporters will be safe in Cairo: Ambassador Sinare

first_imgGhana’s Ambassador to Egypt H.E Alhaji Said Sinare has revealed exclusively to JOY Sports plans are underway to ensure the Black Stars and traveling  Ghanaian supporters are  safe during  the World cup play off second leg game  between Ghana and Egypt next month in Cairo. The Ghana Football Association( GFA) expressed concern at the security situation in the Egyptian capital, and urged world football’s governing body to find “a safe and secure venue” for the November 19 return leg.But FIFA confirmed Cairo as the venue for the second leg match ,indicating the  decision was based on guarantees received from the Government of Egypt and CAF’s decision to allow Al Ahly to play their Champions League match in Cairo.  Ghana’s leading envoy in Egypt, Alhaji Sinare says  his outfit has began the process of ensuring both  players and supporters are safe for the November 19 encounter . “We are beginning to have some kind of a series of meetings which will start tomorrow with the aim of getting the necessary guarantees that we will need from the Egyptian government to make sure our players and supporters are safe. We are going to  do our best to make sure those guarantees are there,”he said . Ambassador Sinare  added that he is confident the game will be incident free, judging from the improved security situation in Cairo.”The security situation in Cairo has kind of improved a little bit, not too much, but we still have to be cautious in what we do but, we will make sure we give the maximum security the black stars deserve and the Ghanaians supporters as well.” he noted. Egypt have earmarked the 30,000 capacity Air Defense Stadium in Cairo to host the second leg match against Ghana.last_img read more

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