Leftover Salmon Announces Extensive Summer Tour For New Album, ‘Something Higher’

first_imgLeftover Salmon is currently in for a huge 2018. On May 4th, the Colorado-based genre-bending American roots band will release Something Higher, a follow-up to 2014’s studio album, High Country, and 2016’s celebratory anniversary live album, 25. Produced by the band’s long-time producer Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Something Higher was recorded at the famous Wavelab Studio in Tucson, Arizona, in analog and shows Leftover Salmon at their finest—drawing upon and infusing a dizzying breadth of influences ranging from zydeco to R&B to jazz, blues, bluegrass, and more.Appropriately, once Leftover Salmon’s Something Higher drops in early May, the six-piece band will embark on an extensive tour in promotion of the new record, and today, the group has clued fans in to where they’ll be headed in the coming months. On the day of the album’s release, May 4th, Leftover Salmon will play a special hometown album-release show at eTown in Boulder, Colorado (tickets available exclusively here). The following day, on May 5th, the group will return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre to co-headline the iconic venue with Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band.From there, the band launches fully into their tour, kicking things off with a performance at the Baltimore Soundstage on May 9th. The group will detour down through Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina before starting the Midwest leg of their tour on May 15th at Cleveland, Ohio’s Music Supper Club. After performances in Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Illinois, the band will begin to head southwards, with dates in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi as May turns into June. To round out the new tour dates, Leftover Salmon will finish out their summer tour with shows in Sandpoint, Idaho; Whitefish, Montana; and Haugan, Montana from June 7th through 9th.You can check out the band’s full upcoming summer tour dates below. You can also listen to the first single off Something Higher, “Show Me Something Higher”, here, and head over to the band’s website for ticketing information!last_img read more

Get Ready for VMworld: be_Tomorrow

first_imgThere are only a few days left until this year’s VMworld (August 28 –September 1) and I couldn’t be more excited. We’ve been working hand in glove with VMware to develop jointly engineered and integrated solutions for the virtualized environment that will help our customers optimize their VMware investments. VCE the Converged Platforms Division of EMC will be out in full force at the event to demonstrate how customers can modernize their data center through converged platforms and solutions, built on a solid foundation of VMware technologies, to reduce IT complexity and drive business value.The amazing success of the Converged Platforms and Solutions Division is based on our ability to constantly evolve our product and solutions portfolio in keeping with the needs of our customers. With every product, solution or platform announced we have accelerated our customers’ journey towards a simplified and faster IT environment, whilst also offering more choice than ever before to meet a diverse range of workloads, applications and use cases. Ahead of VMworld we will make two significant announcements regarding Enterprise Hybrid Cloud and Native Hybrid Cloud which will further simplify customers’ journey to cloud. Watch this space for more details.At the show itself we have an action packed agenda with the highlight being Chad Sakac’s breakout session – The Edge is Still Bleeding: A face-melting technical smorgasbord of all things Converged, Hyper-Converged, Cloud Native and Software Defined, on Tuesday, August 30 from 1-2 p.m.Another not to be missed and popular session will be the Ask the Experts panel discussion – Titans of Tech, on Wednesday, August 31 from 11:30 – 12:30. The discussion will focus on insights from experts who have reshaped the tech industry. Participating panelists are our very own Chad Sakac, Kit Colbert from VMware, and Rick Scherer from EMC. Bring your questions, learn about what drives their excitement for technology and have some fun in the process.If you are joining us in Las Vegas, be sure to visit us on the show floor, booth number 1223 where you can check out a wide range of our latest solutions including converged systems (VxBlock, VxRack and VxRail) and solutions (Enterprise Hybrid Cloud and Native Hybrid Cloud), and hear directly from our customers such as NorthCountry Federal Credit Union, Rent-a-Center, Energy Future Holdings, and Insight. These customers will explain how they have partnered with the Converged Platforms and Solutions Division to drive IT transformation strategies which result in simplified IT operations, lower operational costs and reduced risk.In keeping with our firm focus on customers and their feedback we will also host our annual VMworld VCE User Group (VUG) meeting on Monday, August 29, 2-5pm at Red Square in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. The VCE User Group (VUG) is an independent, user-run organization dedicated to helpingmembers maximize the value of their VCE deployments. These meetings are a great opportunity for customers and prospects to interact with other customers, and the Converged Platforms and Solutions team members, in order to share best practices and learn what their peers are doing with converged platforms and solutions. Customers such as Rent-A-Center and NorthCountry Federal Credit Union will be sharing their experience of partnering with the Converged Platforms and Solutions Division of EMC.As always we will provide you with latest updates, developments and insight from the show and post-show commentary via Chad Sakac’s Virtual Geek blog posts and other subject matter experts’ blogs on Vblog. Our social media team will live tweet from the converged platforms and solutions sessions at the main booth and breakout sessions. Get real time updates with our designated live tweeters including @youngp2, @sakacc, @JohnPaul_G, @VCE and more!I’m tremendously excited about our presence at the show and believe that it will be an insightful and thought provoking look into how the Converged Platforms and Solutions Division can maximize the value of your investments in VMware.We’re ready for tomorrow…… are you?last_img read more