Members Of Lettuce, Snarky Puppy To Play Michael Jackson Vs. Stevie Wonder Jazz Fest Late Night

first_imgThere’s nothing quite like Jazz Fest after hours. From once-in-a-lifetime collaborations to special themed nights and tributes, the late night scene in New Orleans is a gumbo of musical adventure around every corner. On Sunday, May 1st, the festivities will culminate with a Michael Jackson vs. Stevie Wonder throwdown at the Howlin Wolf featuring Nigel Hall, Eric “Benny” Bloom (Lettuce), Cory Henry (Snarky Puppy), Adam Deitch (Lettuce), Wil Blades, and Adam Smirnoff (Lettuce) presented by Live for Live Music. Get tickets here.The influence that Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder’s music has had on just about every musician across the board is undeniable. These legendary artists set the cornerstone for the future of pop and funk music. The opportunity to see some of our favorite artists pay homage to their musical heroes is truly special.From Nigel’s powerful pipes to Cory Henry’s incomparable keyboard playing, this all-star lineup is sure to be a highlight of Jazz Fest. Take a look at a video recap from last year’s wildly successful MJ vs. Stevie show in NYC, and see why this is a can’t-miss event!Zigaboo Modeliste of The Meters will get things started with the 18th Annual Zigaboo’s Funk Revue.SHOW INFOMichael Jackson vs. Stevie Wonder ft. Nigel Hall, Eric “Benny” Bloom (Lettuce), Cory Henry (Snarky Puppy), Adam Deitch (Lettuce), Wil Blades, and Adam Smirnoff (Lettuce) presented by Live for Live MusicThe 18th Annual Zigaboo’s Funk RevueThe Howlin Wolf // 907 S Peters St. New OrleansMay 1, 2016 // 10 PM18+Get Tickets HereEnter To Win Tickets:last_img read more

Charles Davis leaving Merchants’ board

first_imgMerchants Bancshares, Inc. Announces Director’s ResignationSOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – The Board of Directors of Merchants Bancshares, Inc. announced February 27, 2008, that Charles A. Davis has given notice of his departure as a director of Merchants, in order to decrease the number of public company boards on which he currently serves.Mr. Davis has served on Merchants’ board since 1985. He commented, “I have made this very difficult decision in the interest of respecting best practice in corporate governance. I have a strong, long-standing commitment to Merchants, and remain fully confident in the management and direction of our company. Although my affiliation with Merchants as a director has come to a close, I look forward to continued success as a major shareholder.”Raymond C. Pecor, Chairman of Merchants Board commented, “It is with no small measure of regret that Merchants Board has accepted Chuck’s resignation. His dedication, experience and knowledge of our company, gained during many years as a director will not be easy to replace. We are pleased that Chucks brother, Jeff Davis, a fifteen-year veteran of our board, will continue the Davis familys tradition of Merchants directorship. On behalf of Merchants, I would like to thank Chuck for his many years of excellent service. He will be greatly missed.”The continuing mission of Merchants Bank is to provide Vermonters with a state-wide community bank that blends a strong technology platform with a genuine appreciation for local markets. Merchants Bank fulfills this commitment through a branch-based system that includes 36 community bank offices and 44 ATMs throughout Vermont, Personal Bankers dedicated to top-quality customer service and streamlined solutions, including: Personal Checking and Savings with Free Checking for Life®, CashRewards Checkingsm ,a low-cost Money Market Account, Free Online Banking and Bill Pay, Overdraft Coverage, Direct Deposit, Free Debit Card, and Free Automated Phone Banking; Business Banking with Business Online Banking and Bill Pay, Business Lines of Credit and Merchant Card Processing; Small Business Loans; Health Savings Accounts; Credit Cards; Flexible Certificates of Deposit; Vehicle Loans; Home Equity Credit; and Home Mortgages. Visit for more information. Merchants stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market system under the symbol MBVT. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.Some of the statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements relate to expectations, beliefs, projections, future plans and strategies, anticipated events or trends and similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. The forward-looking statements reflect Merchants’ current views about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and changes in circumstances that may cause Merchants’ actual results to differ significantly from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. Forward-looking statements should not be relied on since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond Merchants’ control and which could materially affect actual results. The factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include changes in general economic conditions in Vermont, changes in interest rates, changes in competitive product and pricing pressures among financial institutions within Merchants markets, and changes in the financial condition of Merchants borrowers. The forward-looking statements contained herein represent Merchants’ judgment as of the date of this report, and Merchants cautions readers not to place undue reliance on such statements. For further information, please refer to Merchants reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.###last_img read more