One year later, some more of the same magic went down. Trucks and Burbridge joined Lettuce for four songs, starting with “By Any Shmeeans Necessary.” Nigel Hall then joins the party for “Making My Way Back Home” and “We’re A Winner,” before the grand finale of “Move On Up.” Listen to taped audio of that whole show below, courtesy of Nick Burlison:And some video footage: There’s no denying that Bear Creek Music Festival was a magical place. Though the festival is no more, its past iterations left us with an enormous supply of musical memories. One particular collaboration comes to mind, from both the 2008 and 2009 festivals, when guitarist Derek Trucks joined funk band Lettuce for a jam session of epic proportions.It all started in 2008, when Trucks and his bandmate Kofi Burbridge joined Lettuce for a rip-roaring rendition of “King Of The Burgs” and “Move On Up” Tune in below: It goes to show that Lettuce is an absolute titan of the festival game. That’s why we couldn’t be more excited for their inaugural Fool’s Paradise destination festival event, happening from April 1-2 in St. Augustine, FL. With a lineup that features Vulfpeck, Chris Robinson’s Soul Revue, Goldfish, The Nth Power, Cory Henry and more, including the first ever collaboration between GRiZ and Lettuce, this is one party you won’t want to miss. Tickets and more information are available here.
(CMC) – EARLY preparation, a desire to win and above all else, fitness, president of Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Conde Riley says are responsible for the success of champions-in-waiting Barbados Pride in the Regional four-day competition.In fact, Riley referred to the squad as the region’s “fittest team”, and said the men had put in the necessary work.Although the championship has been suspended with two more rounds left, due to the Coronavirus pandemic that has affected the region, Pride ended the eighth round on 134.8 points, giving them an unassailable lead.“Once we are fully fit and we have all our players available, we would be a hard unit to overcome. But I think the key was fitness. It’s a supremely fit team,” Riley said on the Mason & Guest radio show here.“For the last two years we have been the fittest team in the Caribbean. The guys pay a lot of attention to that and they prepared very well.”The BCA boss said the squad had been practising from day one of their contract and with the assistance of the coaching staff, had made sure they were ready to defeat five-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars in the 10-round West Indies Championship.“We worked hard and they wanted to win. Having won all the junior competitions in the region over the last two years, they felt that this was the time to do it,” Riley said.Pride won six of their eight matches. They are 40.2 points ahead of Trinidad and Tobago Red Force who are on 94.6 points.Jaguars and Jamaica Scorpions share third place on 91.8 points, followed by Leeward Islands Hurricanes on 78 points, and Windward Islands Volcanoes at the bottom of the six-team standings with 52.5 points.Two rounds are left to be played in the championship when it resumes and teams can collect a maximum of 48 points.