The 8th annual edition of Disc Jam Music Festival is going down June 7th – 10th at Gardner‘s Farm in Stephentown, NY, minutes from the Massachusetts border. The music-filled weekend will feature over 80 artists, along with disc golf tournaments, Flow Tribe dancers, craft vending, yoga workshops and much more.The 2018 artist lineup includes a heavy dose of national and regional funk and jam artists, in addition to collaborations, side projects, and other unique pairings only found at the festival. Headliners include Lotus, Beats Antique, Galactic, The Motet, Electron (feat. members of The Disco Biscuits, Lotus and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead), Disco Biscuits guitarist Jon ‘The Barber’ Gutwillig (solo acoustic set), DJ Logic and Friends (feat. members of The Disco Biscuits, Dopapod and Turkuaz), Gubbulidis (Twiddle side project), Kung Fu, Moon Hooch, Aqueous, Ghost Note (Snarky Puppy side project) Tom Marshall’s Amfibian All-Stars, Ghost Light (Tom Hamilton and Holly Bowling project), and many more.Today, the festival reveals the lineup for DJ Logic And Friends, as well as the weekend’s artists-at-large. DJ Logic and Friends will feature Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein of The Disco Biscuits, Eli Winderman and Rob Compa of Dopapod, and Mikey Carubba, Shira Elias, Chris Brouwers, Greg Sanderson, and Josh Schwartz of Turkuaz.Expect the unexpected, as Dopapod’s Eli Winderman and Rob Compa, and Turkuaz’s Mikey Carubba, Shira Elias, Craig Brodhead, and The Turkuaz Horns, as well as DJ Logic and Honeycomb will also be on deck as the festival’s artists-at-large, meaning, they’ll be joining bands all weekend long for collaborations galore. Don’t miss out! The festival features twin Main stages, ensuring nonstop music well into the night. It also features a massive Tent Stage and a Woods Stage which hosts nightly takeovers by NV Concepts, Rezinate, Sermon, and The Rust featuring some of the top names in bass and house music, as well as a nightly Silent Disco hosted by The Wook of Wall Street. You can see the full initial lineup below. Tickets are on sale now. Head to the festival website to grab yours today.
15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Saving or spending is an eternal economic dilemma. People are constantly torn between the satisfaction of present gratification and the promise of future prosperity. At a first glance, it seems almost impossible to simultaneously achieve both, due to the dynamics of limited income, volatile prices, and personal needs.There are many instances where people spend their money quickly, for limited gains, and find themselves unable to save for the future. Conversely, other people sacrifice their preferred lifestyle in order to save money for a future goal which they deem important, but miss a lot of opportunities to enjoy the present. Both approaches are prone to bring regret, dissatisfaction, and unhappiness in the long run. So what can we do?Ideally, there should be a fine balance between saving and spending. This can be easily achieved with some self-discipline and common sense. To help you out, we will list twelve simple ways to save money without sacrificing your lifestyle.1. Control the Urge for Instant GratificationThe desire for instant gratification is almost inescapable, as it’s programmed in our natural behavior. We naturally prefer the now rather than the later, especially when it comes to things we need on a regular basis, like clothes, food, and household equipment. This also applies to leisure activities, which we would almost certainly prefer to do now, even if we’re short on cash. continue reading »
EnBW North America, EDF Renewables, and Vineyard Wind have joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA).NYOWA gathers environmental, business, labor, wind industry and community organizations supporting the responsible development of offshore wind power for New York.The New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a target of 9GW of operational offshore wind capacity by 2035. The state had already established a goal of reaching 2.4GW of operational capacity by 2030.“EnBW North America is excited to join the New York Offshore Wind Alliance to help advance the Cuomo Administration’s historic commitment to responsible offshore wind development off the New York coastline,” said Bill White, EnBW North America Managing Director.“With a diverse membership connected by a common mission, NYOWA is a central voice in New York’s offshore wind conversation and we are proud to join the effort.”Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a joint venture between EDF Renewables and Shell New Energies, has submitted a bid to develop New York’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm.“EDF Renewables is enthusiastic about the quickly advancing US offshore wind industry and looks forward to being a contributing member of the New York Offshore Wind Alliance,” said Doug Copeland, Senior Manager, Offshore Wind Development, at EDF Renewables.“The Alliance will connect and engage the various players to deliver insights as we work together to meet New York’s ambitions goals.”Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Renewables, is also one of the developers who responded to the state’s first offshore wind solicitation with a proposal to build the Liberty Wind offshore wind farm with the capacity of up to 1.2GW.“As one of the most experienced and successful wind energy developers in the world, Vineyard Wind is excited to advance the Liberty Wind project in New York and help establish the Empire State as the world leader in offshore wind development,” said Erich Stephens, Chief Development Officer for Vineyard Wind.”Through Liberty Wind, we look forward to working with the Alliance to support New York State efforts to meet its ambitious renewable energy goals, while providing much needed economic benefits to New Yorkers across the state.”