Today, the funk gurus of Lettuce have announced their first tour dates of 2019! Following a three-night run across Texas to celebrate New Year’s Eve, Lettuce’s winter tour will kick off on January 10th in Rochester, New York at Anthology Live. The 14-date tour will bring the psychedelic funksters to Boston’s House of Blues, Brooklyn’s Brooklyn Steel, Pittsburgh’s Rex Theater, Nashville’s Marathon Music Works, Detroit’s St. Andrew’s Hall, Cleveland’s House of Blues, Atlanta’s Center Stage, and more until January 26th.For eight of the Vibe Up tour dates, Lettuce will be joined by Ghost-Note, the musical brainchild of multi-Grammy Award-winning artists Robert “Sput” Searight and Nate Werth of Snarky Puppy. The seven-piece ensemble is comprised of Dywane “MonoNeon” Thomas Jr. (bass), Xavier Taplin(keys), Vaughn “V-Keys” Henry (keys), Peter Knudsen (guitar) and Jonathan Mones (alto sax & flute) alongside Werth and Sput.After launching their debut record, Fortified, in 2015 to showcase the diverse musical landscape of Dallas, TX, Snarky Puppy cohorts Robert “Sput” Searight and Nate Werth found their identity in the Ghost-Note moniker. This past spring, the pair headed back into the studio for the follow-up release, Swagism, which garnered a #1 position on the iTunes jazz charts. Swagism showcases an evolved sound, elaborating on the sonically powerful and diverse talents of each individual member of the group. It also features over 20 guest musicians, including Kamasi Washington, Karl Denson, Nigel Hall, Brandon “TAZ” Niederauer, and many more.Pre-sale tickets to Lettuce’s 2019 tour will be available from Tuesday, October 23rd at 1 p.m. EST until Thursday, October 25th at 10 p.m. local time. General on-sale begins October 26th at 10 a.m. local time. For additional ticket information, please visit Lettuce’s official website.Before the year is over, Lettuce still has a variety of exciting shows on the horizon. On November 3rd, Lettuce will be joined by very special guests Waka Flocka Flame and Marcus King at the Anthem in Washington, D.C. In one of their final performances of 2018, Lettuce will play a special one-night-only show with the Colorado Symphony in Denver on November 10.Lettuce 2018-2019 Tour Dates:October 25 & 27 Live Oak, FL @ HulaweenOctober 30 Newport News, VA @ Boathouse LiveOctober 31 Asheville, NC @ Salvage StationNovember 1 Greenville, NC @ Slate TheaterNovember 2 Philadelphia, PA @ FillmoreNovember 3 Washington, DC @ The Anthem with Waka Flocka Flame and Marcus KingNovember 10 Denver, CO @ Boettcher Concert Hall with The Colorado SymphonyJanuary 10 Rochester, NY @ Anthology Live*January 11 Boston, MA @ House of Blues*January 12 Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall*January 13 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground Ballroom*January 15 Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue*January 16 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall*January 17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater*January 18 Hartford, CT @ Infinity Music Hall & Bistro*January 19 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn SteelJanuary 22 Harrisburg, PA @ Whitaker CenterJanuary 23 Cleveland, OH @ House of BluesJanuary 24 Covington, KY @ Madison TheaterJanuary 25 Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music WorksJanuary 26 Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage*With Ghost NoteView All Tour Dates
“Getting through, it just feels absolutely fantastic, against him, it’s just a couple of points here or there.”“Tonight was my night.” he added.Anderson, who also becomes the first South African to make a Grand Slam semi final since Wayne Ferreira at the Australian Open in 2003, will now face Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in the last four at Flushing Meadows.RelatedUs Open: Rafael Nadal Defeat Del Potro To Set Up Final Clash Against South AfricanSeptember 9, 2017In “Tennis”Rafael Nadal Beat South Africa’s Kevin Anderson To Win 2017 US OpenSeptember 10, 2017In “Tennis”Djokovic Outlasts Nadal To Seal Wimbledon Open Final SpotJuly 14, 2018In “Sports” Kevin Anderson became the first South African to reach the US Open open era semi-final after beating homeboy Sam Querrey to dash America’s hopes in the men’s singles event.31-year-old Anderson defeated Querrey 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (9-11) 6-3 7-6 (9-7) in a thrilling encounter to reach his first Grand Slam semi final.“That was really tough,” a very excited Anderson explained.