The Australian-based John Butler Trio will be touring North America extensively this year, working their way through number of headlining concert dates and festival performances, much to the delight of fans who have eagerly awaited their return. Already known as a force in the music world with a delightful blend of rock that appeals to jam sensibilities and unreal musical skills that frequently leaves onlookers with their jaw dropped, the trio will be bringing their music to the masses at a slew of festivals this summer, including The Ride Festival in Colorado, LOCKN’ in Virginia, and their debut at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois. They also have announced dates for individual shows, which will see them traveling from coast to coast between August 17th through September 12th.You can check out the full dates for their summer tour below or on John Butler’s website, and check out a video of John Butler playing “Ocean” at Rothbury back in 2009, in case you’ve forgotten that he’s the man.Summer Tour 20177/8 – Telluride, CO – The Ride Festival8/17 – Washburn, WI – Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua8/19 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre8/23 – Jim Thorpe, PA – Penn’s Peak8/24 – Port Chester, NY – The Capitol Theatre8/25 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore8/26 – Arrington, VA – Lockn’8/27 – Asheville, NC – Highland Brewing Company8/30 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Festival9/1 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room @ Old National Centre9/3 – Kansas City, MO – Crossroads9/7 – Boise, ID – Egyptian Theatre9/9 – Vancouver, BC – Malkin Bowl9/10 – Bend, OR – Athletic Club of Bend9/12 – Jacksonville, OR – Britt Music and Arts Festival
Batesville continues its dominance in the RCT winning its 14th consecutive RCT in minimum sets. The girls put in an all round performance today with all players contributing. Serving @ 87% and taking in 21 Aces in 98 serves. Stats are attached.Batesville defeat Jac-Cen-Del 25-14, 25-14.Batesville vs. JCD RCT VB (9-13)Batesville Defeats South Ripley 25-6, 25-22 for Championship.Batesville vs.SR RCT VB (9-13)The Batesville JV also continued its Streak winning at least its fourth consecutive RCT. JV scores are as follows:Batesville Defeats Jac-Cen-Del in Game #1 25-12, 25-17.Batesville Defeats South Ripley in Championship Match 25-18, 25-21.All Three levels of Play will welcome East Central to the Dog Pound on Monday 9/15 for a 5:00pm Freshman & JV start Time.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jody Thomas.