The Revivalists recently performed a career-highlighting set on the main Acura Stage at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival last weekend. Only a few days later, they learned that their single “Wish I Knew You” hit #1 on Alternative Radio this week and set a new record for most single-week spins ever on the platform. It’s safe to say the NOLA-based septet is on the right path.Yesterday, frontman Dave Shaw and guitarist Zack Feinberg stopped by Paste Magazine‘s New York City office to deliver an acoustic, stripped-down performance of “Wish I Knew You,” along with “Hurricane Winslow” from 2010’s Vital Signs, and “It Was A Sin” from 2015’s Men Amongst Mountains, complete with song commentary.Next up for the band is a performance at The Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, PA (outside Philadelphia) tomorrow, May 12th, before heading to Atlanta for their set at Shaky Knees Music Festival this Saturday, May 13th. F0r a full list of upcoming dates, or to purchase tickets, head to the band’s website.
The Ballinahinch clubman, who’s 31 follows in the footsteps of James Woodlock and Conor O’Mahony who also retired in recent days.The midfielder was part of the All Ireland winning Tipp team in 2010 while he also picked up five Munster titles and one league title, while he was also named an All Star twice.Shane says the level of training required to play Championship hurling is intense and this played a role in his decision.
Information reaching JOY Sports reveals that Maritzburg United centre back Awal Mohammed could be included by Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah in Ghana’s 25-man provisional squad for the 2013 African Nations squad that will be in the UAE for a pre-tournament training exercise.Sources in the South Africa League confirms that ,the player has been included because of concerns over the fitness of Jonathan Mensah, John Boye and Isaac Vorsah who have all just recovered from various degrees injuries.Appiah will name his squad this afternoon at a press conference in Accra at the FA secretariat.Defenders likely to make the squad for AFCON 2013: John Paintsil, Samuel Inkoom, John Boye, Jonathan Mensah, Isaac Vorsah, Jerry Akaminko, Lee Addy, Harrison Afful, Rashid Sumaila and Awal MohammedAwal began his career with the Feyenoord Academy in July 2010 and later joined ASEC Mimosas on loan.He returned in November 2010 to Feyenoord Academy and later was sold to Asante Kotoko.In August 2012, Awal joined South African Premier Soccer League club Maritzburg United.