HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky recently announced some special guests for his upcoming Running Late talk show, set to take place on Thursday, February 21st at New York City’s SubCulture. Rogowsky will interview NBC News‘ Katy Tur, which will be accompanied by a performance from singer/songwriter, Matisyahu. Rogowsky, Tur, and Matisyahu share a musical bond, as all have publicly expressed their love and admiration for Phish.Running Late draws on everyone’s favorite traditional late-night television programs, as Rogowsky and his sidekick/dad, Marty, “welcome an eclectic mix of comedians, musicians, authors, actors, and local celebs to the couch for a unique live talk show experience that needs to be experienced to be experienced.”Rogowsky is one of a handful of high-profile Phish fans who routinely peppers his day job with references to the popular jam band, and was even tapped as the voice for SiriusXM’s Phish Radio last summer. HQ Trivia, an app that hosts daily trivia games with prize money, has been doused with Phish (and Grateful Dead) references since its inception in 2017, including his nightly kickoff: “Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty, let’s get this show on the road.” Rogowsky, a noted jam band aficionado, even got John Mayer to host the app-based game while Dead & Company was in New York for their Citi Field performances over the summer. Rogowsky also recently stopped by Tom Marshall’s Under The Scales podcast to discuss an array of Phish and non-Phish related topics.EXCLUSIVE: MSNBC’s Katy Tur Talks Her Love Of Phish & Sneaking Lyrics Into The NewsKaty Tur has also left an indelible mark on the Phish community. When her life as the go-to, on-the-road correspondent covering the Trump campaign came to an end in late 2016, Tur shifted into the role of anchor, holding down her very own hour each afternoon on MSNBC, during which she promptly started filling with tongue-in-cheek references to Phish lyrics. The fun quotes, presented as a sort of inside joke, quickly made their way around the internet and turned Tur into one of the most visible public Phish fans in the community.Tickets for Scott Rogowsky’s upcoming Running Late show with Katy Tur and Matisyahu are on sale now here.[H/T Jambands.com]
Now that calendars have flipped to May, music fans’ thoughts have shifted toward the coming summer festival season. As always, Summer Camp Music Festival will take place in Chillicothe, IL over Memorial Day weekend, May 24th–26th (with a pre-party on May 23rd), to help kick off our favorite time of year.In addition to three days of performances from both host bands in moe. and Umphrey’s McGee, this year’s Summer Camp will feature sets from a diverse selection of top-tier rock, jam, funk, electronic, reggae, and hip-hop acts, including Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Big Gigantic, STS9, Zeds Dead, Rebelution, Chromeo (Live), Oteil & Friends, Gramatik, Flux Pavilion, Lotus, Trampled By Turtles, Blues Traveler, Toots and The Maytals, and a rare reunion of Black Star, the lauded duo comprised of Yasin Bey (a.k.a Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, among many others.In addition to the natural beauty of the festival’s surroundings and the breathtaking nightly sunsets visible from the main stages, Summer Camp’s late-night shows in the fabled Red Barn have become a highly-anticipated tradition once the sun goes down. This year’s Red Barn late-night lineups are stacked with talent, with Umphrey’s and Here Come The Mummies scheduled on Thursday, May 23rd; moe. and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on Friday, May 24th; Chromeo (DJ Set) and Lotus on Saturday, May 25th; and Papadosio and Manic Science (Manic Focus + Break Science) on Sunday, May 26th. Due to the Red Barn’s limited capacity, these exciting late-nights are separately ticketed. Grab your tickets when the go on sale this Thursday, May 9th at 12 p.m. CT to make sure you get in the door!While we can discuss the merits of Summer Camp at great length, the beauty and magic of this event are difficult to describe in words. That’s why we worked with lead photographer Keith Griner of Phierce Photo to compile a gallery of shots from last year’s SCamp that help convey just how special this festival is. Check out the incredible shots below.Three-day passes and Sunday 1-Day tickets to Summer Camp Music Festival are on sale now via the event’s website. You can use the promotional code “PHIERCE” when purchasing to get $50 off your three-day pass (offer expires May 17th). Phierce Photo’s Top Shots From Summer Camp 2018 Load remaining images
There is chaos and tear gas in the streets of Venezuela today an attempted coup underway.Opposition leader Juan Guaido is trying to force out president Nicolas Maduro. LIVE from #Venezuela after VP said #coup attempt is underway in the country:YT: https://t.co/Mh4Y3Klw3wFB: https://t.co/XkAk6iSL93 pic.twitter.com/N0CtxAMS3w— RT (@RT_com) April 30, 2019 In a video message, Guaido said he had the support of troops to begin what he called the final phase to end Maduro’s presidency.There is sporadic fighting and tear gas being launched in the streets of Caracas between forces loyal to Guaido and Maduro.Maduro’s government calls it a small-scale uprising and accuses Guaido of launching a coup.Guaido has been in a war of words with Maduro since he declared himself the legitimate interim president in January, with the backing of the United States.