We’re almost two weeks away from the Lettuce-hosted inaugural Fool’s Paradise, going down at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in St. Augustine, FL on April 1 & 2. The daily schedules are finally here, equipped with set times, artist-led excursions, and daily themes. Break out your most tropical wear for Friday’s “Beach Babes & Bums” party, and get nautical or tap into your inner jokester for Saturday’s “Pirates & Pranksters” theme.Check out the daily schedules below, with more details to follow:Friday, April 1stSaturday, April 2The beach-town funk extravaganza features two explosive sets from New York funk masters Lettuce & Friends, along with: electro soul future-funk producer/saxophonist GRiZ; rising retro-soul stars Vulfpeck, and Chris Robinson’s Soul Revue ft. George Porter Jr. (The Meters), Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk), Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power), Eric Krasno (Lettuce/Soulive), Neal Casal (Chris Robinson Brotherhood) & The Shady Horns. GRiZ and Lettuce have announced a special live band collaboration. Supporting acts include South Africa’s organic live house duo Goldfish and the progressive soul, R&B and gospel of The Nth Power, Brasstracks andMarvel Years. With Snarky Puppy’s Cory Henry as an Artist-At-Large, you’ll never know what to expect! Tickets here.In addition, a number of late night shows will be hosted by some of the most talented musicians in the industry! This includes Break Science, Vulfpeck, Goldfish and a very special performance by the Fools of Funk, featuring Adam Deitch, Adam Smirnoff, Cory Henry, Nigel Hall, Weedie Braimah, Eric “Benny” Bloom, and Ryan Zoidis. Late Night shows will take place at Elk’s Lodge after the Amphitheatre festivities are over. More information and a very limited supply of tickets can be found here. There’s more to look forward to than just musical adventures. Fool’s Paradise is also offering exciting Florida excursions with your favorite artists! Whether it’s mini-golf with Lettuce’s Eric Krasno and Jesus Coomes, crocodile crossing and zip-lining adventure with Break Science’s Borahm Lee, or a sailing escapade with Ryan Zoidis and Eric “Benny” Bloom, you’ll be rocking your Saturday alongside the best. More information and tickets can be found here.With so much to choose from, St. Augustine will be crawling with adventurous opportunities. The oldest city in the United States and fabled home to the Fountain of Youth, St. Augustine’s unique scenery and historical presence sets the city apart from any other in the country. With over 42 miles of beaches, incredible restaurants and bars, jetskiing, kayaking, fort tours, parasailing, and its own distillery, attendees will have plenty to explore. We can’t wait for Fool’s Paradise! All the information you need about the festival can be found on the official website.
FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Renewables Now:NextEnergy Solar Fund Ltd on Monday said it has brought online a 50-MWp solar installation, which is the biggest subsidy-free solar park in the UK.The Staughton solar farm, located on the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire border in England, produces enough power to cover the needs of about 15,000 households. This is the second subsidy-free solar system switched on by NESF this year, after it completed the 5.4-MWp Hall Farm II in Leicestershire in August. The company’s portfolio of operating solar assets has reached a total capacity of 755 MWp.The company also said that the site of its next subsidy-free solar park, High Garrett, is being prepared for construction. It will be an 8.5-MWp extension to the 5-MW Kentishes solar park in Essex, which sells electricity under the Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROC) scheme in the UK and was acquired by NESF in 2016. The new system is due to be completed in the first half of 2020.NESF plans to add UK subsidy-free assets with a total capacity of about 150 MWp to its portfolio, including 55.4 MWp that are already delivered.[Aleksandra Dimitrova]More: NESF switches on 50-MWp subsidy-free solar farm in UK U.K.’s largest subsidy-free solar farm begins commercial operation