Cris Jacobs brought his A Very Jerry Christmas show back to Gypsy Sally’s last Wednesday before returning to the 8X10 in Baltimore for two sold out nights. He started this holiday celebration a few years ago and said, “it’s some of the most fun gigs of the year.”Jacobs, who has been riding a wave a success following the release of his new album, Dust to Gold, was joined by John Ginty on the organ, Mookie Siegel on keys, Dave Markowitz on bass, and Ed Hobugh on drums. You can catch Cris again with Everyone Orchestra for a two night new years run at Gypsy Sally’s on the 30th and 31st.Check out audio and videos from all three nights below:Gypsy Sally’s soundboard/mic audio mix:Gypsy Sally’s YouTube Live Recording:8X10 YouTube Live Recording, Night 1:8X10 Youtube Live Recording, Night 2:
THE Jumbo Jet Auto Spares and Racing Stables, in collaboration with the Rising Sun Turf Club (RSTC), will stage its 3rd edition of the Guyana Cup horse race meet on January 1 at the club’s facility, Arima Park, West Coast Berbice.Seven races are carded for the day with the feature event being one for horses classified `B’ and Lower over a distance of 1800m and the winner will be rewarded with $1.2M and a trophy. The second-, third- and fourth-place finishers will share $1.8M among themselves.Animals classified `F 1’ and Lower will battle over 1400m for the top prize of $400 000 and a trophy.Three-year-old horses will also contest a 1400m race and the winner will receive $350 000 and a trophy.An 1100m race is on the card for Guyana-bred two-year-old horses and the winner will take home $260 000 and a trophy, while horses classified `JK’ and Lower will compete for a $200 000 first prize over a distance of 1100m.Animals classified `L’ and Lower will compete for a first prize worth $180, 00 along with a trophy and they will do battle over 1100m.The top jockey and runner-up as well as the top stable and champion trainer will also receive trophies and other incentives, compliments of Trophy Stall of Bourda Market and the organisers.Entries close on Saturday.Interested race horse owners and trainers can make contact with Fazal Habibula (657-7010 or 232-0232), Donald Lowrie (225-4530) or Compton Sancho (602-1567).