Choose Your Own Monsoon
Fans attending New Monsoons New Years Eve performance at St. Pete, FLs the Bank have a chance to help choose the groups set. New Monsoon will offer a ‘Choose your own FANtasy Set’ contest allowing fans to pick their dream performance. The rules are simple: fans can pick 8 songs out of the 25 numbers listed on the groups webpage, place them in any order they like and e-mail their list to DWCombee@aol.com by midnight, 12/28/2005. The winner will receive a signed copy of our newest CD, The Sound, as well as a special surprise. As previously reported, New Monsoon begins its New Years run at the Bank on December 30.Oteil in ’06 On January 27, Oteil Burbridge will kickoff an extended outing with his band, the Peacemakers, at Memphis Hi-Tone. The spiritual jamband, which recently released its latest recording Believer, will then hit many markets throughout the south and Midwest including Huntsville, AL, Blowing Rock, NC, Athens, GA, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Lafayette, IN, Cincinnati, Columbia, MS, Rock Island, IL, Urbana, IL, Madison, WI, Chicago, Iowa City, Iowa, Omaha, NE, Vail, CO, Golden, CO and Lawrence, KS. Conveniently, the Peacemakers will then break for much of March, while Burbridge likely clocks in time with his other band, before wrapping up the spring in Savannah, GA (3/30) and St. Petersburg (4/1). In addition, the Peacemakers have also confirmed festival appearances at Live Oak, FLs Wanee (4/14-15), Lawrence, KS Wakarusa (6/8-11) and Somerset, KYs Master Musician Fest (7/11), with more dates to likely arrive in the coming months.