Beloved bluegrass ensemble Yonder Mountain String Band has announced a major tour schedule! The group will hit the road from March 15th through April 8th, touring venues in the Western United States. The tour comes in support of their recently released Black Sheep album, as well as new music that is planned for an upcoming release. You can find out more about this new music in our recent interview with Adam Aijala.The band will also recruit Montana-based group The Lil’ Smokies for the tour, hitting spots in lesser served regions like Wyoming, Montana, Utah and more. They’ll pass through the Pacific coastline as well with shows in Washington, Oregon and California, and will be featured on the Winter WonderGrass California lineup in the midst of this touring route.A ticket pre-sale begins today, January 4th, at 11AM Pacific Time. You can see the full tour schedule below, and head to the band’s website for details.
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Sean FarrellA man was arrested for allegedly killing his 45-year-old mother in their Medford home last month, Suffolk County police said.Sean Farrell, 24, was charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the death of Bonnie Farrell, who was a nurse at Angela’s House, a nonprofit that assists children with special needs. She also has five other children.Police have said the victim’s husband, 47-year-old Eric Connelly, found her dead in the bedroom of their Norway Pine Drive home on the night of Monday, Dec. 9.Homicide Section detectives said the victim had suffered a head injury and that Connolly and other family members were in the home for a couple of hours prior to Connolly discovering his wife’s body in the bedroom.Sean Farrell will be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Central Islip. read more