On Friday, March 29th, J2G Live will host its 6th-annual Dance Party Time Machine at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver, Colorado. As in past years, the fan-favorite super jam will feature three-fourths of The Disco Biscuits, including bassist Marc Brownstein, keyboardist Aron Magner, and drummer Allen Aucoin, in addition to Mike Greenfield from Lotus, Jeff Franca from Thievery Corporation, and Ryan Jalbert from The Motet. Notably, Jamie Shields from The New Deal will also make his Dance Party Time Machine debut during the upcoming show in March.Each year, Dance Party Time Machine brings over 25 musicians together for a one-of-a-kind collaboration. In addition to the show’s high-profile headliners, the event also taps a number of local artists from Colorado, including members of regional acts such as Analog Son, YAMN, Tiger Party, Fox Street, SuCH, Other Worlds, MLIMNA, and more. Together, these musicians come together to lead audiences through the dance party hits from the ’50s up through today, with covers of Elvis Presley just as likely as covers of Childish Gambino.The Dance Party Time Machine will return to Cervantes’ in Denver on Friday, March 29th, 2019, and VIP and GA tickets are currently on sale now here. VIP ticket holders will receive seating in a private balcony area along with free beers from Breckenridge Brewery.
The NFL, to help contain the spread of COVID-19, has ordered all 32 teams to conduct their 2020 training camps in their own local team facilities.But that doesn’t mean every team will feel “at home” while not going away. For the Steelers, the league mandate brings an abrupt end to a tradition that began in 1966. Given the ardent nature of Steelers fans, the short trip from Pittsburgh was also a key revenue driver for the businesses in Latrobe in July and August. But in a year when NFL camps are bound to have no sweaty faithful in attendance, the experience wasn’t set up to be the same, anyway.Although most teams hold camps in their team facilities now, other teams impacted by a full home camp are the Raiders (Napa, Calif., since 1996) and Cowboys (Oxnard, Calif., since 2004). Las Vegas will conduct camp in its new Henderson, Nev., headquarters, while Dallas won’t travel from The Star in Frisco, Texas.Should the fight against the novel coronavirus take more positive turns, one can presume the Steelers will resume camping in Latrobe in 2021. For one year, however, they will need to adjust to breaking a long-standing routine. Latrobe, Pa., has been known for two things as a small town of less than 10,000 people about an hour east of Pittsburgh. The first is being the birthplace of Rolling Rock Beer. The second is hosting the Steelers annually for their preseason preparations for more than five decades.NFL FREE AGENCY: Best players available at each positionThis year, the Steelers won’t be training at Saint Vincent College on the field named for Chuck Noll, their late Super Bowl-winning coach.While the Steelers have a terrific modern facility called the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sportsplex in the South Side neighborhood in their own backyard, Latrobe has been the NFL’s best, most picturesque out-of-town camp around for a long time, seeing most of the franchise’s greatest players pass through over 54 years. The community in the Laurel Highlands has provided a beautiful hilly backdrop for the intensity and heat of camp.