Do you have anything pressing you’ve been meaning to ask former Grateful Dead backing vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux? Well, you’re in luck! Godchaux will field questions from fans as part of a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session on Friday, March 30th. The Q&A will take place from 7pm to 9pm ET on the Grateful Dead “subreddit” page.Godchaux and her husband, keyboardist Keith Godchaux, were members of the Grateful Dead from 1972 to 1979. Keith passed away in a car accident not long after their departure from the band, and Donna went on to record with a number of other projects—such as the Heart of Gold Band—in the ensuing years Prior to her time with the Grateful Dead, Donna worked as a session singer at some of Muscle Shoals, AL’s most respected studios, where she contributed vocals to classics like Percy Sledge’s “When A Man Loves A Woman” and Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds”. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 as a member of the Grateful Dead. In 2016, Godchaux performed with Grateful Dead spin-off Dead & Company during a few shows, including shows at Boston’s Fenway Park and Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.Fans that would like to ask Godchaux a question or two will need to create an account on Reddit. You can find out how to do that here.Watch Donna Jean Godchaux’s AMA announcement video below:[Video: C Melmel]
Share Tweet Share Share 87 Views no discussions Sharing is caring! LocalNews 365 MMP and desiGna launch Love Contest by: – February 3, 2012 A Love contest is the latest collaboration between two internet based companies in time for Valentine’s Day 2012.365 MMP, an online based company which offers Media, Marketing and Production services through one of the most popular Social Networking sites, Facebook, and desiGna (www.shopdesiGna.com), Dominica’s first online clothing and accessories store, have launched a Love Contest in celebration of Valentine’s Day.One of the owners of 365MMP Elias Dupuis told Dominica Vibes News that the objective of the contest is to create value for the customers of both entities as well as introduce new comers to their brands.He explained that interested participants only need to “Like” 365MMP and desiGna’s Facebook pages, (http://www.facebook.com/pages/365-MMP/182372708453192) and www.facebook.com/shopdesiGna respectively, post a photograph of themselves and spouse, girlfriend or boyfriend, then get friends to “Like” the pages and the photograph.The couple with the most “Likes” will be judged the winner.Six couples have already submitted their photograph and there is limit on the number of couples which can participate, however, participants must be 18 years and older to join the contest.The winning couple will receive a one night stay at one of Dominica’s top hotels, a $240.00 gift certificate from DesiGna and a free photo-shoot from 365MMP. The second prize winners will also win a photo-shoot compliment of 365MMP.The results will be released simultaneously on both companies Facebook pages on February 13th and the winners will be contacted via their Facebook pages.The Love Contest is opened until the 12th of February, start posting folks!Dominica Vibes News
By Edward AnschutzSTURGEON BAY, Wis. – In memory of Nathan Bouche, Thunderhill Raceway and its proud sponsors have pulled out all the stops raising the feature winner’s share of the purse for the Olson Fabrication IMCA Stock Cars to a hefty $1,500 this Saturday, May 24.The Kelsey Racing IMCA Modifieds also received a pay boost with the feature winner taking home $1,000 for their Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying event. There are no added pit fees for the added purse. Members pay $20 a pit pass while non-members pay $25.The final number on the 2014 banquet contingency has reached $30,000. To be eligible, no driver can miss more than three nights of racing the entire season.Pit gates open at 3:30 p.m. and racing starts at 6 p.m.