On the heels of last month’s “Thunder & Lightning” show, Phil Lesh has announced another pair of upcoming “Thunder & Lightning” shows at his Terrapin Crossroads venue in San Rafael, CA, set to take place on March 21st and 22nd. The shows surround the vernal equinox, marking the return of spring and light.The Grateful Dead bassist will be joined frequent Terrapin collaborators, including guitarists Stu Allen and Scott Law, keyboardist Steve Molitz, and drummer Scott Amendola.This weekend, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band will head to Chicago, IL for two shows at Thalia Hall on March 7th and 8th. Lesh will then head to The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY for his annual birthday celebration on March 14th, 15th, and 16th. Phil will then link back up with his Terrapin Family band compadres during New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, with two nights at the Joy Theater on April 25th and 26th. As previously announced, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band will also return to the great Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO on May 29th with The Infamous Stringdusters.For ticketing and more information regarding upcoming Phil Lesh performances, head to his website. Tickets for the upcoming “Thunder & Lightning” shows are also on sale now here.
The Bethel Indonesia School of Theology in Tanah Abang, Central Jakarta, has been designated a “red zone” following mounting reports of COVID-19 cases in its vicinity. “Initially, there were three people who contracted COVID-19. One of them died. The [number of cases] continued to rise after that,” said Herlani, a community head in Petamburan subdistrict, on Friday as quoted by Antara news agency.As the number of cases in the vicinity continued to grow, the Jakarta administration deployed health workers to transfer 36 confirmed patients from the area to the makeshift COVID-19 hospital in the Kemayoran Athletes Village for intensive treatment on Thursday. “Health officials have returned to pick up more students from the school dormitory,” Herlani said.To ensure public safety, the Jakarta Health Agency and the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) disinfected the school dorm. Local police have secured the premises.Joint Defense Area Command (Kogabwilhan) I commander Rear Adm. Yudo Margono confirmed that 36 students at the school had been found to have COVID-19.Earlier this month, 127 tested positive after rapid tests were carried out on hundreds of people who attended a religious seminar at the Lembang Bethel Church of Indonesia (GBI) in Bandung, West Java.About 2,000 people had attended the event between March 2 and 6.On March 21, a pastor who attended the seminar died after testing positive for COVID-19. His wife also contracted the disease and died about a week later.It is currently unclear whether the infected students in Jakarta had attended the seminar in Bandung. (rfa)Topics :