If you’ve been keeping up with the news, DJ Williams has had a harrowing year. After flying to the Middle East in April, the guitarist for Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe and his own solo project Shots Fired was detained abroad for a few weeks. The music community rallied around Williams while the case was settled, with the musician happily returning to the United States a month later. Since then, DJ Williams has returned and has been making his rounds with various musical projects. Today, Williams let fans in Colorado know that they can look forward to catching him live and in-person with the upcoming Colorado debut of his own DJ Williams’ Shots Fired.The project will see the guitarist joined by an ever-rotating cast of musicians from the scene, and for this upcoming run, Williams will be joined by his Tiny Universe bandmates, Chris Stillwell and David Veith. This iteration of Shots Fired also taps the Slightly Stoopid horns players, Daniel Delacruz and Andy Geib, as well as Jeff Franca of Thievery Corporation, Kimberly Dawson from Pimps of Joytime, Max MacVeety of Lyrics Born, and guitarist Cris Jacob. DJ Williams’ Shots Fired will hit the Shakedown Bar in Vail on Friday, September 15th, followed by a performance at Ophelia’s in Denver the next night on Saturday, September 16th. Tickets for their Saturday show are available here.
In this Nov. 28, 2013 file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin stands on the sideline during an official play review in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, in Baltimore. Tomlin has been fined $100,000 for interfering with a play against the Baltimore Ravens on Thanksgiving. The NFL also said Wednesday, Dev. 4, 2013, that it would consider docking Pittsburgh a draft pick “because the conduct affected a play on the field.” (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File) It was without a doubt the most important game of the season for both teams, with the winner having a solid chance of making the playoffs, and with the loser having to regroup and start looking at how to improve for next season. The Baltimore Ravens beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 22-20 last week forcing the Steelers front office to start looking toward how to improve the team for next season, while the team will try to avoid its first losing season since 2003 when they went 6-10 under Bill Cower.At 5-7 the team will have to win its remaining 4 games against the Miami Dolphins (6-6), Cincinnati Bengals (8-4), Green Bay Packers (5-6-1) and the Cleveland Browns (4-8). But a loss to any one of these teams will drop them into another 8-8 season, and two loses, well you know. I predict they will go 3-1 to finish with another 8-8 season. The Ravens will not catch up with the Bengals, nor will they make the playoffs. Their final four games are: Minnesota Vikings(3-8-1), Detroit Lions (7-5), New England Patriots (9-3), and the Bengals . If they win out they deserve to be in the playoffs, but they could very easily lose two of the four or even three of the four. They are favorites only over the Vikings. The Lions and Patriots are playing great ball right now and the Bengals should be super fired up to eliminate their arch rival. Cincinnati on the other hand has an easier schedule as they face the Indianapolis Colts(7-5), Steelers, Minnesota Vikings and the Ravens. This game could be huge if the Ravens win out and the Bengals drops one or two before the clash.