For both veterans and first-timers down at Jazz Fest in New Orleans, the “days between” (Monday through Thursday) can be equally exciting as the festival proper during the official weekends. With plenty of shows to choose from mid-week, including the 2nd annual NOLA Crawfish Festival with an all-star cast, fans get to see some of their favorite musicians collaborate with one another in various formats. One such show, dubbed the “Daze Between Band” (purchase tickets here) will feature Soulive/Lettuce guitarist Eric Krasno and Dead & Company bassist Oteil Burbridge leading serious who’s-who of artists at One Eyed Jacks on Wednesday, May 3rd. And the lineup just keeps getting better and better.The latest additions to the Daze Between Band include both Snarky Puppy percussionist Nate Werth and The Motet singer extraordinaire Lyle Divinsky, joining a cast that includes drummer Duane Trucks (Widespread Panic), keyboardist Danny Louis (Gov’t Mule), and guitarist Scott Metzger (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead). Opening this star-studded affair will be DJ Soul Sister, who will be spinning some classic grooves to get things started off on the right foot.Kraz and Oteil have played together many times over the years, including jamming together at the most recent Fool’s Paradise festival down in St. Augustine, FL. Whenever the two come together, you know that some magic is going to be created. With a surrounding cast such as this one, the Daze Between Band is a can’t miss show. The band also expects a few surprise guests to join them throughout the evening.For the full roundup of Live for Live Music Jazz Fest late nights, click here.– SHOW INFO –Artist: The Daze Between Band featuring Eric Krasno, Oteil Burbridge, Duane Trucks, Danny Louis & Scott MetzgerVenue: One Eyed Jacks – 615 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA 70130Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017Price: $35adv / $40dos (purchase tickets here)Time: Doors 11:00 PM / Show 12:00 AM (technically early AM 5/4)
Indianapolis, In. — The monthly revenue report for November 2018 state tax collections was released today.Here Are The Results:General Fund revenues for November totaled $1,048.1 million, which is $1.5 million (0.1%) above estimate based on the December 18, 2017, revised revenue forecast and $33.2 million (3.3%) above revenue in November 2017. Overall, lower than expected collections from sales and use taxes and individual income tax slightly outweighed higher than expected collections from corporate and gaming taxes. Significant monthly fluctuations are expected, particularly for months of lower relative payment activity, and revenues are better interpreted within the context of the longer term trend for fiscal year 2019.Sales tax collections totaled $618.5 million for November, which is $7.2 million (1.2%) below the monthly estimate but $1.0 million (0.2%) above revenue in November 2017. While it is early to identify the specific impact of the state enforcement of the recent changes in the taxation of remote sales on the fiscal year-to-date tax collections, the number of registrations of remote sellers have increased relative to the same period over the last two years.Individual income tax collections totaled $349.1 million for November, which is $30.4 million (8.0%) below the monthly estimate and $14.8 million (4.1%) below revenue in November 2017. Notably, withholding tax collections came in higher than last year, but revenue activity from other individual income tax accounts including refunds and late payments weighed on the net individual income tax collections for October.Corporate tax collections totaled $11.8 million for November, which is $33.7 million (154.2%) above the monthly estimate and $45.6 million (135.1%) above revenue in November 2017. In particular, net tax collections benefitted from higher payments, lower refunds and higher nonresident corporate withholding as compared to a year ago.Riverboat wagering collections totaled $23.1 million for November, which is $2.4 million (11.3%) above the monthly estimate but $1.3 million (5.3%) below revenue in November 2017. State Budget Agency Page 2 December 14, 2018Racino wagering collections totaled $8.6 million for November, which is $0.6 million (6.0%) below the monthly estimate and $1.1 million (10.9%) below revenue in November 2017.Commentary:Year-to-date General Fund collections totaled $6,046.3 million, which is $93.6 million (1.6%) above the December 2017 revised revenue forecast and $276.6 million (4.8%) above collections through the same period in the prior fiscal year. Year-to-date sales tax collections totaled $3,292.5 million, which is $29.7 million (0.9%) above the December 2017 revised revenue forecast and $118.7 million (3.7%) above collections through the same period in the prior fiscal year. Year-to-date individual income tax collections totaled $2,178.7 million, which is $32.0 million (1.4%) below the December 2017 revised revenue forecast and $0.4 million (0.02%) below collections through the same period in the prior fiscal year. Year-to-date corporate tax collections totaled $205.6 million, which is $46.8 million (29.5%) above the December 2017 revised revenue forecast and $126.6 million (160.3%) above collections through the same period in the prior fiscal year.