Lucy Dacus Plots Extensive North American Headlining Tour

first_img Twitter Following a handful of summer festival appearances, Dacus will launch into a long string of dates this fall across the U.S. and CanadaNate HertweckGRAMMYs May 28, 2019 – 5:00 pm Lucy Dacus is probably coming to a town near you. The celebrated singer/songwriter announced a sprawling North American tour this fall following July appearances at the iconic Newport Folk Festival, Philadelphia’s XPoNential Festival, a taping of Austin City Limits TV with Julien Baker (followed by a show together the following night) and a performance Sept. 5 at Raleigh, N.C.’s Hopscotch Festival. Lucy Dacus Plots North American Headlining Tour lucy-dacus-plots-extensive-north-american-headlining-tour News Facebook center_img Email Lucy Dacus Plots Extensive North American Headlining Tour The run of headlining dates kicks off Sept. 10 in Lancaster, Pa., and treks across the U.S. and Canada for nearly 30 dates, wrapping up Nov. 6 in Grand Rapids, Mich.Putting any of notion of a sophomore slump to bed with her 2018 album Historian, Dacus took on the year 2019 with an ambitions project of the same name. 2019 is Dacus’ series of singles themed and released around various holidays. So far, she’s dropped a version of “La Vie en Rose” for Valentine’s Day and “My Mother & I” for Mother’s Day, with songs still on the way for Independence Day, Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s and, of course, Bruce Springsteen’s birthday (Sept. 23). Dacus reportedly plans to release the collection on a physical EP later this year. For a full list of tour dates and information on tickets, which go on-sale Friday, May 31, visit Dacus’ website. iLe Announces Tour After Recently Released ‘Almadura’Read morelast_img read more

WoodCraft Building in Bend Honored for Home of the Year

first_img Tumblr LinkedIn By CBN on June 5, 2014 Share. WoodCraft Building in Bend Honored for Home of the Year E-Headlines Builder recognized for innovative energy-efficient design for home in NorthWest Crossing.Custom home builder WoodCraft Building, Inc., was recently honored for Home of the Year by Northwest ENERGY STAR Homes. The awards recognize homebuilders and home energy raters for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the Northwest ENERGY STAR Homes program, and an overall commitment to improving energy efficiency in new residential construction. The Bend-based builder has been selected for its net zero project at 2163 NW Lemhi Pass in the NorthWest Crossing area of Bend. “We appreciate builders like WoodCraft who meet and exceed Northwest ENERGY STAR Homes’ requirements and are true leaders in the building industry,” said Neil Grigsby, Initiative Manager, Northwest ENERGY STAR Homes. “Their partnership with ENERGY STAR indicates their commitment to building longer lasting, more comfortable homes that cost less to own. This commitment extends beyond quality construction to educating the community about the widespread benefits of energy efficiency, including lower utility bills and improved indoor air quality.”During the design and construction phase, WoodCraft focused on maximizing energy efficiency, craftsmanship and livability to create a truly integrated, cutting-edge home. The firm worked with the designer, real estate agent and energy specialist to maximize efficiency, functional design and style. “Additionally, we applied our own innovations to increase the compatibility between mechanical components and energy-efficient construction techniques to create a whole-energy footprint for the home,” said President Michael Scannell. “We were able to demonstrate how green construction can go hand-in-hand with a truly beautiful home.”Homes earning the nationally recognized Northwest ENERGY STAR label are at least 15 percent more energy-efficient than homes built to current state codes in the Northwest. Based on blower door tests which check for air leakage, Woodcraft’s home had the fifth highest energy-efficiency rating in Central Oregon and ranked 21 of nearly 14,000 certified Earth Advantage Homes.  The home also earned WoodCraft the Earth Advantage 2013 Green Home Builder of the Year Award and the 2013 COBA Green Building Award. As a hands-on builder specializing in traditional craftsman-style architecture with a contemporary flair, WoodCraft’s mission is to continually combine fastidious, detail-oriented craftsmanship; exceptional design; and innovative, sustainable energy-saving technologies to buildings that are at the pinnacle of quality, efficiency, comfort and About WoodCraft Building, Inc.  WoodCraft Building, Inc., has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry and has been building in Bend since 1998. Owner Michael Scannell is a certified Sustainable Home Professional through Earth Advantage, a Northwest Crossing Guild Builder, is the recipient of numerous awards from the Central Oregon Builders Association (COBA) including the prestigious and competitive COBA 2013 Green Building Award, and is the Earth Advantage 2013 Custom Home Green Builder of the Year.  WoodCraft Building, Inc. has built a reputation as a trusted custom home builder in the Central Oregon area and by combining excellent design with a limited number of projects a year, creates a whole-energy footprint for each building that consistently exceeds the criteria defining energy efficiency.  Through stringent “hands-on” attention to detail, WoodCraft Building, Inc. builds astoundingly beautiful houses that are efficient and comfortable, and are a pleasure to call home.About Northwest ENERGY STAR HomesENERGY STAR is a program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), designed to help us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and programs. An initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), Northwest ENERGY STAR Homes is a regional program in Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington intended to promote the construction of energy-efficient homes using the guidelines set forth by the EPA. NEEA is an alliance of more than 100 Northwest utilities and energy efficiency organizations working to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient products, services and practices in the Northwest.For more information, visit Learn more about ENERGY STAR qualified homes by visiting or calling 1.800.539.9362. The house at 2163 Lemhi Pass also won the COBA Green Building Award in addition to the Earth Advantage 2013 Custom Home Green Builder of the Year Award and successfully addresses many of the regional and national issues surrounding sustainable building techniques, energy saving design, and environmental awareness.Woodcraft Building Inc., a NorthWest Crossing Guild Builder, received the 2013 Custom Home Green Builder of the Year Award from Earth Advantage earlier this month. In recognition of the exceptional effort and focus on high performance that Earth Advantage builders represent, the Green Home Builder of the Year Awards was founded in 2012. A team of three judges meets every year in August to review submissions and choose the builders in each of the six categories that best represent Earth Advantage Residential Certification standards in that year. Woodcraft Building, Inc. is a locally owned construction company that is focused on quality. Owner Michael Scannell has more than 30 years of experience in all stages of the building industry. The company holds the Sustainable Home Professional Certification from the Earth Advantage Institute, is an Energy Trust of Oregon Trade Ally Builder, an Earth Advantage Builder and a Northwest Energy Star Builder. In addition, the company has been honored with several Central Oregon Building Association awards for excellence in building, including the 2013 Green Building Award. Scannell said, “Throughout my career I have sought to combine true innovation with fastidious craftsmanship and design. I am always looking to raise the bar on the standards of what is achievable with current cutting-edge, sustainable, energy-saving technologies in the home building industry. I am honored to have received this recognition from Earth Advantage.” David Ford, general manager for the community of NorthWest Crossing, said, “The receipt of this important award reflects the excellent standards of Woodcraft Building. Woodcraft, and the NorthWest Crossing Builders’ Guild as a whole, is committed to high quality, customer service and sustainable practices. Congratulations to Michael and his team!” Earth Advantage has been certifying high performance homes for more than a decade now in Oregon and Southern Washington. To date the organization has certified more than 13,600 homes with that number growing weekly.center_img Facebook Google+ Twitter Email 0 Pinterestlast_img read more