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What’s All the Noise? Country Thunder Rolls into Arizona

What’s All the Noise?  Country Thunder Rolls into Arizona
Country Thunder, the largest country music festival in the southwest rolls into Florence, Arizona (map) for four days, April 14-17. George Strait, the world record holder for the most #1 hit singles on any music chart in any genre, once announced, “ I need a little twang.” And that’s what you’re gonna get when you attend this mega music event in this small, out-of-the-way town midway between Phoenix and Tucson. Dubbed Woodstock for Rednecks, Country Thunder draws an interesting group...
April 2nd, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: concert, country western, music

The Beatles are Back

The Beatles are Back
... week only, Rain will be performing all of your favorite Beatles’ songs at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa. The two-hour concert is set up to show the Beatles throughout the 1960s while featuring three giant screens projecting images and events that occurred during the restless ’60s between and during songs. The show starts in 1964, just after the assassination of President Kennedy, with the bands legendary arrival in New York. Pictures show the band appearing...
March 26th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beatles, concert

Sydney Town Hall Ready to Rock with Free Concert

Sydney Town Hall Ready to Rock with Free Concert
Some of Sydney’s favourite indie bands will invade Town Hall next month for a free concert. Town Hall Rewired features an awesome line-up of independent talent including singer-songwriter Bertie Blackman, art rock act Decoder Ring, and up-and-comers The Jezabels and Jack Ladder. The show celebrates the recent restoration efforts to the Town Hall, which include a $40 million essential service and internal safety and fire upgrades. While the concert is free, bookings are essential. Head to the City...
February 22nd, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concert, free, music

Go Gaga Over Lady GaGa

Go Gaga Over Lady GaGa
... General Admission tickets are at $89.00 and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster or calling 0800 111 999. Note that booking fees may apply. The concert for both dates are set to start at 7:30 in the evening. So get ready to ‘Just Dance’ and have a ‘Monster Ball’, because the Haus of GaGa is surely the summer 2010 event that can not be missed. Photo credit: Eventfinder.co.nz Related places: A ...
February 10th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concert, featuredarticle, Lady Gaga, vector arena

Anticipating the Awesomeness of AC/DC

Anticipating the Awesomeness of AC/DC
... and Auckland  and moved around the North Island by 48 semi-trailers. According the official Black Ice World Tour press release, the New Zealand concerts will come on the back of the release of the hugely successful Black Ice album. Released on October 20, 2008 on Albert Productions and distributed by Sony Music, Black Ice sold close to 2 million copies globally in the first week of release and debuted at the number one spot in a staggering 29 countries. After over eight years, AC/DC has produced...
January 30th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: ACDC, Black Ice World Tour, concert, music, rock, Western Springs

Catch the Gold Rush in Wickenburg

Catch the Gold Rush in Wickenburg
The town of Wickenburg, less than an hour away from Phoenix is hosting their 62nd annual Gold Rush Days. Known for its western ambience, Wickenburg is committed to preserving the traditions of the Wild West. Named as “One of the Best of the West 101 Top Western Events for 2010” by the publishers of American Cowboy Magazine, the festivities begin with an old fashioned gunslinger shootout. Cowboys from all over the country gather on Saturday and Sunday afternoon to participate in the Senior Pro...
January 27th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concert, featuredarticle, festival, rodeo, Wickenburg

Casino Events Just Outside of Orange County

Casino Events Just Outside of Orange County
... Republic When: Friday, January 29th at 8 p.m. What: The band that brought you “Apologize” and “Stop and Stare” is playing a concert this weekend at Morongo Casino. Where: Morongo Casino in Cabazon (map) Cost: Tickets start at $30, buy tickets online Photo Credit: joelogon Related places: A Pechanga Resort and Casino View Details and Book ...
January 26th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: best of week, casino, comedy, concert

70’s Icons Carole King and James Taylor Perform in Phoenix

70’s Icons Carole King and James Taylor Perform in Phoenix
Iconic recording artists Carole King and James Taylor will be in Phoenix for their Troubadour Reunion tour. It’s a rare appearance by both singer-songwriters – the first time in four decades. The tour will travel to Jobing.com Arena in Glendale on Wednesday, May 19 for a 7:30 PM performance. Tickets are on sale now at livenation.com. The tour was conceived after a series of performances Taylor and King gave at the Troubadour in Los Angeles in 2007 to celebrate the famed venue’s 50th Anniversary....
January 26th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concert, featuredarticle, Phoenix

Valentine’s Day Funk in Vegas

Valentine’s Day Funk in Vegas
Personally, I think the blues is the sexiest most romantic music around. Vegas celebrates R&B, soul and funk at KLUC’s 4th Annual Valentine’s Love Affair at Orleans Arena February 13 with romantic acts from the ‘70s and ‘80s. Sharing the stage will be Heatwave, best known for the 1977 hit “Boogie Nights,” and “Always and Forever” and “Groove Line;” Peaches and Herb, including original member Herb Fame and his new “Peaches,” Meritxell Negre, who will perform classic...
January 20th, 2010 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: concert, R&B, valentine's day, vegas concert, Vegas romance

Awesome Al Green in Auckland

Awesome Al Green in Auckland
... will get the chance of a lifetime to experience music from the peerless price of soul and unbelievable 12-piece band. Reverend Al Green will hold a concert on 21 January 2010 for the very first time in New Zealand. Al Green flies to the Land of the Long White Cloud after his stint in Australia for one night at the Civic Theatre in Auckland, up-close and personal. Among his timeless hits from the 1970s are “Let’s Stay Together”, “Tired of Being Alone”, “I’m...
January 14th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Al Green, concert, soul music, The Civic, The Edge

Surry Hills’ Ward Park Becomes an Adventure Playground

Surry Hills’ Ward Park Becomes an Adventure Playground
Youngsters will have a new place to play in Sydney with the opening of the Ward Park Adventure Playground this Sunday. The park has some fantastically fun new equipment including a large climbing net, a custom play wall, swing and balance structures and a flying fox. There’s also a small bike track and skate area for kids looking for a place to cycle or ride their skate boards. The park also puts sun safety first, with plenty of naturally shaded areas for children to play and parents to sit. To...
December 2nd, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: children, christmas, concert, music, park, playground

Darling Harbour Gets Festive

Darling Harbour Gets Festive
Head on down to Darling Harbour tonight to enjoy the annual Christmas tree lighting and family Christmas concert. The event features plenty of family favourites, including Monica Trapaga as master of ceremonies and entertainment from Bananas and Pyjamas and the elves and fairies from Wiz Kidz. There’ll be plenty of Christmas carols on the night, so make sure that yoy bring your singing voice! At the end of the night Santa will arrive for the lighting of the tree, which is the biggest in the Southern...
November 28th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: christmas, concert, free, tree lighting

Bon Jovi Coming to Phoenix in February 2010

Bon Jovi Coming to Phoenix in February 2010
One of the original “hair bands,” Bon Jovi will be performing The Circle Tour at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale on February 24, 2010. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 16 at 10AM at all Ticketmaster outlets. Visit this link for more details.   Bon Jovi is well-known for songs including “Livin’ on a Prayer,” considered their anthem “You Give Love a Bad Name,” and “Wanted Dead or Alive” from their early years to present day tunes “It’s My Life”...
November 15th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Bon Jovi, concert, Phoenix, The Circle Tour

American Idol Jason Castro to Give a Free Performance at Sawgrass Mills

American Idol Jason Castro to Give a Free Performance at Sawgrass Mills
It’s American Idol week in South Florida! First, Kris Allen kicked off yesterday’s Dolphins game when he took stage as the main act for the Dolphins/Saints game today.  In addition to performing hits from his soon-to-be released debut album, he took some time to pose with the lovely Dolphins’ cheerleaders. American Idol Chris Allen While it’s too late to check out Chris Allen’s performance, there’s another American Idol performer coming to Florida this week –...
October 26th, 2009 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: American Idol, chris allen, concert, featuredarticle, jason castro

Bob Dylan in Vegas

Bob Dylan in Vegas
The Joint got the big kahuna.  Bob Dylan plays Vegas on October 18. The information about his concert is minimal and I haven’t been privileged to have seen him in concert, but despite his equally legendary incoherence, Bob Dylan remains one of the most influential musicians of the last century (the Beatles wore out their copy of his second album, Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan).  But I don’t have to tell you that, because there is most likely no one in the U.S. over fourteen years old who doesn’t...
October 15th, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 50+, all ages, Bob-Dylan, concert, icon, John Mellencamp, music, tour, Willie Nelson, Woodstock

Dueling Pianos for the Vegas Casino-Fatigued

Dueling Pianos for the Vegas Casino-Fatigued
... The Texas-based company hires top keyboard players who rotate throughout the night, sometimes coming together in a four-person grand-piano concert frenzy that gets patrons energized, clapping and singing along.  The concept began with Pete’s Peanut Bar & Piano Emporium in Austin in 1992 as a one man show. By 1998, it had morphed into Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar where raucous, no-holds-barred lounge musicians were noted for taking the audience on a nightly wild musical ride.  The bars...
October 13th, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 50+, concert, Just a Bit Weird - Fun & Quirky Places, music, musicians, People - Interesting Local People, rock&roll, Sound Like a Local - Local "speak", Vegas club, Vegas musicians, Vegas piano bar

Can’t Make the Show? Donate Your Ticket to a Vet

... I will not be able to attend.  Now I know that I can give them to someone who will really appreciate them. The annual Beauty of a Bonzer Charity concert, A Night of 100 Hits with Kool & the Gang and the Commodores at US Airways Center will benefit the Veteran Tickets Foundation and several other Valley-based non-profit organizations. Here are more details about the concert: When: October 17 8:00pm Where: US Airways Center 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix Admission: $25 – $55 for concert $75...
September 29th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcement, Beauty of a Bonzer, charity, concert, donate, Events, Food & Beverage, fundraiser, Kool & the Gang, military, music, non-profit, Phoenix, sports, The Commodores, US Airways Center, veterans

Music in the Garden

... – Nu-Jazz/Latin/Soul November 6 -The Wilde Boys, featuring R. Carlos Nakal, William Eaton & Will Clipman – Flute/Percussion/Guitar concert venue is open seating only. Limited tickets available. NOTE: Guess MUST BE 21 OR OLDER. Children will NOT be admitted even if a parent or guardian is present. Members – $14 / General Public – $20 TO PURCHASE TICKETS: Order online at dbg.org Tickets Sales only – call 480-481-8188 ...
September 27th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Blues, concert, desert botanical garden, food and wine, gardens, jazz, live music, Phoenix, rock

Review: Mesa de Frades – One of the Best Fado Restaurants in Lisbon

Mesa de Frades is considered one of the top Fado Houses in Lisbon by some of the best Fado singers. This restaurant is placed in Alfama, the fado neighbourhood, and serves traditional Portuguese dishes and features some of the best fado, old and modern. Among Alfama’s small streets and alleys, on the top of the stairs, just coming off Rua dos Remédios (map), you arrive at the old chapel from Quinta da Dona Rosa. Converted into a small restaurant, the white painted walls still show beautiful tiles...
September 23rd, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, chapel, Church, concert, culture, fado, Family Friendly, music, nostalgia, Outdoors & Recreation, Restaurants & Bars, The Arts

Arizona Fall Festivals

What fun to get out and explore different parts of the state for a day trip or a short weekend to check out themed festivals. Here are just a few that are coming up in the next few weeks that might peak your interest. For even more festivals, visit the Arizona Board of Tourism’s site. 74th Street Band Standin’ on the corner September 25 and 26 If you’re an Eagles fan, you already know that in the lyrics of their song “Take It Easy” mentions … Standin’ – On – A –...
September 22nd, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arizona State Fair, Attractions, beer gardens, Bob-Dylan, brats, concert, concerts, coupons & discounts, eagles, Events, Family Friendly, festival, Food & Beverage, german, Kelly Clarkson, kids, Lady Antelbellum, live bands, music, oktoberfest, People - Interesting Local People, polka, rides, State Park, Tempe, The Black Crowes, Winslow