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Walk the Red Carpet at The Arizona Biltmore

Walk the Red Carpet at The Arizona Biltmore
... spotlight on culinary creativity at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. The Bacon Brothers kickoff the festivities this Memorial Day weekend with live concerts on Saturday, May 29 and Sunday, May 30th.  The popular folk and blues duo have been playing for 14 years and feature actor Kevin Bacon of Footloose, JFK and A Few Good Men fame and his brother Michael, a music composer for film and television.  Tickets are only $15 each and can be purchased online. The walk of fame continues with “Shakespeare...
May 24th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, Hotels & Places to Stay, plays

Summer Events at the Morton Arboretum

Summer Events at the Morton Arboretum
Chicago’s summer music series is about to heat up in June when weekly concerts came to Millennium Park. What you may not know is that the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL near Chicago (map) also puts on an impressive summer concert series, including Huey Lewis and The News and the Indigo Girls. One nice attribute about the Arboretum is its scenery – you can enjoy music outside while being next to some of the area’s most beautiful gardens and trees. Tickets for several of the Arboretum’s concerts...
May 8th, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, Events, featuredarticle

Australia’s Newest Opera Stars Perform at Fagan Park

Australia’s Newest Opera Stars Perform at Fagan Park
The next generation of Australian opera singers will come together for a very special performance in Galston next month. Pacific Opera’s Opera by the Lake will take over Fagan Park on May 2. Pacific Opera looks to nurture Australia’s up-and-coming opera talent by providing comprehensive training, mentoring, and performance opportunities for its young protégées. The Opera by the Lake show will incorporate classic opera tunes such as “The Toreador Song” from Carmen, “The Flower...
April 13th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, music, opera, performing arts

All Out at Sam Houston Race Park

All Out at Sam Houston Race Park
Crowds gather almost year-round at Sam Houston Race Park for Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing.  In addition to on-site races, the park offers “Simulcast” races from around the country and the world. The park has not one but two restaurants to choose from featuring menus from Executive Chef Hugo Gomez: The Winner’s Circle Restaurant and the members-only Jockey Club.  Sam Houston also gives groups up to 100 the opportunity to enjoy the race in a Luxury Suite that includes valet...
March 26th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: concerts, featuredarticle, horse racing, Sports & Recreation

Three nights of J. S. Bach in St. Petersburg

Three nights of J. S. Bach in St. Petersburg
... birthday of the great German composer by visiting a concert which will be the first one to open a mini-festival. The festival will consist of a few concerts during which Russian musicians and performers from other countries will be playing music created by Bach.The show is to take place at the Peter and Paul Cathedral, Nevsky prospect, 22-24. On 21st,  public will hear cantatas which are performed rarely. A director of stage is a specialist in Bach’s music Vladimir Shulaykovsky, as organizers...
March 18th, 2010 | Ivan Stupachenko | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: arts, concerts, featuredarticle

Kings of Ice: Figure Skating Show

Kings of Ice: Figure Skating Show
Well, yes, the Russians have not succeded much in figure skating in the Olympics in Vancouver, but anyway we stay the home to many world-scale stars in this sport that’s a sort of a show, and in this show that’s a kind of sport. Mr Plushenko himself, who became a hero of many headlines during the Games, being “awarded” with a platinum medal by his own site, is now a headliner of a show “The Kings of Ice” to be held on March 30 at The Ice Palace. Plushenko, who...
March 13th, 2010 | Ivan Stupachenko | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, featuredarticle, Shows

Picks of the Week: March 3-9

Picks of the Week: March 3-9
Another week, never a dull moment, and we have some picks for you from an Afro-Cuban funk band at De Rodriguez to a Pink Floyd light show to feasting with the beasts, it’s time for your senses to be awakened. Thursday, March 6 – Add some funk to your Thursday night routine with a visit to De Rodriguez located in th Hotel Astor on Miami Beach. Starting at 9:30 pm, Afro-Cuban funk band, PALO (gopalo.com) will take the stage and bring the energy of Cuba to the forefront. Pair the sounds...
March 3rd, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, dining, miami restaurants

Carrying the Olympic Torch to Vancouver: BC Place Stadium

Carrying the Olympic Torch to Vancouver: BC Place Stadium
On October 30,  the Olympic Torch arrived in Victoria B.C. for it’s long journey around Canada finally returning to BC Place Stadium in Vancouver B.C. on February 12, 2010 to launch to 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.The torch relay will cover the entire country, on a 106 day journey. BC Place Sdatium, located in the heart of Vancouver, is the home of some of B.C.’s great moments in sports history as well a a venue for other noted events including the recent U2 concert. As well...
November 3rd, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 2010 Olympics, Attractions, concerts, Events, featuredarticle, sports

Rock On in Barcelona – Thursday

Come see live music this Thursday at 7 Sins Lounge. Eric McFadden and Paula ORourke. Image thanks to Marc Curcio 7 Sins Lounge and bar has had a lot going on lately. Last week they hosted the monthly Poetry Brothel and this week they will feature a concert by rockers Eric McFadden and Paula O’Rourke. For those of you who don’t like to rock, then this will not be your scene. However, if you like your tunes on the heavy side, then this duo should please. From the US, Eric McFadden comes...
November 3rd, 2009 | thebarcelonaguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, Live music in BCN, McFadden, Music at 7 Sins, O'Rourke, Rock music in Barcelona

Catch one of NZ’s Biggest Rising Stars – Gin Wigmore!

Catch one of NZ’s Biggest Rising Stars – Gin Wigmore!
Gin Wigmore is a rising talent from New Zealand, proving to be a very successful singer/songwriter she is the first artist signed to Island Records Australia.  Her path to fame started when she beat 11,000 other entrants from 77 countries to win the grand prize at the International Song Competiton in 2004 with her beautiful, poignant song, Hallelujah about her father’s death from cancer. Since then Gin (Virginia) has released two albums, one ‘Extended Play’ in 2008 which featured...
October 31st, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, gin wigmore, powerstation

Southern Amp Makes a ‘Side’ Trip to Auckland

Southern Amp Makes a ‘Side’ Trip to Auckland
Living or holidaying in Auckland and can’t make the trip South for the annual ‘Southern Amp’ event on 12th November then do not fear – the Southerners are ’sharing the love’ with the announcement of a series of exclusive and very limited capacity side-shows in Auckland featuring the various international visitors and some of our own local acts from the Southern Amp 09 bill. The first two Southern Amp 09 side-shows off the rank will both be held at the newly refurbished...
September 26th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: buzzcocks, concerts, grinspoon, music, southern amp

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

3 Free Concerts: La Mercè 2009

... the United States take the stage, led by Dave Longstreth. Finally, We Are Standard, a Basque group from Bilbao finishes off this show. Like all the concerts connected with La Mercè, this concert is free. It’s a good idea to come early to get a good seat and bring lots of patience with you. Put on by BAM and MTV, this promises to be one of the more popular concerts in La Mercé line up. More: Where: Forum What: Free concerts When: 26 Sept 09 at 11:30 pm (that’s late!) www.bcn.es ...
September 21st, 2009 | thebarcelonaguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: catpeople, concerts, el parc del forum, Events, free music, La Merce

Free Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre September 20th

On Sunday, September 20th, Red Rocks Amphitheater [map] is hosting a free concert called Journey of Hope Concert. The goal of the concert is to inspire the people of Denver and surrounding areas to get active in their community. The free concert is presented by Pennies for Peace and Homevibe. Pennies for Peace is an award-winning program for youth and Homevibe gives artists and fans a chance to experience quiet, acoustic sets of music in small venues. Although the event is free, tickets are still...
September 17th, 2009 | thedenverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: benefits, concerts, Events, red rocks amphitheatre

A First Nations touch to the Canada Place Convention Centre

... street level at Canada Place, giving the centre the capacity to host everything from small receptions on the concourse to multiple conventions, concerts and international sporting events. The new concourse and a Coast Salsih Gallery featuring a collection of gorgeous art works by Coast Salish artists, were opened last week with Premier Gordon Campell on hand.  A beautiful granite floor osaic entitled “Moon Journey” by artist Susan Point, was also unveiled in the lobby of the renovated...
September 16th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Attractions, concerts, convention centre, News, receptions, renovations, sports, The Arts

Step Back into the 1940s at the Free Military Big Jazz Band Concert in Rock Creek Park

Enjoy a free outdoor Joint Service Big Band Jazz Concert featuring the US Army Blues, the US Navy Commodores and the US Airmen of Note performing at Carter Barron Amphitheatre in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC tomorrow evening. The evening should be a fun night of big band jazz and classic swing music from the sounds of Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie to the Latin big band sounds of Tito Puente. And the King of Swing himself, Benny Goodman and his orchestra, once performed at the...
August 15th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: big band, concerts, music, Rock Creek Park, The Arts, Washington DC

Star Wars: The Concert

You saw the movie over 30 years.  Chances are that you’ve seen it a time or two since then. This epic space opera is a cult classic, with sequels, prequels, and spin offs of every kinds. This film franchise is BIG.  And in case you ever doubted how BIG it is, we’re talking box office revenue in the billions.  Yep, that’s billions with a capital B! Now you have the opportunity to see Star Wars in a whole new way – Star Wars in Concert!  Symphonic music, great clips from the movie, and...
August 12th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, Family Friendly, musical performances, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Seattle-Center, Star Wars

Santa Barbara Celebrates Old Spanish Days

... roping competitions, and music and dance from the California Rancho era with its Spanish and Mexican influences. On the event calendar are numerous concerts including a U2 tribute band (hmm…I never thought of U2’s music as “Old Spanish” but, oh well), family friendly Latin Night with sounds from Sinaloa and Banda, acts by the Santa Barbara Academy of Rock, folkloric groups, a country-western night, mariachi performers, and one evening that is devoted to local talent. The...
August 3rd, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, concerts, Events, Family Friendly, festival, Food & Beverage, music, parade, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Santa Barbara

Jazz Great: Paolo Conte in Piazza San Marco, Venice

The Veneto Jazz Festival is a jazz festival that really takes its jazz seriously. This year is no different. But this year, perhaps the greatest show will be on Friday the 31st of July in Piazza San Marco when Paolo Conte takes the stage backed by the great symphonic orchestra of Venice.  This combination of performance, skill, and backdrop will make for an unforgettable night in Piazza San Marco. The orchestra, directed by Bruno Fontaine, will also be composed of the orchestra of the Theater of...
July 29th, 2009 | The Venice Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, Events, Paolo Conte, Piazza San Marco, The Arts, Veneto Jazz

Summer Events at the Mural

... have to move inside.  With a month of events at the Seattle Center Mural, you can enjoy your Friday and Saturday evenings having fun outdoors. The concerts at the Mural run Fridays July 31st – August 21st, feature an eclectic mix of indie music, from national acts to local musicians.  The concerts start at 6 pm.  Here’s the concert lineup: July 31st – Blitzen Trapper and Throw Me The Statue August 7th – Dyme Def and Fresh Espresso August 14th – The Dodos and Army Navy August...
July 24th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: concerts, Events, Family Friendly, movies, mural amphitheater, music, outdoor concerts, outdoor movies, People Watching, Seattle-Center, summer events