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18th Annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off

18th Annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off

CHOWDER TASTES BETTER THAN AZALEAS Carolina Beach, NC March 18, 2014 – The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce will be holding the 18th Annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at the Carolina Beach Lake. The Chowder Cook Off is all about delicious food, good music and family fun, so bring the kids along to this family-oriented event.  Chefs from southeast North Carolina’s finest restaurants will prepare the region’s best seafood chowder recipes.   Folks can sample a taste of Cape Fear during this friendly chowder competition held at Carolina Beach Lake Park in Carolina Beach.  Children can enjoy the park’s playground and a Kidz Zone with face painting, a giant inflatable slide and more.  And for an additional […]

21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival with Robert Cray Band & Delbert McClinton

21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival with Robert Cray Band & Delbert McClinton

DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE ON PLEASURE ISLAND THE 21st ANNUAL SEAFOOD BLUES & JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENTS ROBERT CRAY BAND & DELBERT McCLINTON Kure Beach, NC March 18, 2014 – The air is crisp, the nights are cool and the sky is blue – Welcome to Pleasure Island in the Fall.  And there is no better way to bring in Autumn than to attend the 21st Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival on October 11th & 12th.  This years’ Festival brings something new and unique to the twenty-year history of this great Festival – DOUBLE HEADLINERS.  That is right, International renowned artists will headline on Saturday and Sunday this year! First up is the legendary ROBERT CRAY BAND on Saturday […]

Mommafest -Apr 19,2014 benefit for Ronald McDonald House

Mommafest -Apr 19,2014 benefit for Ronald McDonald House

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC March 18, 2014 – Voted “best of” each year Momma’s Blues Palace was a magical place. Always the home of great music, Momma and the Blues Palace became legend. Momma and Poppa DuPree have always tried to give back to the community that made their dream come true. To that end each year they staged “Mommafest” for various worthy causes. Each year “Mommafest” was a huge event featuring the very best music, food, fun and good times. Momma’s closed its doors to make way for development in 2004, but now, together with Smokey’s Place the tradition continues. Proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald House and Music will run from Noon until 1:30 AM. Some of the very […]

Booth Amphitheatre Event Calendar Summer 2014

Booth Amphitheatre Event Calendar Summer 2014

BOOTH AMPHITHEATRE EVENT SCHEDULE For complete concert information log on to boothamphitheatre.com Tickets available at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre Box Office or Event                                      Date                     On-Sale                         Ticket Prices BOTTOMS UP, BACON DOWN FESTIVAL     Saturday, March 29 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Tickets On Sale Now! VIP ADMISSION: $69 ADVANCE ONLY (VIP SOLD OUT)REGULAR SATURDAY ADMISSION: $35 ADVANCE / $45 ON-SITE  DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET $35 VIP ADVANCE (SOLD OUT) & $25 REGULAR ADMISSION ADVANCE $35 in advance KIDS 12 & UNDER ARE FREE This event is not designed for children. WILLIE NELSON AND ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION FEATURING JERRY DOUGLAS With special guests Devil Makes Three     Sunday, May 4, 6 p.m. Tickets On Sale Now! Reserved Seats/$59.50 Reserved Table […]

KISS & Def Leppard announce Summer co-headline tour

KISS & Def Leppard announce Summer co-headline tour

KISS and DEF LEPPARD THE WORLD’S BIGGEST ROCK BANDS SET TO TOUR THIS SUMMER PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE – July 19 WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE RALEIGH – July 20 LOS ANGELES – March 17, 2014 – This summer two of the world’s greatest rock bands, KISS and DEF LEPPARD, are set to deliver a massive tour dedicated to fans who wanna rock and roll all night! These two legendary rock bands spanning two continents announced today that they will launch the tour as KISS celebrates their 40th year in music. The summer’s biggest hit-fueled rock tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will storm through 40-plus cities throughout North America kicking-off on Monday, June 23 in West Valley City, UT at the […]

Counting Crows with special guests Toad the Wet Sprocket announce NC Concerts

Counting Crows with special guests Toad the Wet Sprocket announce NC Concerts

Counting Crows with special guest Toad The Wet Sprocket Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte – June 24 Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh – June 25 Counting Crows announced today they will kick off a major worldwide tour this summer with new music, starting in North America. The tour will feature songs from the band’s forthcoming album, their first new material in seven years, scheduled to be released in Fall 2014, along with the band’s extensive catalogue of hit songs. Known as one of the most dynamic live bands performing today, the tour will begin June 11 in Tampa, FL and travel through cities like New York, Atlanta, Nashville, Boston, Minneapolis, Phoenix, their hometown of Berkeley, and Las Vegas before wrapping in Los Angeles […]

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour at North Charleston Coliseum

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour at North Charleston Coliseum

North Charleston Tour Stop May 16 & 17, 2014 at North Charleston ColiseumExclusive Presale Window Begins Today General Onsale Begins March 21, 2014  North Charleston, SC March 17, 2014 – The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil announced today that Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour, one of the top 10 grossing music tours of all time, will perform in North Charleston on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17, 2014 at North Charleston Coliseum. Since its world premiere in Montreal in October 2011, this electrifying production has thrilled audiences across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. Starting today Cirque Club members have exclusive access to purchase presale tickets online at www.cirqueclub.com. Starting March 21 at 10am, tickets will be available […]

Rascal Flatts announce on sale dates for North Carolina Concerts

Rascal Flatts announce on sale dates for North Carolina Concerts

RASCAL FLATTS Rewind Tour 2014 with special guests Sheryl Crow and Gloriana Friday July 25 – Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh Saturday July 26 – PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte (formerly Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre) Tickets On Sale Friday, March 21 at 10am Tickets available at LiveNation.com/Ticketmaster.com, the Belk Box Offices at the venues, Ticketmaster, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.  Tickets may be subject to fees. # # # About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors

Operation North State Announces Second Annual Top Shelf Fishing Festival

Operation North State Announces Second Annual Top Shelf Fishing Festival

Operation North State Announces Second Annual Top Shelf Fishing Festival for Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans Winston-Salem, NC March 15, 2014 – Operation North State (ONS) and it hundreds of volunteers, supporters and sponsors are excited to announce the Second Annual Top Shelf Fishing Festival in hopes that you too can assist – not necessarily in a huge way – but collectively our efforts will make a huge difference in the success of the event and the lives of a few dozen wounded warriors and disabled veterans.  On Thursday, April 24th, Operation North State will utilize North Carolina’s People, Places, Products and Pride to make this a special fishing outing for forty-five of North Carolina’s wounded warriors and disabled veterans. […]

Fun Fair Food Menu Commemorates Elvis Presley and the 85th Anniversary of the N.C. State Highway Patrol at AutoFair

Fun Fair Food Menu Commemorates Elvis Presley and the 85th Anniversary of the N.C. State Highway Patrol at AutoFair

CHARLOTTE, NC March 14, 2014 – The Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by OldRide.com is known for attracting car enthusiasts from across the globe to witness the thousands of hot rods on display, but it also attracts them for another reason, unique and delicious food. This year at the world’s largest automotive extravaganza, April 3-6, speedway officials and Levy Restaurants are teaming up to bring back the Jailhouse Rock Café with three unique items paying homage to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley and another one of his prized vehicles that will be on display at the car show. CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY TICKETS Among the menu items is a gooey grilled peanut butter and banana sandwich, a treat […]