MGM National Harbor: Top Talent Coming to Theater at MGM National

The Capital Region’s newest destination resort, the MGM National Harbor, opens in just over a month, yet it has already gathered an exciting schedule of top talent. Over the coming months, artists from pop, rock and blues to comedy and R&B will grace the stage at the state-of-the-art Theater at MGM National Harbor. Taking the […]

Add to your boating playlist: West Marine launches Waterlife station on Pandora

I love finding new music and radio stations. Today’s pick is a station on Pandora that I just discovered while perusing press releases and news sites. It’s been playing on Pandora since May, so I’m a little late getting on board, but better late than never. West Marine has launched a first-ever music station on […]

Melanie Martinez brings ‘Cry Baby’ Tour to The National in Richmond, Virginia

Pop/Indie/Alternative singer and songwriter Melanie Martinez is bringing her popular ‘Cry Baby’ Tour to Richmond’s historic National theater (708 E. Broad Street) on September 21, 2016. Melanie Martinez’s distinctive sound, creative songwriting and viral videos have garnered her a firm spot at the top of the charts as well as created a dedicated following. Martinez’s […]

ICE! at Gaylord Hotels: 2016 Events and Themes

While we’re all watching the heat of Rio de Janeiro and the Summer Olympics, the folks at Gaylord Hotels have ice on the brain. Three million pounds of it to be exact. Gaylord Hotels recently announced themes for Christmas and ICE! 2016, and it’s shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. If you’re […]

‘Frozen, A Musical Spectacular’ comes to the Disney Wonder stage

Frozen fever has already taken over the world. Now it’s headed to the sea. The animated hit will soon appear as “Frozen, A Musical Spectacular” aboard the Disney Wonder. This theatrical stage show debuts on cruises starting November 10, 2016, from Galveston, Texas. In addition to new enhancements to the ship itself, the “Frozen” story […]

The Richmond Jazz Festival returns to town August 11-14, 2016

The East Coast’s premier jazz music event, the Richmond Jazz Festival, returns for its seventh year on August 11 – 14, 2016. Events and performances will take place at several Richmond locations, with the main event being held at Maymont on Saturday and Sunday. Thousands of music lovers from across the country will travel to […]

All For One: New Nighttime show at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has taken swashbuckling action and adventure to a new level. All For One, which debuted on Friday, July 1, 2016, delivers a thrilling new take on the classic tale of Alexandre Dumas’ “The Three Musketeers” as well as brings the excitement of a major nighttime show back to the Williamsburg theme park. […]

Interview: Chase Rice talks gigs, Garth and giving it his all

  Country musics biggest night. #CMAawards A photo posted by Chase Rice (@chaserice) on Nov 5, 2014 at 4:39pm PST *This article was previously published on Examiner.com in July of 2014. The interview was conducted in conjunction with Snagajob’s Hourly Gig contest. The contest winner opened for Chase Rice.*  What says country better than football […]

Eight Reasons to get your Busch Gardens/Water Country USA 2-Park Fun Card

It’s the perfect time of year to start thinking about spring and summer time plans and activities. I, for one, am already counting down the days until my favorite theme parks open for the season. For a limited time, guests can now purchase a Busch Gardens/Water Country USA 2-Park Fun Card for $77, which is […]

Schnitzel, Schnaps, and lots and lots of Bier: Oktoberfest Bier Fest at Busch Gardens

One of my travel dreams is to explore the castles, towns, and traditions of Germany and Austria and to attend Oktoberfest in Munich. Well, Munich and Austria are not happening in my very near future, so I jumped at the chance to live out a bit of my Bavarian background (my maiden name is Eisentrout […]

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