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September 30, 2017


LAS VEGAS (September 2017) – Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar in Las Vegas presents its most exclusive wine tasting and dining event to date on Thursday, Oct. 26, with Italy’s most esteemed winemaker, Gaja. Events will begin at 6 p.m. with a tasting of 12 exquisite Gaja wines (which range in price from $200 - $2,000 per bottle), followed by a four-course wine-pairing dinner with wine pairings at 7:30 p.m.

Located in the Piedmont region, Gaja was originally founded in the 19th century. Angelo Gaja, current president of the company, is credited with developing winemaking techniques that have revolutionized the industry throughout all of Italy. Famous mostly for its Barbaresco and Barolo wines, Gaia now also makes highly rated Brunello and Super-Tuscan varieties. Angelo’s daughter, Gaia, who along with her sister Rossana manage the day-to-day operations of Gaja today, will be the presenter for the evening.

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Young People’s Concerts To Reach One Millionth Student During 25th Anniversary Season

Public performances begin Wednesday, October 4 and run
through Wednesday, November 8

(Friday, September 29, Orlando, Fla.) – The Young People’s Concerts (YPCs), presented by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and sponsored by Walt Disney World Resorts, will celebrate the one millionth student who has seen a Young People’s Concert at the Bob Carr Theater during its 25thAnniversary Season. 

Presented to more than 70,000 students annually through 33 total concerts, the Young People’s Concerts include performances for 3-5th grade students in Orange County Public Schools; 5th Grade Students from Osceola County at the Osceola County School for the Arts; 5th grade students from Volusia County School Districts, and more than 6,000 students from local public, private, and homeschool groups.

September 26, 2017


ORLANDO, FL – September 26, 2017 — Marvel fans, assemble for this live, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands in this all-new, spectacular arena stunt show.

Produced by Feld Entertainment, Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes is performing at Amway Center from January 12-15, 2018 for seven performances. Tickets go on sale today.

September 25, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with AEG Presents presents JACKSON BROWNE

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10 a.m.

September 25, 2017 – Orlando, FL –  Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents announce the Orlando concert engagement ofJackson Browne, who is embarking on an acoustic tour in January 2018.  The singer/songwriter will appear in Dr. Phillips Center’s Walt Disney Theateron Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public September 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $49.00 and may be purchased online at, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.

Accompanying Browne on tour is renowned multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz.

Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2007.

His debut album came out on David Geffen’s Asylum Records in 1972. Since then, he has released fourteen studio albums and four collections of live performances. His most recent studio album, “Standing in the Breach,” is a collection of ten songs, as turns deeply personal and political, exploring love, hope and defiance in the face of the advancing uncertainties of modern life.

September 23, 2017


HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2017) –The Mission Inn Resort & Club will showcase Alligator Bay Rums of Punta Gorda, Florida, at a gourmet five-course dinner prepared by the resort’s Executive Chef Billy Connolly, on September 30.     

Rum distiller Alexander Voss will guest host the spirited evening to showcase Alligator Bay’s traditional handcrafted collection of white, coconut, gold, and dark rums artfully paired with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.    

September 21, 2017


Orlando, FL September 20th 2017 – The 27th annual Southern Women’s Show returns October 12-15 at the Orange County Convention Center. This action-packed extravaganza brings together hundreds of unique, fun exhibitors for women of all ages across Central Florida to enjoy. Don’t miss your chance to explore over 100,000 sq. ft. of some of the best products and services available on the market today - all under one roof!

Here are ten things you need to know about the 2017 Southern Women’s Show: 
  1. Meet Celebrity Guests: Olympic Gymnast and silver and gold medalist in Rio, Laurie Hernandez, will be at the Fashion & Entertainment Stage on Thursday, October 12th. Singer and New York Times Best Selling Cookbook Author, Patti LaBelle, will wrap up the show on October 15th on the Cooking Stage.
  2. Girl’s Night Out: Get $4 admission Friday after 4pm, just in time for happy hour with LBD Wines. Once you’ve gotten your free glass of wine and free “bundtini” from Nothing Bundt Cakes, join us on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage as the Central Florida Firefighters strut their stuff down the runway. All donations go to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

September 20, 2017

LOUISIANA - The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Announces Kick-Off Events for Upcoming Fall Season

Season Begins with NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” October 24th and The Orchestra’s Showcase Concert October 26th at the New Orleans Jazz Market

(September 20, 2017, New Orleans, LA) –  The Grammy-Award Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra announces two events that will kick-off its official Fall Season starting with NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” featuring Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on October 24th and the Jazz Orchestra’s Showcase Concert on October 26th.  Both performances are to be presented at the New Orleans Jazz Market (1436 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113) with doors opening at 6pm and performances at 7:30pm.   More events to be announced soon and tickets are available at .  

The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s showcase on October 26th represents the first performance since the organization filled its new leadership roles in 2017. Key leadership roles, as selected by the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s Board of Directors, now consist of Artistic Director and Bandleader, Adonis Rose, and New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s President and CEO, Sarah Bell.

FLORIDA - All New Holidays in Space at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to Feature Acclaimed Performing Artists Fighting Gravity

Holidays in Space Event to take place December 20, 2017 through December 31, 2017*

CAPE CANAVERAL – September 20, 2017 – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER –  This holiday season, the term “lift-off” will take on a whole new meaning at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. For the first time ever, the internationally acclaimed performance groupFighting Gravity will put on a nightly show** during the visitor complex’s annual Holidays in Space celebration. The group will awe crowds with the illusions they perform that seem to defy the laws of physics.

Fighting Gravity’s black-light illusion dance performances gained notoriety in 2009, as third-place finalists on the popular NBC TV show, “America’s Got Talent.” Since then the group, which originated as a fundraising idea started by students at Virginia Tech, has been featured on stages around the world, with acts such as and Jennifer Lopez. 

Registration Now Open for Charity Events Benefiting Give Kids The World Village during IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017

Golf Tournament, Motorcycle Ride, and Run and Walk Events Raise Funds to Bring Smilesto Children with Life-Threatening Illnesses 

ORLANDO, Fla., US (Sept. 20, 2017) – IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017, taking place Nov. 13-17, 2017 in Orlando, will host three fundraisers benefiting Give Kids The World (GKTW) Village — an 84-acre, nonprofit resort based in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. The IAAPA International Charity Golf Tournament, IAAPA Motorcycle Ride, and IAAPA Charity 5K Run and 1K Walk — "Footprints From the Heart" — will each raise money in support of GKTW. Companies exhibiting during the trade show can also donate items to GKTW at the end of the week.

As a long-standing partner of GKTW, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) and its members have raised more than $1 million over the course of more than 20 years.

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Opens 25th Anniversary Season with Two Performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

Great seats still available for 
Sunday, October 1 concert at 2 p.m.

(Tuesday, September 19, Orlando, Fla.) – The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its 25th Anniversary Season, marking a pivotal moment in the organization’s history with the 25th Anniversary Season Opening Weekend: Beethoven’s Ninth on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 8 p.m. andSunday, October 1 at 2 p.m. at Bob Carr Theater, located at 401 W. Livingston St.

Music Director Eric Jacobsen leads the Philharmonic in this program, which includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor “Chorale.” One of Beethoven’s best-known works in all classical music, the piece is known for its idea of the “brotherhood of man” and is the great composer’s final complete symphony.

Orlando Monster Jam® Tickets On Sale Today!

ORLANDO, FL (September 19, 2017) – Feld Entertainment announced today that tickets for Monster Jam® are now on sale!

Monster Jam will be performing at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Gates open at 5 PM, and opening ceremonies and racing start at 7 PM.

The event will feature 14 trucks and drivers vying to be the Orlando champion, including: Grave Digger®; Max-D; El Toro Loco®; Monster Mutt Dalmatian; Monster Energy Mutant; and many more. (Trucks/drivers subject to change without notice.)

September 19, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts presents DIANA KRALL Turn Up the Quiet World Tour

Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10 a.m.

September 19, 2017 – Orlando, FL –  Multiple GRAMMY®-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall, is kicking off the third leg of her “Turn Up the Quiet World Tour” across North America. The concert will arrive in the Dr. Phillips Center’s Walt Disney Theater on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public September 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $55.50 and may be purchased online at, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.

“Turn Up the Quiet World Tour” features fan favorites from the singer’s repertoire, as well as material from Krall’s stunning new album, “Turn Up the Quiet,” out now on Verve Records. Earning critical praise, MOJO Magazine calls the new album “spectacular” and says Krall is “on top form.” People Magazine writes, “Diana Krall’s new music will have fans falling for her all over again.”

Diana Krall is the only jazz zinger to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. To date, her albums have garnered five GRAMMY Awards, eight Juno® Awards and have also earned nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum albums. Krall’s unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time.

September 16, 2017


The class will be held on Saturday, September 30 and will include a demonstration on how to make Paddlefish’s fan-favorite Lobster Guacamole at home

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (September 14 , 2017) -- Paddlefish, the iconic Disney Springs restaurant located aboard a luxurious steamboat, is inviting guests on board for its first-ever, “Rooftop Cocktails and Cooking 101” class. The class will be hosted next month on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. on Paddlefish’s rooftop deck which offers an unprecedented view of Lake Buena Vista and Disney Springs.

During the two-hour-long class, guests will get to sample and learn how to make high-quality cocktails using ingredients they have at home as well how to pair wines for their next dinner or party. After that, Executive Chef Steve Richard will demonstrate how to make Paddlefish’s fan-favorite Lobster Guacamole.

Space for this event is limited. Tickets are available for $50 per person and can be purchased online at Eventbrite. For more information, please visit or call 407-934-2628.

About Paddlefish
Docked on the shores of Lake Buena Vista, Paddlefish is the only venue in Disney Springs to offer rooftop-level waterfront dining. Led by Executive Chef Steven Richard. Paddlefish’s menu features fresh seafood and interactive tableside experiences. Paddlefish is outfitted with several private dining rooms as well as a rooftop setting that can be rented out to accommodate groups of all sizes. Paddlefish seats 760 guests and is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch and its rooftop deck is open for late night drinks and dining until 1 a.m. For more information, visit

Tickets On Sale Now, In Orlando, FL For Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!, An All-New, Interactive Stage Production Inspired By The Iconic, Emmy® Award-Winning Television Program

Orlando, FL – September 15, 2017 — Everyone is invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!The inaugural production under Feld Entertainment’s new partnership with the non-profit educational organization, Sesame Workshop features favorite Sesame Street pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more in a brand-new sensory adventure live on stage. Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! visits Orlando, FL on November 4th – 5th for three performances at CFE Arena.  Tickets are on sale now.

From the moment the curtain rises, parents and children alike will be on their feet dancing along to a pop-infused soundtrack with newSesame Street friends and live emcees Casey and Caleb. Planning a party isn’t easy when everybody has a different idea of fun, but with some help from the audience, it becomes the ultimate reflection of what friendship plus teamwork can accomplish. Party guests will sing along to new and familiar songs, like “I Love Trash” and “C is for Cookie,” with Oscar the Grouch and Cookie Monster; dance to the beat with Elmo; explore a wintry wonderland when Abby Cadabby’s magic goes awry; take flight with Big Bird to learn about some of his fabulous feathered friends; and discover new cultures in an interactive Spanish lesson with Rosita. A unique, up-close-and-personal pre-show experience will be offered at an additional charge prior to select performances, allowing families the opportunity to tour the on-stage neighborhood of their favorite, furry friends before they arrive for the main show. The fun doesn’t end there. A variety of interactive activities give children the chance to create, discover and learn as they help decorate for the upcoming party.

August 29, 2017

FLORIDA - X102.9 Presents The Big Ticket At Metropolitan Park In Jacksonville, FL

The Lumineers, Walk The Moon, Bleachers,
Andrew McMahon in The Wilderness, Saint Motel,
New Politics & Mondo Cozmo
Perform Friday, December 1 At
X102.9 Presents The Big Ticket
At Metropolitan Park In Jacksonville, FL
Special Ticket Presale Begins August 29 At Noon ET
X102.9 Presents The Big Ticket returns to Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida on Friday, December 1 with a packed lineup of today’s leading indie alternative and popular rock acts. Among the bands scheduled to perform are dynamic folk trio The Lumineers, pop troupe Walk the Moon and singer/songwriter Andrew McMahon in The Wilderness, plus Saint Motel, New Politics and Mondo Cozmo.

August 26, 2017


August 24, 2017 – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the four local area elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the Disney Musicals in Schools program, now in its second year locally. New participants for the 2017 – 2018 school year are Kaley Lake Como Elementary (Orange County), OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (Orange County), Pleasant Hill Elementary (Osceola County) and Wicklow Elementary (Seminole County). Returning from last academic year for their second year in the three-year program are Bonneville Elementary (Orange County), Winegard Elementary (Orange County), Lake Orienta Elementary (Seminole County) and Kissimmee Elementary (Osceola County). At an orientation event in December 2017, these schools will select a Disney musical of their choice from the “KIDS” licensing collection. The rehearsals will officially start in January 2018, culminating with performances the following May.

Southern Women’s Show Announces Celebrity Guests

Orlando, FL August 24 2017 – Mark your calendar for the once-a-year and much anticipated Southern Women’s Show, October 12-15, 2017. Returning for its 27th annual event, the show features an exciting 4 days of one-of-a-kind shopping, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, health screenings, DIY workshops, makeovers and so much more!
The Southern Women’s Show secured two celebrities for this year! Olympic Gymnast and silver and gold medalist in Rio, Laurie Hernandez will kickoff the retail and action-packed extravaganza on opening day. Fans have nicknamed the energetic 16-year-old as the “human emoji” for her outgoing facial expressions and for her grace and artistry on the balance beam. In addition to being an Olympic athlete, Laurie also won the “Mirror Ball” on Dancing with the Stars last Fall.  She has now authored a best seller, I Got This: To Gold and Beyond, telling her story about growing up with the dream of becoming an Olympian and what it took to win gold. Fans will have a chance to meet Laurie at the SWS on Thursday, October 12, 2017 on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage.

August 21, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with Live Nation presents CHICAGO

The legendary band comes to the Bob Carr Theater for one night only.

Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10 a.m.

August 21, 2017 – The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with Live Nation, will present the Orlando engagement of Chicago. The legendary rock-and-roll-band-with-horns will play the Bob Carr Theater on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public, Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $50.50 and may be purchased online at, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees. The Bob Carr Theater is located off the Dr. Phillips Center campus at 401 W. Livingston Street in Orlando.

August 18, 2017

Southern Women’s Show Returns to Orlando

Orlando, FL (August, 17) -- The 27th annual Southern Women’s Show returns October 12-15 at the Orange County Convention Center. This action-packed extravaganza brings together hundreds of unique, fun exhibitors for women of all ages across Central Florida to enjoy.
The show features celebrity guests, exclusive retail and boutique shopping, fashion shows, how-to demonstrations, gourmet cooking with celebrity chefs, free health screenings, beauty enhancement services and so much more. Don’t miss your chance to explore over 100,000 sq. ft. of some of the best products and services available on the market today - all under one roof!

Central Florida’s Largest, Free Great American Eclipse Observation Event

Hosted by Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College
#SolarEclipse2017 Observing Event
The Great American Eclipse of 2017 will be the first total solar eclipse visible in the contiguous United States since 1979. Although the Orlando area is not in the line of totality, nearly 90 percent of the sun's surface will be obscured by the moon. For those who are not able to travel to areas of the country where the total eclipse is visible, this event will be the best chance to safely view the partial eclipse in all of Central Florida!