About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn has been a music lover her entire life. She went to college in Boone, NC, an area that is rich in music and culture. She also worked as a radio deejay for 8 years and grew up in Southeastern, Va, a melting pot of different musical styles and traditions. She has been to more concerts than she can count in every genre you can imagine. She resides in North Carolina with her furbabies and her massive collection of Disney memorabilia.

Suzy Bogguss Set List: The Grey Eagle In Asheville

Suzy Bogguss Set List: The Grey Eagle In Asheville

A couple of nights ago, Michelle and I got to see Suzy Bogguss in concert for the first time. It was also our first visit to this venue, The Grey Eagle, in Asheville, NC. For those of you have not seen Suzy Bogguss in concert before, I thought I would share the set list so that you could have an idea of what to expect. I have to say that, her voice was just like I remembered it in the 90s. Many artists lose vocal range and quality over the years and I have also experienced some artists that just don’t sound that great live unfortunately. None of this is the case with Suzy Bogguss as her voice is just as crystal as I always remembered it to be. And, yes, she can still nail that note at the end of “Someday Soon.” Plus, the sound at The Grey Eagle is fabulous. This is definitely a venue that I will be returning to soon.
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Suzy Bogguss Talks Merle Haggard, Roy Rogers & Reimagining “Aces”

Suzy Bogguss Talks Merle Haggard, Roy Rogers & Reimagining "Aces"

With hits like, “Letting Go,” “Outbound Plane,” “Drive South” and “Aces,” Suzy Bogguss has won numerous awards including the Top New Female Vocalist {1989} from the Academy of Country Music and a GRAMMY in 2005 for Traditional Folk Album. She has had 8 Top 5 Singles on the Country Charts and I will always love her version of “Take It To The Limit” on the album Common Thread: Songs of the Eagles, one of my favorite albums of all time and the CMA Album of the Year in 1994. My personal favorite song of hers is “Just Like The Weather,” and I am really looking forward to seeing her live this Thursday night at the Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC, where she will be performing her hits as well as some Christmas favorites. I recently got to interview her and, I must say, she was just so friendly and bubbly that speaking with her was much like talking to an old friend.
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Experiencing Disney On Ice As Adults #ad #DisneyOnIce

Experiencing Disney On Ice As AdultsEat Play Rock

Friday night, a few of my friends and I got to check out Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream at Greensboro Coliseum. None of us had ever seen the show so we were all pretty excited to go. It was Michelle, Julie, Wes and I {yes, we drug a guy along} and each one of us enjoyed the show. I won’t lie, I screamed a little when Olaf came out and I also totally sang along to “Let It Go” and “In Summer.” All the kids there were having a blast but I think that I might have had even more fun than they did!
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Rockie Lynne On Supporting The Troops & Offering Aid To Gold Star Families

Rockie Lynne On Supporting The Troops & Aid To Gold Star Families

I remember playing “Lipstick” and “Do We Still” by Rockie Lynne when I worked in radio. I loved both of those songs and was super excited to get to see him in concert back in the day with Carrie Underwood. Rockie Lynne is so much more than a talented musician though. He does so much for the troops and those less fortunate that I really think it was an honor to get to talk to him and write this piece on him today. Check out this Rockie Lynne interview and let me know what you think about this super cool North Carolina native.
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Disney On Ice Dare To Dream Coming To Greensboro Nov 30th-Dec 3rd

Disney On Ice Dare To Dream Coming To Greensboro Nov 30th-Dec 3rd

As big of a fan of Disney as I am, can you believe that I have never seen Disney on Ice? Wait? What? Yes, I have never seen Disney on Ice. However, that is all changing in just a couple weeks as I will be catching one of the Disney on Ice Dare To Dream shows at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC! Yes! And I am totally going to act like an excited child over this! Yay! Get the details of how you can catch Disney on Ice Dare To Dream below, too!
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2018 Merlefest Initial Lineup & Midnight Jam Announced #Merlefest

2018 Merlefest Initial Lineup & Midnight Jam Announced #Merlefest

A few years ago {maybe 10 or so) I went to Merlefest for the first time. So. Much. Music. I have to say, it was pretty amazing. There was entertainment and vendors everywhere. And I got to see THE Emmylou Harris. Amazing, people. There were so many types of music there that I really think most people could find something that they not only liked, but loved. And I have to say, the 2018 Merlefest Initial Lineup is looking pretty sweet. Check it out below.
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New Details About Christmas In The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter #HolidayLikeThis

Christmas In The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Details

Earlier this year I got to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I have to say, before that, I had seen just a couple of the movies and had read none of the books. Now I have all of the movies DVR’d and I am getting ready for the most epic movie binge ever. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter was freaking awesome! I had butter beer. I ate at the Leaky Cauldron. And I escaped to a world that was simply magical. Ah. You Harry Potter fans. I get it. I totally do. So, check out the details of what the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has in store for fans who visit for Christmas. It’s going to be epic.
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John Anderson Signs With Absolute Publicity

John Anderson Signs With Absolute Publicity

When I used to work in radio, I loved playing John Anderson’s music. Personal favorites of mine were “Black Sheep,” “Seminole Wind” and my all time favorite, “Straight Tequila Night.” Honestly, I never get tired of hearing the latter. John Anderson has been a fixture in my musical universe since I was a child and I am happy to share some new developments in his career with you today with his new PR representation deal.
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Spoiler Free Daddy’s Home 2 Movie Review #DaddysHome2

Spoiler Free Daddy's Home 2 Movie Review #DaddysHome2

A few weeks ago, my friend Johnetta and I got to see an advance screening of Daddy’s Home 2, starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell. I really loved the original movie so I was super stoked to get to see the sequel before it hit theaters. I also got to see it at SMG in Charlotte, a movie theater that I had not visited in the past, so that was pretty awesome, too.
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Official Sherlock Gnomes Trailer & Posters #SherlockGnomes

Official Sherlock Gnomes Trailer #SherlockGnomes

If you are like me, you like to plan your movie watching out in advance. I go to as many movies as I can and like to know what I can expect and look forward to. Well, fellow movie lovers, I have something cool to share with you today. On March 23rd, Sherlock Gnomes will be hitting theaters. Check out the new Sherlock Gnomes trailer and posters and let me know if this is something that you are planning to catch in the theater early next year.
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