13 Things To Pack For A Music Festival

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In my time, I have gone to hundreds of concerts. However, I have only attended the sporadic day at a couple of music festivals. I have never camped out or attended the entire festival until this year. A little over a week ago, I attended my first full music festival. I had so much fun that I will be attending at least 2 more this summer. With my first full music festival under my belt, I learned some things. So, all of you music festival newbies, today I am going to share with you what I feel you might want to pack for a music festival – starting with what type of sunscreen is allowed all the way to the Cue™ Vapor System. [Read more…]

Merlefest Day 2 Featured A Diverse Musical Lineup

Merlefest Day 2 Featured A Diverse Musical Lineup

Jamey Johnson [Photo Credit: Ryan Case]

Merlefest is in full swing right now on the campus of Wilkes Community College. This year features a really cool lineup of talented musicians including Jamey Johnson, Rodney Crowell, Brandy Clark, Kris Kristofferson, Steve Martin and many more. Here is the lowdown on what happened at the music festival on Friday. I will be there on Sunday so be sure to follow along on my social media channels! [Read more…]

Netflix’s Stranger Things Arrives At Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights #UniversalHHN

Netflix's Stranger Things Arrives At Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights #UniversalHHN

It seems like everywhere you look now, people are talking about Netflix’s Stranger Things. Well, if you are one of the show fanatics, you will be pleased to learn that Stranger Things will be part of Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror NIghts festivities this year in Hollywood, Orlando and Singapore. Read on to get all the details. [Read more…]

Hillbilly Fun At Hatfield And McCoy Dinner Feud

Hillbilly Fun At Hatfield And McCoy Dinner Feud

Saturday night, Wes and I went to the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud in Pigeon Forge, TN. It’s an all you can eat dinner show where you are immersed in the legend of the Hatfields and McCoys in a family friendly atmosphere. I had visited once before, but Wes never had, so I felt that he would really enjoy it just as I had previously. [Read more…]

Hard Rock Hotel Debuts Future Rock Star Suites At Universal Orlando Resort

Hard Rock Hotel Debuts Future Rock Star Suites At Universal Orlando Resort

I am so excited to share this news with you today. As many of you probably already know, I am all about some Hard Rock Cafes, but I haven’t gotten to stay at Hard Rock Hotel yet. I might have to make that a priority this year. Check out Hard Rock Hotel’s “Future Rock Star Suites” at Universal Orlando Resort. I gotta say, they look super cool!
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Merlefest Acoustic Kids Showcases Return For 2018

Merlefest Acoustic Kids Showcases Return For 2018

In just a little over two months, Merlefest will be taking place on the beautiful campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC. I have been to Merlefest once, a few years ago, and I got to see the multitalented Emmylou Harris. Since it’s so close to where I live [around an hour away] and has such a fabulous lineup, I am totally planning on going this year. And, the Merlefest Acoustic Kids Showcases are returning this year. That sounds super cute and I would definitely love to check that out! [Read more…]

Things To Come In 2018 At Universal Orlando Resort #ReadyForUniversal

Things To Come In 2018 At Universal Orlando Resort #ReadyForUniversal

Last year, I made my first visit to Universal Orlando Resort and one of the things that I liked best was Universal CityWalk. You guys probably already know about my undying affection for both Margaritaville and Hard Rock Cafe, since I talk about them so much, but the CityWalk is also home to a huge movie theater and lots of other cool things to do. And then, of course, there are the parks! There really is so much fun to be had in Orlando, isn’t there? And now there will be even more! Check out the things to come this year at Universal Orlando Resort so you can start planning your trip now!
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Jason Derulo And Jessie J Complete Universal Orlando’s 2018 Mardi Gras Concert Lineup

Jason Derulo And Jessie J Complete Universal Orlando's 2018 Mardi Gras Concert Lineup

If you are looking for something fun to do for Mardi Gras, consider a trip to Orlando. Why? Because Universal Orlando is bringing it. All the music. Their lineup is great this year and the concert series has just been rounded out with the addition of Jason Derulo and Jessie J. Check out the complete list of performers and dates below.
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Voodoo Doughnut Coming To Universal Orlando Resort This Spring

Voodoo Doughnut Coming To Universal Orlando Resort This Spring

Can you believe that I have never experienced a Voodoo Doughnut? Oh, but I have heard stories. On one of my trips to LA last year, some of the other bloggers were going to Voodoo Doughnut and they told me all about the crazy deliciousness going on there. But, alas, I was leaving so I missed out. Well, next time I head to Florida, it looks like I will get to check out Voodoo Doughnut since they are heading to Universal Orlando Resort. Nom. Nom.
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Ray Stevens Unveils CabaRay Amidst A Who’s Who Of Nashville’s Music Industry

Ray Stevens Unveils CabaRay Amidst A Who's Who Of Nashville's Music Industry

Photo credit: Patricia Presley

Last week, Ray Stevens’ New West Nashville Music Venue, CabaRay, opened to a who’s who of Nashville’s music industry. CabaRay opens to the general public on Thursday, with live converts set for Thursday through Saturday nights. Check out who all was at the VIP preview below.
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