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Roinb Schulz - Pool Party at MMW Mar 22

Don't miss Robin Schulz

As he takes over the Spinnin' Hotel at Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel on March 22nd in Miami, FL!
Robin Schulz, Autograf (DJ Set), Clément Leroux, Goldroom, Justin Caruso, Shaun Frank, The Him are also scheduled to appear Tickets are on sale now at

Ultra Music Festival Celebrates 20 Amazing Years In Miami


Bolay - West Palm's Newest (and Best) Eatery

Jake Miller - Back To The Start Tour - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

(Reporter and Photographer - Kiersten Pacelli) - Jake Miller closes out his Back To The Start Tour with his original fans at his home base in South Florida. The final show took place at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Hometown friends and family filled the venue, bringing all the hype and energy needed to make the evening unforgettable.

Jake’s fourth national headline tour, and his first tour without a record label behind him was an overwhelming success. His comments on Instagram following the show laid it out simply- “you guys [the fans] are my label now”. This loyal following, seen all over social media, has been coined the “Millertary”.

The vibe for the night was upbeat with a homey, locals-only feel. All three openers, including @thestolen who opened for Jake throughout the tour, brought their A-game. The night, and the tour as a whole, ended with a bang- just as Jake expected it to. Post-show he announced, “we may already be planning another tour”. Keep a lookout for Jake’s new music and next tours sneak peeks. (FULL STORY AND PICS)

Come one, Come all, to the 2017 Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest

The annual Beer Festival did not disappoint! In addition to the main attraction- the beer- there was so much going on. We were excited to find a live band, corn hole and other games, silent disco, food trucks and vendors of all kinds. When we walked in the door we were handed a 5 oz sampling glass that we could use (with no limit) for anything we wanted to try.The beer was extraordinary, from the coffee porters to the hefeweizens and everything in between. On top of that there were whiskey, vodka, kombucha (a fermented probiotic) and donut samples! For a complete list of the vendors & activites click here. The band - The People Upstairs - was great, they drew a decent crowd by the end of the event and were able to keep the mood upbeat throughout. The food trucks were a perfect addition,we enjoyed a slice from Pizzazilla and watched as the crew at Sweet Daddy's BBQ cooked on their awesome smoker (see pics). Getting an Uber out of there wasn't even that difficult, I'll be back again next year.

Think of us as your own cicerone of finely fermented beverages. This year, we have carefully curated a compendium of local and national breweries and their wares.

We love beer! We know you do too! Did you know that the builders of Egypt’s pyramids received 5 liters of beer per day? You do know that Palm Beach and Southern Florida is one of the best places in the world to enjoy the greatest of human refreshments. So grab your tickets before they are gone. CHEERS!

The National Hotel, SOBE

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All Gone Pete Tong Pool Party - Miami Music Week

National Hotel | Nic Fanciulli, Joris Voorn, Skream, Lee Foss, Pan-Pot, More
Features Nic Fanciulli B2B Pete Tong, Joris Voorn, Pan-Pot, Skream B2B Lee Foss, Bedouin, Yotto, Better Lost Than Stupid
Tickets Here

The leading man of electronic music, Pete Tong, has today revealed the much sough after lineup for his All Gone Pete Tong pool party for Miami Music Week. Amidst the onslaught of DJ showcases, parties, label soirees, and networking events, All Gone Pete Tong has secured its status as one of the week’s can’t-miss events. The party is taking place on Thursday, March 23rd at the National Hotel in Miami Beach.
The legendary BBC Radio 1 host and scene curator, Pete Tong, will be headlining the event, playing a back-to-back set with fellow Englishman, Nic Fanciulli. They’ll be joined by some of the most iconic DJs and producers in the scene, Joris Voorn, Pan-Pot, a highly anticipated Skream b2b set with Lee Foss, Yotto, Bedouin, and Better Lost Than Stupid.
Pete Tong’s ongoing pool parties have become a cornerstone of Miami Music Week, showcasing emerging newcomers and seasoned veterans alike who will shape the sound of the electronic music scene in the year to come. Tong is coming off his first ever All Gone Pete Tong tour of North America, and this will be his first AGPT party stateside since November. He is also transitioning from the winter months that saw the BBC icon land a #1 album in the UK with his Classic House compilation album.

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9th Annual Downtown Orlando Food & Wine Festival Recap

Cirque Du Soleil -- Kurios Cabinet of Curiosities

Kurios is a winner right out of the chute! Likely the best Cirque shows I have seen. I have seen a half a dozen or so of Cirque shows in Vegas as well as in Miami. This was clearly my favorite... Every seat in the tent had a great view, plenty of air conditioning and the refreshments were par... Make sure you get there early. If you only get there in time for the show than you’re missing part of the full experience. KURIOS’s pre-show really ushered in an atmosphere of pure excitement. You came into a big outdoor area filled with photo ops of performers on stilts, with giant wheeled bicycles and so much more. Then, servers came around with intoxicating red and white wines, spring water and a variety of appetizer tyoe food stuffs.

The acts ranged from singers, comedians, contorsioniss, acrobats, trampolines, bicycles, high wire, jugglers that were amazing - beyond the quality of anything i have seen in one place at anny time. There were also many acrobats which had me cringing and applauding in unison. When each of these mesmerizing and death defying performances happened there was still other things going on so your eyes and your attention were all over the place taking it all in.

It was really magical. From the lady singing the entire time to the crazy yo-yo act. We really enjoyed it. The action, costumes, show content and variety was unbelievable. I recall the intermission was long enough to refresh your drink and make it back to your seat. From beginning to end, there was action, comedy, and definitely a departure from reality which is the whole point of the show - to transport you to a magical place where crazy acrobatics are the norm, never a dull moment.

In an alternate yet familiar past, in a place where wonders abound for those who trust their imagination, a Seeker discovers that in order to glimpse the marvels that lie just below the surface, we must first learn to close our eyes.

In his larger-than-life curio cabinet, the Seeker is convinced that there exists a hidden, invisible world – a place where the craziest ideas and the grandest dreams lie waiting. A collection of otherworldly characters suddenly steps into his makeshift mechanical world. When the outlandish, benevolent characters turn his world upside down with a touch of poetry and humor in an attempt to ignite the Seeker’s imagination, his curios jump to life one by one before his very eyes.

What if by engaging our imagination and opening our minds we could unlock the door to a world of wonders?For event information and tickets, please visit the Cirque Du Soleil web site at Cirque Du Soleil. Come on out and enjoy this wonderful event.

SiriusXM Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami Leading up to Ultra Music Festival

  • SiriusXM’s Miami Ultra Week to launch with 3-day music lounge at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach during Miami Music Week to feature live DJ sets and interviews from the world’s biggest DJs including Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Eric Prydz back to back with deadmau5, Felix Jaehn, Hardwell, Kaskade, Kygo, Martin Garrix, Robin Schulz, Steve Aoki, Thomas Jack and more
SiriusXM’s Ultra Music Festival Radio to broadcast live from the Ultra Music Festival, including sets by Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Afrojack, Carl Cox, Carnage, Cedric Gervais, Hardwell and more
NEW YORK-March 4, 2016- SiriusXM announced today that it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SiriusXM Music Lounge—the 3-day music lounge featuring live DJ sets and interviews with the world’s biggest DJs, producers and international dance music artists - throughout Miami Music Week and in the lead up to Ultra Music Festival. For the 12th consecutive year, SiriusXM will once again broadcast sets live from Ultra Music Festival, the world’s premier electronic music festival. (FULL STORY)

Lord Balfour, South Beach Review

Review of Lord Balfour Hotel South Beach

This is a newly refurbed boutique hotel on the south end of SoBe. It is within walking distance to Nikki Beach, Story Nightclub, Joe's Stone Crab and dozens of restaurants, bars and shopping and night life along Ocean Drive, perfect location! The famed South Beach 'beach' is across the street. Excellent place to stay! located at 350 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139. Phone: (305) 673-0401
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Jupiter Beach Food & Wine Festival


Diplo to Produce His Own Exclusive SiriusXM Channel

“Diplo’s Revolution” to launch Thursday, March 22 in Miami Beach with an exclusive live DJ set for SiriusXM subscribers from Diplo and friends

NEW YORK– March 14, 2018 –SiriusXM announced today that GRAMMY award winning producer and DJ Diplo will launch his own radio channel, Diplo’s Revolution, exclusively on SiriusXM.

The channel, which will launch on Thursday, March 22, will feature global rhythmic music hand-selected by Diplo, as well as regular original shows hosted by Diplo, Dillon Francis and Major Lazer members Jillionaire and Walshy Fire. Diplo’s Revolution will also showcase the biggest songs in global, hip hop, experimental and underground dance culture.

The channel will air live festival coverage from the most important electronic music festivals around the world including Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas and more. In addition to championing the diverse and eclectic musical tastes that have put Diplo at the forefront of music and pop culture, Diplo’s Revolution will also include songs from his solo projects, Major Lazer, Jack Ü and further upcoming collaborations.

Diplo’s exclusive SiriusXM channel will launch with a special live performance from the Faena Theater in Miami Beach on Thursday, March 22 at 9:00 pm ET. This exclusive performance, for SiriusXM subscribers, will feature DJ sets from Diplo and friends, and will air live on Diplo’s Revolution, on SiriusXM channel 52 and through the SiriusXM app.   

"I'm so stoked to be starting my own channel with SiriusXM. Back in 2012 I had a show with them called 'Blow Your Head,' and it's awesome to be back in the family launching this project together. I'm excited to share my favorite music from all over the world, and can't wait to have tons of friends on to do the same," said Diplo.

“It’s exciting to have GRAMMY winner Diplo as part of the SiriusXM family. I have no doubt that Diplo’s Revolution will quickly become a listener favorite among our already popular dance channels, especially given his work as not only a solo artist but as part of Jack Ü and Major Lazer,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM. “A well-respected producer, tastemaker, DJ, writer and performer, Diplo will share his singular point of view with SiriusXM listeners, exposing them to the most important dance music from around the globe.”

Diplo will host a weekly music show, Records on Records, on Diplo’s Revolution that will air on Fridays at 7:00 pm ET. The show will feature Diplo’s selections from dance music and beyond worldwide.  Additionally, Diplo will also host a monthly show, Diplo’s Wavelength, based on the cultures and music he discovers while touring the world. Diplo’s Wavelength will air the first Friday of every month.

A global superstar, Diplo has worked with some of today’s most important artists including Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and The Weeknd, and has toured the world solo as Diplo, as one half of Jack Ü with Skrillex and as one third of Major Lazer. Diplo’s new exclusive SiriusXM channel will highlight the renowned producer’s worldwide influence.

Diplo’s Revolution is the latest SiriusXM channel created with iconic and leading artists, including Eminem’s Shade 45, Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Radio, The Beatles Channel, Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville, Garth Brooks’ The Garth Channel, Willie Nelson’s Willie’s Roadhouse, Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio, Tom Petty Radio, Pearl Jam Radio, B.B. King’s Bluesville, Elvis Radio, Siriusly Sinatra, and Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzy’s Boneyard.

SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to Diplo’s Revolution, channel 52, on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to to learn more. 

South Florida Fair 2018


Ford 400 Championship Race - NASCAR 2018

ROCKFEST 80's at CB Smith Park

Carl Cox performs on the RESISTANCE stage inside the Carl Cox Megastructure on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25.

Previous UMF Photos - Awesome




Held on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in a beautiful oceanside setting, Tortuga Music Festival is a 3-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music.

Tortuga Music Festival brings like-minded fans together for an unforgettable beach weekend experience that pairs music with meaning to raise awareness for marine conservation.


Dream Cars & Cocktails Trump National Resort March 4th

Dream Cars and Cocktails 2017 went off without a hitch. It was a gorgeous evening in Jupiter, FL as our amazing Special Olympic Athletes, PBSO, ELS for Autism kids and special military guests stepped onto the red carpet and shook hands with our lovely Emcee, WPBF’s Erin Guy. They were the true celebrities of the night and it was ALL SMILES. Huge smiles. It was a bit teary eyed for the rest of us. The look on their face as the crowd cheered for them and asked for autographs was priceless! Over 350 guests emptied their pockets, bidding on fabulous auction items from adorable electric mini cars, to champagne day cruises on mega yachts, exotic vacations, high-end jewels, beautiful artwork and much more.  

The entertainment kicked off with Speed Painter Dale Henry, quick to the canvas creating an exquisite eagle, and a Ferrari and a McLaren while Dave Bray sang the national anthem. Following these talented gentlemen, we were delighted to honor a very special veteran, Congressman Brian Mast. As he engaged with the athletes, and answered some questions, he then shared some heart felt words about supporting each other, our country and praised the Dream Ride Foundation for it’s work.

The smiles grew and the excitement continued when the athletes hit the dance floor with LED robots from Light up the Night Ricky Rico, an incredible performance from Electronic Violinist Timothee Lovelock, favorite tunes DJ Supreme, and Shake Down Entertainment. 

It was an evening to remember, celebrate, honor and be thankful. The Hometown Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) charitable foundation dedicated to supporting the community in conjunction with Bozzuto’s Inc. and its IGA retailers. The Hometown Foundation, Inc. supports six core community needs. Its focus and commitment center around the military, children in need, intellectual disabilities, life threatening illness, emergency response personnel, and animal rescue. 

For Founder Michael A. Bozzuto, his commitment and passion for making dreams come true and opening doors for incredible experiences for those in need is just another day at the office. 

Next up, the 2017 Dream Ride Experience on August 25-27, 2017 at the Farmington Polo Club in Farmington. For more information please visit


The Little Chalet Restaurant, Boca Raton "Spectacular"

Offerdahl's Grid-Iron Griller

Friends Of Jupiter Beach Food and Wine Festival


FLOSSTRADAMUS Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado

Reported by Kiersten Pacelli

After debuting at Stubbs in Austin, Texas last year HDYFEST moved to the beautiful state of Colorado to the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater for the 2016 edition. Flosstradamus, the trap duo, was joined by their friends Snails, Valentino Khan, Chill Harris and of course a venue full of passionate fans.

The Mile High City doesn’t lack preparation when it comes to 4/20— there was definitely not a shortage of events for this holiday. Of all of the options though, in my opinion, Flosstradamus was the obvious choice. The annual 4/20 show at Red Rocks is one of the most anticipated events for Coloradans. It was a major turn around from the usual reggae or hip-hop show— but the heavy bass sure didn’t disappoint.

Snails came on stage when it was still light enough to be able to appreciate the background, and sunset, behind the geologically formed amphitheater. He played the best set of the festival, in my opinion again— this could be because of the surprise appearance from Dom with Big Gigantic. The electronic funk combined with the live saxophone was a scene to remember for years to come, and luckily I got it all on video!

Following, Flosstradamus put on a spectacular show for their huge sea of fans. Not only did they take up the entire width of the stage with their stage set and props, they also brought along lasers, floodlights, and a t-shirt gun. They went all out with their costumes as well— the scene looked like it came straight from a military base. I do believe the music itself could have been better, but that was probably because it wasn’t loud enough. The sound ordinances put a heavy limitation on the concert and right at 10:00 it was obvious that the rules had kicked in. As unfortunate as it was, Flosstradamus still put on a great show and most definitely didn’t disappoint, you could tell how excited the two of them were to be there.

Although it was a bit chilly, and it was a Wednesday, HDYFEST 2016 was certainly a wild party. The fans left all the energy they had at the amphitheater, forgetting about the long walk back to the car— at least it was down hill this time :) 

Life in Color, “The World’s Largest Paint Party"

is back and ready to take over Miami with its third edition of the paint-dropping music festival. The 1-day event will showcase the hottest acts in music, including Skrillex & Diplo’s Jack U, and inaugural festival performance by Ruby Rose, star of Orange is the New Black, and the highly anticipated EDM debut of Big Sean. From the first drip of paint to the last beat drop, attendees can expect a truly unique experience for this year’s event. The theme of the 2016 show, is Kingdom – a journey of spiritual awakening, where pure joy and happiness reign. Full Lineup to Include: Jack U, Steve Aoki, Zeds Dead, Flosstradamus, Special Guest: Big Sean, 3lau, Keys N Krates, Ruby Rose, David Solano, Morten, Moska, Nghtmre, Troyboi, Big Makk, Crespo, NWB, Ricky Remedy - Go to the Life In Color - Miami 2016 website for all details...

Thanks Miami and ULTRA - Our 9 Years Of Ultra Coverage More Awesome With Every Year

Ultra Music Festival - 20th Anniversary Survival Guide

This year is the 20th anniversary of Ultra Music Festival in Miami and it promises to be one of the biggest and best supported fesivalals of the last score (20 years). In prep for the years spectacle, what you need to know before heading in to: #Ultra

Hundreds of thousands of people will flock in from all over the world. They will descend on Miami for the Ultra Music Festival, many knowing little of what to expect.

Along with the electronica, like at any music festival, there will be changing weather, mud, nasty bathrooms and expensive parking. After years of covering the festival, I have learned some basic do's and don'ts. It all goes down March 23-25, 2018 at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Here's a basic guide to surviving these three days of loud, electronic dance music.

Photo identification

Ultra only admits people age 18 or older. That means you cannot attend the festival without providing identification. IDs will be scanned at the gate, so leave your fake one at home. They accept state-issued IDs or a driver's license, valid passport, military ID, Native American ID or Canadian ID. Foreign attendees who don't want to bring a passport need an ID issued by their home country and a copy of the passport.

Clear bags

Any bag you plan to bring to the festival has to be see-through - that is, made of clear plastic, clear vinyl or clear PVC. The festival will make exceptions for small clutch bags and hydration CamelBaks that are not backpacks.

Hand sanitizer

Hand sanitizer comes in handy after you've used the bathroom, because there are almost no working sinks around. It's also a good idea to use sanitizer before you eat.


This isn't news for anybody. People often dehydrate at the festival for drinking and dancing too much under a scalding sun. Don't forget to drink water. The festival has water refill stations, one by the Eco Village and another one by the southernmost exit. You're not allowed to walk in with water bottles, but you can refill a bottle after you've bought one.


There will be ATM machines inside the festival, but who wants to wait in line and pay an extra fee? Make sure you bring plenty of cash. It will make it easier to buy food, drinks and water. You may also need money to pay for parking or a cab.

Comfortable footware

You'll be walking and jumping all day, and so will thousands of people right next to you. Wearing sneakers or closed-toe shoes is just common sense. It's never fun to be stepped on by a person in a banana costume or wearing sandals on a ground filled with trash. Leave the stilettos home.


Even the most comfortable shoes can cause blisters. Bring bandages just in case.


Ultra is so loud that even when you get home, you may still hear the music inside your head. Earplugs help you control the volume. Trust me, you'll still be able to hear the music. 

Public transportation and parking

The thousands of people who come to Ultra make traffic and parking in downtown Miami worse than usual. Parking usually costs upward of $20. The best option is to park away from the festival and take the Metrorail, Metromover or Tri-Rail to avoid all traffic. Metrorail costs $2.25 per trip. Tri-Rail costs $2.50 to $11.55 on Friday and $5 on weekends. The Metromover is free. Both Tri-Rail and the Metromover have added extended hours on festival days.  If you prefer to drive, the best option is to arrive early when parking lots are not full, and possibly cheaper. Leaving early or waiting a couple of minutes after the festival ends is also a good idea to avoid traffic jams at the end of the day.


The company will have an Uber Ultra Lounge a few blocks from the festival, at 520 Biscayne Blvd., to allow easier access for the cars. Dropoffs and pickups will run from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday. 

Sunscreen and lip balm

Wearing sunscreen in Miami is a smart decision pretty much all year, but especially if you're going to be at an outdoor festival all day. You don't want to get a sunglasses-shaped sunburn. Lip balm also helps keep your lips hydrated and protected.

A sealed plastic bag for your cellphone

Cellphones break at Ultra. It may rain, someone could spill a drink on it, or you may just sweat too much and break it. Carrying it in a sealed plastic bag is cheaper than buying a new phone.

What you shouldn't bring

Ultra has a long list of forbidden items. Here are the most unusual ones:
  • Stuffed animals
  • Real animals
  • Facial masks
  • Opened packs of tampons or cigarettes (closed ones are fine)
  • Water guns, squirt guns or spray bottles
  • Bicycles, skateboards or scooters
  • Umbrellas (bring a poncho instead)
  • Chairs, blankets, sleeping bags or tents
  • Musical instruments or whistles
  • Laser pens
  • Pens, markers and spray paint
  • Poles, sticks or "totems" (including your selfie stick)

  • Hope this helps you to better enjoys this 20th anniversary spectacular.

North America’s largest, portable observation wheel coming to South Florida Fair

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 2, 2018) –– North America’s largest, portable observation wheel — promoted as the “ride of a lifetime” — will make its way to the South Florida Fair for the first time. Co-owned by Frank Zaitshik of Wade Shows, the fair’s midway operator, and Michael Wood of Wood Entertainment, the Midway Sky Eye will arrive at the fairgrounds on Sat., Jan. 6, and set up will begin on Sun., Jan. 7. It’s expected to take three days to complete it. The Midway Sky Eye, which was manufactured by the Lamberink company in the Netherlands, made its North American debut at the 2017 Florida State Fair. The giant wheel requires a 160,000 pound crane to erect the towers. The heaviest part is the center axle, which weighs 6,600 pounds. In all, the ride weighs more than 400,000 pounds — about 20 times as heavy as an elephant!

The massive wheel reaches a peak height of 155 feet and is comprised of more than 500 pieces. It reaches so high that it requires FAA clearance, which has already been obtained. The wheel is equipped with more than 524,000 individual LED red, green, blue, yellow, orange and purple lights, making it the brightest spectacle at the fair, and requires more than six miles of electrical wiring. The 36 gondolas hold six riders each, who can see for miles from the top.

The ride will cost $5/ticket and is excluded from wrist bands. Riders must be 42 inches tall without a supervising companion or 36 inches with a supervising companion. Other restrictions may apply.

Okeechobee Fest 2018 An Amazing Event Coming March 1-4, 2018

For all festival details, visit the website for all details. More news to come...

Ultimate 80’s Rock Legends set to electrify the stage for back-to-back days at the Second Annual Rockfest 80’s

Rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick & Joan Jett and the Blackhearts added to star-studded line up for Rockfest 80’s at C.B. Smith Park

Get ready to “Surrender” to the relentless rock royalty line up set to ignite South Florida this fall for the Second Annual Rockfest 80’s. The epic two-day event is coming to C.B. Smith Park located at 900 N. Flamingo Road, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33028 on Saturday November 4, 2017 (doors open noon to 10:30 p.m.) & Sunday, November 5, 2017 (doors open noon to 10 p.m.).

Sixteen Bands will grace the Rockfest stage at this year’s festival event. The lineup features three Rock and Roll Hall of Famers: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, as well as Sebastian Bach, Dokken, Foghat, Lita Ford, The Outlaws, Little River Band, Steelheart, Jack Russell’s “Great White,” Quiet Riot, South Florida’s local hero’s “Mr. Nice Guy” and Coral Springs local rockers “Stellar Revival. Two more bands will join the line up through a statewide “Battle of the Bands” search, sponsored by Reverbnation.

C.B. Smith Park is located in Pembroke Pines, Fla., is a 299-acre site and is one of Broward County Parks and Recreation's most diverse parks, as well as one of its most popular. Along with a water park that includes water slides and a tube ride, the park offers a large RV campground, a tennis complex, a family golfing center and many other amenities. Tickets are on-sale:

Discover the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, a cornucopious array of cuisines and innovative cooking techniques from chefs worldwide. This food aficionado’s paradise is replete with delicious dishes, fine wine, craft beer, spirits and other beverages sure to satisfy every palate—from over 35 individual marketplaces.

Metallica - Hard Rock Stadium 2017

Avenged Sevenfold - Hard Rock Stadium 2017

The Bistro Restaurant at the Beautiful Sonesta Hotel, Ft Lauderdale Beach, Comfortable and Elegant

Bistro is the full service restaurant inside the wonderful Sonesta Hotel located on the world famous Fort Lauderdatle strip, on the corner of Sunrise Blvd and A1A. The restaurant is open daily serving breakfast, lunch and a fabulous dinner. Hours are from 6:30AM to 10PM on Monday to Friday and 7AM-10PM on weekends.

The service and atmosphere is, shall I say, relaxed and contemporary. The staff is very attentive in the restaurant and you can see the same from the kitchen staff based on the presentation and quality of the food. Bistro is the perfect blend of decor and views - inside and out with its floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It has a beachy-chic look, the full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner recently unveiled its redesigned space with white-washed wood floors and cool blue, leather furnishings and walls.

We had the pleasure of sampling items from the lunch and dinner menu. We started with a Ceasar salad woth a homemade dressing of shaved parmasean, creamy artichoke tapenade and perfect romaine hearts. Add a grilled chick breast and i can only imagine. The Conch Chowder was light and creamy. And the street tacos, skirt steak or Mahi-Mahi, both great options. Lest I forget the fantastic slider appetizer - grass fed beef, chef's spice and bacon onion jam on a light and fresh toasted brioche. (Full Story and Photos)

BACARDI : Spirit Up Event

BACARDÍ and Major Lazer kicked-off Memorial Day Weekend and set the summer free with a private Sound of Rum experience on the shores of BACARDÍ Bay last night

BACARDÍ harnessed its Caribbean roots and brought together a diverse mix of reggae, dancehall, soca, hip-hop and electronic music alongside four island-inspired pop-up restaurants from across the globe.  Serving up authentic island fare, rum cocktails and new music, the event culminated with a live sound system performance by Major Lazer as they premiered their latest summer tracks and debuted their Limited Edition Rum.
Upon arrival at BACARDÍ Bay, guests enjoyed a sunset stroll as they made their way to the restaurant pop-up area and mainstage.  Featured restaurants, chefs and music talent included: [FULL STORY AND PICS]
It was one of the worst kept secrets in the touring world and now we’re here to finally make it official... yes, the WorldWired tour will be hitting the road in North America this summer for our first extended tour of the States and Canada since 2009! Whew... it certainly has been way too long and we are beyond excited to be visiting all of our friends in North America. We’re also psyched to announce that after joining us in Minneapolis last year, Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat have graciously signed on to be the main support acts for the run. We’ll be visiting mostly football and baseball stadiums with a few festivals sprinkled in, along with (once again!) participating in the grand opening festivities celebrating the re-opening of Nassau Coliseum in New York.

As we introduced for the Mexico City shows, and you seemed to dig it, every ticket purchased includes your choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. Keep it for yourself or gift it to a friend or family member... you’ll receive info via e-mail after your ticket purchase on how to obtain your copy.* The recent shows in Copenhagen brought the well-received debut of the enhanced experience options designed to take your Metalli-night to the next level.

For this tour, we have again partnered with the team that makes it all happen at CID Entertainment to offer four options of special enhanced experiences, including premium tickets and amenities ranging from early access to the venue and the 'Memory Remains' exhibit of memorabilia to meeting some of us(!). For full package details and to see photos and video from Copenhagen, click here. Finally, we’re proud to also announce the formation of our All Within My Hands Foundation and our collaboration with Crowdrise. We hope we’ve inspired you to make a donation when you purchase your tickets to the upcoming gigs... you can win some pretty cool prizes each night in the States and one lucky winner for the tour will travel with us to a show along the way. Check it out at “How do I get tickets?” you ask!

It’s been a long time coming and we cannot wait to be a part of a good old-fashioned summer tour from coast to coast.

We will see you out there!

Nicole Moudaber’s 4th Annual MoodDAY For Miami Music Week 2017

Live Radio Broadcast to over 40 countries globally
‘Empty Space’ EP Out Now on Intec Digital

MoodDAY @ The Raleigh Hotel Pool - Thursday, March 23

PLAYdifferently @ Space - Friday, March 24 (Set time: 4AM-6AM on the Terrace)
[SoundCloud] Nicole Moudaber - Empty Space EP (Intec Digital) - Preview here! 
[SoundCloud] In The Mood Episode 149 - Wonderfruit Festival, Pattaya, Thailand - Listen here!

Nicole Moudaber at MoodDAY Miami 2016 | Photo credit: @AGPfotos After celebrating 100 episodes of her In The Mood radio show during last year’s Miami Music Week, Nicole Moudaber’s annual MoodDAY pool party descends upon Miami for another edition of the day to night affair on Thursday, March 23 from 12pm to 10pm at The Raleigh Hotel Pool

This year, Nicole welcomes a loaded lineup of underground veterans and rising all stars featuring (in alphabetical order): Get Physical UK producer Ben Hoo, Crosstown Rebels Venezuelan duo Fur Coat, OVUM Recordings label head Josh Wink, renowned remixer and producer Martin Buttrich, and GRAMMY nominated legend Sasha, plus a special back-to-back set with an unannounced surprise guest with Nicole. With a live global radio broadcast from her signature Miami Music Week pool party, fans from around the world can listen to live DJ sets, surprise guest interviews from the who’s who in dance music, join the conversation by live Tweeting to Nicole using #MoodMIAMI and feel the hot Miami vibes on over 40 FM stations worldwide at

Following MoodDAY on Friday, March 24 Nicole will play a sunrise set at Richie Hawtin’s PLAYdifferently Presents showcase at the renowned SPACE Miami during peak party hours, 4-6am on the Terrace. The marathon 15+ hour show features MODEL 1 ambassadors including Richie Hawtin, Luciano, Victor Calderone, Matador and more.

Nicole makes her return to Carl Cox and Jon Rundell’s techno focused label Intec Digital with a three-track EP Empty Space out now and climbing the Beatport charts. Carl Cox says, “it’s great to have Nicole back on the label again. These three tracks sum up where it’s at right now for techno and with her own style they push boundaries forward further. All three have been in my box and played from the day I received them.” This sophisticated release has industrial undertones and a raw sound that showcases Nicole Moudaber's underground side, with a selection of tracks worthy of Berghain.

Get tickets for MoodDAY while supplies last on Wantickets. Nicole Moudaber’s ‘Empty Space’ EP (Intec Digital) is out now on
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The Ninth Annual Downtown Orlando Food & Wine Fest

at Lake Eola has become a signature event for Orlando. The weekend festivities promised mouth-watering dishes paired with fantastic wine and live music. The Fest more than delivered with delicious samplings from over thirty of Orlando’s premier restaurants, and wines from both domestic and international wineries.  Saturday’s live entertainment schedule included the Adam Moreno Duo, Matt Shenk, Christian Cuevas, Spencer Ludwig, Johnnyswim, Gavin DeGraw and Sunday’s line up included Adam Moreno Duo, Orange Avenue, The Legendary JC’s, KC and The Sunshine Band

The evening began with tastings at Cooper’s Hawk which offered an amazing jambalaya and ricotta covered meatballs. Continuing through the street there was a variety of samplings fit for any foodie, like the paella dish from Carmel Kitchen and Wine Bar, modern Mediterranean dishes located in Winter Park.  Siro, located inside the Orlando World Center Marriott offers Urban Italian Kitchen cuisine, and again won for award the Best of Show, always with an energetic staff, wonderful menu and catchy display.  To finish the night off with a sweet dessert, Nothing Bundt Cakes had variety of amazing, miniature bundt cakes and winning the Sweet Treat Award.  The Fest also emphasized a focus on phenomenal wines. The Foley Family Wines is anchored by premier vineyards in California and the Pacific Northwest, and had a fantastic selection.  The Fest also included offerings from Kenwood, Fetzer, Cupcake Vineyards, and Hope Family Wines. The Fest brought highlights to even the most traveled foodie, and was a alluring treat to all those who came out.


The one stop destination features Las Vegas style shows, full nightclub and premium open bar all night

Miami, FL (December 2016)– Described as “Miami Beach’s Only All-Inclusive Entertainment Complex,” Copa Room features premium open bar all night long as guests enjoy nightly shows by entertainers, acrobats, cabaret dancers and choreographed performances, all accompanied by an eclectic menu of specialty cocktails. 

From the creators of Wynwood’s Prohibition Restaurant & Speakeasy, owner Shawn Shahnazi has built upon his passion for destination nightlife establishments that he has garnered experience of in the Miami nightlife realm for over 30 years. Envisioning Copa Room as an interactive experience with a Miami flair, Shahzani hopes to entice tourists and locals alike with live entertainment and seemingly endless libations. 

Copa Room offers a flat rate of $80 on weekdays and $100 on weekends (50% off for Florida residents honored with on-site ticket purchase). A higher priced Club Level ticket for $125 grants guests super-premium liquor and an add-on is offered for Table Service for $300. Open Friday to Sunday at 5:30 p.m., Copa Room allows guests to purchase tickets with an on-site concierge, as they are encouraged to stay for Happy Hour drink specials at the boutique bar in the lobby and enjoy snacks and entertainment in the form of flat screen TV’s, pool tables and arcade video games, creating anticipation for the evening ahead. CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY

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