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Gem & Jam Returns to Pima County in Jan.

Submitted by Caren West PR on Thu, 07/06/2017 - 6:12 pm

Gem & Jam Festival has announced it will be returning to Pima County Fairgrounds for a second straight year, January 25 - 28, 2018. Coming off a transitional year, which saw the fan favorite festival move from Downtown Tucson to a venue that offered a desert setting  with expanded amenities including camping, the twelfth annual event will expanding its offerings, which of course will include a bigger lineup.

Bonnaroo 2017 Day 4 | Review & Photos

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Mon, 07/03/2017 - 6:51 pm

As day 4 of Bonnaroo 2017 dawned warm and humid, four days on nearly nonstop celebration began to take its toll on exhausted concert goers. Some began to pack up their campsites and headed to the exits to get an early start on their long treks homeward. Many others just collapsed in any cool shady spot they could find for a long-delayed sleep.

Bonnaroo '17 Superjam | Review & Photos

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Mon, 07/03/2017 - 4:52 pm

One of the unique aspects of the Bonnaroo music festival is the much anticipated Superjam. The legendary jam has seen some of the most interesting mashups in modern music history over the years, some more than successful than others. Occasionally the sessions have gone on into the first rays of sunshine of the following morning.

Bonnaroo 2017 Day 3 | Review & Photos

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Mon, 07/03/2017 - 3:43 pm

By the afternoon of day 3 of Bonnaroo 2017, the festival began to heat up in every way possible. The temperature warmed up to the mid-80s, a more average level for summer in Tennessee, with climbing humidity. Lots of young exposed body parts bronzed in the summer sun as music fans stripped down to the bare essentials and sought relief from the afternoon sun in shady spots and air-conditioned venues like the cinema comedy tent. The beer tent was doing a brisk business selling microbrews from over 3o different breweries.

Bonnaroo 2017 Day 1 | Review & Photos

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:00 am

On Thursday, June eighth the Bonnaroo music festival opened the gates to Centeroo, graced with the nicest weather forecast in the events sixteen-year history.  With temperatures topping out in the 70s and much cooler lows in the sleeping hours it was a nearly perfect day. The weather forecast predicted slowly warming temperatures over the four-day festival, below seasonal averages and a near zero chance of rain. In past years temperatures had wreaked havoc on concert goers, even topping the century mark one year.

U2 headlined this year's Bonnaroo 2017

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Sat, 07/01/2017 - 1:37 pm

A few hours before U2 played their first concert as a headline act at an American music festival, guitarist The Edge was honored by the founders of Bonnaroo at a special presentation. The Les Paul Spirit Award was given to the Irish rocker which is printed annually by the Les Paul Foundation, to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of the late, Les Paul through innovation in music and technology.

Laugh Your Asheville Off Returns in August

Submitted by Kelly Denson on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:02 pm

The Southeast’s largest comedy festival celebrates eleven years in Asheville this summer with stand up comedians from all around the world. Since its first two day festival in 2006, The Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival (a.k.a. The Asheville Comedy Festival) has grown into one of the country’s most prestigious comedy festivals among both comedians, comedy industry professionals and fans.

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