Jim Lauderdale Receives WagonMaster Lifetime Achievement Award At Americana Honors And Awards

NASHVILLE–Jim Lauderdale, a longtime ambassador of the Americana genre, received the WagonMaster Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by George Strait Wednesday as part of the 15th annual Americana Honors and Awards. “I am delighted to give the WagonMaster award to my good friend Jim Lauderdale,” Strait said. The Texas superstar presented Lauderdale with the WagonMaster award, […]

Legoland California Plans Expansion At Park In 2017

CARLSBAD–As 2016 finishes its last few months, Legoland California Resort’s General Manager Peter Ronchetti announced at a press conference that big plans are already in action for 2017 including: new Lego Ninjago rooms at Legoland Hotel; an expansion at Legoland Water Park and a new addition to Lego Star Wars Miniland. A familiar droid joined Ronchetti in […]

Steve Martin’s ‘Meteor Shower’ Breaks Old Globe Box Office Records

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe world premiere of Steve Martin’s new play “Meteor Shower,” which finished its highly acclaimed run on Sunday, has broken multiple Globe box office records and has become one of the most successful shows in Globe history. The adult comedy now ranks as the highest-grossing show in the theatre’s in-the-round space (which […]

Gator By The Bay, Bon Temps Social Club Of San Diego To Host Musical Benefit For Louisiana Flood Victims

SAN DIEGO–To raise funds for Louisiana musicians affected by the recent Louisiana flooding, Gator By The Bay, the largest Louisiana-themed music and food festival on this side of the bayou and The Bon Temps Social Club of San Diego (BTSC), a non-profit organization that sponsors Cajun and zydeco dance events, will host a benefit concert […]

Emily Estafan To Receive WorldArts Discovery Award at La Musa Awards

Miami Beach, FL–The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame/La Musa Awards and WorldArts will honor emerging singer-songwriter Emily Estefan with the WorldArts Discovery of the Year Award during the 4th annual La Musa Awards ceremony in Florida. Event organizers say the WorldArts Discovery of the Year Award is given to promising young talent at the start […]

Frank Zappa’s Tastiest Tracks Collected On ZAPPAtite

LOS ANGELES–In his trailblazing and incredibly prolific career, artist, composer and all-around musical pioneer Frank Zappa released more than 60 albums in his lifetime, as a solo artist and with his bands the Mothers of Invention and the Mothers. Coupled with more than 40 posthumous releases since his death in 1993 at 52, figuring out […]

Grammy Winner John Scofield Pays Homage To His Country And Folk Roots

Coming off a Grammy win earlier this year for his last album, Past Present, John Scofield has been largely in the spotlight over the last year, sitting in the with The Roots on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” gracing the cover of Downbeat and garnering the attention of NPR. His impressive 40-plus-year career has […]

Coronado Speed Festival Returns To Naval Air Station North Island

SAN DIEGO—The 19th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival kicks off with two days of vintage auto racing at the Naval Air Station North Island September 17 and 18. The festival is one of San Diego’s most successful fundraisers for the military and offers a variety of pulse-quickening events. Schedule of events: Gary Sinise & […]

Virgin Produced Tapped As Official Content Partner Of KAABOO Del Mar

SAN DIEGO–KAABOO Del Mar, the ‘Mix-Perience’ of a lifetime, unveiled Virgin Produced as the Official Content Partner through 2018. The three-day event will feature a curated collection of world-class music, hilarious comedy, gourmet cuisine, craft libations, inspiring contemporary art and personal indulgences, from September 16 to 18 in Del Mar. For the first time, the […]

Dog Film Festival To Tour San Diego September 25

SAN DIEGO–Following its overwhelming, sold-out success in New York City, the first-ever Dog Film Festival is touring the country, stopping in 12 cities nationwide, including San Diego September 25. The Petco Foundation, whose goal is to help every animal live its best life, is serving as the national presenting sponsor of the festival, which celebrates […]