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Bands on the Beach 2014

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by brent

Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, features a lineup of performers sure to please every musical taste.

Located in the beautiful Gulfside Pavilion overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the series features regional artists performing a wide variety of music. Bring your lawn chair and join us every summer for hot music, smooth grooves and a whole lot of good times. Bands on the Beach is at 7 p.m. and begins the first Tuesday in April and ends the last Tuesday in October.

2014 Bands on the Beach Schedule (Updated 6/30/2014)

April 1 - After Midnight
April 8 - The Blenders
April 15 - The Chris Martin Band
April 22 - Emerald Coast Blues Brothers
April 29 - Not Quite Fab
May 6 - The True Blue Band
May 13 - One Accord
May 20 - ClassX
May 27 - Category 4
June 3 - Modern Eldorados
June 10 - Posi-Tones
June 17 - The Reunion Band
June 24 - Robert Wayne
July 1 - Johnny Earthquake and The Moondogs
July 8 - Touch of Gray
July 15 - The Astronauts
July 22 - Chloe Channell
July 29 - Erma Granat and The Shades
August 5 - Déjà vu
August 12 - CrossTown
August 19 - The Chris Martin Band
August 26 - 13th Hourglass
September 2 - Southern Breeze
September 9 - The Groovinators
September 16 – CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
September 23 - Mr. Big and the Rhythm Sisters
September 30 - Hot Sauce Band
October 7 - Mass Kunfuzion
October 14 - Kyle Parker Band
October 21 - Holly Shelton
October 28 - Not Quite Fab

Seafood Festival 2014

Posted on: September 13th, 2014 by brent
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 -
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
Savor delicious seafood and enjoy the historic surroundings of downtown Pensacola during the 37th annual Pensacola Seafood Festival, produced by Fiesta of Five Flags and presented by Florida Blue.  The Pensacola Seafood Festival is one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in Northwest Florida with more than 150 artisans and craftsmen who travel from around the country to participate.
The FREE three day festival will take place September 26-28 in downtown Pensacola’s Seville Square, Fountain Park and Bartram Park.  Bring the entire family for a weekend filled with a variety of foods, arts and crafts, and live entertainment.
Festival Hours:
Friday, September 26: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, September 27: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, September 28: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Directions:
Take I-110 south to Gregory Street exit to Alcaniz Street.  Turn left onto Alcaniz Street and follow to Government Street to the Seville Square area or 311 East Government Street, Pensacola, FL.
Parking:
Festival parking is available throughout the downtown area on a first-come, first serve basis.  Handicap parking will be available with permit in the Port of Pensacola’s Barracks Street Lot.

 

 

Please visit the tabs for more information on:

Pensacola Seafood Festival Entertainment Lineup

Pensacola Seafood Festival Vendor Applications

Pensacola Seafood Festival Don McCloskey 5K Run/Walk – Saturday, September 27

Children’s Area – Open Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28

Taste of Pensacola

Fiesta Seafood Grille presented by Pensacola Energy

Pensacola Seafood Festival Featured Artist, Dan Danforth

Event Map

Special thank you to Alsco, Communication Engineering Services, Department of Environmental Protection,
Ecosystem Restoration Support Organizations Inc., Emerald Coastkeeper Inc., and Royal Cup Coffee

CATTY-OKE 2014

Posted on: September 11th, 2014 by Candy

Cattyoke begins September 18th at Seville Quarter.  It’s the same great place (Seville Quarter!), same great karaoke DJ (Krazy George!!), same mediocre emcee (Candy) and lots of great talent.  Cattyoke is a fun time as we pick the folks that will take the stage the first night at the Pensacola Interstate Fair. 

Sign ups begin promptly at 6p each Thursday night (September 18th, September 25th, October 2nd and October 9th) . Sign ups end at 7p or until we get 20 people.

You have to be 21 or older to be a contestant for Cattyoke.

Are you a singer? Did choir in high school? Think you sound great singing in the shower? Just like to have fun meeting new friends? OR – do you like to listen to great talent? I (This is Candy) do and there are some amazing singers in Cat Country (I’m not one of them). We would love to have you join us for Cattyoke at Seville Quarter every Thursday.  The top 3 finalists from each night will move on to sing at the Pensacola Interstate Fair.  Also – we’re doing an audience vote this time around! Depending on your vote AND the judges vote – we may advance 4 people to the finals per night.

See the official Rules Here

Plus – whether you sing or not, you’ll have a chance to win cool prizes from some of our cool sponsors!

 -The Pensacola Interstate Fair

-The Fishing Hole

-MBT Divers

- Hemingways

- Fast Eddies Fun Center

- Southern Raceway 

80th Annual Pensacola Interstate Fair Line Up

Posted on: September 10th, 2014 by brent

It’s Magical!  It’s Fun!  It’s the Fair!  The 80th Pensacola Interstate Fair promises all the fun and excitement that it’s become known for over the years, along with big name music acts and television personalities.

The Fair’s musical line-up kicks off opening night with the “Catty-oke” finals presented by Cat Country 98.7 and Seville Quarter at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16. Get more info on how to participate here.

Rocker Eddie Money will perform his 70’s and 80’s hits on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m.  With over a dozen albums of his own, he is best known for songs such as “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise” and Top 10 hit “Take Me Home Tonight.”

On Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:00 p.m., the Fair presents country star David Nail.  Debuting in 2009, Nail became a household name in country music with songs like “Red Light” from his album I’m About to Come Alive and “Let It Rain” from his 2011 critically acclaimed album The Sound of a Million Dreams.  His newest album, I’m a Fire, includes the chart topping song “Whatever She’s Got.”  Nail was recently a 2014 CMT Music Awards nominee for Breakthrough Artist of the Year.

Local bands will have a chance to show their talent during our Sunday Showcase on Oct. 19. Be sure to come and support your favorite Pensacola act as shows are held throughout the day beginning at noon. Check the Fair website for details.

On Monday, Oct. 20Nick Jr. characters Milli and Geo from children’s show Team Umizoomi will make two live Meet & Greet appearances on the Pepsi Open Air Stage from 4:30-6:00 p.m. and again from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  The first 200 fans in line for each appearance will receive a free downloadable photo with the characters.  Lines will close 30 minutes before the end of each show, so get there early!

On Tuesday, Oct. 21 and Wednesday, Oct. 22, come out and see Jimmy Riffle, star of Animal Planet’s Gator Boys, perform stunts and capture techniques during the “Scales, Tails and Teeth Gator Show.”  There will be two shows both days at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. followed by meet and greet sessions after each.

Also on Tuesday, Oct. 21, local country sensation Chloe Channell takes the stage at 6:30 p.m.  Chloe began her singing career at age seven on the Farmers Opry stage.  She has since earned national attention by performing at Radio City Music Hall during the quarterfinals of America’s Got Talent.

YouTube and A&E star Big Smo will bring his blend of country, rap and hip-hop to the Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 8:00 p.m.  His newly debuted album, Kuntry Livin’, gives a look inside the mind of a true original with songs such as “Kickin It In Tennessee” and blue collar anthem “Workin’.”

Also on Wednesday, Oct. 22, everyone is invited to watch or participate in the Livestock Auction at 7:00 p.m.  This event includes prize-winning steer raised by students, and all proceeds from the auction go back to those students.

As part of our special Senior Appreciation Day, come on out and take part in an afternoon and evening of nostalgia on Thursday, Oct. 23 as The Drifters Revue performs two shows at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  Sing and dance along to The Drifters’ hits like “Under the Boardwalk,” “This Magic Moment” and “Up On the Roof.”

American chart topper Craig Morgan will kick off the country-filled final weekend of the Fair on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.  Since his first top ten hit “Almost Home,” Morgan has continued to heat up the airwaves with other hits like “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” “Redneck Yacht Club,” and “International Harvester” and “Wake Up Lovin’ You.”

To help bring a close to the Fair entertainment fun, award-winning American country music band Eli Young Band will perform their hits on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:00 p.m.  Hailing from Texas, Eli Young Band has made it big with songs like “Drunk Last Night,” “Crazy Girl,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” and their newest single, “Dust.”

“This year, our musical lineup is filled with big names to help us celebrate our 80th anniversary,” said Don Frenkel, Pensacola Interstate Fair General Manager. “With entertainment almost every night, this year’s Fair is packed with fun and excitement.”

All musical performances are located on the Pepsi Open Air Stage. Entertainment shows at the Pensacola Interstate Fair are free with the price of admission.

For complete information, call (850) 944-4500 or visit www.pensacolafair.com.  You can also join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PensacolaInterstateFair.

Rides and Admission

The Pensacola Interstate Fair offers options to save your hard-earned cash with the return of Walgreens discount ride wristbands and, for the first time ever, ½ price admission tickets.  In addition, there will be discount ride wristband days, free events and concerts and special admission days so you can join us in celebrating 80 years of magic and fun!

This year, buy your advance sale tickets and ride wristbands at Walgreens for ½ Price Admission and Discounted Ride Wristbands.  Tickets and Wristbands go on sale at local Walgreens September 23 and are available through the first Friday of the Fair, October 17.  Each admission ticket and ride wristband is valid for one use only.  No Walgreens ½ price admission tickets or discounted ride wristbands will be available after October 17.

The prices for the ½ price admission tickets and discounted ride wristbands are as follows:
•    Adult Admission Tickets – $6 for ages 12 and up ($12 at the Fair; savings of $6)
•    Child Admission Tickets – $3 for ages 4-11 ($6 at the Fair; savings of $3)
•    Advance Weekday Super Saver Ride Wristband – $15 ($20 at the Fair; savings of $5)
o    Good for Mon-Thurs use only (also accepted Sunday, Oct. 26)
o    Can be upgraded at main ticket booth for weekend use (for additional fee)
o    Valid for 1 use only
•    Advance Any Day Super Saver Ride Wristband – $20 ($25 at the Fair; savings of $5)
o    Good for any day of the Fair
o    Valid for 1 use only

***Walgreens Advance Sale Any Day Ride Wristbands can be used for Midnight Madness, but they must be accompanied by Advance ½ price Walgreens admission ticket, as well.  Advance Walgreen Adult/Child admission tickets will be accepted after 8:00 p.m. on both Fridays for those wanting to walk around.  No General Admission tickets will be sold at the gate after 8:00 p.m.
General gate admission to the Fair is $12 for adults, $6 for children age four to 11, and free for children under four, and ride wristbands are $20 for Mon-Thurs use (also good on Sunday, Oct. 26) and $25 for Fri-Sun use.  Individual ride tickets will also be available.  There is also a $5 parking fee, which will be collected upon exiting the Fair parking lot.

For groups of 50 or more, group discounts are available.  Call the Fair office at (850) 944-4500 for details.

 

The schedule of wristband and special admission days is as follows:

Thursday, Oct. 16
•    Opening Day Special – Special Walgreens Buddy Day – 2 get in for the price of 1 with Advance Sale Adult and Child Walgreens admission tickets.  Highest admission applies.  Children 3 and under are free at all times.
•    Fair hours are 4 p.m.–11 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 17
•    Midnight Madness – At 8 p.m., “Pay One Price” Midnight Madness Tickets will be on sale at the Fair Entrance Ticket Booth. The $25 Midnight Madness ticket allows unlimited rides and also includes free admission into the Fair. Midnight Madness Wristbands are good on all Reithoffer Midway rides from
8 p.m. to 2 a.m. ONLY. No general admission tickets will be sold after 8 p.m.  Walgreens Advance Sale Any Day Ride Wristbands can be used for Midnight Madness, but they must be accompanied by Advance ½ price Walgreens admission ticket, as well.  Advance Walgreen Adult/Child admission tickets will be accepted after 8:00 p.m. on both Fridays for those wanting to walk around.  No General Admission tickets will be sold at the gate after 8:00 p.m. Anyone who bought admission and ride wristbands before 8 p.m. and is on the Fairgrounds will be able to stay on the Fairgrounds and ride until closing.
•    Fair hours are 4 p.m.–2 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18
•    Kids’ Day – All kids 11 years and under will be admitted FREE into the Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. General Admission prices apply after 2 p.m. Fair closes at midnight.
•    Fair hours are 11 a.m.–12 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 19
•    Special Walgreens Buddy Day – 2 get in for the price of 1 with Advance Sale Adult and Child Walgreens admission tickets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Highest admission applies.  General Admission prices apply after 2 p.m.  Special Walgreens Buddy Day promotion cannot be combined with any other daily promotion.
•    Buddy Day – Bring a Buddy and 2 get in for the price of 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Highest admission applies). General Admission prices apply after 2 p.m.  Buddy Day promotion cannot be combined with any other daily promotion. 
•    Military Appreciation Day – All active and retired military personnel and spouse with proper identification will be admitted for $6 all day (does not include dependents other than spouse).  Military Appreciation Special cannot be combined with any other daily promotion.
•    Fair hours are 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20
•    Cox Day – Check your September and October Cox bill for a FREE admission coupon. Valid for ONE admission only.
•    Fair hours are 4 p.m.–11 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21
•    Ladies’ Day – Women of all ages will be admitted FREE into the Fair from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Regular admission from 6 p.m. until closing.
•    Fair hours are 4 p.m.–11 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22
•    Special $10 Handstamp Day – Purchase a Handstamp for $10. Handstamps are good on all Reithoffer Midway Rides until closing. Individual ride tickets are also available all day.
•    Manna Food Pantries Food Drive – Bring in 2 cans of food for Manna Food Pantries and get $2 off (1) adult admission.  Each set of cans is valid for ONE discounted adult admission on this day only.
•    Fair hours are 4 p.m.–11 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23
•    Senior Appreciation Day – The Fair will open exhibits and vendors early at 2 p.m., and senior citizens ages 55 and up will get in for $6 all day.  As part of Senior Appreciation day, there will be two performances by The Drifters Revue at 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.  All ages are welcome with general admission prices, but the midway (rides and games) will not be open until 4 p.m.
•    Fair hours are 2 p.m.–11 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 24
•    Midnight Madness – At 8 p.m., “Pay One Price” Midnight Madness Tickets will be on sale at the Fair Entrance Ticket Booth. The $25 Midnight Madness ticket allows unlimited rides and also includes free admission into the Fair. Midnight Madness Wristbands are good on all Reithoffer Midway rides from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. ONLY. No general admission tickets will be sold after 8 p.m.  Walgreens Advance Sale Any Day Ride Wristbands can be used for Midnight Madness, but they must be accompanied by Advance ½ price Walgreens admission ticket, as well.  Advance Walgreen Adult/Child admission tickets will be accepted after 8:00 p.m. on both Fridays for those wanting to walk around.  No General Admission tickets will be sold at the gate after 8:00 p.m. Anyone who bought admission and ride wristbands before 8 p.m. and is on the Fairgrounds will be able to stay on the Fairgrounds and ride until closing.
    Fair hours are 4 p.m.–2 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25
•    Kids’ Day – All kids 11 years and under will be admitted FREE into the Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. General Admission prices apply after 2 p.m. Fair closes at midnight.
•    Fair hours are 11 a.m.–12 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 26
•    Special Admission Family Day – Special $6 admission price for everyone and FREE to children 3 and under (Any previously purchased discounted admission tickets or passes will count as ONE ADMISSION ONLY). Fair closes at 10 p.m.  No exhibit buildings will be open this day, and there will be no stage entertainment.
•    Special Wristband Day – Purchase a special ride wristband for $20. Wristbands are good on all Reithoffer Midway Rides until closing. Individual ride tickets are also available all day.  Both Walgreens Super Saver Ride Wristbands are also redeemable. 
•    Fair hours are 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

Free Daily Events

Ag-Venture Barn Hands-On Agricultural Activities
Sun-Thurs – Open-8 p.m.
Fri-Sat – Open-9 p.m.

Eudora Farms – Exotic Animal Petting Zoo
Open during normal Fair hours

Professional Bull Riding
Oct. 20-25

Blake Shelton Works At Pizza Hut

Posted on: September 10th, 2014 by Chris

Blake Shelton showed up at a California Pizza Hut to sell a few pies. He posed as a worker named “Stephen”, going undercover for series of ads. Okay, not really. But he was dressed in a Pizza Hut uniform. Most customers recognized who he was.

Blake’s new album, ‘Bringing Back The Sunshine’ will be out September 30.


Making Strides with Team Cat-A-Tude

Posted on: September 8th, 2014 by brent

WE WANT YOU on Team Cat-A-Tude!

Register to walk with your Cat Country family for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday October 25th at Cordova Mall.  You can sign up to walk with the Cat, but if you make a $25 Donation you will also get a limited edition Team Cat-A-Tude Shirt.

Register Here

 

 

Kelly Clarkson Joins Garth And Trisha In Chicago

Posted on: September 8th, 2014 by Chris

Kelly Clarkson couldn’t have chosen a bigger stage to make her first post-pregnancy performance. She made a surprise appearance at Friday’s Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood show in Chicago, and she brought her daughter, River, along for her first concert!


In this fan video Garth introduces her new song “PrizeFighter” saying he’s going to stand in for Kelly on it, before she walked on stage. “PrizeFighter”’ is Trisha’s first song in six years and is about standing up after getting knocked down. “When you hit the ground / You find your wings / You go one more round / When that bell rings / You say you’re done but here you come / You’re a hammer hitting, spitting fire / Prize fighter.”

Lady Antebellum’s New Edition

Posted on: September 8th, 2014 by Chris

Lady Antebellum has a new member.

Dave Haywood and wife Kelli welcomed their first child, a baby boy, Sunday night (9/7).

The couple named their son Cash Van. Cash joins Hillary Scott’s one-year-old girl, Eisele, among the “Babies A”.

Lady A had to canceled their show in Allegan, Michigan at the Allegan Country Fair so that Dave could rush home to be next to his wife.

Joe Nichols stepped it and performed a show for fans at the last minute to fill in for the trio.

Milton Riverwalk 5K Oct 4

Posted on: September 8th, 2014 by Candy

Runners to your marks!  Get set!  Go!

It is time to register for the Riverwalk Run 5K 2014, which runs through historic downtown Milton, Fla., at 5 p.m. on Oct. 4.

This certified 5K (3.1 miles) course run in the afternoon will offer the chance for three lucky people to win $250.

Two of the $250 prizes will be if a man or woman breaks the course record.

The men’s records stands at 15:46 and was set by Nate Crum in 2011. Crum had recently moved to Milton for his assignment at NAS Whiting Field and was a late entry for the race after he saw the registration sheet while paying his utility deposit.

The women’s record is held by Milton High School teacher Susan Smith who posted a time of 20:12 last year, which was more than 20 seconds better than Sandra Ebanks record set in 2010.

The third way to win doesn’t matter on your speed at all. The ticket to win $250 is your bib number, but you do have to be present after the race.

Finally student runners can help their respective school earn a $250 prize for the most runners participating. When students register they can list their school, Pace, Milton, Central, Gulf Breeze, Navarre, Hobbs Middle, or any other school in the tri-county area.

One runner, walker, or wheelchair participant will have their bib number randomly drawn at the awards ceremony after the race and will win $250.

“Regardless of skill level, we want to make sure everyone has an opportunity to win,” said Katie Nichols, event director.

But you not only have to participate, but you must register as well.

Registration for the Riverwalk Run 5K this year is being done online at www.runsignup.com through Sept. 26. The fee is $20 online with a race shirt and $15 without a shirt until Sept. 1. No credit card processing fees will be charged to the participants.

If you register for the Riverwalk Run 5K online after Sept. 1 the cost will be $25 with a shirt and $20 without a shirt.

On Sept. 29 there will be early package pickup and late registration at Academy Sports + Outdoors at University Shoppes in Pensacola from 4 to 7 p.m. A second one will be held at Anytime Fitness in on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a third one at the Milton Community Center on Oct. 2 from 3 to 5 p.m.

 

Registration fee includes a T-shirt, race bag to the first 350 people to pick up their packet, as well as post-race refreshments provided by Winn Dixie and other sponsors.

Race day registration is $25 at the Riverwalk Pavilion on S. Willing St. next to the Santa Rosa County Veteran’s Memorial Plaza, but shirts at this time will not be guaranteed. All participants registered by Sept. 1 are guaranteed Milton Riverwalk Run 5K T-shirt.

Strollers are welcome in the Riverwalk Run 5K, but there may be some areas along the course that are difficult to get through with one, especially the section along the Riverwalk Boardwalk which can be a little bumpy and narrow at the entrance and exit.

For more information on the Milton Riverwalk Run 5K you can go online at www.riverwalkrun5k.com or contact the Milton Parks and Recreation Department at 983-5466.

Wedding Gift Makes Appearance On Lee Brice’s Album Cover

Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by Chris

The guitar Lee Brice is holding on the cover of his new album, ‘I Don’t Dance,’ is more than just a prop. It’s the actual 1948 Gibson J-45 guitar his wife, Sara, gave him as a wedding gift before they married last year.

Lee tells ABC News, “My buddy in South Carolina, he’s got a bunch of old guitars like that, and I just fell in love with one that looked just like that, and he found me one, for [Sara to give me], out in California, and it’s just amazing.”

If the guitar could talk, it’d probably have quite a story to tell based on the scratches on the finish, but its age also gives the instrument a much richer tone. “The older it gets, the dryer that wood gets, and the more it resonates, the more it vibrates,” he says. “So, it actually sounds better and better the older it gets.” Lee’s also playing that vintage guitar in the video for “I Don’t Dance.”

the album is out this Tuesday, September 9th.