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Win a Pair of Four Day Passes to the 2015 Firefly Music Festival

Image Courtesy of Mix 92.9

Image Courtesy of Mix 92.9

Listen to Mix 92.9 the 90’s to NOW in Delaware for the Mix Mystery Sound now through May 14th, 2015.   Be caller number nine when you hear it; guess the sound correctly and win a pair of four day passes to Firefly Music Festival.  Guess incorrectly and they’ll still give you a family four pack of tickets to Six Flags.  If no one guesses by Thursday, May 14th, a winner will be randomly selected from all who participated and announced at 1: 00 pm on Friday, May 15, 2015.

For more info, check out:

http://www.mix929fm.com/contests/mix-mystery-sound/374139/Contests/show


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My Picks for Musikfest, August 2, 2014

Image Courtesy of Mucca Pazza
Image Courtesy of Mucca Pazza

Musikfest professes to have one of the most diverse genre venues around. It’s a claim many music festivals make, but IMHO, Musikfest meets the challenge. Where else can you find a music festival that features musicians playing everything from polkas to indie punk rock? The selections are so varied, it’s hard to choose who to see.

I’m always up for a new experience, so here are my two picks for tonight.

Mucca Pazza, 7:30 p.m. Volksplatz

This is a special shout out to all band geeks. Yes, I spent my time marching 8-to-5. We were bad; bad doesn’t even begin to describe it. There were no tryouts for our band, they were begging for warm bodies. For the first four or five home football games, I carried an instrument without a mouthpiece, just to help fill out the ranks. We did run-ons that were so chaotic the director told us “if you slip, bow. Make them think you meant it.” When the sousaphone player became enamored of one of the trumpet players, our director arranged Simon & Garfunkel’s “Cecilia” with a sousaphone solo.

With that kind of background, I really need to see Mucca Pazza the rambunctious 20-piece circus-punk indie-rock marching band from Chicago that plays everything from Balkan brass to zombie mambo and demented arrangements of Dmitri Shostakovich. The group will lead a parade starting at 5 p.m. at Liederplatz and winding through the festival on the north side.

After that, I’ll go for King Paris and His Hypnotic Guitar, 9 p.m. Volksplatz. Rick Vito, who was lead guitarist for Fleetwood Mac and Bob Seger in the 1980s and ’90s (and is a Kutztown University grad), takes his new turban-wearing persona to the stage. I spent my formative years in the San Francisco Bay Area. What can I say? His videos look like a couple of parties I attended. Besides, I’m totally intrigued by someone who pairs “Ring of Fire” with belly dancers.

If neither of those float your boat, you can find something more to your taste here.
http://www.musikfest.org/lineup/daily-schedule/2014-08-02/


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Win Musikfest Keith Urban Tickets

Image Courtesy of ArtQuest

Image Courtesy of ArtQuest

Hurry, there’s still time to enter to win tickets to see Keith Urban on 8/10/2014.
Tickets are sponsored by Rothrock Motors.
Go here to enter: http://www.artsquest.org/rothrock/


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Spectacular Fireworks Celebrate Hunterdon County 300th Birthday

Image Courtesy of Best of NJ

Image Courtesy of Best of NJ

Hunterdon County will celebrate its 300th birthday on Thursday, August 7, 2014 with a concert and fireworks, from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

This celebration was originally scheduled for July the 3rd, but the fireworks had to be cancelled because of stormy weather.

The concert will feature the 18-piece Vince Pettinelli Orchestra popular with area residents and known for playing a wide selection of musical styles and eras.

The celebration will take place in the Deer Path Park, located at 120 West Woodschurch Road in Flemington. To make getting to and from the park easier, LINK shuttle buses have been organized to run between the park and various locations in Flemington.

Everyone is invited to bring blankets, chairs, picnic dinners, friends and family to the celebration.

There will also be a concession stand run by local food vendor, Pudgy’s Street Food. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed at this event.

For updates check http://www.hunterdon300th.org/ or call (908)782-1158 after 3:00 p.m.

The concert will come to a grand climax with a spectacular fireworks display sponsored by the Hunterdon Tricentennial Committee and the Flemington Raritan Parks and Recreation Committee.


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Enter to Win Tickets to See Alan Jackson or The All-American Rejects at Musikfest

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If you win, you not only get to watch The All-American Rejects or Alan Jackson from the best seats in the house, but dinner and drinks too. Two lucky winners will get tickets to the show in the MINI of Allentown Steel Terrace, where they’ll enjoy the concert from two ridiculously comfy chairs, right up front, along with dinner, drinks and dessert.

When you submit the form, you’ll be redirected to the MINI of Allentown Facebook page. They’re the contest sponsor and will be posting the winners of the contest on their page.

Enter below for your chance to win the “Best Seats in the House” Musikfest!
http://www.artsquest.org/mini/?utm_content=buffer61dce&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer


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Print Tickets for Free Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum in Atlantic City, NJ

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Ticketmaster has confirmed that ticket holders can now print tickets for both the Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum free concerts in Atlantic City.

Please note all general admission tickets are for Zones 3 – 12; please disregard any section/seat number listed on your ticket.

If you have any questions about your tickets reach out to Ticketmaster Customer Service at 800-653-8000 or visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/h/customer-service.html. and provide them with your ticket confirmation number.
https://www.facebook.com/DoAtlanticCity


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Big Name Entertainers at Delaware State Fair

Image Courtesy of Delaware State Fair

Image Courtesy of Delaware State Fair

Delaware may be the First State, but it’s also one of the smallest in the U.S. That doesn’t stop them from showcasing some of the biggest names in the music industry at the 95th Annual Delaware State Fair, Harrington, DE. As usual, the artist line-up features an eclectic mix of music styles, and fans of all ages are sure to find a performance to suit their taste. Some of the performances are free, others require tickets at various prices.

The line-up includes:

July 20 (Sunday)–Train
Track/Stadium: $59 Grandstand/Clubhouse: $54 6:30 PM DOORS 7:30 PM SHOW

July 21 (Monday)–Del-One Federal Credit Union presents McClain with China Anne McClain
Del-One Federal Credit Union presents McClain with China Anne McClain on Monday, July 21 at 7pm. This will be a FREE SHOW. Doors open at 6pm.

July 22 (Tuesday)–Keith Urban
Track/Stadium: $69 Grandstand/Clubhouse: $64 7:00 PM DOORS 8:00 PM SHOW

July 23 (Wednesday)–Brantley Gilbert
Track/Stadium: $40 Grandstand/Clubhouse: $35 6:30 PM DOORS 7:30 PM SHOW

July 25 (Friday)–Jeremy Camp

The Bridge Track/Stadium: $38 Grandstand/Clubhouse: $33 Pit (limit 400 tickets): $63 6:00 PM DOORS 7:00 PM SHOWS

July 26 (Saturday) – Lady Antebellum

The Bridge Track/Stadium: $64 Grandstand/Clubhouse: $59 6:30 PM DOORS 7:30 PM SHOW

If you have purchased a concert ticket you will need to purchase a separate gate admission ticket to enter the Delaware State Fair.

Image Courtesy of Delaware State Fair

Image Courtesy of Delaware State Fair

For more information or to purchase tickets:
http://www.delawarestatefair.com/