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2014-08-14 12:24:49

13th Annual Belk Bowl kicks off on Dec. 30 in Charlotte, N.C. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Belk Bowl is thrilled to announce the Grammy Award winner Miranda Lambert will be the featured act at the 2014 Belk Bowl this coming December. The 13th annual Belk Bowl will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. and will feature a matchup of the Southeastern Conference and the Atlantic Coast Conference....

2014-07-12 23:03:48

The new mixtape is presented by Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes Promotion. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the “Hearts Of A Champion” Mixtape by BOUTIT BOI. The 19 track project is currently available for download. The mixtape features appearances from T.K.S, Kazpa, G.K., Toe Down, Quebo, Spanish Red, and Slay Boogie. James “BOUTIT BOI” Benjamin was born in Pahokee, FL, with a small population of 6,000. Raised in Belle Glade, FL with a...

2014-06-18 23:05:07

Ticket Down announces that tickets for Outkast at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta have been released to the general public. This well-known ticket exchange is offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code OUTKAST-ATLANTA for added savings. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Tickets to Outkast in Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park on September 27th are now on sale at TicketDown.com. Find tickets starting at 10:00 a.m. today for Atlanta natives, Outkast. This popular...

2014-05-22 08:26:13

Ticket prices for these exciting concert events start at just $22.50 INDEPENDENCE, Kan., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Musical sensations Jim Brickman, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound and Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers will be headlining the inaugural Astra Arts Festival (AAF) July 3 - 13, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140521/90247 Jim Brickman is America's pop piano sensation and the most commercially successful instrumental pop pianist of the past two...

2014-05-08 12:25:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, the nation's largest family owned and operated department store company, today announced its official sponsorship of the Southeastern Conference and the SEC Network, a new multiplatform national network devoted to the conference and operated by ESPN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130527/CL21077LOGO With the new relationship, Belk will be the official retail department store of the SEC, giving the company exclusive access to...

2014-05-05 12:26:21

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanstar Licensing, organizers of Licensing Expo, the world's largest and most influential licensing trade show, today announced that the Country Music Association (CMA) will present Kellie Pickler as the special guest performer at the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/83993 This must-attend networking event for the licensing industry, held in association with the NFL Players Inc. and sponsored...

2014-04-22 12:27:51

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Country Music Association announced today that Hank Cochran, Ronnie Milsap, and Mac Wiseman will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Milsap will be inducted in the "Modern Era Artist" category, while Wiseman will be inducted in the "Veterans Era Artist" category. Cochran will be inducted in the "Songwriter" category, which is awarded every third year in a rotation with the "Recording and/or Touring...

2014-04-14 16:25:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, Inc. has announced that the company, and its associates, customers and vendors contributed more than $20.9 million to local communities in the fiscal year ending February 1, 2014. Of the total amount, Belk corporate dollars funded $7.3 million to more than 250 nonprofit organizations, with a focus on education, breast cancer research and awareness, and community strengthening. The remainder of the funding includes associate, vendor and...

2014-04-07 00:21:54

GEORGE STRAIT NAMED ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR, MIRANDA LAMBERT & KEITH URBAN TIED WITH 3 WINS LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners have been announced for the 49(th) ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded ceremony broadcast LIVE tonight on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fans named George Strait the Entertainer of the Year, the evening's biggest honor and the second win of his career in that category. This year...

2014-03-18 16:24:11

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago Bill Jenkins played his unique brand of mountain music at the historic National Press Club. Then just a young teenager, Jenkins played with a band that included the Cottingham Brothers (Robert and Russell) who were also teens. Now on Friday, March 28 Jenkins is returning to play a 50(th) Anniversary Concert at the Press Club. His band the Virginia Mountain Boys will be joined by special guest Robert Cottingham....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.