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2013-10-29 12:24:18

PENSACOLA, Fla., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 29(th) annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival will feature more than 200 nationally acclaimed songwriters in multiple venues along the Florida-Alabama Gulf Coast from November 7-17, 2013. The festival is an opportunity for seasoned and aspiring songwriters and musicians from all over the world to have their songs heard, and for the public to learn the stories behind the lyrics that only the song's author can express....

2013-08-26 12:22:12

Invitational bull riding show features professional bull riders and cast members from CMT's "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Southern Nights," and National Geographic Channel's new reality show "Dukes of Cattle" PERDIDO KEY, Fla., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cowboys will ride into Perdido Key, Fla. and the iconic Flora-Bama Sept. 14(th) for "Bulls on the Beach," a high-energy, beachfront show featuring professional bull riders including the stars of Country Music Television's "Sweet Home...

2013-05-30 16:24:47

First annual beach festival features 70+ bands on five stages including headliners Taylor Hicks, Shawna P. & EarthFunk Tribe, Wayne Troups and Wet Willie with Jimmy Hall PERDIDO KEY, Fla., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Father's Day weekend, the world-famous Flora-Bama Lounge & Package will play host to more than 200 Gulf Coast musicians at the first annual "Shindig on the Sand" music festival in Perdido Key, Fla. The three-day beach event brings together a wide range of...

2012-11-08 12:25:31

PENSACOLA, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 28(th) Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival will feature over 200 nationally acclaimed songwriters in venues along the Florida/Alabama Gulf Coast from November 8-18, 2012. The festival is an opportunity for seasoned and aspiring songwriters and musicians from all over the world to have their songs heard and for the public to learn the stories behind the lyrics that only the song's author can express. During this exciting...

2012-09-24 14:20:33

PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flora-Bama, the ageless Honky Tonk, located on the Gulf of Mexico, felt fortunate in having a better than average Labor Day weekend by narrowly escaping Hurricane Isaac's direct path. In 2004, the Flora-Bama wasn't so lucky and took the brunt of Hurricane Ivan's wrath. In the meantime, our neighbors to the west immediately offered the Flora-Bama musicians a refuge to play at the then popular Papa Joe's on Bourbon Street. Recently, when...

2012-04-23 10:22:53

PENSACOLA, Fla., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flora-Bama, the "Last Great American Roadhouse", on the Florida/Alabama state line, proudly presents the 28th Annual Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party®, April 27-29, 2012. This iconic Mullet Toss consists of individuals on the beach throwing a mullet, from a 10-foot circle in Alabama across the state line into Florida. It's also a great excuse to throw a weeklong party. This year's events kicked off with the...

2012-04-02 10:22:46

PENSACOLA, Fla., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- April 2012 will be an unprecedented month for the Flora-Bama as this famous "Last Great American Roadhouse" on the Florida/Alabama state line has completed renovations to this 48-year old Gulf Coast lounge. Restorations to this iconic establishment include rebuilding the original Main Room previously destroyed by Hurricane Ivan. Re-opening this very special part of the Flora-Bama and celebrating its rebirth is an important part of local history...

2012-01-26 12:00:00

PERDIDO KEY, Fla., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideally located between Pensacola, Fla. and Orange Beach, Ala., Perdido Key is home to sugar-white sand, turquoise water and miles of untouched shoreline. Add to that some of travelers' consistently top-rated events and you've got the makings of a perfect spring family getaway. Book now and Perdido Key Visitors Center will give you a free $50 gas card for staying at least two days between Feb. 1 and Apr. 30, 2012. A number of...

2012-01-11 16:30:00

PENSACOLA, Fla., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 2012 will be an unprecedented year for the Flora-Bama as this "last great American roadhouse" will complete 10,000 square feet of renovations including rebuilding the original bar of this 40-year old world renowned roadhouse on the Florida/Alabama state line. In celebration of this restoration and expansion, the Flora-Bama will host radio broadcasts from around the U.S. and beyond Spring Break through Labor Day Weekend 2012. This season of...

2011-10-11 09:00:00

PERDIDO KEY, Fla., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Perdido Key Chamber and Visitor Center has announced Wonderful Wacky Women (WWW) Week October 23-29. The week will bring artist and writer Suzy Toronto, along with guests from across the country, to the beaches of Perdido Key, Fla., for a week of events designed to raise awareness and funds for Ovarian Cancer research. Toronto founded the Wonderful Wacky Women organization ten years ago. The Redneck Riviera chapter, founded in 2009 in...