Archive for Tag Archives: ' Music'

In Season: Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner & Show

New Christmas show debuts at Dolly’s newest attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. By Hope S. Philbrick Don’t fret about which seat you get at the new Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner & Show theatre in [...]

Searching for Patsy Cline in Winchester, Virginia

Visit Winchester, Virginia, for insights into the singing legend’s life. By Renée S. Gordon It has been said that the loneliest time of the day is the hours between midnight and dawn. In 1957 Patsy Cline [...]

Legends in Concert at Broadway on the Beach

Tribute Show on stage in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick On my drive to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, I’d listened to the B.J. Novak audiobook, One More Thing. In one short story, a new [...]

The St. Regis Atlanta

Relax into luxury, jazz and spa bliss in Buckhead. By Hope S. Philbrick The St. Regis Atlanta is home of what surely must be the swankiest women’s restroom in Atlanta, Georgia. (The men’s, too, I assume.) [...]

Earl Scruggs Center

Shelby, North Carolina celebrates music legend, local history at the Earl Scruggs Center. By Hope S. Philbrick Before visiting the Earl Scruggs Center, located on the Uptown Shelby square in the historic Cleveland County Courthouse, everything [...]

Don Gibson Theatre

Shelby, North Carolina celebrates music legend, hosts nationally touring acts. By Hope S. Philbrick The Don Gibson Theatre is housed in a historic Art Deco movie house that was built in 1939. It now stages performances [...]

Mount Airy, North Carolina

Andy Griffith’s Hometown By Hope S. Philbrick Whether you’re a diehard fan of The Andy Griffith Show or have only caught snippets of reruns while channel surfing, visit actor Andy Griffith’s birthplace and childhood home town—which [...]

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival

23rd annual event set for Saturday, May 7, 2016 in Thomson-McDuffie County. 2016 line-up brings in big names in blues to Georgia. The Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival returns for its 23rd year to Thomson-McDuffie County, [...]

Dollywood

Dolly Parton’s theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. By Hope S. Philbrick “Are you a Dolly Parton fan?” asks the therapist massaging my back at The Spa at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort. I answer: “How could you [...]

Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction

It’s the North Pole versus the South Pole during Christmas season performances. By Hope S. Philbrick As the lights dim throughout the 35,000 square foot arena, signaling the show is about to begin, my host dining [...]

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