Archive for Tag Archives: ' Music'

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 [...]


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 [...]

Omni Grove Park Inn’s Winter Concert Series

Celebrate music and comedy amid the beauty of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains; packages now available. The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C., is tuning up for the season ahead with its annual Winter Concert [...]

Macon Music

Beautiful noise plays on in this middle Georgia city. By Hope S. Philbrick I’ve been traveling professionally for more than 15 years now and, if I’ve learned one thing, it’s that while it’s nice to have [...]

Port Antonio, Jamaica

Experience three of the most important anchors of Jamaica’s culture and heritage: the language, the cuisine, and the music. By Renée S. Gordon Jamaica’s Portland Parish is approximately 60 miles from Kingston on the northeastern coast [...]

Bob Marley’s Jamaica

Kingston was the famed musician’s home. By Renée S. Gordon The most famous Jamaican and Rastafarian is Robert Nesta Marley, OM. He was born in 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica, but his life is well interpreted [...]

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Pick Your Pleasure By Renée S. Gordon A stunning series of events took place in Puerto Vallerta, Mexico in the 1960s that would catapult the city onto the international tourism stage. The tale begins with the meeting [...]

Bardstown, Kentucky Revisited

Another look at the “Bourbon Capital of the World” Even if you’ve visited Bardstown before, odds are that you haven’t seen it all. By Hope S. Philbrick In my line of work, I most often visit [...]

Music To Your Mouth

Event serves up the South’s finest food, drinks, and music – in an all-new format. Best of all, it’s all 21+! Music to Your Mouth, one of the country’s most popular food and music weekends, proudly announces [...]

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