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Times Square New Years Eve

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New York City – Frigid temperatures did not keep revelers from packing Times Square for 2018 crystal ball drop.  The second coldest on record with10-degree temperatures at midnight.  An estimate million people lined the street.  Partygoers had extra layers of clothes, face masks and hand warmers as many came as early as 10 in the morning to secure their positions.  Prior preparations by all New York's finest had tight security covered on the ground and air to give a complete successful evening for welcoming in the New Year.

 

Mariah Carey came back to redeem herself after last year’s performance at Times Square fell short.  This year for New Years Eve 2018 Carey fully redeemed herself with two songs; “Vision of Love” and “Hero.”  Other performances New Years Eve; Andy Grammer, Sugarland, Lauren Alaina, Camila Cabello, Chyno Miranda, Antonique Smith, Nick Jonas, Neil Diamond

Stamford Spectacular Thanksgiving Parade

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Fred Flintstone
Stamford, Conn. – The parade held strong with thousands lining the streets to watch.  A fun-filled lineup of floats, balloons, marching bands, dancers and dignitaries.  The evening before with inflation had rain but it subsided for Sunday’s parade.  The wind gave a bit of a challenge but the strong organized teams were able to launch a large number of the balloons for the kids to gaze with amazement.  Last year the balloons were not able to fly with strong winds.  The clowns filled the streets and had everyone ready to fully enjoy the parade.

 

Bello Nock known as a Comedic Daredevil always amazes the audience with his agility of breath taking stunts when he climbs a high pole that sways as he does his performance.  Masters of Ceremonies was Alan Kalter.  Silver Steel Band performed, 12 marching bands, NYPD Emerald Society Pipe & Drum Band, the Fairfield County Police Pipes and more participated.

 


WE Fest 2017 lineup finishes strong Saturday night

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Luke Bryan
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota – WE Fest brought the last day of a full packed weekend plus of events at the Soo Pass Ranch to a close with headliner Luke Bryan.  The large packed arena of fans were standing throughout the performance of Bryan and earlier top line artists including RaeLynn, Kane Brown, Randy Houser, Brett Eldredge and Luke Bryan.

 

The moment Luke Bryan appeared on an elevated stage he had the fans immersed.  Bryan’s performance showed he was having fun and captivated his audience with his top hits from his albums of “Kill the Lights, Crash My Party, Tailgates & Tanlines and more.”  Bryan has received many recognition awards since 2010; most recently 2017 CMT Performance of the Year “Want to Want Me” (with Jason Derulo).


WE Fest packs open arena

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Alan Jackson
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota – Main Stage performances hit the stage beginning Thursday.  The open grounds with a combination of reserved seating and general admission area were filled to the brim with fans ready to hear some of the top performers in Country Music.  Brett Young was the opener mid-afternoon and stage performances continuing through past midnight.

 

The list was strong with other performances including Kelsea Ballerini, Alan Jackson and Lady Antebellum closing the night out.  WE Fest extended the evening after the headliner by opening up the Barn Stage with Michael Ray performing.  WE Fest will have performances Friday and Saturday with headliners of Zac Brown and Luke Bryan.


WE Fest Country Music Fest

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Luke Bryan, NYC 2017
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota – WE Fest is ready for the large crowd expected for a continual line-up of performances that will have hit the main stage starting Thursday through Saturday.  Tuesday and Wednesday will have smaller concerts as the fans get settled in the campgrounds with their motorhomes and trailers.

 

Luke Bryan in one of the headliners for the main stage on Saturday night, Zac Brown Band Friday night headliner and Lady Antebellum for Thursday evening.  Other main acts amongst others on stage; Michael Ray, Kelsea Ballerini, Alan Jackson, Logan Brill, Cody Johnson, Eli Young Band, Darius Rucker, RaeLynn, Kane Brown, Randy Houser, Brett Eldredge

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