Concerts

Our seats were so high up, our section had its own flight attendant. But we provided 90% of the noise last night at the Ray J! (Photo: Geno Knight/CBS Tampa)

Kenny Chesney & Eric Church Rock The Ray J

Yours truly is an admitted newcomer to country music. After the Strawberry Festival and last night’s mega-concert with Kacey Musgraves, Eli Young Band, Eric Church and Kenny Chesney, country’s won me over. The awesome energy […]

03/17/2013

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POLL: Best 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival Concert

You’ve gotta hand it to the gang who put together the Florida Strawberry Festival. They keep bringing the top names in country music year after year to Plant City.  I didn’t think they could top […]

03/10/2013

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Ticketmaster Ditches Annoying CAPTCHA Verification Process

If you’ve bought concert tickets in the last decade, you’ve probably strained your eyes and asked yourself something along the lines of, “is that an ‘i’ or an ‘r’?” Ticketmaster’s dreaded CAPTCHA security check can […]

02/01/2013

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line “Cruise” (LIVE) From Chicago

“Cruise” is probably in the Top 5 of my favorite songs of 2012. The guys played the Round Up back in October. The song had just come out and not too many were familiar with […]

12/20/2012

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2013 Florida Strawberry Festival Lineup: Blake Shelton, Scotty McCreery, Martina McBride, Trace Adkins, More

WQYK artists Blake Shelton, Scotty McCreery, Martina McBride, Hunter Hayes, Trace Adkins, Justin Moore, Brantley Gilbert, and Neal McCoy will all play The Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City this year. It’s hard to imagine […]

11/08/2012

Brad Paisley at Wrigley Field in Chicago (Photo by Randall Starr/US99.5)

Brad Paisley Headlines Chicago’s Wrigley Field

Shortly after stepping off a hot and sweaty stage at a jam-packed Wrigley Field in Chicago yesterday, Brad Paisley took to Twitter to show his thanks for an evening that featured a duet (“Whiskey Lullaby”) […]

06/10/2012

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Jason Aldean Talks About Record Label Struggles

Jason Aldean talked with WQYK’s Steve Austin Thursday about his early struggles in his career, like being dropped by Warner-Chappell song-publishing company before being picked up by Broken Bow and Capitol Records in Nashville. At […]

05/18/2012

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Uncle Kracker’s Bratwurst Controversy

There’s a controversy stirring up at a Bratwurst Festival Uncle Kracker is scheduled to appear. And it’s all about the beer. The Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival will not be featuring a beer garden during the festival […]

05/17/2012

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Brad Paisley Adds ‘Escape’ To Virtual Reality World Tour

Brad Paisley is taking his Virtual Reality World Tour to another level. He’s adding a festival element called The Escape. The Escape a fun-filled area with contests, games, food, Slip ‘n’ Slide, inflatables, and a […]

05/04/2012

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Lady Antebellum Own The Night In New York City

“Welcome to the 2012 Own The Night World Tour,” Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley said during the group’s first of two sold-out performances at Radio City Music Hall last night (May 3). “We’ve dreamed about this […]

05/04/2012

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