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Centennial Broadcasting’s radio station WINC-FM in Winchester, Virginia, is hosting its eighth annual Little Black Dress Party on Sept. 14 at Eddie Merlot’s in Ashburn, Virginia. This event is a “girls’ night out party” for WINC-FM listeners. There will be dancing, refreshments and exciting door prizes. There will also be promotional commercials and live reads throughout the event.
Connoisseur Media’s 99.9 The Hawk in Easton, Pennsylvania, along with other organizations, is sponsoring the 13th annual Bike Nights event series throughout the summer at local McDonald’s restaurants with all proceeds benefiting the Ronald McDonald Camp. The events act as a showcase for motorcyclists to display their motorcycles with trophies with McDonald’s Arch Cards awarded for exceptional motorcycles. There is also a Jackpot Machine with prizes and free balloons for the kids.
Hoosier AM/FM’s Z92.5 and the City of Kokomo’s Summer Concert Series features music in Foster Park all summer long. The concerts, which are free to the public, feature a variety of performers, including Rhum Academy All Stars/Visual Signals, Son Volt and Zoso, among others. All concerts are family-friendly and ideal for those on a date night or spending time with family or friends. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit organizations.
Results Radio’s radio stations in Redding, California, had their first-ever Firecracker 5K event on the morning of July 4 at the Turtle Bay Exploration Park. The 3.1-mile walk/run was a great way to start the day before enjoying live music and a pancake breakfast and spending time with family, friends and the community to celebrate America.
Broadcasters Foundation of America held their annual Philip J. Lombardo Charity Golf Tournament on April 23 at the Bali Hai Golf Club, in conjunction with the NAB Show in Las Vegas. The year’s event drew a multitude of radio and television broadcasters to the golf tournament, which raised more than $70,000 to help broadcasters in need.
The digital division of Urban One (formerly known as Radio One) purchased three additional websites — Bossip.com, MadameNoire.com and HipHopWired.com — to complement and expand its portfolio of entertainment and information websites. The purchases strengthen Urban One’s position as the largest digital content provider targeting African-Americans.
Tom Joyner and Reach Media hosted their annual cruise, the Fantastic Voyage Cruise, from April 2 to April 9 aboard the Carnival Dream cruise ship. The cruise set off from New Orleans and included ports of call stops at Cozumel, Belize and Mahogany Bay/Isla Roatan. The featured entertainment included Mary J. Blige, Fantasia, Dru Hill, Silk and Anthony Hamilton and many more fantastic performers!
105.1 The Blaze, a Lotus Communications station in Fresno, CA, will hold its 2017 Blazefest Battle of the Bands concert on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Paul Pail Theater in the Big Fresno Fairgrounds. The concert will feature Shinedown, All That Remains, Sick Puppies and others.
The fifth annual Global Spin Awards from New Orleans, LA will be presented by REVOLT Media & TV on February 15, 2017. For one night only, DJs and influencers from around the world will be honored for their contributions to music and entertainment. Categories include DJ of the Year, Online/Satellite Radio DJ of the Year, Mixtape DJ of the Year, Hip Hop DJ of the Year, Latin DJ of the Year and many more.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Positive Radio/Baker Family Group radio stations 89.9 & 90.5 Positive Hits in Fredericksburg, VA will be hosting A Night of Love & Laughter on Friday February 10, 2017. The event, from Salem Fields Community Church in Fredericksburg, will feature comedian Marty Simpson.
REVOLT Media & TV held its third annual REVOLT Music Conference at the Edon Roc Hotel in Miami, FL on October 13 – 16, 2016. With hundreds of guests in attendance for the extravagant three-day event, a lineup of A-list panelists, performers and speakers came down to South Beach with major keys in tow. The RMC featured the ultimate networking session for all music business enthusiasts, from aspiring artists, managers and publicists to entrepreneurs and music executives, allowing a platform for knowledge-sharing — and in some instances, rare industry stories. The event also featured an attendees only party on a 228 mega yacht with performances hosted by DJ Khaled.
The ZGS Communications television stations in Providence, RI, Orlando, FL, Fort Myres/Naples, FL, Hartford, CT, Tampa, FL, Washington DC and El Paso, TX conducted their La Feria de la Familia® events on various dates from June 26, 2016 to November 20, 2016. The La Feria de la Familia® events catered to the local communities and offered something for guests of all ages from health and wellness check-ups to cooking and fitness demonstrations. Station partners supplied attendees with information on a wide-range of relevant topics such as civic engagement, immigration and community support services, financial planning, and educational access among others. The La Feria de la Familia® experience also included interactive stations, food samples and free prizes and giveaways. Adding to the excitement were featured musical performances from local and internationally-known artists, as well as appearances by Telemundo’s most popular personalities.
Radio One Atlanta station Hot 107.9 held its 21st Birthday Bash concert June 18, 2016 at Philips Arena in Atlanta with a lineup boasting T.I.,Jeezy, Kevin Gates, Rich Homie Quan and Migos. As part of the celebration, the station also held a classic hip-hop concert on June 17 at The Tabernacle and a block party with live performances the afternoon of June 18 at Centennial Olympic Park.
Tom Joyner, founder of Reach Media, is set to sail on the annual cruise, the Fantastic Voyage Cruise from April 23 – May 1, 2016 onboard the Carnival Breeze Ship from Miami to Ports of call: St Thomas, St Maarten and Grand Turk. The featured entertainment includes legendary artists: Diana Ross, Patti LaBelle, New Edition, Charlie Wilson, Johnny Gill, Lady Like with Angie Stone, Jazmine Sullivan and Vivan Green, Legends of Bad Boy including Faith Evans and a Funk Fest with The Bar Kays, Con Funk Shun, Switch, Brick and Steve Arrington; many more fantastic performers which is hard to believe!
Centennial Broadcasting in Fredericksburg, Virginia is holding their annual Family Fun Fest on April 23, 2016 at the Spotsylvania Towne Centre. This is a daytime event filled with family fun, including celebrities, diaper derby, singing contests, demonstrations, vendors and more. Nearly 3,000 people enjoy the festivities every year; this year will be their 6th annual Family Fun Fest!
Lotus Communications Corp of Fresno, California is holding their 2nd annual BlazeFest Rock Concert event on April 21, 2016 at Woodard Park Rotary Amphitheatre. The rock bands to perform are Volbeat, Black Stone Cherry, Red Sun Rising and Monster Truck. This event is expected to bring 2,500 to 3,000 rock music lovers together to enjoy the fabulous festivities and incredible live rock music. BlazeFest 2015 was a huge success, bring on 2016!
Backyard Broadcasting in Williamsport, PA is having their 24th annual First Cookout of Spring event on March 22, 2016. Spring has arrived and so has their Annual First Cookout of Spring. They will be grilling up 2,000 Country Store Brand Hot Dogs from Tony’s Deli served up on fresh Stroehmann rolls, Pepsi products, UTZ snacks, a variety of sides from the Weis Market Deli’s and more. Join them and welcome Spring to the Susquehanna Valley at this free event!
Gamma Broadcasting sponsored the “Berkshire Home, Garden and Outdoor Expo” at the Berkshire Mall, Lanesboro, MA on March 11 – March 14, 2016. There were plenty of activities, fun stuff for the kids, as well as many prizes and give-a-ways. One lucky winner won Box Seats to see the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Connoisseur Media the Hawk 99.9 Easton, PA presented the 3rd annual Stars of Craft Beer Fest with the help of Stockertown Beverage and Shangy’s the Beer Authority on March 5, 2016 at The State Theatre. 2016 featured over 65 craft beers – many new and different ones from 2015! Craft beer lovers enjoyed live music, great food samples, crafters and more. Admission included sampling glass, access to more than 65 beers from 26 breweries, bottle beer samples, entertainment and food samples, what more could you want!
Radio One of Houston held their annual Houston Car Show and Concert on November 22, 2014 at NRG Park. The event consists of indoor exhibitions with live music performances and other activities and is attended by approximately 16,000 people annually.
Centennial Broadcasting in Fredericksburg, VA is conducting a Holiday Laser Light Show at the Spotsylvania Towne Center Mall on Thursday thru Saturday evenings between November 7, 2015 through December 24, 2015. More than 6,000 spectators are expected to attend and enjoy these holiday displays.
Revolt Media and Television held their second annual Revolt Music Conference (RMC) at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, FL on October 15 – 18, 2015. Themed, “The Merging of Music, Technology and Innovation”, RMC 2015 provided attendees with an interactive experience that explores how technology influences the music industry, executives, recording artists, and fans. The 3 day event also provided entertainment for 600 guests aboard the vessel Grand Luxe on October 16, 2015. The attendees of RMC 2015 were also provided the opportunity to personally interact with leaders from both the music and technology industry, including exclusive performance of some of the largest names in music
Cocola Broadcasting in Fresno, CA held the “Fiesta De La Familia & Health Fair Event” on October 11, 2015 at Veterans Park, CA. The event is a free, family oriented event that included food, health and wellness vendors, live entertainment, and activities for children.
Lotus Communications Corp. station Rock 102.1 KFMA-FM in Tucson, AZ presented the KFMA Fall Ball Concert held on September 12, 2015 at Kino Veteran Memorial Stadium in Tucson. This all day concert featured AWOLNATION, All That Remains, Nothing More, Chevelle, Pop Evil with almost 12,000 people in attendance.
Tom Joyner, founder of Reach Media, held his annual Family Reunion event at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL from September 3 – 7, 2015. The four day event included activities ranging from ancestry seminars to a NASA robotics camp to comedy routine, including live concerts. The event attracts thousands of people annually.
Adams Radio Group in Las Cruces, NM is giving away a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle under their Harley Davidson Give-A-Way promotion. The motorcycle will be on display at various locations from August 24, 2015 through December 20, 2015. The motorcycle will then be raffled off and a lucky winner will be chosen to take possession of the motorcycle on December 20, 2015 just in time for the holidays.
Positive Radio Group held a Christian concert featuring artist Blanca following a minor league baseball game at Johnson City Cardinal Park, Johnson City, TN on June 28, 2015. This popular event was attended by over 2500 people.
Connoisseur Media station 94.5 PST in Princeton, NJ presented the Freedom Festival on Friday June 26, 2015 to Sunday June 28, 2015 at Mercer County Park in West Windsor, New Jersey. This three day event featured live bands, a car show, a 5K race, rides, food, and fireworks with over 50,000 people in attendance over the fun filled three day event.