The 2014 Greater Good Festival organizers are excited to announce that this year’s festival will be held in Historic Downtown Pensacola at the Community Maritime Park (CMP). Greater Good Festival Founder Ric Kindle offers insight as to why the festival is so popular: “It’s about smiles, [...]
Kenny Chesney's promoters told his fans that his August 23 concert at the Flora-Bama on Perdido Key would be his only concert this year. He did another six days later. CMT reports Kenny Chesney and his band set up shop Friday night in Athens, Georgia, to play a pop-up concert in front of 500 [...]
Pensacon announced this morning that the 5th Doctor, Peter Davison, is coming to Pensacon! Davison played Dr. Who from 1981 to 1984.
Football.com is singing the praises of this area's production of college and pro football players. A glance at the 2014 preseason rosters of the Southeastern Conference and the four closest FBS schools, Southern Mississippi, South Alabama, Troy (Ala.) and Florida State shows the area well [...]
The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company (SETSCO) invites all teen members of the community to audition for its tenth company. SETSCO will hold auditions for the 2014-2015 season September 2 & 3 at Tower East, 1010 N. 12th Avenue. Auditions will begin promptly at 6 p.m. both days. Actors ages [...]
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Kenny Chesney will be holding a free concert this weekend at the Flora-Bama. Ads have been running daily in the PNJ explaining how his promoters and the bar will deal with parking and transportation. Chesney sent to the bar owner this 'Thank you' email, which in turn was passed on to the [...]
Jamey Jones, the new Poet Laureate of Northwest Florida and instructor at Pensacola State, opens the August 19 Third Tuesday Open Mic with a reading of his poetry. Jones, a fifth generation Pensacolian, holds a Mastsers of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Long Island University and is well known [...]
Master champion and Milton native Bubba Watson will be taking batting practice with the Blue Wahoos today. He will be available for autographs during the third inning at the baseball game.
The Choral Society of Pensacola has announced its 2014-15 concert schedule. “Beatles Legacy” – Featuring a performance of Sir Paul McCartney's oratorio Ecce Cor Meum - Saturday, Oct. 25 7:30 p.m. - Conducted by Xiaolun Chen, Choral Society Artistic Director - Guest soloist: Sheila [...]
The 2014 Pensacola Seafood Festival entertainment lineup includes indie rock, country and even a competitor from NBC’s The Voice. Among the acts to perform are southern rock and soul band JJ Grey & Mofro, New Orleans band The Revivalists and singer-songwriter and The Voice Season 5 competitor [...]
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a six-part series on the life of Pensacola native Derrick Brooks, who was inducted in the NFL Hall of Fame this past weekend. The first part of Derrick’s journey takes you back to his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. The roots of this Hall of Famer helped shape him [...]
The Travel Channel's American Grilled features Pensacola Beach Brawl: Four killer grillers in Pensacola, FL, battle it out for $10,000 and the title of Pensacola Grill Master. Sherri, Daniel, Lori and Dana must use local ingredients like Florida avocados, alligator tail, botarga and sugar [...]
Dr. John, a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee will bring a bit of New Orleans to the Saenger Theatre on September 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this performance will go on sale to the public on Thursday, August 14 at 10 a.m. at the Saenger Theatre box [...]