AFTER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION, I HAVE DECIDED TO MERGE THE HEAT WITH 757 LIFESTYLE. CONCERT AND ENTERTAINMENT EVENT POSTS WILL NOW BE UNDER THE ENTERTAINMENT SECTION OF 757 LIFESTYLE. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING MUSIC SUBMISSIONS/VIDEOS.
THE SITE WILL REMAIN UP FOR ACCESS TO PREVIOUSLY POSTED MATERIAL.
SHOULD WE FEEL THE NEED TO RE-LAUNCH THE HEAT’S WEBSITE IN THE FUTURE, WE WILL DO SO.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT THE PAST FEW YEARS, IT IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.
VISIT THE HEAT’S NEW HOME – WWW.757LIFSTYLE.COM
J. Cole recently announced his “What Dreams May Come Tour,” set to hit the road this fall. The multi-city tour will support his latest #1 album, Born Sinner, and will include a stop here in Hampton Roads on October 2 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk. Tickets are available now via Ticketmaster. Set to join Cole on tour is Wale, in support of his latest release, The Gifted. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 10 – Miami, FL – James L. Knight Center
Sept. 12 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
Sept. 13 – Tampa, FL – David A. Straz Performing Arts Center
Sept. 14 – Jacksonville, FL – Moran Theater
Sept. 15 – Augusta, GA – William B. Bell Auditorium
Sept. 17 – Charlotte, NC – Halton Arena @ UNC Charlotte
Sept. 19 – St. Louis, MO – Fabulous Fox Theatre
Sept. 21 – Chicago, IL – Arie Crown Theatre
Sept. 24 – Boston, MA – Agganis Arena @ Boston University
Sept. 25 – Philadelphia, PA – The MANN
Sept. 27 – Cleveland, OH – State Theatre
Sept. 29 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
Oct. 2 – Norfolk, VA – Chrysler Hall
Oct. 4 – Atlanta, GA – The Fox Theatre Atlanta
Oct. 8 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall
Oct. 10 – Detroit, MI – Masonic Temple Theatre
Oct. 12 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
Oct. 13 – St. Paul, MN – Myth
Oct. 15 – Kansas City, MO – The Midland by AMC
Oct. 17 – New Orleans, LA – Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena
Oct. 18 – Houston, TX – Reliant Arena
Oct. 19 – Austin, TX – Austin Music Hall
Oct. 20 – Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Oct. 22 – Broomfield, CO – 1st Bank Center
Oct. 25 – Las Vegas, NV – The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Oct. 27 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theatre
Oct. 30 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
The Shagg Fest 2013 line-up and venue was announced this morning on Z104 and by Farm Bureau Live. If you missed Shagg Fest 2012, you don’t want to miss this one! National headliners for this year include J. Cole, Juicy J, Ashanti, Kat Dahlia, Drop City Yacht Club, T. Mills, Kid Ink, B. Smyth and VA’s own Pusha T. Local acts that have been announced are: @BiggK757, @biminird ,@CAMPUSva,@_TheHunts_ and @NottzRaw with DMP, @TheOfficialRio, @IssacGay,@LadderMoves, @KevinMacVA, @MrMathis757,@JacksonLeBeau and @WeNeverSleepXO.
Shagg Fest tickets will go on general sale on Friday, April 5 at 10:00 a.m. via the box office amphitheater (no service charge), all Ticketmaster outlets (Buy Shagg Fest tickets online via TicketMaster) and charge by phone (800) 745-3000. Tickets will go on presale to ZVIPS on Thursday, April 4 at 10:00 a.m. The show is only being sold for the pavilion only, not the lawn. According to Farm Bureau Live, tickets start at $10.40 up to $39.00. A limited number of VIP tickets (200) will also be available for $99*. Tickets can also be purchased at Coastal Edge stores for no service charge. Shagg Fest 2013 will take place Saturday, June 15 at 3:00 p.m.
*VIP tickets include (1) ticket to the general admission dance floor, one (1) VIP club pass, entry to the Hertz preferred parking lot (buy 1-2 pkgs and receive 1 parking pass, buy 3-4 pkgs and receive 2 parking passes), a wristband for the autograph line and a commemorative Z104 Shaggfest t-shirt provided by the station. VIP pkgs can be picked up from the venue Box Office starting 2 hours prior to show time. Parking pass(es) will be mailed.
(via Ticketmaster’s website)
Move over “American Idol,” VA Idol is looking for the greatest singer in the area. Starting tonight, March 7, 2013, every Thursday night at VA Live, the VA Idol singing competition will be held. The entry fee is only $25 (due at the front door) and you have 3 chances to qualify. The winner receives:
- A RECORDING CONTRACT FOR ONE 10 SONG FULL LENGTH ALBUM PRODUCED BY THE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT.
- A ROUND TRIP TICKET TO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA TO RECORD YOUR FIRST SINGLE COMPLETE WITH HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS.
- A MUSIC VIDEO FOR THE FIRST SINGLE SHOT IN LOS ANGELES.
The competition is open to residents of Virginia, Baltimore or Washington, D.C. between the ages of 16-35. All talent must be in the building by 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights. For complete information and to sign up, visit http://entdistrict.com/va_idol/.
The Official MEAC Old School Party will be going down March 15, 2013 at The Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Performances by party hosts, Chubb Rock and Dana Dane. Special guest DJ and performance by DJ Kool. Doors open up after the game at 10 p.m. Dress code is upscale and age 25 & up is preferred. Advanced tickets are $30 and can be purchased online. For more information and to purchase VIP tickets or combo tickets, visit www.rrproductions.org. You can also call 757-572-9619.
The Official 2013 MEAC Championship Party will be going down March 16, 2013 at The Granby Theater. Music by 103 Jamz’s DJ Bee and DJ Skillz. Doors open up at 10 p.m. Early arrival is suggested. Dress code is upscale and age 25 & up is preferred. Advanced tickets are $20 and can be purchased online. For more information and to purchase VIP tickets or combo tickets, visit www.rrproductions.org. You can also call 757-572-9619.
For the official 2013 MEAC Tournament weekend event schedule, visit 92.1 KISS FM.
Comedian and host of Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh, will be coming to Chrysler Hall on June 19 for two shows: one at 7:00 p.m. and another at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now via TicketMaster.
The Royal Comedy Tour featuring D.L. Hughley, Bruce Bruce, Sommore and Mark Curry will be at the Ted Constant center on February 23, 2013. Tickets go on sale December 7 via Cox Tix or the Box office.
Rickey Smiley, comedian, radio host and star of “The Rickey Smiley Show” on TV One will be at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone November 30 & December 1. Tickets are $25.00 and on sale now via Funny Bone’s website. Showtimes are as follows:
Friday, November 30 8:30 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 1 7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Comedian Felonious Munk of “Stop It B” YouTube fame (and a Hampton Roads native) will be at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone on November 28. Tickets are on sale now for $15.00 via their website. Showtime is 8:00 p.m. (Show is 21 & up).
“SNL” funnyman and Hampton Roads native Jay Pharoah will be at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone on November 21. Tickets ($25.00) are on sale now via their website. Showtimes are 8:00 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.