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/.
Teen sensations Mindless Behavior will be back in Hampton Roads on July 15 at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion. Special guests include Jacob Latimore and Lil Twist. Tickets are $55.45 via Ticketmaster ($41.00 + $14.45 fees) and are available now via TicketMaster. Showtime is 6:00 p.m.
Pusha T will celebrate Cream‘s Anniversary at Mansion on May 10th. Admission is free all night long but (free) tickets can be picked up at the Cream store in MacArthur Mall. Music will be provided by DJ Punisha, DJ Rick Geez and DJ Kid Icarus. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Mansion’s website.
R&B singer Carl Thomas will be performing live at Mansion on tomorrow night (October 19th) for their concert series. The crooner who is back with a new album and new outlook recently released the first single, “Don’t Kiss Me” produced by Rico Love. After experiencing highs and lows, including the tragic loss of his brother, the singer/songwriter is back stronger than ever before. When asked why he named the album Conquer, Thomas shared, “I am supposed to help and inspire someone coming after me. The word ‘conquer’ is an admittance that you’ve won. With the battles in my life over the past several years, I definitely consider myself victorious.”
Doors open tomorrow night at 9 p.m., however early arrival is suggested. (21+) For VIP call 757-447-2847. For more information visit Mansion’s Twitter or website.
Mansion announced via Twitter that the concert was canceled due to Carl missing his flight to VA. No word on if or when it will be rescheduled. Will keep you posted!