This summer, The Monkees are celebrating their 50th anniversary with both a new album, and a tour that kicks off with three Florida shows.
Good Times!, the new album, will be released on June 10, 2016. It features all three surviving band members – Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Peter Tork.
Alaskan-born chanteuse Jewel will be bringing her current Picking Up the Pieces tour to Central Florida in March for two shows in Orlando and Clearwater.
The singer-songwriter-actress-author first broke on the music scene in 1995, with her debut album Pieces of You. The album had several hit singles, including “Who Will Save Your Soul,” “You Were Meant for Me,” and “Foolish Games,” and went on to become one of the best-selling debuts of all time.
Cyber Monday is the online equivilent to Black Friday, with tons of deals online. But there’s no reason you can’t buy local gifts when shopping online. Here are our picks for great local Cyber Monday deals, which include a few travel deals for staycations:
Orlando Science Center is offering 15% off of gift memberships which offer a year of admission to all of its exhibits, as well as free Hollywood films, parking, and special events like Otronicon. Visit bit.ly/OSCgifts and use promo code OSCCM15 when checking out.
Eddie Izzard, one of Britain’s greatest comedic exports, is bringing his Force Majure show to Central Florida for two shows November 30 and December 2.
Izzard first came to fame for his stand-up comedy, which often takes the form of surreal comic narratives with a few sharp barbs. I’ve seen several of his TV specials, and he is hilarious.
Comic legends John Cleese and Eric Idle are performing together on their Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time tour, and it will be making several stops in Central Florida this month.
Cleese and Idle are both veteran performers, who rose to fame as founding members of the comedy troupe, Monty Python. Over the years, both have also had written, performed, and produced wonderfully funny roles outside of Monty Python, in numerous movies and TV series, such as A Fish Called Wanda, Fawlty Towers, and The Rutles. Idle also created the Tony Award-winning musical Spamalot, based on the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Legendary hard rock group Whitesnake are coming to Central Florida for three dates at the beginning of August.
They will be at the King Center in Melbourne on August 1, at the Hard Rock Live Orlando at Universal CityWalk on August 3, and at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on August 6.