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Philly’s Mystical Genie’s Secret Bazaar is coming!

Philly’s Mystical Genie’s Secret Bazaar is coming! Uncover the bazaar’s mysteries as you get caught up in a storybook experience of your own making.

It all takes place art 901 Market St, Suite 1150, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Your unforgettable adventure awaits!

EXPLORE A MAGICAL WORLD

Immerse yourself in the classic tale of “Aladdin and the Magic Lamp.” You won’t just watch it: you’ll experience it!

SHOPPING, GAMES, PERFORMANCES!

The Genie’s Secret Bazaar Philadelphia combines the fun of an American carnival with the adventure of The Grand Bazaar to create a magical world for adults and children alike. Prepare to delve into a beautiful hideaway where merchants, fortune tellers, and awe-inspiring artists spin an imaginative tale of adventure.

Featuring colorful stalls bustling with activity; enjoy a snack and shop for local treasures during your visit!


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MAGIC, ADVENTURE, TREACHERY!

There’s plenty to see and do while roaming the bazaar. Watch performance vignettes in secret theaters featuring a magician, shadow puppets, and a one-of-a-kind diorama. Solve hidden puzzles in a scavenger hunt and win prizes at old-timey carnival games. See sparks fly when Aladdin encounters an evil genie.


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Date: Thursdays–Sundays from June 2022

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Fashion District Philadelphia, 901 Market St, Suite 1150, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Age requirement: All ages welcome! Most suitable for 8+

Price: Starting at $30

Food vendors: Rock N Rolls, Bao & Bun Studio, Saté Kampar, Hardena & Fat Lady Brewing

Flor de Caña Rum launches #TogetherForAGreenerFuture to Honor Earth Month

Flor de Caña Rum launches #TogetherForAGreenerFuture to Honor Earth Month

Sustainably Crafted Flor de Caña Rum launches #TogetherForAGreenerFuture to Honor Earth Month a global campaign to plant 70,000 trees in 2022.

To celebrate Earth Month, Flor de Caña, a Carbon Neutral and Fair Trade Certified ultra-premium rum, is joining forces with retailers, bars, restaurants and consumers around the world to launch a year-long, global reforestation campaign that aims to ensure a greener future for generations to come.


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The sustainably crafted rum brand has already planted over 800,000 trees since 2005 and is well on its way to fulfill its pledge of planting one million trees by 2025.

The campaign titled “Together for a Greener Future“, supported by environmental charity One Tree Planted, includes a series of activations in points of sale and initiatives on social media (#TogetherForAGreenerFuture) to raise awareness on the importance of reforestation, as well as tree planting events in various countries throughout the year.


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Individuals will also be able to support reforestation efforts by donating through Flor de Caña’s fundraising page with One Tree Planted, which guarantees that for every dollar donated, one tree will be planted.

In turn, Flor de Caña will match all individual donations received during the campaign.

“One Tree Planted is proud to continue our partnership with Flor de Caña,

who have supported reforestation projects through unique fundraising campaigns over the years.”

says Matt Hill,

Founder & Chief Environmental Evangelist at One Tree Planted.

As the trees grow, they’ll restore soil stability and health, improve water filtration and absorption, mitigate the effects of climate change, improve biodiversity and provide a host of benefits to the local communities”.

“As a global leader of sustainability practices within the spirits industry, we are deeply committed to the protection and preservation of the environment,” said Mauricio Solórzano, Global Ambassador for Flor de Caña.


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Through our partnership with One Tree Planted we’re taking our commitment to the environment to the next level and working together to inspire people around the world to get involved in our effort to restore forests and ensure a greener future for generations to come.”

The story of Flor de Caña dates back to 1890, when a young Italian adventurer decided to establish a distillery at the base of Nicaragua’s tallest and most active volcano, the San Cristóbal.

130 years and five family generations later, the entire production process continues under the supervision of the same family.


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Flor de Caña rums are distilled with 100% renewable energy and naturally aged for up to 30 years in bourbon barrels without artificial ingredients or added sugar.

The brand was awarded “Best Rum Producer of the Year” by the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in 2017 due to the quality of its liquid.

Old Bay Vodka Wins Double Gold at prestigious 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Old Bay Vodka Wins Double Gold at prestigious 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition with Gold Medal Ratings from all Members of the Judging Panel Recognizes the Finest Spirits in the World.

GEORGE’S BEVERAGE COMPANY announces OLD BAY VODKA was awarded the Double Gold Medal in the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.


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The Double Gold Medal is awarded to entries that receive Gold Medal ratings from all 34 members of the judging panel who are well-established spirits industry experts.

“We launched OLD BAY VODKA last month after working for three years to create a great tasting spirit with the quintessential yet subtle flavors of OLD BAY,”

said Greg David

co-owner, GEORGE’S BEVERAGE COMPANY.

 

Old Bay Vodka Wins Double Gold at prestigious 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

“The goal was to make a great tasting and balanced flavored vodka that is both drink and food recipe driven. Now, less than one month later, to receive the highest award in the most prestigious competition on an international level, is validation of the teams’ hard work and passion to bring a great spirit to life to share with the public. The perfect partnership between GEORGE’S BEVERAGE COMPANY™️, OLD BAY®, a brand of McCormick & Company, Inc., and McClintock Distilling – all MD based, paved the way to this success.”

Old Bay Vodka Wins Double Gold at prestigious 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition Judging Process

OLD BAY® VODKA went through four days of highly controlled blind tastings by an experienced panel of judges that taste each spirit to decide if its medal worthy. The judges do not receive any information on the producers or price points to ensure each spirit is judged fairly, equally and without bias.


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The second round of judging, called the Medal Round allows for judging each entry on its own merit. While tasting, judges evaluate each product on an individual basis – not compared to other entries in the flight. During this stage, judges determine which entries are worthy of a Gold, Silver or Bronze medal. Entries that receive a gold medal from all the judges on the panel earn a Double Gold Medal.

Old Bay Vodka Wins Double Gold at prestigious 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Old Bay Vodka’s Story

Crafted at McClintock Distilling in Frederick, Md., OLD BAY® VODKA is all natural, made from corn and six times distilled for maximum purity and smoothness. The vodka perfectly highlights the quintessential flavor of the iconic OLD BAY® spice blend.

“The idea to collaborate to craft OLD BAY® VODKA made perfect sense from the start,” said Greg David, co-owner, GEORGE’S BEVERAGE COMPANY™️.


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“We already had national distribution with top liquor distributors and a sustainable supply chain. The next step was identifying a local craft distillery that we could trust and that shared the same commitment to quality, craftmanship and sustainability, we found all this in McClintock Distilling.”

“OLD BAY® has been a fan-favorite for over 75 years in the Chesapeake Bay region and beyond,” said Jill Pratt, Chief Marketing Excellence Officer, McCormick. “Our fans are loyal and passionate when it comes to all things OLD BAY®. We’re thrilled to work with George’s to bring the one-of-a-kind flavor of OLD BAY® to fans in entirely new, exciting, and innovative ways.”

McClintock Distilling, named best craft vodka distillery in the country by USA Today, is a craft distillery located in Frederick, Md. The company mirrors the GEORGE’S BEVERAGE COMPANY™️ values as a locally sourced business with a focus on product quality, environmental impact, and community betterment. When approached about the opportunity to craft the first OLD BAY® VODKA, the McClintock team said, “absolutely” and built out a dedicated state of the art facility for production.

Bringing together expertise in flavor, spirits, and craft distilling – OLD BAY® VODKA combines the taste of the region with the smooth finish that’s easy to drink on or off the rocks or as a unique ingredient upgrade for classic cocktails and alcohol-infused recipes alike.


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OLD BAY® VODKA is seventy proof or 35% ABV. It is distributed by Breakthru Beverage MD and Breakthru Beverage DE.

For more information and recipes, visit OLDBAYVODKA.COM. Share your love of OLD BAY® by following the brand on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Dead and Company Play Philly’s Citizens Bank Park July 10

Dead and Company Play Philly’s Citizens Bank Park July 10

DEAD & COMPANY Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, and Bob Weir, with Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti – is excited to announce its 2022 tour.

The band’s seventh tour since forming in 2015, which kicks off June 11th in Los Angeles at the famed Dodger Stadium and runs through July, with a two-night stand at Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets, on July 15th and July 16th.


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The 2022 Summer Tour, produced by Live Nation, also includes two nights in the Bay Area at Shoreline Amphitheater (June 13th & 14th),

two nights at UC Boulder’s Folsom Field (June 17th & 18th), two nights at the iconic Wrigley Field in Chicago (June 24th & 25th), a night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA (July 2nd),

And a night at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia (July 10th), before wrapping up with epic shows at Citi Field in New York (July 15th & July 16th). A full listing of the 2022 tour dates can be found below.


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Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, April 8th10 AM local venue time through deadandcompany.com.

To ensure fans get tickets directly in their hands, Fan Registration is now available HERE until Sunday, April 3rd at 12 Noon PDT, through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan program.

The Verified Fan Presale begins Tuesday, April 5th at 10 AM local through Thursday, April 7th at 10 PM local venue time. Supplies are limited.


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Dead & Company and Activist continue their work with longtime sustainability partner REVERB to reduce the tour’s environmental footprint and engage fans to take action for people and the planet.

The band will also build upon their successful climate action initiatives with REVERB’s Music Climate Revolution campaign on this year’s tour. In 2021, Dead & Company helped fund several global projects that collectively eliminated five-times more greenhouse gas pollution than created by touring, including fan travel. More details at REVERB.org.


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Fans looking to enhance their Dead & Company concert experience with premium venue access, pre-show lounge hospitality and exclusive merchandise or travel packages for multi-night runs in Shoreline, New York, Denver or Chicago are invited to participate in a variety of ticketed package options powered by CID Entertainment and On Location. Packages go on sale April 5th at 10AM local venue time. For full details, visit HERE.

Check deadandcompany.com for complete tour information.

Dead & Company 2022 Tour:

Sat Jun 11 Los Angeles, CA Dodger Stadium
Mon Jun 13 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Tue Jun 14 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Fri Jun 17 Boulder, CO Folsom Field*
Sat Jun 18 Boulder, CO Folsom Field*
Tue Jun 21 Maryland Heights, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Wed Jun 22 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Fri Jun 24 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
Sat Jun 25 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
Tue Jun 28 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Music Center
Wed Jun 29 Clarkston, MI Pine Knob Music Theatre
Fri Jul 01 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Sat Jul 02 Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium
Tue Jul 05 Hartford, CT The XFINITY Theatre
Wed Jul 06 Saratoga Springs, NY SPAC
Fri Jul 08 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Sun Jul 10 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park
Tue Jul 12 Burgettstown, PA The Pavilion at Star Lake
Fri Jul 15 New York, NY Citi Field
Sat Jul 16 New York, NY Citi Field

*Not a Live Nation Date

Dead & Company was formed in 2015 when the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir joined forces with artist and musician John Mayer, Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge, and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti, and has quickly become one of the most successful touring bands year over year.


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Since its formation, the band has completed six tours playing to millions of fans and became a record-breaking stadium act when it broke Wrigley Field’s all-time concert attendance record, which still holds to this day.

Having toured consistently since its 2015 debut, the band has grossed $300 million and has sold more than three million tickets across 172 reported shows.

Talula’s Garden near Washington Square Serves Up American cuisine in a chic farmhouse

Talula’s Garden near Washington Square Serves Up American cuisine in a chic farmhouse

Driven by local ingredients prepared in unbreakable harmony with the season, Talula’s Garden is a celebration of cooking the way it ought to be.

A partnership with award-winning restaurateur Aimee Olexy, a true farm-to-table ethos inspires Talula’s unforgettable approach to food, interpretations of traditional Mid-Atlantic cuisine with a light and modern touch.

Talula’s Garden near Washington Square

The indoor-outdoor space exudes a cozy, upbeat vibe, with attention to detail that extends from the gorgeous patio to the cheese bar, home to “Maítre Fromager” Olexy’s standout program.


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Lush plants and vegetation throughout remind guests that the land is the source of all things wholesome and delicious.

Aimee Olexy

One of the most recognized personalities in Philadelphia dining, Aimee has the ability to send the

“fine-dining elite into effusions of breathless adjectives,”

according to Philadelphia magazine.

Her dynamic restaurant brand has evolved dramatically over the past 20 years, growing into a family of distinctive restaurants that celebrates food at its most elemental.

Talula’s Table, her hybrid gourmet café and BYOB in Kennett Square, hosts nightly 12-person tastings, so incredibly coveted that Portfolio.com dubbed it “The Toughest Table in America.”


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Talula’s Garden, which Olexy opened in partnership with Stephen Starr in 2011, aims to capture a small-town sense of community on an ambitious downtown scale. Talula’s Daily, the bright and sunny café that opened next door in 2013, provides coffee, local artisanal groceries, fresh-baked breads and wholesome take-home meals in a space that transforms into a homey supper club by night. Olexy and Starr opened The Love in Rittenhouse Square in 2017.

No matter where you’re dining, don’t be surprised if you catch Olexy tableside, rhapsodizing about her newest cheeses to groups of enchanted diners. “I work a lot and I love it,” says Olexy. “My work is who I am — and that is the only way I know to live.”

6 Reasons to Fall in Love with Ben Holladay Bourbon

Wanna Fall in Love With a New Bourbon? Here are 6 Reasons to Taste Ben Holladay Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Missouri’s oldest distillery underwent a $10 million renovation in 2015 and began distilling bourbon on-site again for the first time in three decades.


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For bourbon-lovers, it’s time to get very excited.

The release of Ben Holladay Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey from the Holladay Distillery is now exactly one month away.


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Here are 6 Reasons to Taste Ben Holladay Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey

#1 Ben Holladay Bourbon is the Real Deal

Ben Holladay Bourbon is Bottled-in-Bond, a designation that signals the highest level of authenticity and adherence to rigorous distilling standards.

This is handcrafted small batch bourbon, with each batch being pulled monthly from different barrels spread out on different floors of our two seven-story rickhouses and blended by our master distiller to match our strict criteria for flavor profile.

It was produced at a distillery that has a fascinating true history more compelling than any craft story you’ve been sold, and which has remained American-owned throughout all 166 years of its existence.


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#2 Ben Holladay Bourbon is made the Old-Fashioned Way

The Holladay Distillery was founded in 1856, making it Missouri’s oldest distillery.

There is a fine balance between the evolving technology of modern distillation and this long legacy of distilling history.

They have strived to honor the traditions of the past by renovating the original stillhouse, cooking with the original mash bill, distilling our bourbon in a column still with doubler, and using two cookers to heat the corn at a high temperature and the more delicate grains at a lower temperature.

#3 Ben Holladay Bourbon is the 5%

It is a common misconception that bourbon can only be made in Kentucky. While it is true that ninety-five percent of the world’s bourbon supply comes from Kentucky, the spirit is by definition American-made.

Bourbon can only be made in the United States and it can be made in any state, but the finest bourbon results from an ideal combination of climate and geology that is rare outside of Kentucky but is found in Weston, Missouri.

Ben Holladay Bourbon meets both the federal requirements for bourbon and the additional Missouri state requirements to be classified as Real Missouri Bourbon.


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#4 Location, Location, Location

The Holladay Distillery sits on land with active limestone springs that were first charted by Lewis and Clark in 1804. Limestone provides minerality and promotes fermentation, while also filtering out impurities and iron that can affect the spirit’s color and taste.

The Midwestern climate of dry and cold winters with hot and humid summers result in variations in temperature that are ideal for aging bourbon. The barrels age in two historic rickhouses called ironclads that are not climate controlled, allowing the temperature to vary by as much as thirty degrees between the top and bottom floors.

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“Stagecoach King” Ben Holladay, who founded the Holladay Distillery in 1856

#5 Ben Holladay was a Giant of the West

Ben Holladay is one of the greatest unknown figures in American history, an original transportation tycoon who has been called the “Elon Musk of his day.

He was famed as the “Stagecoach King” for creating the Overland Express stagecoach lines that were ultimately sold to Wells Fargo, just one piece of a transportation portfolio that also included steamships, streetcars, and a railroad.

He even owned the Pony Express for part of its brief history.

With everything from silver mines to saloons also under his domain, he was the largest individual employer in the US in the 1860s and kept close counsel with everyone from President Lincoln to Brigham Young.

He built an empire that spanned the entire country, and this distillery is the only piece left standing.


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Kyle Merklein, Master Distiller at the Holladay Distillery in Weston, Missouri

#6 Kyle Merklein is Modern Distilling’s Best

Crafting bourbon is equal parts art and science. Their Master Distiller, Kyle Merklein, earned his biological/agricultural engineering degrees from Kansas State, with a Master’s research focus on the optimization of various fermentation systems.

He’s been in charge of the distillery’s bourbon operation and new product development since 2016 and has spent countless hours comparing the lab work on current barrels to the data found in the company’s old handwritten ledgers and TTB records going back decades, all while working toward his Ph.D. in industrial engineering.

Merklein has a true passion for bourbon and an attentiveness to the most minute details of bourbon-making that keeps him awake at night. He was the exact right person for the formidable task of producing a bourbon that both honors Holladay’s legacy and exceeds modern standards.


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ABOUT HOLLADAY DISTILLERY

Founded in 1856 by “Stagecoach King ” Ben Holladay in Weston, Missouri, Holladay Distillery is the premium spirits division of McCormick Distilling Company. The company’s brand portfolio includes Five Farms Irish Cream, 360 Vodka, Tequila Rose, Broker’s Gin, Whicked Pickle, and more. Ben Holladay Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey, a six-year-old, Bottled-in-Bond, handcrafted small batch bourbon, will launch in May 2022. Learn more at holladaydistillery.com or holladaybourbon.com and follow @holladay1856.

 

 

Sampan has small & large plates Pan-Asian Cuisine and Happy Hour

Sampan has small & large plates Pan-Asian Cuisine and Happy Hour by Restaurateur Michael Schulson

Sampan is an oasis of contemporary Asian small plates located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia’s hot Midtown Village neighborhood.

A dramatic back-lit wall mural sets the scene for artful food, emerging from the restaurant’s centrally located open kitchen while a carefully curated selection of wine, beer, sake and cocktails complement guests’ experiences.

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GRAFFITI BAR

Tucked into the rear of the restaurant on a private 30-seat open-air patio, Graffiti Bar debuted in April 2010.

Serving the same acclaimed Asian food and drinks by Chef Schulson that have made Sampan instantly popular, it’s also a haven for sports fans, equipped with TVs behind the bar, and home to our daily Happy Hour.


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Open all year round, Graffiti Bar can be found down a narrow chain linked fence alley surrounded by a mural commissioned by local artist Ali M Williams. Heat lamps for chilly nights and the soft glow of candlelight make it a perfect spot no matter the season.

Every Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., Graffiti Bar offers one of the best Happy Hours in the city featuring Satays, Dumplings & Spring Rolls, Bao Buns & more. Drinks include a daily-changing cocktail, wine and beer specials.

Restaurateur Michael Schulson

Restaurateur Michael Schulson

Restaurateur Michael Schulson

Michael Schulson is the chef and restaurateur behind the Schulson Collective of restaurants whose imagination and ingenuity have made him one of Philadelphia’s most successful hospitality professionals.

Michael Schulson is the chef and restaurateur behind the Schulson Collective restaurant group whose imagination and vision have made him one of Philadelphia’s most successful hospitality professionals. Schulson is the owner of day-to-night destination Double Knot, along with DK Sushi, the fine-casual sushi concept located at the University of Pennsylvania; the expansive Independence Beer Garden; Sampan and the adjacent Graffiti Bar; and serves as chef-partner at Izakaya at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J.. Schulson Collective’s portfolio also includes the new-American spot, Harp & Crown, in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square, as well as contemporary izakaya restaurant, Monkitail, and cocktail lounge, Nokku, at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida. Most recently, Schulson opened his red gravy Italian restaurant, Giuseppe & Sons, and his boutique steakhouse, Alpen Rose.


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Schulson attended and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, working his way up the culinary chain of command in such acclaimed restaurants as New York’s Peacock Alley at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and David Burke’s Park Avenue Café, and Philadelphia’s Le Bec-Fin and Susanna Foo. Before setting out on his own, Schulson helmed legendary kitchens in New York City (Buddakan) and Philadelphia (Pod) and traveled to Japan. He eventually learned the ability to speak conversational Japanese following his stints in prestigious Tokyo kitchens, among them Spago and the Four Seasons Hotel.

Best-selling band Train annc’s new album ‘AM Gold’ with Concert Tour heading to Pitt’s The Pavilion at Star Lake June 17

Best-selling band Train announces new album ‘AM Gold’ with Concert Tour heading to Pitt’s The Pavilion at Star Lake June 17

Known for their countless chart-topping hits spanning nearly three decades, multi-GRAMMY Award-winning band TRAIN has announced their highly anticipated 11th studio album, AM Gold, is set for release on May 20, 2022 via Columbia Records.

AM Gold marks the group’s first release of all-new original music in five years. Giving fans the first taste of what they can expect from the forthcoming studio album, Train today debuted the title track “AM Gold” – available everywhere now – and its accompanying lyric video – watch here.


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“Writing songs is hard. Not compared to so many things I suppose, but it’s difficult to create something that you love and then other people love as well.

“…Writing songs for two and a half years in front of video screens

instead of being in the presence of other humans

has been a long, strange trip.

And now here we are,”

frontman Pat Monahan shares.

“It has to start with love. Love that goes into work comes out of work. We love this song, this album, and our fans. Thank you for waiting so long for us. I think it was worth it. AM Gold! Here we go!“


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The diamond-selling band has additionally announced today that they will be hitting the road this summer on their upcoming Save Me San Francisco Wine Co Presents: Train – AM Gold Tour.

Produced by Live Nation, the North American Summer 2022 tour will kick off June 8th in Mansfield, MA, making 35+ stops in New York, Nashville, Dallas, San Diego, and more before concluding on August 6th at Colorado’s iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre.


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Joining Train on the road is Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel as direct support on all dates and multi-platinum rock band Blues Traveler as direct support on all dates except Red Rocks.

Thunderstorm Artis and Will Anderson will also join as opening acts on select dates. Full tour routing can be found below. To celebrate the touring announcement, comedian, actor, and producer Ken Jeong recorded a special video message – watch here.


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Of the upcoming tour, Monahan says, “2022 is the year of the Tiger. It has begun in a strong, beautiful, and encouraging way and it’s only the beginning. The 2022 Summer AM Gold tour will be all those things and more, as we are joined by our dear friends Jewel and Blues Traveler! What a ride! We can’t wait to see you all out there, dancing and singing along to their amazing music as well as our new album AM Gold. Is it June yet? See you then! Love and miss you all!”

Citi is the official card of Train – AM Gold Tour. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, February 22nd at 10AM local time until Thursday, February 24th at 10PM local time through the Citi Entertainment program. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.

Fans can gain first access to the artist presale beginning Wednesday, February 23rd at 10AM local through Thursday, February 24th at 10PM local. To sign up and for more information, visit savemesanfrancisco.com. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, February 25th at 10AM local time on ticketmaster.com.


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Since their formation in 1994, Train has had 14 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100, 12 albums on the Billboard 200 albums chart, and has sold more than 10 million albums and 30 million tracks worldwide.

In March 2021, the band celebrated the 20th anniversary of their iconic, career-defining album Drops of Jupiter, and the following month, their global hit “Hey, Soul Sister” was certified Diamond by the RIAA, one of just 58 songs in history to reach Diamond status. The band is comprised of frontman Pat Monahan (lead vocals), Hector Maldonado (bass, vocals), Jerry Becker (keyboards, vocals), Taylor Locke (guitar, vocals), Matt Musty (drums), Sakai Smith (backup vocals), and Nikita Houston (backup vocals).

SAVE ME SAN FRANCISCO WINE CO PRESENTS: TRAIN – AM GOLD TOUR

*Jewel (direct support across all dates), Blues Traveler (all dates except Red Rocks)

DATE CITY VENUE
Wed, Jun 08 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center*
Fri, Jun 10 Wantagh, NY Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater*
Sat, Jun 11 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center*
Sun, Jun 12 Holmdel, NJ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center*
Tue, Jun 14 Camden, NJ Waterfront Music Pavilion*
Wed, Jun 15 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live*
Fri, Jun 17 Burgettstown, PA The Pavilion at Star Lake^
Sat, Jun 18 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center^
Sun, Jun 19 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center^
Tue, Jun 21 Nashville, TN Venue TBC^
Fri, Jun 24 West Palm Beach, FL iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre^
Sat, Jun 25 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre^
Sun, Jun 26 Jacksonville, FL Daily’s Place^
Tue, Jun 28 Atlanta, GA Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood^
Thu, Jun 30 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion^
Fri, Jul 1 Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek^
Sat, Jul 2 Virginia Beach, VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater^
Thu, Jul 07 Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion^
Fri, Jul 08 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts^
Sat, Jul 09 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Amphitheater^
Sun, Jul 10 Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage^
Tue, Jul 12 Clarkston, MI Pine Knob Music Theatre*
Wed, Jul 13 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Music Center*
Fri, Jul 15 Tinley Park, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago*
Sat, Jul 16 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis*
Sun, Jul 17 Rogers, AR Walmart Amp*
Tue, Jul 19 Austin, TX Germania Insurance Amphitheater*
Wed, Jul 20 Dallas, TX Dos Equis Pavilion*
Thu, Jul 21 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman*
Sat, Jul 23 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater*
Sun, Jul 24 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion*
Tue, Jul 26 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre*
Fri, Jul 29 Irvine, CA FivePoint Amphitheater*
Sat, Jul 30 Concord, CA Concord Pavilion*
Sun, Jul 31 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre*
Tue, Aug 02 Seattle, WA Climate Pledge Arena*
Wed, Aug 03 Bend, OR Hayden Homes Amphitheater*
Sat, Aug 06 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre*

*Thunderstorm Artis

^Will Anderson

The Roots Picnic returns to Philadelphia June 4-5 with Mary J. Blige, The Roots, Summer Walker, Wizkid and more

The Roots Picnic returns to Philadelphia June 4-5 with Mary J. Blige, The Roots, Summer WalkerWizkid and more

The Roots and Live Nation Urban proudly announce the return of “Roots Picnic.” 

For the first time in-person since 2019, the annual festival headlined, hosted, and curated by the GRAMMY®Award-winning multiplatinum hip-hop luminaries will take over the Mann at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA, for two days of music, art, and culture on Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5, 2022.


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A special fan club presale is live, while general on-sale begins on Friday, February 18th at 10 am ET. Weekend or limited single day tickets will be available as well as VIP packages—HERE.

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The Roots picnic June 4-5 in Philadelphia

For the first time ever, Mary J Blige, fresh off a performance at Super Bowl LVI, and The Roots will join forces on stage to headline the proceedings with a once-in-a-lifetime set. Assembling possibly the biggest and boldest lineup in the festival’s history, the bill includes Summer WalkerWizkid, Kirk FranklinJazmine SullivanJ Period Live Mixtape featuring Black ThoughtRick RossG HerboMickey Guyton, Muni Long, and more. Check out the full confirmed lineup below.


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Offering an inimitable experience, “Roots Picnic” once again features the fan favorite Podcast Stage curated by Wallo267 and Gillie The King. Highlighted by live podcasts of Million Dollaz Worth of GameQuestlove Supreme, and more, the concourse also boasts various activations and engagements, ranging from film to social justice.

“After a long two years, we are excited to announce

the return of The Roots Picnic to Philly

with two days of music and culture at the Mann at Fairmount Park,”

says Shawn Gee, President of Live Nation Urban, The Roots manager, and co-founder of the event.

“This year, Black Thought, Questlove and I attempted to curate a lineup that broke through the genre barriers that often separate us in black culture. To be able to book Mickey Guyton, Kirk Franklin, G Herbo, Wizkid, Wallo & Gillie, and Mary J Blige on the same lineup was a dream come true.”


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Bringing “Roots Picnic” worldwide, YouTube will serve as the exclusive host for the festival. It will stream live on the group’s Official YouTube Channel. Fans can subscribe to The Roots’ channel now to revisit some of the incredible content and performances from the 2020 virtual “Roots Picnic” here.

Since launching in 2007, The Roots Picnic has stood at the crossroads of music and culture, entertaining, engaging, and enlightening millions of fans along the way. Its dynamic lineups have included everyone from The Weeknd, Pharrell, Snoop Dogg, Phantogram, Usher, Nas, A$AP Rocky, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Future to Vampire Weekend, The War On Drugs, Gary Clark, Jr., Solange, Diplo, Gnarls Barkley, and more. “Roots Picnic” isn’t just a cornerstone of the group’s career, but a cornerstone of the culture.


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LINEUP:

Mary J. Blige with the Roots

Summer Walker

Wizkid

Jazmine Sullivan

Kamasi Washington

J Period Live Mixtape featuring Black Thought, Rick Ross, and Benny the Butcher

Soulquarians Jam Session featuring Keyshia Cole, SWV, and Musiq Soulchild

Masego

Kirk Franklin

G Herbo

Tierra Whack

Freddie Gibbs

Mickey Guyton

Yebba

Chief Keef

Robert Glasper & Bilal

DJ Jazzy Jeff & Rakim

Babyface Ray

Muni Long

CKay

Protoje

Serpentwithfeet

Ambre

Alex Isley

KUR

Durand

Suzanne Christine

Mu Mu Fresh

Jordan Hawkins

Macc N Cheese

Aquil Dawud

DJ Diamond Kuts

DJ Aktive

PODCAST STAGE:

Million Dollaz Worth of Game

Rory & Mal

Questlove Supreme

Earn Your Leisure

Whoreible Decisions

Jemele Hill is Unbothered

Carefully Reckless featuring Jess Hilarious

FAQ Podcast with Fuzzy and Quincy Harris

Around the Way Curls

Podcast Bols

Disruptors in the Culture

**Lineup subject to change

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