Phil’s Picks’ New Contest Is A “Very Important” Giveaway

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Courtesy: Ashton-MagnusonMedia

The Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival is returning this summer. And in honor of the festival’s return Phil’s Picks is giving one person the chance to see the festival for free.

On Saturday, June 4th the Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival will return for its second year. It will be held at the San Manuel Amphitheater Festival Grounds. The festival features some of the biggest names in hip-hop and rap today as well as some of the biggest names in the underground. This year’s festival features veteran rapper Nas as well as Atmosphere, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, and a number of others. In honor of the festival’s return Phil’s Picks is giving away to one lucky person a pair of VIP passes to the one-day festival. For those that might not already know, the VIP passes include:

 

 VIP admission ticket to BLAZE N GLORY

— Designated Fast Pass Entry Lane into Venue

— BLAZE N GLORY VIP Commemorative Laminate

— Exclusive BLAZE N GLORY 2016 Poster

— Access into KUSH VIP Lounge, which includes:

— Complimentary select beer (21 & over while supplies last)

— Complimentary ROCKSTAR water in lounge (while supplies last)

— Complimentary snacks & candy in lounge (while supplies last)

— Complimentary games in lounge, including corn hole

— Private Restrooms in VIP Lounge

— Comfortable areas to sit and relax

— Dedicated Cash Bar in VIP Lounge

— Exclusive Food truck available for purchase in lounge

 

The VIP Package does NOT include access to the VIP Viewing Platform. That is included in the KUSH Early Bird VIP Packages. Early Bird VIP passes are retailing at $149 each. Prices for the VIP Packages will soon increase to $169 each. Thanks to Phil’s Picks one lucky person will be able to get a pair of these passes—that’s a total value of nearly $300 before tax and fees for Early Bird passes and nearly $340 for regular-priced VIP passes before tax and fees—for himself/herself and a friend or family member for free. It should be noted that these passes do not include the cost of airfare or lodging. Should the lucky winner be attending from out of state, said winner will have to handle travel and lodging costs himself/herself. These passes are only for VIP access to the festival. The passes will be given away on Friday, May 6th. Anyone interested in getting their name in for this drawing can enter their name NOW. All a person has to do in order to enter is reply to this article saying they want to be entered for a chance at these passes. Anyone interested in being entered in the drawing for these VIP passes to the Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival can write on the Phil’s Picks Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/philspicks, noting that they want to be entered for a chance at them or just send a message at the Phil’s Picks Face book page saying they want to be entered. It’s that easy. Again, the winner of the passes will be announced on Friday, May 6th. More information on the Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival is available online now at:

Website: http://www.blazenglory.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/blazengloryfest

Twitter: http://twitter.com/blazengloryfest

 

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Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival Returning For Its Second Year

Courtesy:  Ashton-MagnusonMedia

Courtesy: Ashton-MagnusonMedia

The Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival is returning this summer.

The Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival made its debut in 2015. And following the success of that first-ever festival, it will return this summer for its second year. It will be held on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at the San Manuel Amphitheater Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California. This year’s festival features a diverse mix of acts including but not limited to: Nas, Atmosphere, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Black Salt Tone, and others. Along with the festival’s rich mix of acts there will also be over 100 lifestyle vendors, a midway, carnival rides, craft beer, food trucks, and much more.

A very limited number of discounted “Early Bird” General Admission and VIP tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 19th at 1pm EST/10am PST. They can be purchased online via the festival’s official website at http://www.BlazeNGlory.com. Prices will increase after the “Early Bird” period ends. Details on camping will be announced soon. “Early Bird” General Admission tickets will go for $49 while Premium KUSH Pass Early Bird will run $169. VIP Lounge Early Bird passes will be $149. That is before fees for each admission.

The KUSH Early Bird package includes: 1 VIP admission ticket, designated fast pass entry lane into the venue, VIP laminate, exclusive Blaze ‘N’ Glory poster, access to a VIP viewing platform for the best concert experience at the festival, and access to the KUSH VIP Lounge. It includes: complimentary select beer, snacks, candy, and Rockstar water (while supplies last). It also includes: VIP cash bar, private restrooms, and large sitting areas.

The VIP package includes: 1 VIP admission ticket, designated fast pass entry lane, VIP laminate, Exclusive 2016 Blaze ‘N’ Glory poster, and access to the KUSH VIP Lounge. Unlike the KUSH VIP package, the VIP package does not include access to the VIP viewing platform.

The Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival is produced by Synergy Global Entertainment and Live Nation. More information on ticketing, artist lineup and more for the Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival is available online now at:

 

Website: http://www.BlazeNGlory.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/blazengloryfest

Twitter: https://twitter.com/blazengloryfest

 

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PBS Announces Release Date For “Finding Your Roots Season 2”

Courtesy:  PBS

Courtesy: PBS

PBS will release the second season of its hit celebrity-based historical series Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. this fall.

Officials with PBS announced this week that Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Season 2 will be released on Tuesday, December 16th.  Gates meets some of the country’s biggest names in the series and examines their ancestry in each hour-long episode.  In the series’ second season, Gates studies the ancestry of big names such as: Derek Jeter, Ben Affleck, Jessica Alba, Sting, Tina Fey, Sally Field, Stephen King, Nas, and many others.  In all, twenty-nine celebrities are featured throughout the course of Season Two.

Gates goes into even more depth with his guests in Season Two than was possible in the show’s premiere season. He studies his guests’ specific ethnic roots, cultural traditions, and the inner works of his guests’ families. New advancements in DNA testing even allows for study of genetic genealogy. The advancements allowed for revelations linked to questions of paternity, geographic origins of his guests’ ancestors, and even tribal Native America ancestry in other cases. It is all revealed over ten episodes spread across three discs.

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Season Two will be available only on DVD Tuesday, December 16th. It will retail for MSRP of $39.99 and can be ordered online direct from PBS’ online store at http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=46207086&cp=&sr=1&kw=finding+your+roots&origkw=Finding+your+roots&parentPage=search#Details. Audiences can access more information on the series, and watch videos from the show online now at:

Website: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/finding-your-roots

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FindingYourRootsPBS

Twitter: http://twitter.com/henrylouisgates

 

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