Stage is set for another music fest next year

Doreen Armillei and her husband, Ron, were grabbing a bite to eat as they waited for things to get started at the Land O’ Lakes Spring Music Festival & Expo, presented by the Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce. The Land O’ Lakes couple came out to the concert for a simple reason. “I wanted to see Taylor Hicks,” Doreen said. “I like his personality very much,” Doreen added, noting she … [Read more...]

Taylor Hicks to perform in Land O’ Lakes

Before he became nationally known, Taylor Hicks spent years in relative obscurity, sharing his music at any venue where he could get a booking. “I would play everything from small venues to clubs to honky-tonks, to roadhouses to juke joints — you name it, I was playing it,” Hicks said. Over the years, he played concerts and club dates with widely known musicians, but he didn’t get his big … [Read more...]

Festival seeks to become signature event

The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce is launching a new event aimed at giving people an annual music festival they can enjoy, while area businesses showcase their goods and services. The festival is a new take on the chamber’s annual business expo that has been held for two decades at the Land O’ Lakes Parks and Recreation Complex. The event, slated for March 11 and March 12, will be at the … [Read more...]