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Community Drive for Puerto Rico this Sunday

  • 3:28 pm Monday, October 23rd, 2017 by hildiwmmo

WMMO, and all of the Cox Media Group radio and TV stations are partnering with Florida Hospital again this Sunday to collect much-needed items for Puerto Rico.

Please stop by Florida Hospital in Kissimmee between 10am and 2pm to drop off supplies. Bring your kids and show them what it means to help your neighbors!

Here the items most-needed:

Canned Goods
Canned or powdered milk
Diapers
Cookies
Crackers
Rice
Dried pasta
Bottled water
Dried fruits & nuts
Baby food
Can opener
Flashlights and batteries
Hand sanitizer
Baby wipes
Toothpaste & toothbrushes
Feminine hygiene products
Razors
Reading glasses
Cleaning wipes
Insect repellent
Over-the-counter medication (aspirin, allergy medication, vitamins)

Remembering Tom Petty On His Birthday

  • 10:22 am Friday, October 20th, 2017 by Joe Rock

We remember Tom Petty on what would have been his birthday with some of his groundbreaking videos.

Billy Joel Books 2 Florida Shows for this Winter

  • 8:39 am Friday, October 20th, 2017 by Denise Ryan

It seems like Billy Joel has been all over the news recently!

He’s booked two shows in Florida this winter, his wife Alexis is expecting their second child together next month, and he was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night to announce he’s continuing his residency at Madison Square Garden into 2018.

As for his Florida shows, he’ll play the BB&T Center down in Sunrise on New Year’s Eve. Tickets on sale Friday, October 20th, at 10am HERE.

His second Florida winter show was just announced this week. It will be in Tampa at the Amalie Arena [More]

MUST SEE: Rami Malek looks just like Freddie Mercury!

  • 4:11 pm Thursday, October 19th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

The movie won’t be out til Christmas of next year, but it’s being filmed right now and director Bryan Singer shared some photos from the set of the new Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

It’s crazy how much Mr. Robot actor Rami Malek looks like Queen frontman Freddie Mercury!

This movie has taken a long time to come to fruition. Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen was initially tied to the role of Freddie but there seemed to be disagreement as to how the story would be told.

Guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor were both on set this week.

In addition to Emmy-winner Malek [More]

Tom Petty’s Daughter Shares Sweet Images from Funeral

  • 1:09 pm Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Beloved rocker Tom Petty was laid to rest yesterday during a private funeral attended by his family and inner circle.

Petty was buried at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in Pacific Palisades, California – the same location where his friend and Traveling Wilbury’s bandmate George Harrison, was memorialized.

Petty’s daughter, AnnaKim, has been sharing some lovely images on Instagram you can see below. The first 3 are from the funeral yesterday.

Our thoughts are with with his family, band, friends, and all the fans who adore and miss him…

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Cinderella Frontman Tom Keifer Rushed to Hospital

  • 11:31 am Sunday, October 15th, 2017 by ginotaliercio

Cinderella’s Tom Keifer was rushed to the hospital last night due to an undisclosed medical emergency. He was just about to perform a solo show in western Pennsylvania when it happened.

An official statement from his publicist says, “Tom Keifer was forced to postpone tonight’s performance in Warrendale, PA at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille due to a medical emergency.” “Keifer was transported to a local hospital where he is stable, and additional information will be released as soon as it’s available.”

We hope Tom has a speedy recovery.

The Americas Cake Fair Happening All Weekend at the Orange County Convention Center!

  • 5:14 pm Friday, October 13th, 2017 by ginotaliercio

Love cake? Well you’re gonna love this! The Americas Cake Fair, dedicated to cake, chocolate and sugar arts. It’s happening Friday through Sunday at the the West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center.

Headliners this weekend….

Mich Turner – cake baker to the stars! …The Queen of England, Gordon Ramsey, Paul McCartney, Ozzy Osbourne, David Beckham

Nancy Fuller – Food Network star… Farmhouse Rules, Holiday Baking Championship

Ron Ben-Israel – the Manolo Blahnik of wedding cakes according the NY Times

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro

Sugar Arts Fashion Show Friday night! Cake costumes & edible ensembles

Hands-on classes, demonstrations, & business seminars

Cake competitions

Check em out [More]

Hear Sammy Hagar Talk His Upcoming Show In Clearwater, Van Halen And More

  • 12:06 am Friday, October 13th, 2017 by Joe Rock

Sammy Hagar discusses his upcoming show in Clearwater with The Circle, Van Halen and a lot more.

Scorpions Tour Cancelled

  • 4:12 pm Sunday, October 8th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Well, that is a big, fat bummer.

Just as we’re giving away Scorpions tickets to the final date of the tour, word comes in that the last 5 dates have been cancelled.

Apparently, singer Klaus Meine has been battling laryngitis and his doctor has advised him that continuing to strain under those circumstances could cause permanent damage.

See the band’s Tweet, below:

Jovi, Cars, Dire, Judas On Rock Hall Short List

  • 5:35 pm Thursday, October 5th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the bands it’s considering for induction in 2018.

Bon Jovi, Kate Bush, the Cars, Depeche Mode, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, J. Geils Band, Judas Priest, LL Cool J, the MC5, The Meters, Moody Blues, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Nina Simone, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Link Wray and the Zombies are all under consideration for next year’s honor.

Fans are invited to vote (although no one knows how much weight, if any, that collective vote is given). You can VOTE HERE. 

The final nominees – usually a group of 5 or [More]

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