Elton John coming back to Florida in 2020 and tickets are now on sale

By : Jeremy Williams
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ABOVE: Elton John performing at his first Orlando stop of the “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour in March 2019. (Photo by Scott Kerill)

After iconic performances at Orlando’s Amway Center in March and Tampa’s Amalie Arena earlier this month, Sir Elton John is coming back to Florida with more concerts in May 2020, and tickets are available as of today. The 72-year-old legend announced Nov. 13 an additional 24 dates to his sold-out “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour. The additional dates include stops in both Orlando and Tampa.

These new dates will close out the second year of the North American leg of John’s three-year world tour, which he says will be his final tour ever.

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Come Out With Pride to go eco-friendly for festival and parade

By : Jeremy Williams
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Come Out With Pride will have a lot of the same things that you have come to expect over the last 15 years since the parade and festival have been held in and around Lake Eola. Food vendors, parade floats, live entertainment, fireworks and thousands upon thousands of attendees.

Some things you won’t see this year—or any upcoming years—will be single-use plastic straws, plastic bags and polystyrene foam single-use food containers. This is because the Orlando City Commission voted unanimously to ban these items from all city properties back in June.

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PHOTOS: Trump Baby, Proud Boys make appearance at ‘Win With Love’ event

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ORLANDO | The stage was set on Church Street in Orlando June 18 with Donald Trump announcing his re-election campaign at the Amway Center in front of thousands of supporters while a large crowd of resisters gathered for the “Win With Love Rally” at Stonewall Orlando down the street.

Watermark did not attend the rally at the Amway Center as our request for media access was denied. The counter event at Stonewall had many resisters show up with anti-Trump signs, colorful costumes and smaller versions of the famous Trump Baby balloon—which also made an appearance at the rally.

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Ariana Grande postpones Tampa, Orlando ‘Sweetener’ stops

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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Pop icon Ariana Grande has postponed her “Sweetener World Tour” stops at Amalie Arena in Tampa tonight, May 28 and at the Amway Center in Orlando tomorrow, May 29.

The new performances will be held Nov. 24 in Tampa and Nov. 25 in Orlando. The performances have been rescheduled due to illness, Live Nation shared May 28.

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Watermark Giveaway: Tickets to see Pentatonix w/ Rachel Platten & Citizen Queen at Orlando’s Amway Center

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Don’t miss your chance to see three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling artist Pentatonix in their first-ever performance at Orlando’s Amway Center on Saturday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Pentatonix are joined by multi-platinum-selling recording artist Rachel Platten and the sensational all-female quintet Citizen Queen.

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PHOTOS: Elton John returns to ‘Crocodile Rock’ Orlando at Amway Center

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ORLANDO | The legendary Sir Elton John’s “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” returned to Orlando’s Amway Center March 19 after a last-minute cancellation due to an ear infection which prompted him to cancel both his Orlando and Tampa shows in November.

The arena was filled to the brim with fans in their most flamboyant and glamorous wears of feathers, sequins and fun glasses to celebrate the five-decade career of John, who announced that his will be the final tour he plans to do.

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Barry Manilow donates piano to Central Florida high school

By : Jeremy Williams
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ORLANDO | Pop music icon Barry Manilow has been writing the songs that make the whole world sing for more than 50 years, but now he wants to make sure future songwriters also get that opportunity? Through his program Manilow Music Project, Manilow donates musical instruments to public schools with depleted music programs.

Manilow, who will be at the Amway Center for a holiday concert Dec. 8, donated a Yamaha piano to Jones High School in Orlando to kick off the school’s new music instrument drive.

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Scott Smith joins Cirque du Soleil for ‘Crystal,’ its first ever show on ice

By : Kathy Ruiz
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Cirque du Soleil has been performing extreme circus acts blended with elegant dance, music and costuming since the mid-1980s. But there is one stage it has not taken on among the variety of shows Cirque du Soleil has performed in its more than 30 years—until now.

Cirque du Soleil’s newest show, “Crystal,” features gymnasts and world-class ice skaters performing acrobatics in the air and on the ice, simultaneously.

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HIRE DAY ORLANDO

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On June 8th, over 100 employers, career experts, and community partners join together at the Amway Center (11AM – 3PM) for an extraordinary career event.

Why attend Hire Day Orlando?


100+ 
Employers
6,000+ Open Jobs

FREE Career Education Classes
FREE Resume Reviews
FREE Professional Headshots

On-site Interviews

Watermark Holiday Giveaway: Win tickets to see Trans Siberian Orchestra at the Amway Center

By : Jeremy Williams
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Trans Siberian Orchestra is as synonymous with the holiday season in the U.S. as Santa Claus and Christmas trees, so it seems only fitting that during this yuletide season we send one lucky reader and a guest to see them live in concert.

We have a pair of tickets to see TSO in their 2017 winter tour, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” at the Amway Center in Orlando Dec. 16 at 3:00 p.m.

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Watermark Giveaway: Halsey featuring PartyNextDoor and Charli XCX at the Amway Center

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Watermark wants to send you and a friend to the Amway Center in Orlando Oct. 22 to see the amazing Halsey for her Hopeless Foundation Kingdom tour.

Halsey will be singing her biggest hits with special guests PartyNextDoor and Charli XCX.

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Orlando Magic gets proud with first-ever Pride Night

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The community came out for the Orlando Magic’s first ever Pride Night against the New York Knicks at the Amway Center March 6.

The crowd was filled with t-shirts featuring the Magic logo in rainbow colors and read “Pride Night 2017.”

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