| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:43 AM
North Carolina country singer and "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery will headline this year's Winterblast country music festival Jan. 25 at Hampton Coliseum. Tickets are on sale today.
The rest of the Winterblast lineup features Drake White, Eric...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Hit the accelerator on entertainment this weekend with monster trucks, local blues and Sally Struthers. Sound like a volatile mix? It could also be an enjoyable one. Here are highlights. As always, find details at HrTicket.com.
REV IT UP. Car-crushing...
| Nov 14, 2013
HAMPTON — The city should expand the Boo Williams Sportsplex to attract more sports families and their money to the city, according to a consultant hired to consider future uses for Armistead Pointe Park.
An aquatics center initially considered...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Review the circumstances that lead to the mistaken release of murder suspect Eric L. Nixon Jr. from the Newport News jail last month and two contributing factors emerge.
First, Mr. Nixon was charged with crimes in two different jurisdictions. While...
| Oct 27, 2013
News item: Researchers at the University of Rochester have found that while we are sleeping, waste materials are being flushed out of our brains, a system that has been likened to "taking out the trash."
I awoke with a start, suddenly aware of a figure...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:34 PM
6 a.m. Golf: BMW Masters second round (d. in Shanghai).--Golf
9 a.m. Motorsports: NASCAR Truck Series practice (at Martinsville).--FS1
10 a.m. Tennis: WTA Championships round robin (in Istanbul): Victoria Azarenka vs. Li Na, then Petra Kvitova...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Derek Vincent Smith's "Pretty Lights" and Bassnectar will close 2013 co-headlining two shows on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 27 and 28 at the Hampton Coliseum, it was announced today.
Each artist will play both nights, with one headlining on Friday and the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:31 PM
HAMPTON — A high tide of Phish fans will soon wash over the Coliseum Central district, filling hotels, restaurants and shops in the hours before and after the rock band plays concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
All three shows at...
| Oct 13, 2013
The famously freaky planet Phish revolves back into Hampton Coliseum's path next weekend, bringing with it a comet trail of fans who love improvisational rock and a sense of far-out fellowship.
Phish, the legendary improvisational rock band led by...
| Oct 13, 2013
Vermont-based improvisational rock band Phish has played Hampton Coliseum 15 times. Most of the concerts have been part of two- or three-night stands. In recent years, the band's visits to Hampton have coincided with key moments in Phish history. Here's a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Exactly what necessitated the change has not been announced, but organizers said Thursday that the Mill Point Music Festival 2 has been moved from Hampton's Mill Point Park to St. George Brewing Co. headquarters at 204 Challenger Way in Hampton. The dates...