Universal CityWalk Set To Ring In 2015 With Special “New Year’s Eve Movie Night” Celebration!

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The countdown to 2015 begins with Universal CityWalk’s all-new “New Year’s Eve Movie Night” celebration at the CityWalk AMC Theatres, featuring five of Universal Pictures’ most iconic films, including “Jurassic Park,” “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial,” “Back to the Future” and a double feature of “Dracula” and “Frankenstein.”

The New Year’s Eve festivities will include a red carpet entry and live DJ dance party with appearances by such favorite Universal Studios Hollywood characters as the Minions, Doc Brown, Dracula, Frankenstein and the quintessential Hollywood icon, Marilyn Monroe, in honor of the theme park’s 50th anniversary.

Admission tickets are $25 per adult and $15 per child and include a movie ticket to the selected film, the DJ countdown dance party, complimentary soft drink, all you can eat popcorn and a New Year’s Eve goodie bag. The “New Year’s Eve Movie Night” event will take place on the 2nd level of the AMC Theatres.

In addition to “Movie Night,” revelers can celebrate in style at any one of Universal CityWalk’s many restaurants and nightclubs offering a variety of festive New Year’s Eve private parties, including Howl at the Moon, Infusion Lounge, Jillian’s Hi Life Lanes, Saddle Ranch Chop House and Wolfgang Puck Bistro.

During the construction phase of its epic transformation, Universal CityWalk is modifying its traditional New Year’s Eve celebration and will not include fireworks and outdoor concert performances.

More information about Universal CityWalk is available at www.CityWalkHollywood.com. Regular updates also can be found on CityWalk’s Twitter @CityWalkLA, Facebook page Universal CityWalk Hollywood and Instagram @CityWalkLA.

Universal CityWalk is Southern California’s dynamic entertainment, dining and shopping destination that reflects the area’s rich cultural diversity. The iconic open-air leisure and nightlife complex provides “Always Unexpected” entertainment options and has served as a prototype for similar destinations. Universal CityWalk includes the high-tech concert venue, “5 Towers,” L.A.’s best movie-going experience at the CityWalk AMC Theatres and unique venues such as Infusion Lounge, iFly indoor skydiving and mechanical bull-riding at Saddle Ranch Chop House.

One Direction To Perform Live At Universal Studios Florida In November — Check It Out!!

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One Directioners have we got some new for you! The band will be performing on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Universal Studios Florida to celebrate the release of their album titled, Four. And the best part about it, is that its free… Yes I said FREE!

But if you do purchase park admission, there are a few perks that go along with that ticket. Universal Studios Florida will have a few special One Direction experiences such as: One Direction songs being played on the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster and a special version of the Universal Cinematic Spectacular nighttime show featuring One Direction. Oh, and if you just so happen to be staying at the Cabana Bay Beach Resort, you have the option to receive a wake up call from the band members. BOOM! That just happened!

Check out the video message from One Direction on NBC’s Today Show below:

TI Exclusive: World Of Dance Live At Universal CityWalk!!

Last night, Universal CityWalk held the World of Dance Live at their 5 Towers as the summer concert series finale. The winners of the first season of “America’s Best Dance Crew,” the JabbaWockeeZ headline the World of Dance night. With their iconic white masks, this eight-member team impresses audiences with their extraordinary dance style and synchronized routines. Additional dancers and crews that also performed include Madd Chadd (“Step Up” movies), Flavahz Crew (“America’s Best Dance Crew”), Fikshun (“So You Think You Can Dance”), Asia Monet Ray (“Raising Asia”) and Marlee Hightower (“America’s Got Talent”)

Check out more of the World of Dance Tour dates right here!


TI Exclusive: Hobart Ocean Performs At Universal CityWalk

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Hobart Ocean opened for Heffron Drive at the Universal CityWalk in Hollywood on Thursday, August 7th, 2014.

The pop/rock band from Illinois features lead singer Travis Leonard, Steve Hopkins, Jaron Lancaster, and Matias Hagstrom. As residents of CityWalk’s Street Performer program, a platform for emerging artists to showcase their talents to a wide range of visitors from around the world, Hobart Ocean’s dream came true when a manager discovered them at CityWalk and quickly signed them to a record deal.

Check out our exclusive interview with the band before their performance and learn more about them on HobartOcean.com!

Video Credits: Crystal Ng

TI Exclusive: Heffron Drive Performs At Universal CityWalk

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Heffron Drive performed at Universal CityWalk on Thursday, August 7th, 2014. Kendall Schmidt and his friend Dustin Belt formed Heffron Drive, which is named after the street they lived on in Burbank, Calif., in 2008.

After taking a break from the band to star on the Nickelodeon series “Big Time Rush” in which he also served as the lead singer of the boy band by the same name, Schmidt revived Heffron Drive in 2013.

With an album set to debut in September, the band is taking the nation by storm as they hit the road for a multi-city tour later this month. Check out our exclusive interview with the duo before their performance and be sure to see them on tour at a city near you!

Video Credits: Crystal Ng

Blake Michael Is Performing At Universal CityWalk This Thursday!


Disney Channel star from Disney’s Dog With A Blog, Blake Michael, will be performing live this Thursday (August 7) at Universal CityWalk in Universal City, California. Blake will be performing with Kendall Schmidt. The star tweeted about his upcoming performance:

“I’m performing August 7th at @CityWalkLA with @HeffronDrive!”

Will you be seeing Blake perform live this Thursday?! Let us know by commenting!

TI Exclusive: Megan Nicole & Ian Thomas Rock The House At Universal CityWalk Hollywood — Pics Here!!


Megan Nicole and Ian Thomas performed last night at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood as part of their Summer Concert Series. The Belgium native, Ian Thomas, performed songs off his new album “Gametime” and even performed covers of Blondie’s “One Way or Another” and Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us.” After Ian’s performance, Megan Nicole made her way to the stage and performed her hits “B-E-A-Utiful” and “Never Have I Ever” along with a few covers including Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy.”

The crowd was in a frenzy for their performances; expressing their enjoyment with deafening screams, applause and random “I Love Yous” mixed in.

Photo Credits: Crystal Ng

Check out some of the great moments that we were able to capture below:

Jake Miller Makes A Short “Rockumentary” Before Universal CityWalk Concert


Jake Miller and Jason Derulo performed at the Universal CityWalk Five Towers on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Thousands of fans gathered together and celebrated the release of Jason’s new album “Talk Dirty.” Jake Miller opened the concert and performed his hits A Million Lives, Collide, Me and You, and Hollywood. But before Jake took the stage he made a mini-documentary of how he spent his time before the performance. Who doesn’t love a good game of parking lot football?

Check out Jake’s short “Rockumentary” below.

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Jason Derulo And Jake Miller Perform At The Universal CityWalk Five Towers


Jake Miller and Jason Derulo performed at the Universal CityWalk Five Towers on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Thousands of fans gathered together and celebrated the release of Jason’s new album “Talk Dirty.” They were able to purchase his album as well as receive wristbands to  meet and greet with Jason. Jake Miller opened the concert and performed his hits A Million Lives, Collide, Me and You, and Hollywood. Jason Derulo performed a few of his older songs such as Whatcha Say, In My Head, It Girl and his newer songs The Other Side, Marry Me, and Talk Dirty.

He was also joined on stage by his girlfriend, Jordan Sparks, as they performed their duet Vertigo. CityWalk says this was the most people they have ever seen at their shows.

Check out some of the videos from Jason and Jake’s performance at Universal CityWalk.


Jake Miller: Upcoming Shows List — Details Inside

Bj27_NJCAAAblS4Though all of Jake Miller’s shows have been announced at one time or another, the singer helped make it easier for all of you fans to keep track! He tweeted out this very simple upcoming show list with every show he will be at so far this spring and summer. Here’s where you can check out information for these shows:

Universal Citywalk, April 16th

GuavaFest, May 2nd

Skate & Surf, May 17th

Summerfest, July 2nd

And if you’re bound to wind up at one of his shows, don’t be surprised if you’re able to meet him right after. The artist personally loves meeting his fans.

Which show do you plan on seeing this spring/summer?

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