Clint Black is one of the most celebrated country singers of the 1990s. Black has released over 22 number-one singles on the Billboard charts and continues to tour live throughout the world. He is not just a singer, but also a multi-instrumentalist and actor. When performing live, the country star is backed by an equally talented band, making for an impressive show.
Kansas-born singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge is a folk-rock artist with strong pop sensibilities who is best known for her hits of the mid-1990s, though she released her debut album in 1988. Her charismatic raspy croon and her confessional lyrics first captured the attention of mainstream audiences in 1993 when she released her album Yes I Am, just a few months after coming out publicly as a lesbian. The album featured the Grammy Award-winning song "Ain't It Heavy," and put her on the map as a soldier in the fight for not only LGBT rights, but also for women's rights among the wave of outspoken female singer/songwriters of the 1990s including Alanis Morissette and Jewel.
The Florida Orchestra has been one of the leading professional symphony orchestras in Florida ever since it was founded in 1968. Throughout the year, the orchestra performs over 120 concerts in the tri-city area of Clearwater, Tampa and St. Petersburg.
The Minnesota Wild are a National Hockey League team that plays in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference. The team was created in 2000 as an expansion team, giving Minnesota a professional hockey team for the first time since the North Stars relocated to Dallas in 1993.