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April 30, 2018

Modest Mouse sold out the Hard Rock Live Orlando Venue on Friday, April 20, 2018.

Isaac Brock & Lisa Molinaro of Modest Mouse. 

The drive to Orlando from the coast always takes longer than you want it to take. Orlando, the city where you get the privilege of standing in...

March 30, 2018


Reggae Rise Up Florida returned to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida on March 16, 17, & 18 for 3 full days of positive vibes with a jam packed line-up split on two stages overlooking beautiful Tampa Bay. Now in its 4th year, Reggae Rise Up graduated from a one day...

February 28, 2018

The Gasparilla Music Festival kicks off its seventh year on March 10th - 11th at the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park in Downtown Tampa. This year’s line-up has something for everyone from Hip Hop to Rock, including the legendary Roots Crew. The Root...

February 20, 2018

California Hip Hop invasion rained down on the Orlando Amphitheater on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

Flower BoyScum Fuck Flower BoyTyler, the Creator, touring in support of his fourth album 2017’s ), brought his fellow Californian and Odd Future alum, Vince Staples, to th...

December 1, 2017

It may surprise you to know that the members of New Kingston hail from New York (by way of Jamaica) and are not, in fact, from Florida. The New York natives tour the Sunshine state so often that I naively hoped they were from here, having caught them last year at the o...

November 10, 2017

Rootfire at the Park is back for another year in Cocoa Beach celebrating roots music. This year the festival has expanded to three days of jam packed music featuring local and international artists like Michael Franti & Spearhead, Shaggy, The Hip Abduction, Stephen Mar...

October 16, 2017

Thievery Corporation Review @ House of Blues Orlando Saturday, October 14th, 2017

The show on Saturday at House of Blues Orlando was my first chance to see Thievery Corporation live, even though their music has haunted the swankier moments of my existence, especially th...

September 1, 2017

Donavon Frankenreiter at Cafe Davinci in Deland 7pm

A healthy crowd showed up at Deland’s Cafe Davinci to see Donavon Frankenreiter perform his patented version of surfer rock meets the blues. Touring to support his latest studio album, 2015’s The Heart, co- written wit...

July 27, 2017

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit played with opener, Strand of Oaks, on a rainy Saturday evening in St. Augustine. Isbell, known for  his alternative country sound, piqued my interest - making this show the first real country concert I ever attended. The genre has never qui...

February 23, 2017

Review: The Coathangers, Killmama, & Wet Nurse at Will’s Pub Orlando, Saturday, February 4th

Will’s Pub filled up just prior to Orlando’s own Wet Nurse beginning their set, rocking an upbeat punk/pop vibe. The four piece band, fronted by two lead vocalists, sisters Nina...

February 8, 2017

Review: Run the Jewels at Jannus Live St. Petersburg, Tuesday, January 24, 2017

What a perfectly clear night for Run the Jewels to play at Jannus Live in their open air courtyard.The layout reminded me of something you might see in New Orleans with balconies overlooking...

February 8, 2017

Review: J Boog, Jo Mersa Marley & Jemere Morgan at the Social on Thursday, January 26, 2017

J Boog appeared at the Social in Orlando with long time friends Jemere Morgan, son of Gramps Morgan, and Jo Mersa Marley, the son of Stephen Marley and grandson of Bob Marley. Th...

February 1, 2017

The Coathangers  are coming to Will’s Pub Orlando, Saturday, February 4th.

The Coathangers pack everything you want out of punk band into a silly, yet serious package covered in checkered plaid, metal studs, and vintage floral print. Evidence of this can be found i...

January 20, 2017

The dynamic duo, Run the Jewels, will be performing in Orlando and St. Petersburg this week. If you don’t have tickets already, too bad so sad because the Orlando show at the Beacham on Monday, January 23rd, at least is SOLD OUT! So, if you’re in Orlando contact your f...

January 19, 2017

 I swear I'm in this picture somewhere. 

Keys N Krates escaped their native Toronto to play in the sunny south on Thursday, January 12th at Venue 578 in Orlando. Originally formed in 2008, Keys N Krates have been a staple of the dance and EDM festival circuit for y...

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