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Monday, February 27, 2017

The Goo Goo Dolls announce Orlando show for August

Posted By on Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 12:57 PM

Nineties alt-rock heartthrobs the Goo Goo Dolls played Orlando twice last year and the audiences must have made a hell of an impression, because the just-announced Long Way Home summer tour includes an Orlando show at the end of August. The Goo Goo Dolls with Phillip Phillips play Hard Rock...

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Band of the Week: GWADCIP$

Posted By on Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Welcome to Orlando Weekly's "Band of the Week." Every week, we highlight one of our favorite local bands. This week, we're pleased to bring you GWADCIP$. GWADCIP$ is the resident DJ at Lil' Indies on Sunday nights. Just the facts:Who's in the band?My name is Roy Velazquez and go...

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Devendra Banhart gets avid reception, surprises with Cate Le Bon (The Beacham)

Posted By on Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 12:57 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND If ever there was a poster boy for the freak-folk movement, Devendra Banhart (Feb. 24, The Beacham) would be it. Of the breed of outsiders who mine the fringes of folk music, the wildly lauded artist is one of the cornerstone stars of the modern era. ...

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

In its debut, Field Trip South is already a major garage-rock beacon (Will's Pub)

Posted By on Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 3:34 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Once again, an Orlando connection brings major-league windfall to town. This time, it was Field Trip South (Feb. 24-25), the big, two-day mini festival celebrating all things garage. And pound for pound, dollar for dollar, it was the most notable happening of the week. [image-22] The...

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Friday, February 24, 2017

The Hate Bombs reunite tonight for Field Trip South garage rock fest

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 2:58 PM

Much-missed local rabble rousers the Hate Bombs are both returning to town and returning to life tonight as part of the garage rock fest Field Trip South, taking over Will's Pub this weekend. The band started in the early '90s and caused quite a stir locally in their time, and...

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All Time Low announces Orlando show for August

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 1:37 PM

Baltimorean emo band All Time Low just announced the dates for their worldwide Young Renegades tour, slated for this summer, and at the time of writing, the final date on that several-month trek is an Orlando show. The tour is in support of forthcoming new album Last Young Renegade. All...

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Cult favorite Jonathan Richman puts on a show for the early birds at the Social

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 10:26 AM

What to say about Jonathan Richman, the most trusted Velvet Underground camp follower ever to insist “I’m Straight”? As a straitlaced but noise-addicted youth, Richman moved to New York to crash on VU’s couch and haunt their rehearsals, soaking up their sound. But when it came to his own band,...

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Lemuria celebrates a decade of 'Get Better' at Backbooth

Posted By on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 7:00 AM

How does time pass so quickly and haphazardly? Here it is, 10 years since angular indie-punk trio Lemuria released their seminal debut album Get Better, and now even they’re having to bow to the inevitable heartstring tug of nostalgia, scheduling an extensive tour to air out that body of songs...

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

PWR BTTM announce Orlando show for June

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 5:37 PM

New York queer punk duo PWR BTTM have announced an Orlando show for this summer as part of a world tour marking the upcoming release of their new album, Pageant. The band played an emotional set in Orlando last summer soon after the Pulse nightclub shooting, capping the set with...

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West Coast punk icons Agent Orange to play Will's Pub tonight

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:52 AM

Elder statesmen Cali punks Agent Orange could easily coast until the end of time on the strength of the nervey surf-punk classic “Bloodstains.” And yet here they are treading the boards with Guttermouth and the Queers. Agent Orange, Atom Age, Guttermouth and the Queers play Will's Pub tonight at 7 p.m....

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