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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Marsha Zazula, metal 'matriarch' and Central Florida resident, dies at 68

Posted By on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 2:54 PM

Marsha Zazula, a legendary metal maven, Megaforce Records co-founder, and Clermont resident, passed away due to complications from cancer at 68 last week. If you, like us, spent any portion of your long-gone youth scouring liner notes on thrash metal cassettes, the names Megaforce Records and Marsha Zazula are...

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The Plaza Live's Front Porch Series continues its weekly pulse with the Big Ron Betts Trio on Thursday

Posted By on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 10:47 AM

Last week, the Plaza Live’s Front Porch Series launched its latest string of outdoor concerts, a strong weekly stand filled with accomplished local talent that will run through the end of March. The next edition on Thursday, Jan. 21, will feature the Big Ron Betts Trio. Accompanying the veteran local...

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Orlando indie-pop hero Marc With a C releases new album today ahead of Saturday's virtual release performance

Posted By on Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 3:57 PM

2020 marked the 20th anniversary of Orlando indie-pop hero Marc With a C and he spent it releasing stuff — a box set, a film and a book — like a machine, pandemic be damned. And all that sweat equity will culminate in today's release of his first full-length album of new material...

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Dim Mak artists ARMNHMR to headline Downtown Orlando's Vanguard on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 4:02 PM

The Vanguard — the latest iteration of the Club at Firestone building — continues to build on the venue’s dance-music history and blaze a new EDM path by featuring Dim Mak artists ARMNHMR, the credentialed L.A. duo that specializes in soaring pop melodies and huge electronic sweeps. Supporting them will be local dance-trapsters...

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Frontyard Festival announces new shows from the Wailers, Jamey Johnson + Randy Houser and even the musical 'Hairspray'

Posted By on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM

The organizers of the outdoors Frontyard Festival music and arts series announced three new and very big-time concerts this week. And let's just say the sounds of reggae, country and Broadway will soon be ringing through Downtown Orlando. On Friday, Feb. 19, reggae royalty the Wailers featuring Julian Marley will...

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Classic Albums Live conjures Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Greatest Hits’ at Hard Rock Live on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 11:40 AM

The famed Classic Albums Live productions are impressive, exacting feats that bring classic rock’s most beloved masterpieces to vivid life in concert. Besides conjuring one of the greatest bands in the rock canon, Saturday's Fleetwood Mac edition at Hard Rock Live has the added crowd-pleasing benefit of spotlighting a...

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Dr. Phillips Center ushers in Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a full weekend of celebrations

Posted By on Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 12:46 PM

Since we're basically living through our own version of the 1960s, Martin Luther King Jr. Day comes with extraordinary relevance and imperative this momentous year. To celebrate, the Dr. Phillips Center will host a weekend full of honorary events ahead of the federal holiday. On Friday evening, Jan. 15,...

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Brown Bag Brass Band launches strong new weekly run of Plaza Live's Front Porch Series on Thursday

Posted By on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 11:59 AM

The Plaza Live’s Front Porch Series has been one of the city’s most pandemic-responsive live music experiences. And now, thanks to the experienced local curatorship of Joanne Grant and Southern Fried Sunday's Jessica Pawli, its next salvo of dates is steadier, more robust and distinctly more studded with homegrown...

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Leslye Gale's O-Town Lowdown on Magic 107.7 for Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021

Posted By on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 9:23 AM

Every morning on Magic 107.7 FM, Leslye Gale discusses the most interesting Orlando Weekly stories of the day on "Chad & Leslye." Check out Leslye's picks today. A federal investigation is underway after a manatee was spotted in the Homosassa River with the word Trump scraped into its back....

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Jon Schaffer from Central Florida metal band Iced Earth reportedly photographed storming the Capitol

Posted By on Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 3:39 PM

Yesterday’s riot at the U.S. Capitol building was a lot of things (a dark day in American history, embarrassing, scary), but it also shone light on Florida legislators who seemed to have no problem with the role they played in egging on insurrectionists who might end up spending years...

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