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Friday, October 20, 2017

Mild High Club gives Ugly Orange first sellout, Pearl & the Oysters debut

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:07 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Mild High Club and Pearl and the Oysters, Will’s Pub, Oct. 18 Esteemed L.A. indie imprint Stones Throw Records may be one of the most open-minded and expansive hip-hop labels around, but even Mild High Club sits out on one of the further branches of the family...

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Jessica Pawli and DJ Cub pay tribute to Charles Bradley at a special 'Dappy Hour' at Lil Indies

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Soul machine Charles Bradley passed away far too early last month, but superfan Jessica Pawli and funkmaster DJ Cub pay tribute to him with an early DJ set at Lil Indies on Saturday. Find out why Bradley was known as the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” while sipping on some fancy...

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Halsey returns to Amway with electropop hooks from her latest album

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Electropop chanteuse Halsey is currently crossing the country in the company of fellow pop formidables Charli XCX and PartyNextDoor to promote her new album, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, the follow-up to 2015’s concept album-with-hooks, Badlands. The 22-year-old has come a long way since her first big hit, the Chainsmokers collaboration “Closer,”...

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Three-time DMC World Champion DJ Craze headlines Torque's 18th anniversary bash

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Torque – Central Florida’s longest-running drum & bass night (is there much competition there?) – celebrates 18 years of snare rushes and wobbly basslines with a Friday-night party at Native Social Bar. Three-time DMC World Champion DJ Craze should provide plenty of draw-dropping cuts, scratches and beat-juggles, but hometown hero...

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West Coast punk legends Descendents show they're still buzzing at House of Blues this week

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Forever frozen in time in the pop landscape as young, nerdy, earnest and intensely caffeinated 1980s hardcore outliers hammering out anti-anthems in the flush of youth, how do West Coast punk vets the Descendents still pull off this act as rumpled dads? Maybe because growing up and figuring it all...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Umphrey's McGee brings their 'it's not us' tour to Central Florida in February

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 3:48 PM

Face-melting stalwarts Umphrey's McGee just announced a slew of dates promoting their latest album "it's not us," and it appears there's just one Florida stop. Though they're not coming to Orlando, Umphrey's will play the Whigfest Music and Arts Festival in Tampa, on February 18. It's only a couple hours...

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MC Lars fronts stacked nerdcore bill at Backbooth this week

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:01 PM

Norse Korea brings the best in nerdcore to the Backbooth stage this Thursday. The bill includes a four-finger death punch of MCs Lars, Frontalot, MegaRan and Schaffer the Darklord. There’ll be rhymes and beats paying tribute to all of the best stuff from your childhood, like Nintendo games, Voltron …...

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Saddle Creek veterans Tim Kasher and Conor Oberst slide into the Beacham this week

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 10:58 AM

In the late ’90s and early 2000s, Omaha, Nebraska’s Saddle Creek Records dominated the indie landscape in a big way, largely on the back of Bright Eyes and Cursive, projects that were masterminded by Conor Oberst and Tim Kasher, respectively. Now, more than two decades later, Oberst tours mostly under...

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Orlando debut of Perfume Genius extends the color and beauty of pride weekend

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 10:31 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Perfume Genius and Dearest, The Social, Oct. 16 Though not part of the official festivities, there is no more perfect show to follow gay pride weekend than Matador Records mainstay Perfume Genius. If there’s a finer way to extend the style, artistry and beauty of the city’s...

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Band of the Week: Raspberry Pie

Posted By on Mon, Oct 16, 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 Raspberry Pie. Raspberry Pie are playing the Twisted Bazaar at St. Matthews Tavern on Tuesday, Oct. 17. They are also throwing a Halloween dance...

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