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Friday, November 17, 2017

In rare Orlando show, Son Volt prove to be living masters on stage with Duquette Johnston

Posted By on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:27 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Son Volt and Duquette Johnston, The Social, Nov. 15 For a Kilimanjaro of reasons – heritage, quality, historical significance, a seeming chronic allergy to Orlando, etc. – Son Volt has been looming especially large on the calendar even among the usually bountiful autumn concert season. The Jay...

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Daytona Beach's historic Bandshell will get a $1 million facelift

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 5:33 PM

Daytona Beach's historic oceanfront Bandshell, once the site of MTV Spring Break, is finally getting a well deserved makeover. City commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to demolish the interior of the 80-year-old sandcastle-like structure, which will be rebuilt with a $1 million budget, according to the Daytona Beach News Journal. The building,...

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Tyler the Creator and Vince Staples are coming to Orlando in February

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:30 PM

Eccentric, multitalented MC Tyler, the Creator and Vince Staples have announced a co-headlining North American tour to kick off in January of next year, with one of two Florida dates being Orlando. Tyler, the Creator is ending 2017 strong, winding down his current headlining tour after the release of the...

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Marc Anthony spices up the Amway Center with some Puerto Rican salsa this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Puerto Rican superstar Marc Anthony is back for his yearly visit to inject some salsa in Orlando’s veins, though this year it might be a bit more melancholic. The island is still reeling as it stumbles to recover from Hurricane Maria and evacuees flee to places like Central Florida. From...

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Tatsuya Nakatani's Gong Orchestra keeps their heads ringin' at Gallery at Avalon Island

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Japanese avant-garde percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani is redefining the term “neverending tour” in starkly DIY terms. Forget backstage catering and extravagant riders, Nakatani jumps in his RV and legs it around the U.S. for several months out of the year to put budding experimental drummers through their paces as part of...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

24 free shows happening in Orlando this week

Posted By on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 12:11 PM

Wednesday, Nov. 15 Eugene Snowden's Ten Pints of Truth 10 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. Reggae Night with Hor!zen and DJ Red I 10 pm at the Caboose, 1827 N. Orange Ave. Yacht Rock Happy Hour 5 pm at Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave. Thursday, Nov....

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Lydia Lunch Retrovirus returns to Orlando with a full-band performance at Will's Pub

Posted By on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Lydia Lunch - the singular black widow of American underground arts, letters and music – has been making a yearly stop in Orlando like clockwork for the past few years. The peripatetic performer took Art in Odd Places by storm in 2015, and showed up the Genitorturers last year, but...

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Eric Church, Keith Urban, Snoop Dogg and more announced for Florida's Tortuga Music Festival

Posted By on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 12:48 PM

The organizers of the Tortuga Music Festival have announced the first wave of acts set to play the spring 2018 edition of the Ft. Lauderdale-based festival. The lineup so far includes (with more to be announced): Cheap Trick, Michael Franti & Spearhead, William Michael Morgan, Muscadine Bloodline, Dylan Scott, Shaggy, Dwight...

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Alt-country godfathers Son Volt make a stop into the Social this week

Posted By on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 11:49 AM

Before “alt-country” became the provenance of pop-star ensembles like Mumford & Sons and even the qualifier “alt” just seemed sketchy, cosmic cowboy Jay Farrar was setting the twangy, melancholic template with his Son Volt. Though still indelibly associated with his first band, country-punk godfathers Uncle Tupelo, Son Volt has been...

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Vanilla Ice, Brad Paisley and more announced for Florida Strawberry Festival 2018

Posted By on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 4:07 PM

The organizers of the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City today announced the musical lineup for next year's of the venerable event, and it's an impressively eclectic lineup. The performances will be spread out over every day of the event and so far the confirmed include: Jimmy Sturr & His...

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