David Rolland is a freelance music writer for Miami New Times. His mornings are spent educating his toddler daughter on becoming a music snob. His spare time is spent dabbling in writing fiction and screenplays whose subjects are mostly music snobs.
1 day ago | Concerts
It took years, maybe decades, but soul and Southern-rock singer JJ Grey is finally happy. "I spent a lot of years complaining in my head, resentful," he says. "I was angry about a lot of things. After a while, I realized all my soul and reggae her...
1 day ago | Film and TV
On March 3, movie fans will have the opportunity to spend the night with Scarface himself. At An Evening With Pacino, the Academy Award-winning actor Al Pacino will take the Fillmore stage, where he will reminisce about his past, share his acting ...
2 days ago | Music News
Perhaps one day in the near future, all radio will be streamed online, but as of 2018, radio stations still carry their signals over the airwaves. Peter Stebbins, founder of the nonprofit Shake 108, has been reminded of this fact the hard way.
2 days ago | Concerts
The Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man introduced the world to the forgotten psychedelic-folk singer Rodriguez. One viewing and you wonder how his sound, reminiscent of Bob Dylan's and Donovan's, never found an audience. But time an...
9 days ago | Music Festivals
Planners of the new three-day Miami Beach Pop Festival are now fighting for approval to hold the event on the 25 acres of beach between Fifth and Tenth Streets December 14 through 16.
9 days ago | Concerts
If you missed Guns N' Roses when they played Marlins Park last summer, the rock gods have smiled upon you. You will now have a chance to hear all of their rock staples from Appetite for Destruction and Use Your Illusion in a live setting. There'll...