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.
6 days ago | Concerts
The Miami band Tamboka plays a unique fusion of flamenco, cumbia, swing, jazz, and bossa nova. According to guitarist Tyrone Iregui, the musical mixture came together in 2011 outside the Wynwood gallery Plant the Future. "I was friends with the ow...
7 days ago | Concerts
If there is something orchestral and old-timey about the music of Grizzly Bear, it might be due to osmosis. That's according to the band's singer and founder, Ed Droste. "My mother was a music teacher, and her father was a music professor. From as...
18 days ago | Free Music
It has a long and storied history, first as Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium, then the Theater of Performing Arts, and later the Jackie Gleason Theater. But 2017 is the tenth year the building at 1700 Washington Ave. has been known as the Fillmore...
20 days ago | Free Music
One of John Gregory's great recent frustrations in life was that he couldn't find a drum 'n' bass night in Miami. "I'd been doing events all over South Florida and I found the last couple years there really wasn't anything I wanted to go to," the ...
21 days ago | Concerts
The man who sang youth anthems such as "My Generation" and "The Kids Are Alright" is now 73 years old, but the Who's Roger Daltrey approaches performing his classics the same as always. "When I sing 'Baba O'Riley,' a song I've sung a thousand time...
1 month ago | Concerts
"About 40 minutes from where we're from in Bogotá, there is a salt mine," singer Juliana Ronderos says. "The workers in the mine would build shrines to pray at since their job was so dangerous. They built a cathedral made completely of salt, and t...