So you want to go out, enjoy great music, down a couple of cold ones, and have some fun. But you're wallet's as empty as a political promise. No worries! There are plenty of rowdy options for cash-strapped party people. Just take a date to one of Crossfade's ten best music-related things to do und ... More >>
Whatchu want? Whatchu need? We got you, mang. You looking for something to get you pumped up and raging? Or do you want something that'll bring you down and chill you out? Oh, you want something that's gonna make you feel all crazy inside and jump around? How about just some good-old regular smoki ... More >>
The Aggrolites are a skinhead reggae band from Los Angeles. With a faster pace than the ska and rocksteady that came before it, the style got its name from its old-school UK fans, the black Jamaican rudeboys and white mod factory workers who pioneered the original skinhead subculture. We spoke to ... More >>
Are all y'all ready to effing alt-rock across the Atlantic Ocean with the 311 Carribean Cruise 2012? On Thursday, May 10, the rock/rap/reggae/funk juggernaut known as 311 will be steaming outta the Port of Miami aboard the Carnival Destiny with 15 musical cruise mates, including The Dirty Heads, S ... More >>
Erica Marshall of muddyboots.orgCrappy '90s songs on cassette!It took the internet a full ten years to even begin looking back fondly upon the collective sonic experiences of the blissful Clintonian days. But '90s musical nostalgia swung into full gear in 2010 thanks to the Hole tour, Tavi t ... More >>
311 performing at SunFest 2009West Palm Beach hasn't had this much musical excitement since Ozzy Osbourne rolled through town. An impressive crop of national acts are set to play the 28th installment of SunFest, which takes place April 28 - May 2 in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida's Intrac ... More >>
CalahoneySlow Stride (True Records)calahoney.com Calahoney features top-notch bluesy vocals from frontwoman Laura, accompanied all the while by guitarist Josue, who may or may not be a pair of bohemians trapped in number - crunching nine - to - fives. The overall vibe is reminiscent of the '90s ... More >>
State Radio With Big D and the Kids' TableCulture Room, Fort LauderdaleWednesday, February 10, 2010 Better Than: Watching your live Dispatch: Zimbabwe DVD for the 12th time. State Radio plays smart rock.More specifically, it's educated, punk-infused alt-reggae with socially co ... More >>
It's Wednesday again, so Live Nation is rolling back some prices to make concert tickets just a little bit more affordable. This week, tickets for most shows at Cruzan Amphitheatre, Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, and The Fillmore Miami Beach are available at face value. No additional convenience fee ... More >>
Did you know 311 has released nine albums? Seriously, nine! Chances are, if you already knew that, you're a family member or the creator of their fan club and already know they'll be playing Bayfront Park Amphitheater on December 1. Tickets will be available through Live Nation.The hits keep on c ... More >>
Michael Schott It's not a burger, it's piece of mind on a plate (that tastes good, too)Fresh from our inbox to your computing devices, we're serving up some local food news you can chew. Digest these restaurant announcements and offers as you make Labor Day plans:Lifefood Gourmet now ... More >>
And they will shoot you down.
Past all the novelty hits, the SoCal quartet returns with its original fierce punk bite.
Looking for a way to save a few bucks on concert tickets? Live Nation has announced they will be waiving the service fees for lawn tickets to a slew of their summer shows starting at 12:01 am on Wednesday. This promotion only lasts for 24 hours, so you'll have to purchase tickets quickly. Hit the ju ... More >>
SunFest New Music Night with 311Wednesday, April 29, 2009West Palm Beach IntercoastalBetter Than: Jeremiah's Weed-Ade...though that didn't stop me from drinkin' 'em.Well, the first day of SunFest '09 is in the can. What can I say? I love a good festival. The imposing overabundance of food. Alcohol i ... More >>
Our writer loves the band's psychedelic rock/reggae fusion, and he's not afraid to say so.
The rise of San Diego beach punk project Wavves has been pretty fast, but the backlash has been even faster. I guess there's something slightly annoying about a band who only played their first live gig 161 days ago, rose from blog buzz obscurity to a shiny "Best New Music" accolade from Pitchfork, ... More >>
Crossfade reported recently that Palm Beach County festival staple SunFest had announced the first phase of its lineup, and that among the major acts was the improbably long-lived 311. The Omaha reggae-hip-hop-whatever act headlines the first night of the festival, the "new music" night, on Wednesda ... More >>
SunFest, in West Palm Beach, has always impressed me, 1) for the expensive, marquee names it has attracted, but also 2) for the really strange ways it has often combined them. The festival, in its latter-day incarnation, now spans several days, with packed bills each night, including one "new music ... More >>
Last year, Langerado Music Festival got plenty of national attention, particularly because of its strong lineup which included R.E.M., Beastie Boys, Matisyahu, 311, The Roots and Ani DiFranco. However, the festival couldn't escape the logistical nightmare that was Big Cypress Indian Reservation. The ... More >>
Florida moves into the number two spot when it comes to grow houses
The Hawaii-born trio Pepper is based in Southern California, played this year’s Warped Tour, and mix in Jamaican rhythms with a little punk rock ‘tude. But don’t call ‘em any variation of s-k-a. Rather, they look a little further later in the history of Caribbean beats, mixing in a classic S ... More >>
A reckless cop goes undercover as the Underclassman