"50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ... Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami. Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>
Ultra Music Festival is goin' on tour, beat freaks. So if you don't have the massive cash stash for a road trip to the flagship in the MIA (or enough frequent flyer rewards points for a jet ride to Ultra Europe in Croatia), just rendezvous with the UMF crew, Fedde Le Grand, and Sultan Ned Shepard ... More >>
Back in the 1941, architect L. Murray Dixon designed two art deco hotels, the Regent and the Gale. The two were joined by bridge in the 1960s, and recently, a $35 million remodeling was completed.Now The Gale is a retro-class-meets-modern-elegance boutique hotel situated on a quaint but busy corner ... More >>
Free-spirited? Supersexy? "Hungry for hedonism, music and an extraordinary lifestyle"? Welcome to Generation Wild, a "unique concept tour," according to the official hype, "ready to explode in a city near you." The beat-freaking lineup: Awesome "Bong" bro Deniz Koyu, the 17-year-old Spanish EDM ph ... More >>
Fiscal Cliff? Boring. But celebrity baby announcements? Now that's what we call news. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are having a baby! Last night, the 35-year-old rapper channeled his inner Ricky Ricardo, dedicating part of his Atlantic City concert to his "Perfect Bitch" and her childbearing hips ... More >>
Rock is dead. Just ask Tenacious D. "Started with blues, Belly of lead/Then there was Elvis, Nicky some red/Beatles arrive, started a trend/Axl Rose, give me some head/It's all over, rock 'n' roll is dead." And that's exactly why Jabels & KG (otherwise known as Jack Black and Kyle Gass) are go ... More >>
Wanna get Jacked? Again? That's right ... Even though Mr. Nick van de Wall (better known among beat freaks as Afrojack) just slammed Miami with a two-night stand in June, the 24-year-old DJ, producer, fist-pumper, vodka-guzzler, and certified Pitbull bro is already heading back to the Beach. Havin ... More >>
What's done is done. Steven Tyler cheated on Joe Perry with Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson. But "now it's time to bring rock back." And just as Tyler promised when he announced that he'd be leaving American Idol to rededicate his time to Aerosmith, the group's been "kicking some serious ass." ... More >>
See also "Lady Gaga Stinks Like FAME" and "World's Most Powerful Women in Pop: From Gaga to J.Lo." Lady Gaga has been straight pissing people off with her latest tour, the Born This Way Ball. She canceled her trip to Indonesia, landed amid some serious protesters in the Philippines and riled up Ko ... More >>
See also "The 15 Richest Musicians: From Jay-Z to Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Dr. Dre" -- plus "Ten Richest DJs: From Pauly D to Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex, and Tiesto." These days, Elton John isn't the only one treating Madonna like a "fairground stripper." Despite the 53-year-old p ... More >>
While a nude alumnus of North Miami Beach High was busy chewing a homeless man's face off, Beyoncé was making headlines of her own some 1,200-miles from the gruesome scene now known as Miami's zombie apocalypse. Of course, Mrs. Jay-Z wasn't high on bath salts and going all cannibal. Instead, the ... More >>
Constant intrascene belly-aching aside, a few local (and local-ish) acts are managing to squeeze out of South Florida geographical isolation this summer for big stages. A number of major national festivals are featuring homegrown talent on the bill. And rightfully so. Here's a quick rundown of ... More >>
Dutch DJ-producer Afrojack just announced his Jacked summer tour with a stop at Miami's Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park on Saturday, June 16, and it's being billed as his most ambitious roadtrip to date. It's not hard to see why he's bringing the big guns -- boasting 30 headlining shows, a Gr ... More >>
Food NetworkVictory is sweet and savory.After Sunday night's epic holiday meal battle in Kitchen Stadium against chef Elizabeth Falkner, Geoffrey Zakarian -- who recently opened the Tudor House restaurant in South Beach -- prevailed using the secret ingredients as his allies (beef crown roast, candy ... More >>
It's happened again. On June 3, Brit songbird Adele was forced to cancel nine US tour dates due to a nasty bout of laryngitis. "I'm really frustrated. I was hoping with a weeks rest I'd be better to sing again straight away," she said at the time. "However there is absolutely nothing I can do bu ... More >>
There's no doubt that Jay-Z -- even as hip-hop's retired-unretired elder statesman -- still balls like the best of 'em. Just last night Hova was makin' it rain at the Fountainebleau's LIV in Miami Beach, dropping more $100,000 on a single bottle of champagne in celebration of the release of his n ... More >>
C. StilesJerry Powers (right) with fashion designer Calvin Klein (center) and Jason BinnOld habits die hard, it seems. Between 1977 and 1984, Ocean Drive founder and current Plum TV exec Jerry Powers was sued 13 times for money owed."I was dependent on drugs when I did those things," he told N ... More >>
Americans love gambling movies almost as much as they love gambling itself. What's not to like? You get the thrill of a high-stakes cards game from the comfort of a multiplex. Over the last few years, though, something happened. The gambling movie was replaced by ESPN. Suddenly, with the broadcas ... More >>
Photo by Tom Craig/Seminole Hard Rock Aretha FranklinHard Rock Live, HollywoodTuesday, March 16, 2010What doesn't become a legend the most? Well, for starters, a certain behavior pattern that leads the public to wonder if an artist has dived face-first off a 12-story balcony without considering a ... More >>
The feds say a local man smuggled millions of smokes for terrorists. He's not alone.
Of all the out of town head-spinners to hit South Beach, the one who would seem most perfectly suited for LIV has gotta be DJ Chachi. Yeah, we know. His primary residency is at New York's ultra-hip Ten June, which might boast a similar clientele, but it in no way resembles the Vegas-like feel of The ... More >>
It would be enough of an accomplishment if 24 - year - old DJ Chachi simply spun at Tenjune -- after all, it is one of the Big Bad Apple's hippest hotspots. But that's not nearly enough for this go-getter, who also counts to his credit residencies at both Mur.Mur in the Borgata in Atlantic City and ... More >>
This dude is appearing on Hell's Kitchen 5 premiering tonight on Fox at 9pm. His name is Danny and he's from Edgewater, Florida. There are three Florida contestants this year on Hell's Kitchen 5. Danny is 23 years old and works as an executive chef. He's a self proclaimed redneck who studied ... More >>
Alright culinary-reality-fanatics, meet Giovanni, one of three Hell's Kitchen 5 contestants from Florida. Giovanni is the executive chef at Creehan's Copper Grill in Destin, Florida. Destin is a Gulf Coast beach town close to Pensacola. Pensacola's about as un-Miami as you can get in Florida, but it ... More >>
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