If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music e ... More >>
As that big, burning ball in the sky (you know, the sun, man) completes its crazy circular trip throughout the zodiac along the eliptic (that's, like, a "year" in square speak), we here at Crossfade are prepping Major Mushroom's Interstellar Psychedelic Love Bus (our hand-painted 1966 Volkswagen ... More >>
via facebook.com/theleeboysThe Lee Boys is a world-famous family band of six Perrine natives who all went to Miami Killian Senior High School.
It's three brothers -- rhythm guitar man Alvin, and singers Derrick and Keith -- alongside three nephews -- pedal steel guitar player Roosevelt Collier ... More >>
via Henry Gray's Facebook pageBlues piano man Henry Gray.With seven decades of boozy riffing, troubled loving, and tough living behind him, Henry Gray is a complete and unabridged human history book of the American blues.
Born on the outskirts of New Orleans, this piano player first pounded the ... More >>
via leeboys.comThe Lee Boys are a world-famous family band of Perrine natives who all went to Miami Killian Senior High School. They play an updated, Miami-style version of Sacred Steel music strongly influenced by funk, soul, blues, rock, and R&B. The band tours the world playing 120 shows a ... More >>
Lil Daggers are total VIPs.We here at New Times are gonna be hosting a VIP party to help launch the 2010 edition of the Miami Music Festival. And yeah, we want all our friends to come, including you, J-Lo, and Jimmy Buffett.
The bad news: Part of the night (9 to 11 p.m.) will be invitation-only ... More >>
Eric Clapton is one of the greatest guitarists alive. The man -- currently gabbing with Buddy Guy on his signature T-Mobile phone on TV -- long ago earned his place in the pantheon of rockers as a guitar god.Clapton began his career in the early '60s playing with British blues-rock pioneers the Yar ... More >>
Photo by Bernard HackerB.B. King & Buddy GuyHard Rock Live, HollywoodTuesday, February 2, 2010 Better Than: Hearing hip-hop and electronic music all Super Bowl week The Review: The collective age of the two performers at Hard Rock Live on Tuesday Night was 157 years. ... More >>
photo via Shorefire MediaGov't MuleRevolution, Fort LauderdaleJanuary 20, 2010Better Than: Paying to be crammed in a container with 1000 old, loud, smelly people and then shipped from Haiti during a earthquake with nothing but Gov't Mule on my MP3 player. The Review:I am guessing that since ... More >>
Chef Norman Van AkenIn some ways, it's all about the new when it comes to homeboy and Chef Norman Van Aken. The guy who spawned New World Cuisine is back on the scene again, this time with a new restaurant on the way and a new hosting gig.But his restaurant -- now pay attention, especially if you ... More >>
Buddy Guy plays the Arsht Center.Blues badass Buddy Guy -- along with Big Easy piano man Dr. John -- performs Friday at the Knight Concert Hall at the Arsht Center. A huge influence on Eric Clapton and countless others, Guy continues to elate audience members with his guitar heroics at the g ... More >>
If you haven't heard already, two of the world's greatest living blues guitarists descend on South Florida on February 9. The legendary BB King and Buddy Guy will be rocking the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The show is not sold out and the cheapest tickets available can be obtained for $ ... More >>