Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezThe neo-raver, grandchild of the hippies.The Honeymoon Series begins this Saturday with Datsik, continuing with Zeds Dead May 5 and Borgore June 17. Back in the LSD-soaked '60s, a big boxy San Francisco building named the Fillmore Auditorium was routinely overrun by l ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenBright Eyes' Conor Oberst.See the full 24-photo Bright Eyes slideshow. Bright Eyes With Cursive The Fillmore Miami Beach Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Better Than: Being abducted by extraterrestrials for an impromptu probe party. Maybe it's a product of extreme boredom and idle im ... More >>
Photo by Butch HoganBright Eyes' Conor Oberst.Finally, an excuse for all you oversensitive indie types to stop being so emo and leave the bedroom for a few hours ... Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes are coming to Miami! In approximately 77 and a half days, the band will kickoff its first tour in thr ... More >>
A couple of months ago, Sweat Records booked L.A. punk rock duo No Age. I knew they're vegan, so I made sure we were stocked with an array of sumptuous goodies to feed them. After their insanely high-energy show, the fact that they could replenish with local songstress Raffa's vegan chili nearly ... More >>
Our writer loves the band's psychedelic rock/reggae fusion, and he's not afraid to say so.
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>
John Hood Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale Better Than: The Eagles after they slept with Leonard Cohen. This should really be called The Night Before Last Night seeing that ol’ Bright Eyes’ boy wonder played on Tuesday rather tha ... More >>
Head to Fort Lauderdale Tuesday to see the man in gray.
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