The cries and calls for a thriving local music scene in Miami are inescapable.
Form a band, become a promoter, train as a sound engineer, and eventually the city's natural roadblocks will squash your hopes of entertainment industry success like a cat making its way across I-95's Express Lane. ... More >>
It's not easy being a musician in Vice City. The geographical challenge alone is enough to make any band go crazy.
Miami may never be called a musical epicenter. But when Radioboxer's Jota Dazza put out the call for fellow musicians to take part in the Florida Music Get Together, the local music ... More >>
This is Winston Churchill, not Dave Daniels. We should be hosting a parade in honor of Churchill's Pub owner Dave Daniels's birthday. Like, a bizarro, Little Haiti musical version of Mango Strut with Rat Bastard as the Grand Marshal and kegs of Strongbow lining the streets.
But Mr. Daniels is a hu ... More >>
I happened to stop by Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti yesterday for lunch and was blessed to find jill-of-all-trades Barbara Eisenhower there. She prepared a fresh batch of shepherd's pie. After eating the delectable beef meal ($6), I researched the history of the dish and found that the folks at ... More >>
Next Friday, The Legion of Psychedelic Doom presents Funemployment, a Friday night rager featuring a packed lineup and open mic.
The evening features Orlando garage goofs Slippery Slopes and a wide sampling of notable indie/punk/assorted local acts, including riot grrrl-ish trio Snakehole, black ... More >>
Photo by Mike Ehrmann via heat.comKick ass and get drunk with Udonis and the Heat.Pour us another IPA. All this ass kickin' is making us thirsty.
By ass kickin', we mean basketball. And by thirsty, we mean drunk. What can we say, Miami loves a team that wins, and right now The Heat are putting ... More >>
Last year, when Little Haiti's best and only sort-of-English pub turned 30, we got a little worried. Would Dave Daniels take the milestone as an opportunity to finally sell Churchill's? The answer was no, and though it seems like Daniels is perennially talking about ridding himself of it, Churchi ... More >>
I'll be the first to tell you that going to Churchill's for whatever reason is in and of itself a Big Top production filled with interesting characters, bizarre situations, contorting panhandlers, and so on. However, it seems like this Friday there will be a circus within the circus, courtesy of ... More >>
Just a few items we tackled in this week's New Times Broward-Palm Beach
print edition.In Music: Pitbull is throwing a party on Sunday. Carnaval Miami and Calle Ocho's guest list includes T-Pain, Flo Rida, Sean Paul, Spam Allstars and a million or so of their closest friends. Someone was also gon ... More >>
Jacob KatelA signed photo bought off the auction block of the Miami Playboy Club that was located on 77th and Biscayne from 1961 - 1984 sits in the back office at Churchill's Pub. Churchill's Pub aka Churchill's Hideaway is getting ready to celebrate 30 years in existence in Miami's Little Haiti. ... More >>
30 Years of Churchill'sJim Hayworth has been manning the helm at Slammie for a decade plus with varying partners and people helping out along the way. Now he has put together a show to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Churchill's Pub. Rumor has it that long time proprietor Dave Danie ... More >>
First off, congrats to Carmelo Anthony and the Denver Nuggets. They beat the great Lakers Thursday night, and I hope they do it again. Melo was a guest on Prunk TV recently, and we develop a special relationship with our guests. Speaking of special guests, this episode is really something special. H ... More >>
I had this epiphany last night, while I was sitting at the Churchill's bar sipping my third Jack and Coke: Every single bar in Miami (and possibly the whole country) has at least one TV set tuned to ESPN at all times. I went outside and saw Penny talking to a police officer. She was drinking a b ... More >>
Churchill's at nightPhoto by Tony VargasLongtime Churchill's Pub manager/booker/in-house promoter, Michael Toms, made his exit from the venerable Miami institution this past January 1. Churchill's marks its 30th anniversary as a mainstay of the Miami music scene in 2009, and owner Dave Daniels will ... More >>