Dominic Sirianni

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    February 18, 2010

    Get Low Turns 10 (Months) Tonight at the Vagabond

    Photo by Michael Maryanoff​It's not surprising that Miami, "the city of Bass," would so fondly embrace a form such as dubstep. A heavy mash of UK garage and grime, with roots tracing back to Jamaican dub, the genre is deep and low and perfect for the kinda nights where the action takes place in th ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    DJ Seasunz Charged in the Murder of 18-Year-Old Jaclyn Torrealba

    Facebook photo Jaclyn Torrealba​A well-known Miami DJ Juan Carlos Portieles, known professionally as DJ Seasunz, turned himself in yesterday afternoon after driving around with the dead body of his 18-year-old girlfriend, Jaclyn Torrealba. Police are charging the 30 year ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    Police ID White Room Shooting Victims, Ask for Help

    On Monday, a dispute -- perhaps over parking -- outside hipster-central Overtown club White Room turned shockingly violent. ​Two teenage girls trying to park on North Miami Avenue were pinned into their parking spot by an enraged SUV driver and peppered with gunfire. Reports originally suggested t ... More >>

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    April 3, 2009

    My Punk's Better than Your Punk: Anti-Nowhere League in West Palm on July 14

    The prospect of driving up to Clematis, finding parking and then wading through a bunch of stripy shirts and Ed Hardy ensembles isn't that attractive, especially on a Tuesday, unless, of course, one is heading to Respectable St. to see a damn fine show. In this case, Anti-Nowhere League is coming ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Ratatat Mother Fucker

    Well the Brooklyn sort-of electronic artists and remix impresarios Ratatat are coming down for a turn at Ft Lauderdale's Revolution, April 12th.  Even though I wouldn't ever really classify myself as being into electronic music per se, Ratatat has always bent my ear in a pleasant, highly listen ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    File Under Weird

    We will no longer mention anything that happened last week and only look forward, intrepidly. Tomorrow night the Weirds return to Churchill's with another free concert (Tuesday, March 31, 2009) of off the beaten path excellence. Night of Weirds is a semi-regular collection of local and national ar ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    WMC Preview: Sneak Peak Showcase at the Upper Eastside Garden Tonight

    Debbie Attias, aka Debbie D of the now-defunct Avenue D, is throwing a so-called Sneak Peek Showcase at the Upper Eastside Garden tonight, i.e. Tuesday, March 24, 2009 (that's for the easily confused, such as myself).  Look for performances by Dancetasy, a professional dance troupe featuring De ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Black Lips Ticket Presale Change

    If you are thinking of attending the Black Lips show at Churchill's on Friday, March 27, you should probably buy presale tickets -- the show is most likely going to sell out. The source for online tickets, however, has changed. Promoters New Art School were previously selling them through Ticketweb; ... More >>

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    January 9, 2009

    Holy Terrors Reunion Show Saturday at Churchill's to Include Sam Fogarino, Now of Interpol

    Miami New Times recently ran a feature on the still-alive Holy Terrors, legends of the Miami rock scene. Click here to read that story, which in help sparked the band to get together another reunion show. Rob Elba, William Trev, Dan Hosker, and Sam Fogarino form the classic Holy Terrors lineup that ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    Show at Churchill's Tomorrow Night to Benefit GOO, New All-Ages Venue

    This Friday's excursion into sonic brutality at Churchill's Pub is not just another exercise in aggression. This time, it's to support a nascent all-ages venue in the inner city, tentatively called GOO. The project is being spearheaded by a local music fan, Kenneth Fee. The graduate of Hialeah High ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    Manager/Booker/Promoter Mike Toms Leaves Churchill's

    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 >>

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    October 23, 2008

    Remember Alex Del Bueno

    Churchill's and The Vagabond pay tribute to the departed hardcore musician.

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    October 17, 2008

    Benefits for Al Del Bueno Begin Tonight at Churchill's

    To younger, casual consumers of Miami’s downtown nightlife, Alex Del Bueno was the lord of the Vagabond door, the no-bullshit sentry who guarded the final entrance to the club’s inner sanctum. But to a much, much wider swath of the local music scene, however, Del Bueno was a fiercely loyal, fier ... More >>

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    September 18, 2008

    Pelican to Play Culture Room on November 15

    Just confirmed today: Chicago instrumental almost-metal quartet (and friends of Miami's Torche) Pelican will play its biggest headlining show to date in South Florida on November 15. As the band has grown in popularity, it's played in these parts a couple times over the last few years years. Once wa ... More >>

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