There's something about Friday that turns adults into something like overly excited kids on the last day of school waiting for the final bell to ring. Maybe it's the weekend rush or knowing that for the next two days we have nothing to do but party till sunrise, drink like a sailor, and dance till ... More >>
"Everybody's working' for the weekend." Oh, Loverboy, you may have been wrong about a lot of things, but were you right about that.The weekend is finally and you can't let it go to waste because before you know it, it will disappear as quickly as Loverboy and the rest of the '80s faded away.That doe ... 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 >>
Ms. Chaka Khan is The Queen of Funk.The Herd just got a little thicker. Two weeks ago, the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival -- a SoFla spinoff of Ithaca, New York's Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival, organized by mountain music crew Donna the Buffalo -- released its initial 25-act lineup, starrin ... More >>
Is it me, or has the social pace kicked into Ludicrous Speed? This shit is ridonk. WMC landed in what felt like a blink (perhaps because we're accustomed to expecting it two weeks away), and Ultra's just around the corner. Meanwhile, let's not forget Spring Bpreak is officially in full swing, as ... More >>
The Jacob Jeffries Band has been going strong since its inception some five years ago. And the crew continues to forge ahead, gathering Jacobians (a term for followers the band's frontman may not have realized he was coining on Facebook just last night) with each and every stop, gigging relentles ... More >>
via facebook.com/weenWeen! Ditch the monkey suit and dress like a rabbit on acid.You will spend almost every day of your life in a monkey suit, tracking the mysterious movements of the market, haunting the office, and hoarding overtime hours. But for the weekend of Thursday, April 14 through Satu ... More >>
Skinny Dip organizer Shawn Snyder.The Miami music scene is diverse, tight-knit, and incredibly compassionate. Last year, bands from around South Florida answered Shawn Snyder's call to action and helped raise over $5,000 at the fist ever Skinny Dip, a concert benefiting Melanoma research and awar ... More >>
Fans of anything Neil Young should plan on going to the Neil Young Tribute Show tomorrow at The Gibson Showroom. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Neil's Charity, The Bridge School. You can expect performances and covers done by The Westar, Rachel Goodrich, Jacob Jeffries, Jim Camach ... More >>
photo by Ben ThackerLanzallamas Monofonica play the Rhythm Foundation stage.Sleepless Night returns this Saturday to Miami Beach. Staying up all night there is nothing new, but the event is way more high-falutin', asking you to stay awake for things like opera and experimental dance. That can see ... More >>
Here's a brand new upload from local guitar virtuoso Fernando Perdomo's own band, Dreaming in Stereo. (You might recognize him as Paulina Rubio's axe man.) The video is for the song called, um, "Steal This Song," off Dreaming in Stereo's new full-length album. It was filmed at the Gibson Showroom ... More >>
DJ Le Spam and crew tear up the main room at Jazid on Saturday Featuring the Spam Allstars, Suenalo, and more Saturday, June 13, 2009 Jazid, Miami Beach Better than: Bottle service and a roomful of fake tits. It was 9:13 p.m. and across the street on Washington Ave., a co ... More >>
The Spam Allstars headline day two of Jazid's anniversary on Saturday, June 12In the world of Miami Beach party spots, Jazid (1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach) is a welcome oddity. Not only does the small speakeasy-like joint stand in stark contrast to our city's cavernous superclubs, but it has al ... More >>
Ben ThackerArturo Sandoval playing with Conjunto Progreso at the DWNTWN Concert Series. Click here to view the full slideshow.Conjunto Progreso w/ special guest Arturo SandovalFriday, April 10, 2009Tina Hills Pavilion at Bayfront Park, MiamiBetter Than: Badminton in Belarus.Friday night marked the e ... More >>
As Crossfade announced last month, New Times is partnering with Gulfstream Park in a Battle of the Bands; the winner gets to play at the upcoming Langerado music festival. Nine finalists have been chosen. They'll square off, four and five at a time, respectively, on February 7 and February 13. A win ... More >>
DWNTWN Concert Series with Rachel Goodrich and Jacob Jeffries BandFriday, January 9, 2008Tina Hills Pavilion at Bayfront Park, MiamiBetter Than: Before.The Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA), in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and produced by the Rhythm Foundation ... More >>
Power to the people.
It's always a good feeling as a publication when artists that you've been covering on the ground for years finally gain the national exposure that you know they deserve. Such was the feeling yesterday as I read through a great story on Miami's growing indie music scene by written by former Herald re ... More >>
Three recent South Florida releases.
A sampling of some recent Miami music releases.
Austin's mega music festival, South By Southwest (SXSW) is almost here and there's a bunch of great bands from around the world that should be headed to Texas for it next week. Last year was a special treat as the Good, the Bad, and the Queen seemed to descend on several select parties and play some ... More >>