Martin Luther King Jr. loved South Florida. He visited the region many times throughout his career. He was a contemporary of some of Miami's most upstanding citizens, like Father Theodore Gibson of Overtown, as well as some of our most venerable party starters, like WMBM disc jockey Milton "Butterba ... More >>
Glee has managed to piss off yet another singer.
After the show's recent cover of "Somebody That I Used to Know," breakout artist Gotye expressed his frustration with the cast's rendition of his song. "They did such a faithful arrangement of the instrumentals, but the vocals were that pop Glee styl ... More >>
Former Experience and Band of Gypsys bassist Billy Cox met Jimi Hendrix when they were stationed together at the same army base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Legend has it that one rainy night, Billy heard a guitar screaming in the service club. So he went inside and introduced himself to the big ... More >>
Black Star's Mos Def and Talib Kweli
With Jay Rock, Black Bobby, and DJ D-Up
Presented by Rock the Bells
Fillmore Miami Beach
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Better Than: Most Tuesdays on God's great spaceship, Earth.
Time travel can be a really good time. Especially when you're talking about takin ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt Perez
See the full 30-photo Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings slideshow.
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
The Fillmore Miami Beach
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Better Than: Anything that's ever happened to me.
Despite the fact I previewed this show with a music feature in last ... More >>
Burly, bearded Zac Brown and his band play Sunset Cove Amphitheatre on Saturday. The highlight of the evening will likely be a beer-drenched, sing along performance of his fiddle-laced, pleasantly simple and patriotic country smash "Chicken Fried." It's a fun little ditty that got me thinking about ... More >>
Average White BandWar and the Average White BandHard Rock Live, HollywoodTuesday, June 30, 2009 Better Than: Hearing both of these groups play in another 10 years. The Review: With a bill of two of the funkiest multi-cultural groups from the late 1960s still alive and kicking, the Hard Rock pr ... More >>
A minute ago, still buzzing from the twin highs of payday and a certain psychotropic substance, I had the sudden realization: Green is a very good color. For a second, it seemed like a weird kind of intellectual smoke that meant precisely nothing, just floating past. Then, the rest came: Green is ... More >>
Sam & Dave are the legendary soul men behind songs such as, well, "Soul Man," and "Hold On, I'm Coming." If you've ever watched TV, seen a movie, or listened to the radio, then you've heard em. But did you know these guys cut their teeth on the Overtown and Liberty City live circuit before reco ... More >>
Saturday, December 13, 2008
The Vagabond, Miami
Better than: 100% of the godless ultra-commercial dance crap polluting the Beach.
It's past midnight and I'm at the Vagabond sipping my whiskey straight and waiting for Holy Ghost! to start their DJ set in the main room. It's my ... More >>