If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music e ... More >>
The oldest liquor license in Dade County belongs to Tobacco Road. B.B. King has played there, John Lee Hooker has played there, and more blues legends than you can roll a barrel of whiskey at have too. It's the type of place where you can swing your wang dang doodle till you find the right wo ... More >>
Only one week after playing a gig at the Stage in Miami, a true American original, the 88-year-old Alabama-bred bluesman Eddie Kirkland, died on Sunday morning in a car wreck. Even at the age of 87, Kirkland never stopped touring and drove himself to every one of his gigs. He also never took th ... More >>
Lil Daggers are total VIPs.We here at New Times are gonna be hosting a VIP party to help launch the 2010 edition of the Miami Music Festival. And yeah, we want all our friends to come, including you, J-Lo, and Jimmy Buffett. The bad news: Part of the night (9 to 11 p.m.) will be invitation-only ... More >>
via facebook.com/pages/Albert-Castiglia-Fan-Page/118428141503567Albert CastigliaKeeping On (Blues Leaf Records)albertcastiglia.comThose familiar with Albert Castiglia's frenetic local live performances generally get the impression that the guitarist only operates in a playful mode, whether he's s ... More >>
According to band leader Graham Wood Drout IKO IKO have been playing in Miami for over 30 years. We caught the legendary Dade County killers live at Q American Barbeque on the West End of Miami's Design District on Saturday night. We asked the band if we could record some songs, Graham thought a ... More >>
Chef Norman Van AkenIn some ways, it's all about the new when it comes to homeboy and Chef Norman Van Aken. The guy who spawned New World Cuisine is back on the scene again, this time with a new restaurant on the way and a new hosting gig.But his restaurant -- now pay attention, especially if you ... More >>
He keeps the tradition alive.
Wednesday nights we get drunk on Bourbon & Blues.
Meet us at the bar, bro.
Tobacco Road turns 96 with a righteous bash.
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