Back in his early days, Tom Petty got a lot more sand kicked at himMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers play their first official gig and get a heartbreak ... More >>
Photo by Amy KoshLeon Russell can write songs as well as his face can grow hair, reallyAn impressive slate of shows roll through South Florida this weekend, and of them all, blues-rock legend Leon Russell is far and above the most photogenic of the bunch.As our writer Lee Zimmerman says, "Leon Ru ... More >>
Unmitigated cool never goes outta style. Ever. Especially when said cool comes from one of the originators. See then it's something at once insidious and divine, a thing in and of itself, unexplainable, indefinable and blessed beyond belief.That kinda cool also tends to be highly emulated. And no ... More >>
The band gets by with help from its friends at Bayfront Park.
Bruce Hornsby gets by with a little big-name help.
Jesse Jackson sings a city's soul to wake
They induced the best national acts to play in a small barroom, and now they're shutting down. Blame the owners. Blame the Beach. Blame yourself.
These rock acts chose well when they covered the Carpetners -- even Karen likes it
Leon is still going strong after all these years