Ray LaMontagne

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    July 14, 2014

    Ray LaMontagne and Jenny Lewis - Fillmore Miami Beach

    Ray LaMontagne and Jenny Lewis With Belle Brigade Fillmore Miami Beach Saturday, July 12, 2014 Better Than: A night with any of these great acts alone. On any other evening, the sweet strains of Belle Brigade's sibling tandem, Barbara and Ethan Gruska, would've been show enough. But over the week ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    Ray LaMontagne Talks Supernova: "I Can Trust My Gut at This Point"

    Hushed, earthy, soul-soaked. Those are the ways in which observers and critics have often spoken of Ray LaMontagne's songwriting -- ever since his recorded debut, Trouble, introduced him to the world's music fans as a bearded Northeastern mountain man with an acoustic guitar. Not many would've des ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Jenny Lewis: "I'm Single and Ready to Mingle"

    Jenny Lewis certainly knows a little something about the art of performance. A former child actress born to show business parents, she's been in the spotlight since she was a toddler, first as a child actor and later at the helm of indie-pop sensations Rilo Kiley with then-boyfriend Blake Sennett. ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    Ray LaMontagne on Supernova: "I Just Allowed Myself to Write a Different Kind of Song"

    Don't try to pigeonhole Ray LaMontagne. While critics have been quick to compare him to any number of rarified and rootsy icons -- the Band, Van Morrison, Tim Buckley, and Steven Stills among them -- his only muse is the inspiration that strikes from within. "I always let the songs lead the way, ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Partied like our founding fathers did back in 1776 this weekend? There's a cure for that. Find it at the five best concerts going down this week from Fabolous making it rain at KOD to Tim McGraw "Lookin' For That Girl" at the Cruzan Amphitheatre to Ray LaMontagne playing "Supernova" at the Fillmore ... More >>

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    June 23, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Foster the People at Fillmore Miami Beach

    "Yet again," to paraphrase Foster the People, "you're hustling, hustling, hustling." Thankfully, the FTP dudes are quite familiar with the pain of "Life on the Nickel." They know what it's like when you "can't seem to catch a dime." And that's why they, along with the Fillmore Miami Beach and Cro ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Belle & Sebastian at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Feeling cuckoo? Well, for all of you wistful pop fans feeling excessively chuffed that the gentlemen and lady of Scottish sextet Belle & Sebastian are finally set to grace the Magic City with cheeky ditties about failed love, twisted emotions, and "funny shoes" ... Here's some even sweeter news. T ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Chvrches at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Yes, Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry is a lovely lady from lovely Glasgow with a lovely voice. So it's only natural to develop a crush. But please, save yourself some embarrassment ... And do not ask her to marry you via Twitter. That foolish mistake has already been made by many an overwhelmed fan and t ... More >>

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    June 6, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Erasure's Violet Flame 2014 World Tour at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Behold The Violet Flame. Yes, it's true that Erasure's Vince Clarke and Andy Bell have offered only a glimpse of their impending Richard X-produced slab of synth-pop. (A single is set to be released in July.) But once summer's fizzled, the entire opus will be revealed. And the English dance-pop pi ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Brand New at Fillmore Miami Beach

    As Brand New once mused: "Gave up my body and bed/All for an empty hotel free concert tickets." This Long Island indie pop-punk crew, known for 2000s emo anthems like "The Quiet Things That No One Ever Knows," has recently reconvened after several years of being unsigned and inactive. Now "there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Porter Robinson's Worlds Tour at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Porter Robinson says: "I literally fucking love you." Actually ... He says it a lot. Especially when he's feeling "so caffeinated" and "over-earnest." The 21-year-old producer was set to be the next epic thing in EDM. But then he decided to reject "the boring, functional music for DJs," as he rece ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Lily Allen at Fillmore Miami Beach

    As Ms. Lily Allen says: "It's hard out here for a bitch." But that doesn't mean the Brit pop provocateur's about to let herself be beat down by slime-ball demands that every woman be some rich, size six that can cook and shake ass. Nope. She's starting shit. She's fighting back. She's unleashing n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for St. Vincent at Fillmore Miami Beach

    What is "an ordinary day"? Sleep, eat a bowl of cereal, sit at a desk, sip some cheap white wine, sleep. And if St. Vincent's new-ish song "Birth in Reverse" can be considered a fairly factual account of 24 hours in the life of Ms. Annie Clark ... Well, she might add, "Take out the garbage, mastu ... More >>

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    March 11, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Modest Mouse at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Losing hope that Isaac Brock and Modest Mouse might ever deliver another collection of yawping indie rock tunes? Well, "Be Brave." Because, as Brock and band have repeatedly insisted: "We look forward to sharing our new music with the world." Yeah, they haven't released any new material since 2007 ... More >>

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    March 10, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Ray LaMontagne and Jenny Lewis at Fillmore Miami Beach

    As Ray LaMontagne (sorta) sings on his latest single, Supernova: "I want you to be my gu-e-e-est." After four years, the notoriously soft-spoken, extraordinarily private singer-songwriter and former shoemaker has emerged from his famous farmhouse with a new haircut and his next album. To celebrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Twilight's Robert Pattinson and Five Other Actors Who Never Should've Recorded an Album

    This dude sucks.​US Weekly is reporting that Team Edward is stabbing music in the heart and draining its blood. Evidently, PG-13 heartthrob and "accomplished blues guitarist" Robert Pattinson is in the midst of recording his first album. But the Twilight star isn't making a record for his teenag ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Eminem and Bruno Mars Lead the Grammy Nominations, While Miami Gets No Love

    via​Eminem was the name on everyone's lips during last night's Grammy nominations special. The Detroit rapper stole the show with ten nominations. They included nods for Record of the Year (for "Love the Way You Lie"), Album of the Year (for Recovery), Best Rap Solo Performance (for ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009
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    May 1, 2009

    Last Night: Ray LaMontagne at The Fillmore Gleason

    Ray LaMontagneApril 30, 2009The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason TheaterBetter than: Hearing a gruff James Taylor front The Band in the early '70s -- had you never seen either James Taylor or The BandJohn HoodI'm gonna get a lot of flack for this, but here goes:Last night Ray LaMontagne pl ... More >>

  • Music

    April 30, 2009

    Singer-Songwriter Ray LaMontagne Plays the Fillmore Miami Beach

    And the notoriously reticent man grants a rare interview.

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    December 24, 2008

    Hitsville: The Year in Music, by the Numbers

    You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demo ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    2007 Music Year in Review

    It's all in the stars.