Take another toke, have a blow for your nose, and don't forget to pack your sunscreen ... That smell's a good reminder that Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise is less than 100 days away. That's right, Skynheads ... Cabins aboard the Norwegian Pearl are going quicker than fuel consumption on a char ... More >>
It ain't a non-ironic Thursday night dance party without Da Baddest Bitch.Check out Crossfade's previous post for a free download of A Totally Non-Ironic TBD Party Mix. When you're drunk off your ass on rubyfruit jungle juice and dancing like a fly girl (or guy) in a too-tight thong, the world ... More >>
via myspace.com/grahamwooddroutsikoikoQ American Barbeque is the latest venue in Jonathan Eismann's growing empire of Design District restaurants. And though this one takes barbecue and nudges it upscale a smidge, the shabby-chic atmosphere is meant to make you sit, relax, and imbibe for a while. ... More >>
The Rolling StonesGet Yer Ya-Ya's Out! 40th Anniversary Edition (ABKCO)In rock and roll, 1969 was perhaps the most historic year of the 20th Century. Of course both The Isle of Wight and Woodstock went down that year. Black Sabbath and The Doobie Brothers were formed. And, yes, the Beatles broke ... More >>
Rock and roll will never die. Here's a video of the Miami Beach Senior High School Rock Ensemble playing "Black Water" by The Doobie Brothers at a recently uploaded performance in the high school's auditorium. Good to know that with all the talk about budget cuts and elimination of arts programs ... More >>
The Miami Beach RivieraThe Fontainebleau's heralded Hakkasan opening perhaps overhadowed another of the hotel's newly debuted eateries, La Côte. Inspired by the Côte d'Azur (as opposed to the Côte d'Jersey), this seaside beach club and restaurant (with open-air second level) offers guests "the fl ... More >>
Still bummed out about Langerado's cancellation? If you are, you might not be interested in Wannee Music Festival. Wannee is what Langerado was: a haven for jam bands, not the over-eclectic festival it was becoming. The two-day festival is being held in Live Oak, Florida, on June 5 and 6, featuring ... More >>
Ahhh... the sweet sounds of classic Seventies California pop. No one has ever embodied that sound more than the Doobie Brothers. And now that the style the Doobies perfected has become a musical archetype (see modern artists like the Autumn Defense, Beck, and so on), it's all too easy to look back ... More >>
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