So it's the weekend and all you wanna do is drink, dance, and drink some more. But there's one little detail stopping you from having the best weekend ever: you're broke.
But just because your pockets may be a little on the empty side this weekend, doesn't mean you can't party it up.
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My band, Juke, was invited to play our first Wanee Festival last year, up at the Spirit of Swanee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida.
We played the opening night's festivities, rocked out, and suffered from a bit of culture shock. This 500-plus acre park just outside Georgia is in the middle of nowhe ... More >>
We're almost done with the week, and we're almost done with the first month of 2013. How much have you gotten done so far?
Alright, forget that question. How much have you partied this so far? Not enough, right?
Cool, well, we've got loads of great music coming around the bend this weekend, from ... More >>
Ever licked a frog's ass? Sucker-punched the Swamp Ape? Square danced with a human gator?
Well, show up at Tobacco Road (AKA Miami's oldest, baddest, and most reliably awesome former whorehouse and speakeasy) in 24 days for the seventh annual edition of Swamp Stomp.
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Ever done the Swamp Stomp? And nah, dude, it ain't a muddy-ass dance.
We're talkin' about the totally homegrown 2,000 person-strong music festival that "started as a killer backyard barbecue with a bunch of bands and booze and a few friends in 2007."
It's always the most "badass, rockenest, craz ... More >>
Photo by John D KurcDonna the Buffalo guitar guy and Grassroots Festival founder Jeb Puryear.In the hot, sweet summer of 1990, Donna the Buffalo guitar guy Jeb Puryear and his bandmates invited a few musical friends and 1,500 fans to Ithaca, New York's State Theater for the first-ever Finger Lake ... More >>
Ms. Chaka Khan is The Queen of Funk.The Herd just got a little thicker.
Two weeks ago, the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival -- a SoFla spinoff of Ithaca, New York's Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival, organized by mountain music crew Donna the Buffalo -- released its initial 25-act lineup, starrin ... More >>
The Herd is stampeding toward SoFla.
Almost 22 years ago, East Coast fusion rockers Donna the Buffalo led a mass gathering of its friends, fellow bands, and followers -- nicknamed The Herd -- to Ithaca, New York for the inaugural Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival.
In the intervening decades, thi ... More >>
via facebook.com/theleeboysThe Lee Boys is a world-famous family band of six Perrine natives who all went to Miami Killian Senior High School.
It's three brothers -- rhythm guitar man Alvin, and singers Derrick and Keith -- alongside three nephews -- pedal steel guitar player Roosevelt Collier ... More >>
via facebook.com/weenWeen! Ditch the monkey suit and dress like a rabbit on acid.You will spend almost every day of your life in a monkey suit, tracking the mysterious movements of the market, haunting the office, and hoarding overtime hours. But for the weekend of Thursday, April 14 through Satu ... More >>
via leeboys.comThe Lee Boys are a world-famous family band of Perrine natives who all went to Miami Killian Senior High School. They play an updated, Miami-style version of Sacred Steel music strongly influenced by funk, soul, blues, rock, and R&B. The band tours the world playing 120 shows a ... More >>
Jacob KatelAny given Saturday in Miami the bass, sweat, sex, liquor, music, and dancing flood the concrete tropics like a hurricane on South Beach. This year a bigger, better Swamp Stomp shook the wooden floorboards at The Bayside Hut to their core with more local soul than the Miami section in H ... More >>
The collective is an animal.Whether you're overworked or unemployed, take a deep breath because the weekend is finally here. But, to paraphrase Les Claypool, weekends don't mean so much when you're unemployed, 'cept you get to hang out with your working friends. So make some plans to get together ... More >>
Swamp Stomp Music Festival 2010 from Robert Andrews on Vimeo.Like Travis Bickle said in Taxi Driver, "One day a real rain is gonna come and wash all this scum off the streets." When that day comes to Miami (maybe with a big hurricane this summer), and all the bullshit, plastic, glass, and concrete ... More >>
via myspace.com/leeboysThe Lee Boys are not a bluegrass band, although just reading the name may evoke that thought. No, the Lee Boys are South Florida's finest sacred steel ensemble. The brothers Lee (Alvin, Derrick, and Keith) along with their nephews Roosevelt Collier, Alvin Cody Jr., and Earl W ... More >>
(Photo via Galacticfunk.com)So how does a group of (mostly) non-native college students go on to become ambassadors of New Orleans funk? For Galactic, of which all but one of the band's current members relocated to the Crescent City in the early Nineties, it took more than just practice and pe ... More >>