Sure, Mondays are cruel and unusual punishment for us working folk, but when you have great music and concerts to look forward to, you may actually catch yourself saying something bizarre like, "I can't wait for Tuesday." Just check out the five best shows going down in South Florida this week. Se ... More >>
"It's still exciting," insists Widespread Panic's Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz, "even after 27 years." That's right ... For the last quarter century, Ortiz and the rest of the outfit -- vocalist/guitarist John Bell, vocalist/keyboardist John "JoJo" Hermann, guitarist Jimmy Herring, drummer Todd Nance, and ... More >>
By his own admission, Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz has a great gig. While most working Americans are quick to grouse about their jobs, Ortiz, the percussionist for Atlanta-based band Widespread Panic, exudes a level of enthusiasm that would likely make most people bitter with envy. "I can't think of anyth ... 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 >>
Photo by Colin Vereen 2010Widespread PanicThursday, September 30, 2010The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason TheaterBetter Than: Anything else happening on the beach.Whether or not Jackie Gleason would approve of flowerchild revivalists and legitimate long hairs toking up in his parkin ... More >>
photo via Shorefire MediaGov't MuleRevolution, Fort LauderdaleJanuary 20, 2010Better Than: Paying to be crammed in a container with 1000 old, loud, smelly people and then shipped from Haiti during a earthquake with nothing but Gov't Mule on my MP3 player. The Review:I am guessing that since ... More >>
On Friday, August 21, Col. Bruce Hampton will bring his inspired, improvisation rock to Revolution in Fort Lauderdale. He's a jam band hero who helped form the highly influential '90s H.O.R.D.E. tours. With H.O.R.D.E., he employed future jam band all-stars Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers Band), ... More >>
Folk music certainly seems to be on the upswing again with folks like Bon Iver and the Fleet Foxes enjoying tons of press and popularity (at least as much as an indie act can get). Proof positive is The Avett Brothers' rapid rise during the last couple years. Seth and Scott Avett have been playing t ... More >>
Our writer loves the band's psychedelic rock/reggae fusion, and he's not afraid to say so.
The troupe was spurned in favor of The Fillmore, but no hard feelings.
Logan Fazio Modest Mouse with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Friday, June 23, 2008 The Fillmore, Miami Beach Better Than: The mental meltdown scribbling in your seventh-grade diary. Modest Mouse and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band kicked off their North American tour together last night to a packed, enth ... More >>
Widespread Panic brings Birkenstock funk to the 305
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