Prepare for a blizzard of glitter and the heat of The Violet Flame. In just a few months, English dance-pop pioneers Erasure, otherwise known as Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, will be revealing their 16th studio album, a ten-track electro-pop opus recorded in New York and London, and produced by synth ... More >>
"The sun is shining, the breeze is softly blowing, and we're thinking of you." Those far-out good vibes come courtesy of your friends at the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance, who've just announced the 2013 lineup for their second annual South Floridian celebration of Cajun, count ... More >>
Celebrate Fat Tuesday in MiamiAsh Wednesday is February 22 this year. The first day of Lent in the 46 days preceding Easter in the Christian religion, it's the start of fasting, sacrifice, and prayer for the faithful worldwide. So what do certain areas of the world that love a good party (but are ... More >>
Photo by Tunebox PhotoGood times can be dangerous. We know it. So does six-man punkabilly band Everymen. And this Thursday, the Lake Worth crew and the Crossfade music series -- along with The Wholetones, Brain Chips, and Uncle Scotchy -- plan to fill The Stage with fun and flames. Thus, ... More >>
The jolly man of the accordion is with us no longer. Sometimes known as Zydeco Roy, Roy Carrier is the last of the original Zydeco players that came up in the 50's and 60's who put Louisiana's sexy blend of Cajun and LaLa music on the American roots map.A contemporary and devotee of Clifton Chenier ... More >>
Burly, bearded Zac Brown and his band play Sunset Cove Amphitheatre on Saturday. The highlight of the evening will likely be a beer-drenched, sing along performance of his fiddle-laced, pleasantly simple and patriotic country smash "Chicken Fried." It's a fun little ditty that got me thinking about ... More >>
CocoWalk reopens with a clean-cut celebration
Our New Orleans (Nonesuch)
Daily Bread (Rounder)
Hey New Orleans, we can party better than you!
Tobacco Road may grow older, but the good old bar will never grow tired
Roots Music: An American Journey (Rounder Records)
The Journey of Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection: 1960-2000 (Arhoolie Records)
Bluesman Phillip Walker's musical sojourn comes full circle
The dancin' squeezebox wildman gets pumped
Everybody's talking about Stephen. Just remember, this ain't New York, pal.