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Roosevelt Collier IN THE HOUSE!!!!

Roosevelt Collier will close out 2022 in style, beginning this Friday, December 9, with Jelly Roll at Bridgestone Arena. He plays with Trouble No More, … Continued

RIGHTEOUS! Melody Trucks & The Lee Boys Unite!

Melody Trucks and The Lee Boys have combined forces for a righteous December! They played their first three shows together this past weekend. Florida: you … Continued

Circles Around the Sun: New Year’s Run, Busy January, Festivals on Horizon

It was 2:30 in the morning. Music had been pumping out of five different stages for the past 13 hours, and many at Suwannee Hulaween … Continued

North Beach Music Festival Late-Night Shows

So, not quite enough music this weekend at North Beach Music Festival at Miami Beach Bandshell? OK, fine! There’s more in store! Each night — … Continued

Guavatron at Suwannee Hulaween — Now Up on Bandcamp

Jamtronic masters Guavatron played Friday, October 27, at Suwannee Hulaween at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park on the Campground Stage, shortly before The Disco … Continued

Abstract Citizen Weaves Magic at Dunedin Brewery

[Featured image created at the show by outstanding local artist Yhali Ilan. He put it in the tip jar!] I have been a fan of … Continued

Denver Comes to Clearwater: Tommy Shugart, Eddie Roberts & Lamar Williams Jr. at Clearwater Jazz Holiday Concert

Many people are unaware that Clearwater Jazz Holiday, the annual October festival, also sponsors numerous small events throughout the year. Again this season approaching the … Continued

Harvey Majeski Gifts Hammond B3, Leslie Speaker to Dunedin Brewery

We are so impressed with this magnanimous gift from Harvey Majeski to Dunedin Brewery, that we asked Jessica Majeski to provide the back story. It’s … Continued

Toubab Krewe Close Out 2022 in Colorado, Southeast

International country music is what Toubab Krewe plays, and nobody plays it quite the way they do! The quintet played some fall dates before two … Continued

March St. Augustine Dates Added to Widespread Panic 2023 Calendar

Tickets for Widespread Panic’s three-night run in St. Augustine March 24-26 go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Friday, December 2). GOOD LUCK! Tickets are … Continued

Rock Matriarch Christine McVie’s Legacy Will “Keep On Going” Forever

Christine McVie, one of rock music’s greatest singer/songwriters and performers, died Wednesday, November 30, at the age of 79. The high-water mark of her career … Continued

The Motet: Jammin’ from Now Through March… and Beyond!

As we have become accustomed to, you need a program to keep up with all of the co-headliners, special guests, and more on The Motet’s … Continued

The 30A: The Premiere Songwriter’s Festival January 13-16

The 30A Songwriters Festival is a  showcase for the finest singer/songwriters in the country. The festival will celebrate its 14th year with performances on the … Continued

They’re BAAAAAACK! Garaj Mahal in Concert… Once Again!

After a three-year hiatus, the phenomenal progressive jazz fusion band Garaj Mahal have returned to the road. This past weekend, they performed in Portland, Seattle, … Continued

Joni Bottari and Spiral Light at Florida’s Grateful Gathering

We are busy finishing up our review of Florida’s Grateful Gathering, which spread the vibes all over Lakeland November 17-20. However, we want to report on … Continued

Karina Rykman: Trio Tour Starts Wednesday!

We have written about Karina Rykman often, but her website boils it down to the essence:  “Karina Rykman plays bass, sings, jumps around, and laughs … Continued

Abstract Citizen: Ethereal Jazz This Weekend at Dunedin Brewery, Blue Jay Listening Room

Miami quartet Abstract Citizen excel at making ethereal, thoughtful, spacey jazz, always pushing the envelope of what is possible. This is not loud, bracing music; … Continued

Neighbor: What’s Good in the Neighborhood, Part Two

We were thrilled to meet our new Neighbor at Suwannee Hulaween. We said: Neighbor, one of the skyrocketing “new” jam quartets, were killing at The … Continued

SKULL & ROSES 2023 Returns with “Preaching on the Burning Shore,” a Celebration of All Things Grateful Dead

SKULL & ROSES returns to Ventura, CA this spring for its fifth incarnation celebrating Grateful Dead culture with Phil Lesh & Friends captaining a lineup … Continued

Holly Bowling: Solo Shows, Ghost Light Tour, Guest Slot with Phil Lesh

[Feature image by Jay Strausser] Holly Bowling, piano master extraordinaire, will finish out 2022 in style, with solo performances, a tour with Ghost Light, and … Continued