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October in New Orleans Means the Return of a Slew of Music Festivals

With four major festivals including the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival rescheduled for October, music-starved fans may just want to set up camp for … Continued

Monterey Pop: The Outtake Performances

In 1968, many music fans nationwide got their first real immersion in the exploding world of rock music when filmmaker D. A. Pennebaker released Monterey … Continued

Farm to Grass Music Festival in Ft. Pierce FL February 4-7

There is music and much more in store at the Farm to Grass Music Festival at Saint Lucie Farm Preserve in Ft. Pierce, Florida, February … Continued

Funky Mardi Gras “Mask”erade at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park

Back in November, the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park tried something new in this era of COVID-19: the Suwannee Live Golf Cart Drive-In with … Continued

Billy Strings Hits The Cap for Six Nights of The Déjà Vu Experiment

It’s true that we cannot be there in person, but that hasn’t deterred Billy Strings from plowing forward with a project he has been contemplating … Continued

Tab Benoit Announces 45 Dates Through September Plus Legendary R&B Cruise

It’s been a hot minute since Tab Benoit last stepped on stage (in fairness, for most everybody else as well) last November at The Ryman … Continued

Disco Biscuits Offer Up 2 Live-Stream Shows Free from The Ardmore

Thank the music gods and goddesses — and all of the technical wizards — for live-streams. Otherwise most of us would have melted into little … Continued

Famed Music Producer Phil Spector Dead at 81

Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame music producer Phil Spector, credited with creating The Wall of Sound and producing the Beatles’ final album, died … Continued

Troy Youngblood & Dan Miller : Smoke & Mojo — The Maine Music Project

Florida’s loss was Maine’s gain. Troy Youngblood is a fine guitarist and incredible blues singer whose Florida career included a number of groups, most prominently … Continued

Umphrey’s McGee Brings You 3 Nights Live-Streaming: UM is Wrapped Around Nashville

UM is Wrapped Around Nashville is a three-day opportunity to catch live-streams from Umphrey’s McGee in Nashville. We are glad UM and other groups are … Continued

Polyrhythmics & Joel Ricci Reissue “I Believe in Love”

In 2015, Polyrhythmics and Joel Ricci collaborated on a single that felt extremely important at the moment, “I Believe in Love.” It  was pressed to … Continued

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom & Other Side: Killer Schedule

Denver may or may not be the center of the universe, but it’s for damn sure that Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom and Cervantes’ Other Side are the … Continued

It’s “Saturday,” According to Leisure Chief!

I know, I know it’s Friday, January 15, but, according to Leisure Chief, it’s “Saturday, Saturday, Saturday with you”! Orlando’s outstanding funk-soul-fusion-R&B-rock quintet Leisure Chief … Continued

The Class of 1970: The Debut of Wishbone Ash 

In terms of longevity, there are few bands who have been out there rockin’ it as long as Wishbone Ash. This band formed in in … Continued

Governors Ball Sets Sights on September Return

Just this morning, Governors Ball has announced that it will be proceeding with planning its event in 2021. The event typically takes place in early … Continued

Bonnie Blue at Dog Rose Brewing in St. Augustine After Mofro

Jacksonville’s outstanding rockers Bonnie Blue will be playing afterparties Friday and Saturday, January 15 & 16, at Dog Rose Brewing Co. in St. Augustine after … Continued

With New Album Announcement, Dumpstaphunk Begs The Question: Where Do We Go From Here?

New Orleans overlords of funk and soul Dumpstaphunk announced their highly-anticipated new album Where Do We Go From Here, which is set to drop via … Continued

The Class of 1968/70/71: Jack Bruce — ‘Things We Like’

Graham Bond was the godfather of the British jazz-rock-blues movement that began in earnest in the early 1960s. Many important musicians passed through his band, … Continued

The Class of 1970: Curtis Mayfield’s Solo Debut ‘Curtis’

[Yep, it’s 2021. We’ll be getting to lots of albums turning 50 in The Class of 1971, but there are a couple we didn’t get … Continued

“Are You Now or Have You Ever Been”… a Side-ist?

OK, before we start, a word about the title. The late Scott Campbell, a remarkable musician from Tallahassee, had just released what would be his … Continued