Previous Tab
Next Tab
Lake Street Dive @ Austin City Limits Music Festival

WATCH: Lake Street Dive

Named after a section of dive bars in Minneapolis, MN, Lake Street Dive is dripping with vintage voice and a perfect balance of quirk, flirt and sass. The quartet met at the New England Conservatory of Music around 2004 and is now on a 31-city tour that finishes up in Australia and will be hitting […]

Capital Cities @ The Ritz Ybor

LOOK: Capital Cities at The Ritz Ybor – 10.23.14

Words by Stephanie Escalante. Photos by gtdmouse. After a short, humorous clip from front men Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian, Capital Cities came out on stage to a comfortably packed Ritz. Sporting sunglasses, Merchant rocked a black leather jacket; Simonian’s keyboard was accented with a MacBook. Capital Cities was every bit offbeat in that trademark […]

prefest_splash

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pre-Fest; aka make the most of the mid-week

She’s back. Pre-Fest, that mid week bacchanal of punk rock, good friends, and strong drinks (or not so strong drinks for our XXX friends) returns to Ybor City on Wednesday for two days of debauchery, and while the event keeps inching towards a selling out of tickets, there are still a lot of things you […]

Festival of Praise Tour @ USF SunDome

LOOK: Festival of Praise at USF SunDome – 10.16.14

Words by Stephanie Escalante. Photos by gtdmouse. It was not a Sunday, but it was a crowd full of Sunday best. Hundreds filled seats of the USF Sun Dome October 16th, for a highly anticipated night of uninhibited gospel music. The Festival of Praise, featuring gospel singers Donnie McClurkin and Fred Hammond drummed up a […]

Lykke Li @ House of Blues

LOOK: Lykke Li at House of Blues – 10.9.14

Words by Stephanie Escalante. Photos by gtdmouse. On Thursday, October 9th, Lykke Li took the stage at the House of Blues in Orlando, FL to perform for a not quite sold-out crowd ready to bop along to the Swedish songstress’ soft soprano. There was no insincere pandering or forced crowd-hypes. The guitar strums echoed, and […]

SubAP! Cal

Lake Street Dive @ Austin City Limits Music Festival

WATCH: Lake Street Dive

Named after a section of dive bars in Minneapolis, MN, Lake Street Dive is dripping with vintage voice and a perfect balance of quirk, flirt and sass. The quartet met at the New England Conservatory of Music around 2004 and is now on a 31-city tour that finishes up in Australia and will be hitting […]

Capital Cities @ The Ritz Ybor

LOOK: Capital Cities at The Ritz Ybor – 10.23.14

Words by Stephanie Escalante. Photos by gtdmouse. After a short, humorous clip from front men Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian, Capital Cities came out on stage to a comfortably packed Ritz. Sporting sunglasses, Merchant rocked a black leather jacket; Simonian’s keyboard was accented with a MacBook. Capital Cities was every bit offbeat in that trademark […]

Night Terrors of 1927 @ The Ritz Ybor

LOOK: Night Terrors of 1927 at The Ritz Ybor – 10.23.14

Words by Stephanie Escalante. Photos by gtdmouse. Night Terrors, based out of Los Angeles, performed a set full of soaring vocals and nostalgic synthesizers. The duo were joined onstage by a bassist Nicole Fiorentino, who’s played with Smashing Pumpkins and The Cold and Lovely. Fiorentino’s femme fatale posture, bass playing, and backing vocals balanced Night […]

Supros @ The Ritz Ybor

LOOK: Supros at The Ritz Ybor – 10.23.14

Words by Stephanie Escalante. Photos by gtdmouse. With spirited momentum, Supros (http://www.thebandsupros.com/) started the night off by bringing danceable indie rock to The RITZ Ybor’s stage on Thursday, Oct 23rd. The southwest Florida foursome, and winners of the RITZ’s 2014 Band Slam series, had oomph for days. Their drumming was fiery and bright, the guitar […]

prefest_splash

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pre-Fest; aka make the most of the mid-week

She’s back. Pre-Fest, that mid week bacchanal of punk rock, good friends, and strong drinks (or not so strong drinks for our XXX friends) returns to Ybor City on Wednesday for two days of debauchery, and while the event keeps inching towards a selling out of tickets, there are still a lot of things you […]

Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin