Fans take in Deer Tick’s set at The Gasparilla Music Festival in Tampa, Fla. on March 10, 2012. | Photo by: Ray Roa She lit a fire and now she’s in my every thought. - Lord Huron Oh look, she’s back. Much like a new acquaintance that you can’t stop wondering about, Gasparilla Music Festival has come wandering back to brighten up the room (in this case she’s the 56 carat icing on top of what looks to be another gorgeous... Read More
Red Room Cinema plays Rock The Park at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa, Fla. on Dec. 6, 2012. | Photo by: Nicole Kibert © – elawgrrl.com Despite the tree blinking uncontrollably in our living room, Christmas feels like its long gone, but in the spirit of the holiday spirit, we couldn’t help but post these great pictures from this month’s installment of Rock The Park at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa, Fla., which happened (as it always does)... Read More
Ed Lowery during Magadog’s performance at The Hub in Tampa, Fla. on September 6, 2012. | Photo by: Nicole Kibert © All photos by Nicole Kibert © // elawgrrl.com For the first (and maybe the last) time in our recent memory, Tampa’s finest music series — Rock The Park — was forced indoors by torrential rain, and while Halibut did get to play in the open air, the evening’s remaining acts would be sequestered to The Hub... Read More
Fans take in Deer Tick's set at The Gasparilla Music Festival in Tampa, Fla. on March 10, 2012. | Photo by: Ray Roa Tampa. She means a lot to many people. Last Saturday morning, as the sun broke through gloomy skies, organizers opened the gates to the first ever Gasparilla Music Festival and showed that a vibrant Tampa music culture means everything to them. No one stood to make any money off of the fest, and for months prior they’d volunteered... Read More
Gasparilla Music Festival adds Lee Fields & The Expressions, Tortured Soul. Ticket prices go up Saturday..
Here’s some pretty cool news: Lee Fields‘ 32-date U.S. tour kicks off on March 10, right here in Tampa, Fla. with an appearance at the first ever Gasparilla Music Festival. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based crooner brings the Truth & Soul Records house band — The Expressions (who happen to boast members of the Dap-Kings) — and will be supporting his new LP, Faithful Man, which is due on March 13 — a few days after his GMF... Read More
Shaded from the drizzling sky by the terrace of the Tampa Museum of Art, Ty Rodriguez announced that Deer Tick, The Rebirth Brass Band, and Alvin Youngblood Hart would head the first annual Gasparilla Music Festival. The Lee Boys, Have Gun Will Travel, and Kaleigh Baker are also slated to play the one-day fest, which is set to take place from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. EST on March 10 at Curtis Hixon Park. More bands are set to be announced in the dates... Read More