Saturday, June 4, 2011

Selection Reminder: Matt & Kim tonight at Firestone Live!

Posted By on Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 9:00 AM

Photo by Matt Hoyle
  • Photo by Matt Hoyle
Saturday, June 4Matt & Kim

First, there’s the wide-eyed exuberance of Brooklyn indie-poppers Matt and Kim, the former of whom actually threw out his damned back performing for us the last time they were in Orlando. And that was just an opening slot. Who knows what this dude will do to himself now that they’re headlining? Then, there’s the always amazing Thermals, who are only one of the most life-affirming indie-rock bands of their generation. These guys’ incandescence could power downtown for the night by itself. And finally, Autobot of Flosstradamus brings the bump with his spanking, stupid-fun jams. We want to say that it all packs so much pep that we almost can’t stand it, but we are totally gonna be on the dance floor. On brio alone, this lineup will be like a balloon drop for the ears and should pop the roof like a cork. – Bao Le-Huu (with the Thermals, Autobot of Flosstradamus; 8 p.m. at Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $20-$25; 407-872-0066;

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