Support local journalism. Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Dead Milkmen show moved to Tampa due to venue trouble

Posted By on Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 9:28 AM


I hate being the bearer of bad news after declaring loudly that Dead Milkmen ARE playing Orlando, but I've finally heard confirmation from the show's organizer, and it's not what any of us wanted to hear. I'm afraid (after what I'd call admirable persistence to figure out an Orlando-based solution) he wound up having to relocate the April 12 punk show to Tampa's Brass Mug. For those fans willing to make the trek, keep an eye here for a show update and expect to see it posted on Dead Milkmen's site soon.

You wanna know why, right? It was a combination of things. At first, the show was going to be at a new Orlando venue, Fabbio's Live, but due to specific hurdles regarding city ordinances that would have cut the venue's occupancy in half, that venue's grand opening has been seemingly tabled. The next step was to find a new home for the show at an Orlando venue with a minimum capacity of 500, but apparently none of the local venues of that size or larger were willing to work with the show promoter to keep the show in town.

BUMMER. (HEY! We're giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky Dead Milkmen fan.)

See ya in Tampa, or maybe at Total Punk's Total Fuck Off Weekend this Friday/Saturday?

Tags: , , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 19, 2022

View more issues


© 2022 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation