The Heard

Monday, December 10, 2018

Fugazi alumni the Messthetics announce Orlando show set for March

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 3:16 PM

The Messthetics, an experimental trio containing two veterans of punk legends Fugazi - drummer Brendan Canty and bassist Joe Lally - have announced a show in the City Beautiful in March of next year as part of a larger North American run. The instrumental ensemble released their self-titled debut...

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Slayer to play another farewell show in Central Florida next May

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 1:55 PM

Like a metal Grateful Dead, thrash overlords Slayer have announced a mammoth fifth leg of their continuing goodbye tour, steamrolling on into 2019. And for Central Florida metalheads, if their show at the fairgrounds earlier this year left you wanting more, then don't worry because you'll have another chance...

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Band of the Week: Cathedral Bells

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 8:30 AM

Welcome to Orlando Weekly's "Band of the Week." Every week, we highlight one of our favorite local bands. This week, we're pleased to bring you Cathedral Bells. Cathedral Bells are playing Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Falcon with Sugarplum. Just the facts: When did the band form?After traveling across...

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Friday, December 7, 2018

St. Paul and the Broken Bones to bring a joyful noise to the Plaza Live this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 2:14 PM

St. Paul and the Broken Bones keep the flame alive for high-octane and hard-driving music – raw and sweaty, classy, brassy and sometimes brash. This is music in league with contemporary groups like the Daptones, Delvon Lamar Organ Trio, Gary Clarke Jr., and Menahan Street Band, etc., that proudly takes the groundwork...

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Rapper Lardi B, a parody of Cardi B, comes to Parliament House this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 1:46 PM

They call her "Lardi Lardi, big ole body, soggy mami" and she's hotter than a salami.    Jenn Whitlock, otherwise known as rapper Lardi B, will be at Parliament House tomorrow night from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. to perform her hit Cardi B parody songs including "They Like That...

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Bob Seger announces Central Florida show for next spring as part of farewell tour

Posted By on Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:32 PM

Motor City rock stalwart Bob Seger has decided to hang up his touring boots for good and will be taking his Silver Bullet Band out on the road one last time for a big North American tour. In good news for Orlando fans, Seger has just added some final...

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Disney expands 2019 Garden Rocks Concert Series, adds Sister Sledge and more

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 3:42 PM

Disney announced this morning that Epcot's Garden Rocks Concert Series will be expanding to seven days a week, which means the 2019 festivities will now span 90 days and feature over 270 concerts. Over the next few weeks more acts will be announced, but so far here's the full lineup: March...

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Country star Thomas Rhett to play Orlando in fall 2019

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 2:59 PM

Country superstar Thomas Rhett has announced dates for his 2019 "Long Hot Summer" tour set for mid-next year, and there's a mega-size show in the City Beautiful on his itinerary. Rhett's had a big year: releasing hit album Life Changes in September, touring behind the album, and just yesterday...

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Migos come together at CFE Arena for a night of bespectacled hip-hop

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Like heavily tattooed baby birds, Atlanta rappers Quavo, Offset and Takeoff are all venturing out of the Migos nest, so to speak – the trio has been splitting up occasionally to do their own solo work, like Takeoff’s recent galactic exploration of mumble rap on "Last Memory" or Quavo’s...

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Synth newcomer Plastic Ivy brings dancefloor goth to Stonewall this Friday

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 6:00 AM

A return to the glory days of live electronic shows courtesy of the Panic! Underground Dance crew – remember the Vault and (ahem) Boy Harsher gigs at Spacebar? – this late-night action featuring Philadelphia’s Plastic Ivy and Speaking Parts heralds great things to come in 2019. But let’s focus...

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