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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Synth movers Adult and Body of Light to bring the darkness to Orlando in May

Posted By on Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 12:06 PM

Detroit underground luminaries Adult. and Weekly favorites Body of Light are gearing up for a co-headlining North American tour in a few short months and the City Beautiful is on their list. Expect dance outbreaks of the highest order. The Adult. duo have a new album coming out on...

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Santana and Earth, Wind and Fire to lay down heavy grooves in Central Florida this summer

Posted By on Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 11:40 AM

This summer it’s gonna be a hot one, like seven-inches from the midday sun. Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana is joining forces with Motown hitmakers Earth, Wind and Fire for a North American summer tour, and Tampa is on the list. The tour, which is a continuation of last year’s...

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Avant-garde titan and composer Terry Riley to play Orlando this fall

Posted By on Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 12:31 PM

The musical titans just keep making tracks to Orlando this year. The latest is the announcement that avant-garde legend Terry Riley will be playing an intimate show in the City Beautiful later this year, courtesy of the Civic Minded 5 and the Timucua Arts Foundation. This is up there...

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Louisville's the Archaeas celebrate new single on Orlando's Total Punk Records with show at Lil Indies on Tuesday

Posted By on Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 12:26 PM

This Turnbuckle Tuesday show has a somewhat bittersweet tinge to it (or maybe celebratory; depends on where you land on the optimist/pessimist spectrum). Headliner the Archaeas, from Louisville, Kentucky, just released "Rock N Roll," the penultimate platter of the long-running 7-inch single series on Orlando's Total Punk Records. Now,...

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Grateful Dead's Bob Weir and Wolf Bros truck on in to the Bob Carr this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 11:29 AM

Though touring with members of the Grateful Dead as Dead & Company may have snapped poor John Mayer like a twig, guitarist and Dead flame-keeper Bob Weir gets off the road with one band and heads out with another, fresh as a daisy. This Leap Day show in the...

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Two generations of Florida metal royalty collide on Will's Pub stage with Torche and Bloodlet

Posted By on Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 11:10 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Torche, Bloodlet and Bask at Will’s Pub, Feb. 23 The big feature of the recent Endoxa Booking showcase was the stacking of two generations of Florida metal royalty. At the top of the marquee were reigning sludge-pop monarchs Torche, still one of the most high-flying and...

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Dunk your cookies at Rockin’ Robinson in the Milk District Saturday afternoon

Posted By on Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 4:21 PM

The Milk District is throwing its third annual Rockin’ Robinson showcase this weekend, a celebration of Central Florida musicians all across the sonic spectrum. Live and local music – with a fortifying assist from neighborhood vendors and restaurants – will take over Robinson Street with bands aplenty spread over...

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Industrial supergroup Pigface announce overdue Orlando return in June

Posted By on Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 2:44 PM

More amazing concert announcements! Industrial supergroup Pigface have reconvened and announced a long-awaited return to Orlando set for June. The ad hoc musical collective, led by drummer, author and arch-conceptualist Martin Atkins (Public Image Limited, Ministry, Invisible Records), have over three decades counted among its membership Paul Barker, Trent Reznor,...

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A reunited Bikini Kill to storm the City Beautiful in September

Posted By on Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 2:04 PM

Grrrls to the front! In a week full of shocking concert announcements, we now have news that riot grrrl flamethrowers Bikini Kill will be playing a big show in Orlando set for September. The resurgent band has added a string of new dates to their reunion tour, including a...

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Ivy Queen, the "queen of reggaeton," claims her throne in Orlando this week

Posted By on Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 9:30 AM

The critically acclaimed “Queen of Reggaeton,” Ivy Queen, is bringing her Puerto Rican-infused flair to the Beacham 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. Born and raised in Añasco, Puerto Rico, Ivy Queen is known for dynamic Spanish rap in combination with bold reggaeton beats. Knowing this, it should come as...

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