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Thursday, June 24, 2021

The Pauses' Tierney Tough makes solo debut with new single and music video

Posted By on Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 3:28 PM

Orlando's Tierney Tough has been involved in the music scene for so long and in so many capacities, most notably as the frontwoman of standard-bearing local indie-rock band the Pauses. But at long last, she's finally taking some time to do the solo thing. This week, Tough officially makes her...

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New York rapper Homeboy Sandman returns to Orlando in September

Posted By on Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 11:55 AM

New York MC Homeboy Sandman announced his return to Orlando in September as part of a North American swing promoting his upcoming Aesop Rock-produced EP, Anjelitu. Sandman plays Will's Pub on Sunday, Sept. 12, his first show in the City Beautiful since 2019 (fun fact: also at Will's). Nolan — formerly Nolan the...

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Your favorite hunky vampire saxophonist from the 1980s, Tim Cappello, is coming to play Orlando

Posted By on Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Tim Cappello, the man who dutifully greased up and made sax solos downright apocalyptic in ’80s classics like Lost Boys, Miami Vice and as a backing musician for Tina Turner, is heading to Orlando in September. Cappello was originally due to play the City Beautiful last year, but his tour...

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

J. Cole to headline Orlando in September as part of 'The Off Season' tour

Posted By on Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 4:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper and singer J. Cole this week announced his upcoming "The Off Season Tour" set to traverse North America starting in September. And the tour includes an Orlando stop very early in the game. Named after Cole's newest, Billboard chart-topping album The Off Season, the 17-date tour will...

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Waterparks are coming to Orlando's Park Ave CDs for exclusive in-store

Posted By on Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 12:47 PM

OK, yes, pup-punk heatseekers Waterparks are coming to the House of Blues in Disney Springs in November. But, if you simply can't wait for some face time with the band, Park Ave CDs is hosting an exclusive meet-and-greet and in-store performance with the band next goddamn week. The trio...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Synth-pop stars Erasure return to Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center in 2022

Posted By on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 4:21 PM

It's been a long time — what is time in 2021 though — but U.K. synth-pop superstars Erasure have announced an Orlando return date next year … in the ornate settings of the Dr. Philips Center once again. The still-unlikely pop star duo Erasure — Andy Bell and Vince Clarke [also a founding...

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Orlando's Frontyard Festival to continue through December

Posted By on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 2:16 PM

It's official! The Dr. Phillips Center's outdoors Frontyard Festival now has the funding to continue through mid-December of this year. Back in April, we reported that Festival organizers had requested additional funding from Orange County to continue the Festival past its initial goal of hosting six months of original...

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Reggaeton superstar Farruko announces date with Orlando's Amway Center in December

Posted By on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 10:59 AM

Raggaeton breakout star Farruko this week announced his "LA 167" Tour set to hit arenas around the country starting this autumn. And that includes a date with Orlando in December. Farruko rolls into the Amway Center on Friday, Dec. 4, as part of the 12-city North American run. Tickets go...

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ZZ Top will play Orlando's Hard Rock Live in November

Posted By on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 10:32 AM

Legendary blues-rock trio ZZ Top are bringing their impressive beards and oversized bag of hits — "Legs," "Sharp Dressed Man," "Gimme All Your Lovin'"— on the road for "A Celebration With ZZ Top" later this year. Florida somehow forms the spine of the tour, with a whopping so you'll have plenty of chances to see...

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Monday, June 21, 2021

Hall & Oates, Squeeze to play Tampa in September

Posted By on Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 3:05 PM

Two pop bands that even the most curmudgeonly record-store geek loves are coming to Central Florida this fall. Squeeze ("Tempted," "Pulling Mussels") and Hall & Oates (come on) will be in the middle of U.S. tours when they pull through Tampa for a date at the MidFlorida Credit Union...

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