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Monday, October 16, 2017

Band of the Week: Raspberry Pie

Posted By on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:00 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 Raspberry Pie. Raspberry Pie are playing the Twisted Bazaar at St. Matthews Tavern on Tuesday, Oct. 17. They are also throwing a Halloween dance...

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Native stars Hundred Waters level up with new pivot, Kelsey Lu shows why she's next

Posted By on Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 8:49 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Hundred Waters and Kelsey Lu, The Social, Oct. 12 With their just-released third album, Communicating, Hundred Waters now emerge with their most accessible work yet – and that’s anything but the concession it sounds like. The Gainesville-born, Orlando-connected breakouts have always been unequivocally of left field,...

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Local music heavy Godless America Mixtape to be released on International Cassette Store Day

Posted By on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 8:44 AM

Cassette Store Day is here again this weekend. The plucky lil' sibling to the better-known Record Store Day focuses its attention squarely on that unfairly maligned medium, the audiocassette. On Saturday, Oct. 14, labels large and small around the country will releases exclusive tapes just for the day, and...

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Body//Talk delves into musical history at the annual Decades Party at Vinyl Arts Bar

Posted By on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 8:00 AM

One of Body//Talk’s signature events, the Decades Party is an accelerated living history of music from the last half-century. Starting out with music from the ’50s, the decade changes every hour on the hour, along with the DJ. The usual Body//Talk sideshow gets set up in the rooms surrounding the...

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Beloved performer Willie Nelson brings iconic career to Dr. Phillips Center

Posted By on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 7:30 AM

One of the most hands-down beloved and legendary figures in country music rolls through town as part of a truly never-ending tour. The (not quite) Red-Headed Stranger is touring behind his newest release, God’s Problem Child, but the man has a lifetime of classics to draw from. Willie Nelson has...

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Kali Uchis stops into the Beacham before going on tour with Lana Del Rey

Posted By on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Torchy Colombian-American singer-songwriter Kali Uchis came out of seemingly nowhere with the surprisingly self-assured debut mixtape Drunken Babble in 2012, released when she was 18. On the strength of that and a few well-placed YouTube performances, Uchis was suddenly collaborating with Snoop Dogg on the track “On Edge” in 2014....

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Synth-pop trailblazers Book of Love are coming to Orlando next year

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 12:32 PM

Synth-pop royalty the Book of Love has reunited to celebrate their 30th (!) anniversary in grand fashion; they released a greatest hits compilation, the new EP All Girl Band earlier in the year, and are criss-crossing the country with a greatest hits set. Local new wave true believers' hearts will...

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CrossCurrents looks to unite jazz and Indian music in Orlando this fall

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 12:02 PM

Celebrated tabla master Zakir Hussain is reconvening his ambitious Crosscurrents ensemble with a spectacular new addition to the ranks. Jazz bassist and composer Dave Holland – a fearsome player who's worked with Miles Davis and local hero Sam Rivers – is hitting the road with CrossCurrents to explore the conscious and...

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Henry Rollins will bring his travel slideshow to Orlando next year

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 11:24 AM

If there's anyone who can make the usually snoozetastic ritual that is showing off your vacation slides exciting, it's punk godfather turned literary provocateur Henry Rollins. He's compiled some of his favorite photos from years of getting in the van all over the globe and is switching up his usual...

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On stage, Thundercat unchains his genius to mixed results

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 10:35 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Thundercat, Saco & Uno and PBDY, The Beacham, Oct. 10 A mighty combination of skill and lineage has made Los Angeles’ Thundercat perhaps the most eminent bassist alive right now. A collaborative force behind some big, respected names like Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar and Erykah Badu, he...

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