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Monday, June 26, 2017

Spoiler Alert: RuPaul's Drag Race winner sashays her way to Orlando

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 3:12 PM

The winner of season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race will be making an Orlando appearance this weekend. In the season finale, drag queens Peppermint, Sasha Velour, Shea Couleé and even Orlando's own Trinity "The Tuck" Taylor lip synced for their lives, but Sasha Velour was the one who made...

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Niko Is takes over the Henao Center for a pop-up show on Tuesday

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 3:02 PM

Niko Is, Rap, Hip-Hop, MC, Concert, Show, Party, Surprise, Pop-Up, Free

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London DJ A-Sides to headline Torque at Native tonight

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:48 PM

Metalheadz-affiliated veteran DJ/producer A-Sides has been releasing his own music and records by others since around 1996, leaning heavily towards jungle and drum and bass. Now a globe-trotting performer, A-Sides lands in Orlando tonight. A-Sides plays Torque at Native tonight at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12. ...

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Band of the Week: The Palmettes

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 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 The Palmettes. The Palmettes are playing Wally's on June 29. Just the facts: Who's in the band?Edward Thomas Murtaugh - Bass/Guitar/Vocals Jana Mays -...

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Districts tease gigantic new sound in Florida debut with the impressive Spirit of the Beehive

Posted By on Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 10:39 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND The Districts and the Spirit of the Beehive, The Social, June 23 Since forming in high school, young Pennsylvania band the Districts have built a name on a shaggy and true brand of rock that’s as rootsy as it is indie. And it’s a sound that’s...

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Two Cow Garage's Micah Schnabel to play Lil Indies on Saturday

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 3:28 PM

Raucous Two Cow Garage frontman Micah Schnabel is no stranger to Orlando stages. This weekend he returns to the Will’s Compound solo for a night of unhinged evisceration of roots music genres with lyrical bite to spare. Micah Schnabel plays Lil Indies at 9 p.m. this Saturday. No cover! ...

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Philadelphia's the Spirit of the Beehive to play the Social tonight

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 2:40 PM

Philly-based band the spirit of the beehive combines shoegaze atmospherics with discordant slashes of pain and pleasure. The in-sound from way out. The spirit of the beehive open for the Districts tonight at 7 p.m. at the Social, Tickets are $13-$15. ...

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Dull and Audiotourism revive '90s indie-rock glory with true belief

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:59 AM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Dull, Audiotourism and Scout Stowe, The Falcon, June 21 For a place that isn’t foremost a live venue, I’ve seen a nicely wide range of music at the Falcon. Though the neighborhood art bar has smartly avoided the generic acoustic thing that you can get almost...

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Tampa's Haves&Thirds plays shimmering instrumentals in disguise at the Falcon

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM

In a social media age of constant multi-platform transparency, mystique becomes an ever more rare and valuable commodity in arts and music. A notable exception to this saturation (in our own extended backyard, no less) is enigmatic Florida performing entity Haves&Thirds. The solo vehicle for Tampa-and-proud-of-it resident Todd Lynne, Haves&Thirds...

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This month's Southern Fried Sunday showcases some of the best roots music coming out of Florida

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM

This month’s Southern Fried Sunday outing has a particularly strong lineup, with blues duo the Prestage Brothers, one-man band Lauris Vidal, Tampa’s alt-country expansionists Have Gun Will Travel, and capital-S Southern rockers Prison Wine. It’s your chance to catch some of the best roots music coming out of Florida...

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