Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

30 Years of Thrash with Testament and Chuck Billy

I knew I was in for a real headbanging thrash metal time when I was on my way to The Ritz In Ybor City on April 12th for the Testament tour with openers Sepultura, Prong & Convalescence. A line a few hundred people deep snaked around The Ritz for more than two hours as eager […]

Fort Rock Continues to Shine on Sunday

Day two of the 2017 Monster Energy Fort Rock provided the crowd with a more diverse lineup compared to day one, and thankfully it was partly cloudy because the temperatures were in the 90’s.  The crowd was rearing to go after Gooodbye June and Dinosaur Pile-Up finished their sets and I Prevail took the stage […]

Fort Rock Reigns at Jet Blue Park

Were you ready to rock? Because tens of thousands of fans got their rock on at this year’s 5th Annual Fort Rock music festival on April 29th and 30th, at JetBlue Park.  The event was produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Live, and is part of the World’s Loudest Month Festival Series.  This year’s […]

BLUES TRAVELER Announces 30 Year Anniversary Tour

Blues Traveler started their career in the late ‘80s, and went on to become one of the most widely known artists in the jam-band scene. In celebration of their monumental 30 year career, Blues Traveler has announced that they will embark on a 30 Year Anniversary tour this October. Kicking off on October 11th at […]

The Lacs Rebolution is here

The Lacs seek recognition for their different blend of country, Southern rock and rap Clay Sharpe, nicknamed “Uncle Snap,” has been at the music business since 2000 with his partner, Brian King, nicknamed “Rooster.” But the co-founder of The LACs still hasn’t accomplished his main goal, and it’s a lofty one: creating a subgenre in […]

Meta Maya in Mexico

METAL MAYA: ALL-INCLUSIVE HEAVY METAL DEST-FEST VACATION DEBUTS OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 2 AT NOW SAPPHIRE RIVIERA CANCUN RESORT IN MEXICO’S YUCATAN PENINSULA TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 AT 1:00 PM ET ASK4 Entertainment–the creator and producer of ShipRocked–announces the first annual Metal Maya, a 4-day all-inclusive heavy metal destination festival vacation from October 29 – […]

Blood, Lust & Death in Tampa and Orlando

All Photos By Johnathan Hawkins, Will Ogburn & Travis Failey The Haven in Winter Park and the Orpheum in Tampa were the perfect settings for exactly the kind of uncensored in-your-face show that Dope and Combichrist put on. With September Mourning and Davey Suicide as support, The Blood, Lust, Death 2017 Tour was in full […]

Monster Energy’s Fort Rock Shall Soon Rise Again

Get ready to rock: Fort Rock that is!  The festival is back for its 5th year, 2nd as a two-day event.  It’s produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Live, and is part of the World’s Loudest Month festival series.  Fort Rock is South Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival and will take place on April 29th […]

Disney Goes Green with the Dropkick Murphys

 By the time the doors opened at the House of Blues at Disney Springs, the line stretched outside of the snaking queue and around the complex.  The Dropkick Murphys were in town, and it seemed like everyone knew it. Instead of families pushing crying babies in their Thing 1 and Thing 2 shirts, the whole […]

JEFF FOXWORTHY & LARRY THE CABLE GUY ANNOUNCE RFD-TV PRESENTS JEFF & LARRY’S BACKYARD BBQ

Two of the country’s most renowned comedians, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy, have teamed up to create RFD-TV presents Jeff & Larry’s Backyard BBQ Festival – a brand new comedy and music festival coming to multiple cities this summer, promoted exclusively by Live Nation. With a long history of collaboration, the two have […]