Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Musical Mastery at The 2019 Experience Hendrix Tour at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL

Celebrating the Music & Legacy of Jimi Hendrix “Wow” was the only word that came to mind as I exited Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Monday night. I was one of many who witnessed arguably the most diverse and talented group of guitarists and musicians to grace the stage during the 2019 Experience Hendrix […]

Queensryche Renders The Verdict For The First Time At The Plaza Live

All Pictures By Jordan Raiff           When Queensryche and Fates Warning (two of the top three progressive metal bands of all time ) are on the bill, you don’t expect them to hit the stage at 9pm. You don’t expect fans to line up ¾ the way around the building. You don’t expect them to […]

“A 30 year ‘Love Song’ with Tesla at the House Of Blues Orlando”

Tesla, With Voices Of Extreme and Year Of The Locust For the last few years Tesla has been playing to 30-45 minute opening sets for a lot of their tours. 2019 being the 30th Anniversary of The Great Radio Controversy, as well as the soon to be released album Shock, a warm-up slot just wouldn’t […]

“Attention, Attention” Shinedown Starts Their Tour in Estero

Opening night of Shinedown’s 2019 headlining tour started in their home state of Florida on Wednesday, February 20th at Hertz Arena in Fort Myers, FL. Hertz Arena, home of the Florida  Everblades hockey team opened their venue to the musical icons Shinedown. The supporting acts for this evening included artists Asking Alexandria, and Papa Roach. […]

Pirates and Low Places

Garth a Pirate

County Western Singer Garth Brooks makes a sliding catch during outfield drills at the Pittsburgh Pirates spring training in Bradenton, Fl.  Brooks has been at Pirate City since camp opened on February 14th with Tuesday February 19th being the first day of full squad workouts.  Brooks has been participating in all activities on the field […]

An Evening with Dave Siegal

Jordan Raiff:                                       Dave Siegel first and foremost, thanks for taking the time to sit down with us here at Rocket Sports and Entertainment Network. With recording a new special at the Tampa Improv, features on Sirius XM, and being contributing writer at CNN as well as a father, I know you’ve got a lot on […]

Kicking off the Season With Sevendust & Tremonti

The first big hard rock show of the 2019 season kicked off on Tuesday night at Jannus Live in Saint Petersburg.  Sevendust and Tremonti headlined a five band bill that also included Cane Hill, Lullwater, and Kirra. It was a beautiful Florida winter night topping out at 65 degrees, and Jannus Live was packed to […]

Chris Tomlin Wraps 2018 Christmas Tour

Nashville, TN – Grammy® winner Chris Tomlin wrapped his 12-city Christmas Tour, Chris Tomlin Christmas: Christmas Songs of Worship, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City last night after a run of sold-out shows. This morning he capped off an amazing year with a performance on Good Morning America.  2018 was a record-year for the award-winning Christian artist. He began […]

PBX/Orange Amplifiers Guitar Summit & Playback: Independent Music Expo

PBX/Orange Amplifiers Guitar Summit 8DEC2018 at Replay Guitar Exchange Tampa, FL With some of the biggest names in guitar and bass coming to town, Replay Guitar Exchange was the host for the opening date of the ‘PBX/Orange Amplifiers Guitar Summit’. With Orange providing a “Rockerverb 50 MKIII” head, hooked up to their “PPC412AD” cab; as […]