Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Eddie off the Beaten Track

The Ciderville Music Store on the big bend of the Clinton Highway just north of Powell, Tenn. catches the eye of even a sports writer/photographer like me.  You see fans I have been told that in the back of this establishment is a small radio studio which area resident and country music legend Dolly Parton […]

A Sunday Surprise With Julien-K at the Orpheum

It isn’t very often that an opener outshines the rest of the bill, but on Sunday night at the Orpheum, this rarity happened once again. Julien-K, out on tour with Jonathan Davis, and the Birthday Massacre, definitely picked up some new fans on Sunday Night at Ybor City’s Orpheum.  Don’t get me wrong, Jonathan Davis […]

Holy Roar 2019!

Nashville, TN –  Grammy® winning singer-songwriter and one of the most successful Christian touring artists, Chris Tomlin, announced plans today for his 2019 spring tour, the Holy Roar Tour. The tour will launch in Kent, Washington on March 7 at the ShoWare Arena with guests Tauren Wells, Pat Barrett, Nicole Serrano and Chris’ Pastor Darren Whitehead. Tickets will be available on […]

Doyle Crushes Crowbar on the As We Die World Abomination Tour

   Doyle With Jetter, The Prosecution, and Switchblade Villain “‘Dark Gods Arise’ ‘AS WE DIE World Abomination Tour’ comes to Tampa ” Warm and humid inside and out; sticky floors; amps turned up to 11;graffiti in the bathrooms; small stage lights…..yep it’s another metal show in Tampa. This time Crowbar in the historic section of […]

Driftwood at the Point!

    With Chase Rice, Big & Rich, Michael Ray, Kristian Bush (of Sugarland), Carly Pearce & More Plus Craft Beer Tastings & Top Regional BBQ   Specially Priced Early Bird Tickets On Sale Friday, September 21 At 10:00 AM PT Kids 7 And Under Get In Free With An Adult Paid Admission On Saturday November […]

FEST! Returns to Gainesville

The Florida underground festival known simply as FEST is returning to Gainesville this October for the 17th year. FEST will take over Downtown Gainesville on October 26th, 27th, & 28th. With 400+ Bands, Comedians, Wrestling, Podcasts, and thosands of fans filling out 20 venues. The music lineup this year is headlined by Punk Rock Icons […]

Getting G Eazy With It At ‘The Endless Summer’ Tour

G-Eazy With P-Lo, YBN Nahmir, MurdaBeatz, Ty Dolla $ign, and Lil Uzi Vert ‘Pray For Me’ As ‘The Endless Summer’ Tour Winds Down”              Normally in early September the air in the Tampa area is thick with humidity unless it’s already raining. Tonight was no different, but the emotions after the announcement of the untimely […]

Dropkick Murphys Head To Vegas For UFC 229 Fight Weekend

Dropkick Murphys return to Las Vegas for one night only, Friday, Oct. 5 at Park Theater at Park MGM. This exclusive performance marks the unofficial kickoff of UFC 229 fight weekend, which features nearly a dozen MMA battles including the Lightweight title bout between top-ranked Conor McGregor from Ireland and Russian challenger Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tickets for Dropkick Murphys at Park Theater at Park MGM go on sale Friday, […]

Mr. SawBladehead and Queensryche’s Casey Grillo unveil the “Lotus”

Queensryche and Sawbladehead Designs With Casey Grillo, Todd La Torre, and Shawn Lowery “Presenting ‘Lotus’ before ‘Crazy World Tour’”              One of the biggest parts of any tour is the presentation on stage. Everything from the lights, to the microphone stands, the clothing worn on stage, and the props help set the stage for the […]

“Performing from the Shadows” with Lindsey Stirling & Evanescence

             One of the biggest pieces for any tour are the moving pieces. The sets, the instruments, the backup musicians, and if applicable, dancers. Lindsey Sterling and Evanescence solved many of these problems with one simple answer. Use locals. Featuring people from across the Tampa Bay area, they took over MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on […]