| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:25 PM
The rumors running rampant (OK, two friends from different parts of Broward County) that Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival is sold out are not true. In fact, organizers are expecting “heavy walk-up” at the festival on Saturday...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:07 AM
No shoes, no shirt, no problem.
That's a Kenny Chesney song, but it may as well have served as the collective mantra for the rain-soaked first-day festivities Saturday at the Tortuga Music Festival at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.
It's no problem for...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:31 AM
At this point last week, the Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach was still just a dream. Its success, based on location and a sterling lineup, seemed like such a natural, but who could be sure how it would fly? By the end of the remarkable...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
So-called "alt-country'' dominated the main stages on Friday at the Florida Music Festival, in a loosely themed line-up that only demonstrated how hard it is to stylistically pin down that genre's alternative side.
In the early going, acts such as...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Organizers of the Hampton Block Party have made a change to the entertainment for Saturday's season launch. Blues singer Jackie Scott has been replaced by Blues Empacts, Mojo Collins and Herbie D and the Dangermen.
Scott had to reschedule her...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Guard in Lakers 1971 championship team
Flynn Robinson, 72, a flashy guard who was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that brought Los Angeles its first NBA title, died Thursday at Keck Hospital in Los Angeles from complications related...
| Oct 3, 2013
***1/2 (out of four)
Go see “Muscle Shoals”—seriously, don’t miss it—and watch the way the seats bob up and down. That’s viewers unable to resist tapping their feet. Don’t be surprised if some get up and dance....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
With this week's release of "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2," a companion album to March's blockbuster "The 20/20 Experience," Justin Timberlake has now produced 144 minutes of new music within the calendar year. This sort of productivity is not...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The terrific documentary "Muscle Shoals" warmly spotlights America's legendary music recording locale, the Tennessee River town of Muscle Shoals, Ala. Director Greg "Freddy" Camalier skillfully, unhurriedly unfurls a wealth of classic music-biz tales as...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Just when you thought Justin Timberlake and Jay Z had locked up the worst tour name of 2013 with their Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour, along comes Soulbird Presents: A SongVersation with India.Arie. At least with this concert, you'll get a singer...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:25 AM
The inaugural Tortuga Music Festival, which drew more than 25,000 fans to Fort Lauderdale beach last spring for two days of concerts highlighted by Grammy-winning headliner Kenny Chesney, was so uniformly well received that its return seemed inevitable....