| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Renegade country singer Eric Church played to type at the CMAs in Nashville, where he performed his new single, “The Outsiders,” to a hungry crowd eager to hear new music from him.
Church broke through with his previous studio album, “...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The two women of Deap Vally are really bummed out by the idea of a walk of shame. You know, the ritualistic morning skulk back home after hooking up with someone you probably won't call again.
They're not torn up about the hookup part, though. It's...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
If Mark McLaughlin needs a reminder of his time in the television production industry, he only needs to look a few feet to the entertainment-themed signs that decorate the walls of his new Laguna Beach store.
McLaughlin made the jump from film to...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:40 AM
In the ’70s, the Allman Brothers got branded with the Southern Rock iron — the arguably unfortunate subgenre of music they created — by a callous music industry indifferent to subtlety, even if their own music sounded nothing like the...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:12 AM
Jason Luthringer — Lead vocals, bass guitar
Cody Jenkins — Lead guitar, rhythm guitar
Pete King — Drums
How they started: Jason and Pete are cousins. In 2006, they began casually playing cover songs as a hobby, and soon after...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:44 AM
Tim Barts — rhythm, guitar, vocals
Roger Wheatbrook — bass guitar, vocals
Jim McFarland — lead guitar, vocals
Gailen Good — drums
John Harley — steel guitar
How they started: Tim, Roger and Jim played together 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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Whether in a cartoony red-and-blue Super Mario costume bouncing around the Miami Heat’s “Harlem Shake” video or in his work clothes stepping in for a cramping LeBron James as a savior in Game 4 of last year’s NBA Finals, the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The artist schedule is in for the Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach April 13-14, with Kenny Chesney headlining the Saturday shows and Eric Church on Sunday.
The announcement comes with news that the festival will offer single-day tickets...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:09 PM
When you hear Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem” on Fort Lauderdale beach Saturday night, you’ll know the city that rejected spring break has come a long way.
This weekend’s inaugural Tortuga Music Festival is...
| 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...