| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:25 AM
The blues will cease in Boca Raton Sunday night, at least temporarily, as today marks the end of the Funky Biscuit's Biscuit Fest. Closing-night performances include local singer-guitarist Albert Castiglia and newly formed trio Southern Hospitality, which...
| 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...
| 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 Blues singer Jackie Scott has been replaced by Blues Empacts, Mojo Collins and Herbie D and the Dangermen.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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:40 PM
There have been times when neighbors sharing a Pilsen apartment building with Brandon Boom and Jeremiah Chrome thought they were living next door to one of NASA's experimental laboratories.
The rising production duo, collectively known as the-Drum,...