| Aug 31, 2013
When Ivan Neville and his band Dumpstaphunk headline the B.E. Easy Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, they will come bearing some funky syncopation, socially conscious messages and a stage ritual that may be apt for the occasion.
"We bring a song...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Brandon Kittendorf got his first experience in the haunting business at a corporate Halloween party in an abandoned Fort Lauderdale funeral home. He knows spooky.
And the west Miramar native says the new location of his Festival of Souls haunted...
| Apr 14, 2013
The beaches will be swarmed with dancing and drinking merrymakers today, because the Tortuga Music Festival ends in Fort Lauderdale and Adam Lambert performs at the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade. Lambert's performance is free for parade-watchers who stay...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Doug Stanhope: If you're looking for a clean-shaven Jerry Seinfeld type, Stanhope ain't it. Along with a 5 o'clock shadow, a tumbler of bourbon neat and a bald girlfriend named Bingo, the comedian and onetime Libertarian presidential candidate will...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Along with music from his long-awaited and well-received solo album, "The Messenger," the guitarist and songwriter who kept Morrissey's brooding gloom from collapsing under its own weighty self-indulgence has been offering several Smiths classics on his...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The future site of the Flagler Garden, destined to be a hub for all manner of earnest conviviality and creativity in downtown Fort Lauderdale, will have its first event on Sunday with Grow Downtown.
The afternoon of live music from the Bonfires...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Here's what's on our mind this weekend: Low-budget movies, cheap drinks, free music, Ben Taylor, Mike Piazza and two leading curators of the cultural drift: Augusten Burroughs and KRS-One.
SWEDE ME, BABY
Organizers of the second annual South Florida...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:36 AM
The alt-rock band the Joy Formidable is as literate and witty as one would expect of a band from the town of Mold in North Wales, with a discography that includes a Christmas single titled “My Beerdrunk Soul Is Sadder Than a Hundred Dead Christmas...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Kelly Richey: When the Cincinnati blues-rock guitarist comes to the Bamboo Room on Friday, she will bring a riff-laden set of new material from her latest album, "Sweet Spirit," released in March. The 10-track release is a tight, muscular album...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Yngwie Malmsteen's "Molto Arpeggiosa (Arpeggios From Hell)," from the 2000 album "War To End All Wars," resembles a tune from a sinister 1990s video game. The Swedish-born, Miami-based guitarist strikes frets like piano keys while strumming and picking...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:08 AM
When Chicago natives the Hush Sound recently ended a five-year hiatus with a new EP, it called the release “45,” a number worn by a Windy City act that made a slightly more famous comeback, Michael Jordan. Yes, the band’s cheeky wit...