| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Summer is the perfect time to grab your surfboard, hit the beach, sip on a frozen cocktail and listen to some laid-back tunes. That's just what musician and surfer Donavon Frankenreiter must have had in mind when he wrote his fifth album, "Start Livin.'...
| Jun 9, 2013
The Songwriters Showcase returns to the Broward Center this Monday, featuring Roger Houdaille of local indie-rock band Ex Norwegian and other homegrown acts. Admission is $10, and a cash bar will be available, should anyone on the lineup rank below your...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The Kravis Center will get festive tonight with a performance by contemporary gospel singers performing "The Colors of Christmas" at 7:30 p.m. Peabo Bryson, James Ingram, Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis Jr. and Stephanie Mills will perform Christmas classics...
| Oct 14, 2012
Festivals are taking over the local music scene this week, starting with the ambitious Hialeah Fest — 43 bands at last count, and possibly more to come. Meanwhile, indie darlings in rock, folk and R&B bring their acts to South Florida's mid-size...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Emily Saliers say her Indigo Girls bandmate, Amy Ray, is her polar opposite, but that their mismatched styles make for great music.
Since 1985, the two folksingers have produced such hits such as "Closer to Fine," "Shame on You" and "Hammer and Nail."...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Back from the sea are the jam bands and funkmakers of last week's Jam Cruise: Femi Kuti brings the Afrobeat of his Positive Force to Grand Central tonight at 8 ($33, GrandCentralMiami.com), and English reggae will blast through the Culture Room at the...
| Dec 30, 2012
The Bright Light Social Hour's high-energy electro-jam rock hasn't been around for long, but the Texas quartet's sound finds an audience in fans of psychedelic rock and jam bands such as Umphrey's McGee. BLSH opened for Umphrey's Friday in Atlanta, but...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:22 AM
When Grace Potter hit the stage for VH1’s Divas Salute the Troops this past December wearing a skimpy, silver, flapper dress and gripping a Gibson Flying V guitar, all eyes were on the blond bombshell before she strummed a single note. And then, she...