*Originally published at my Tampa Concert Tours page: http://exm.nr/175wPxw A favorite tour stop in Florida for national and regional acts, Jannus Live lends a nurturing hand to Tampa Bay's thriving local music scene this Friday. Sparked by Jason Frilot and William Brooks, Local Flavor Fest 2 features bands selected by the pair on criteria like originality, musicianship, attitude, songwriting and work ethic. "I was hanging… Continue reading Local Flavor Fest 2: A Taste of The Bay Area’s Music Scene
*Originally published at my Tampa Concert Tours Examiner account: http://bit.ly/12VDiuJ* Dunedin, a small city just north of Clearwater, Fla., may not seem like an epicenter for hip hop and graffiti art, yet that has failed to stop a group of passionate local artists and musicians from assembling every Monday night to combine these two art styles… Continue reading Hip Hop Open Mic Night Part of Dunedin’s Flourishing Art and Music Scene
A blazingly brilliant sunset on the west coast of Florida.
Fresh off a their first-ever set at Wanee fest, SOJA rolls into Jannus Live Tuesday night, pumped to play the venue for the first time in almost a year-and-a-half. “It’s one of the coolest venues in the country, and St. Pete is just a great place in general” said lead singer and guitarist Jacob Hemphill. SOJA… Continue reading Rising Reggae Stars SOJA Poised To Rock St Pete
Hailing from Anacortes, WA, The Lonely Forest visits Tampa on their way through Florida. "It's nice to be in the warm weather," said the Lonely Forest's Jon Van Deusen. "We haven't played Florida in a long time, so it's good to be back," he said. Van Deusen mans the keys and vocals in the group,… Continue reading The Lonely Forest Brings a Fresh Pacific Northwest Blast to Florida
When Big Freedia takes the stage at Bonnaroo this summer, booties will bounce. Freedia, fresh off one of her biggest performances to date, a late-night performance on the Jimmy Kimmel show, is known as the “Queen Diva” of bounce, a type of music that originated with Freedia and other artists from New Orleans. Bounce music, for those… Continue reading Big Freedia Bringing Bounce To Bonnaroo
Bonnaroo Blog caught up with Moon Taxi’s Wes Bailey to talk with him about the band’s first appearance at the festival in June. By Evan Brenner This year marks 11 exceptional years for the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, and Moon Taxi’skeyboard player Wes Bailey couldn’t be more excited to finally play the festival that’s literally down… Continue reading Bonnaroo Couldn’t Come Sooner for Nashville’s Moon Taxi
Veterans Day is a great time to thank a war survivor for giving selflessly to a country that needs to have more selflessness. As a society, we've become preoccupied with Kardashian divorces and political scandals. We're quick to forgot, though, how much our war veterans have given us. They've given us our freedom. Our freedom… Continue reading Hot Search Commentary: Veterans Day
High definition and LED have been buzzwords in technology circles for the last 5 years, but 3D promises to up the ante starting with the Finepix Real 3D W3.