Our Recap of EDBD24 (A.K.A. Earthday Birthday 24)
When you pull into the parking lot of the Central Florida Fairgrounds at ten in the morning and see groups of people adorned with piercings, tattoos, and multi-colored hair drinking beer by their cars, you might think: “I might be in the wrong neighborhood!” Or, if you’re like me, you think: “This is going to be one hell of a party!”
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Kevin Lyman Shares Words of Wisdom
Last weekend at Florida Music Festival, we were lucky enough to have Kevin Lyman, the founder of Warped Tour, roaming around the festival and appearing at conference sessions. Lyman is the kind of person everyone hopes to be if they become famous—approachable, kind, and down to earth.
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Fall Out Boy Released New Single “Young And Menace”
Oops, they did it again.
After all of the hype, and ambiguous mentions of “April 27th” on Fall Out Boy’s Instagram account, the newest thing is finally here.
And it’s totally different from anything Fall Out Boy has done before.
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FMF 2017 Featured great Music and Content
The Rarasfarm team invaded this year’s Florida Music Festival over the weekend and truly soaked in all that this unappreciated festival has to offer. I’ve attended the artist showcases the last several years, and love discovering new music. This year was no different as far as the music was concerned, but I also drank in the panel discussions and industry events – and I was just as impressed with those offerings.
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Dez Money: Take Me Down
I just wrapped up an interview with the eminently likable Eddie Money. During our chat, Money proudly mentioned the musical accomplishments of a few of his children, and I was intrigued to hear more from his son Dez who is working on new music with his band Dez Money & The Faze. What I discovered when I played “Take me Down” was an intoxicating song that seems perfectly suited for radio.
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FMF Day 2 Photos – One Day Left!
Another Florida Music Festival is heading into its last day, and thus far, the diverse musical offerings have not disappointed. We’ve got a quick photo recap highlighting some of our earl favorites, but there’s plenty of music left. Get out to Downtown Orlando tonight and support the Florida music scene, and check out fifty plus sets of free music from uber-talented Sunshine State artists.
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As if you didn’t know, Earthday Birthday 24, presented by WJRR, Orlando’s rock station, is this Saturday. WJRR has just released the set times for all of the acts on this year’s stacked lineup, except for the acoustic stage, which will be featuring prominent local acts like Soulswitch and Dark Summer.
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The Alarm’s Mike Peters Talks About Love, Hope, Strength and more
A this year’s Van’s Warped Tour Lineup announcement, I was fortunate to bump into legendary front man Mike Peters, of The Alarm. The Welsh rocker is a fantastically caring person as you’ll discover in the interview below. His participation in this summer-long tour across the US serves two purposes. It’s a way to introduce a new generation to the music of The Alarm and more importantly to Peters, it’s a chance to save lives.
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