Top Rock Songs with an Irish “Sound”
Before any purists get all twisted out of shape, these are not all Irish bands, but they are bands that feature a nice Irish vibe in their music. Also, being Irish alone is not the only qualifier, plenty of talented Irish bands out there who sound just as mainstream and boring as Jason Mraz…
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Play 3 Central Florida Shows on Current Tour
“They are talented, entertaining, distinctive and fun. But, most of all, Kolars are damn good, and they deserve your attention next time they’re in your area.” That’s what we wrote about this talented duet the last time they passed through The Sunshine State. Now, they are back and they are a can’t miss act for fans of new and catchy rock.
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Be More Kind – Frank Turner
When the world has decided that it’s going to lose its mind, be more kind my friends, try to be more kind.
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Reverist Shares Infectious New Single
I still remember the first time I saw Orlando’s Reverist. I was wrapping up my first night of coverage at the 2016 Florida Music Festival.
As I headed for my car, I found myself drawn to the sweet rock music drifting over from Wall Street. The guys bouncing across the stage that night were Reverist, and they delivered an energetic, distinctive set of melodic rock, led by charismatic keyboardist/vocalist Omar Qazi. I left that night thirsting for more.
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Iconic Creed Front man Plays Orlando’s Hippest Cocktail Party in April
One of the first events I covered here at Rarasfarm, was an unexpected acoustic show from Scott Stapp in the lobby of Orlando’s Hard Rock Hotel. The show was a night to remember. Stapp was humble, entertaining and appreciative and he sounded great. See that review here.
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Four Year Strong Releases “Nice To Know You” and New Tour Dates
Massachusetts’ pop-punk stalwarts release addictive new single in advance of their brand new compilation album. “Nice to Know You” is one of the most likable and infectious tracks I’ve heard this year, and the video is a creative, nostalgic treat.
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The Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival (OMF) Has Quickly Become a Can’t Miss Destination Festival
On the heels of two remarkable, sold-out festivals, we are less than a month away from the third installment of OMF, and this year’s 4-day line-up is absolutely stacked. The 2018 headliners are impressive and diverse: Arcade Fire, Bassnectar (playing 2 sets), Halsey and Travis Scott.
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Elton John, Rod Stewart, Bon Jovi, Dead & Company, James Taylor, Hall & Oates with Train…
2018 is shaping up to be an amazing, memory-filled year for Orlando rock music fans as the Amway Center boasts a once-in-a-lifetime lineup of rock ‘n roll legends. It is still only January, and we already have six can’t-miss shows scheduled this year at the big house on Church Street – each show featuring members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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