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St. Patrick’s Day Rock Songs

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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Welcome to Rockville Shares 2018 Experiences

Welcome to Rockville Offers A Rock ‘n Roll Feast With Many Other Experiences

What? 3 Days of incendiary rock ‘n roll isn’t enough to satiate the rock ‘n roll animal deep in your soul? Three days featuring Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold, Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm, Stone Temple Pilots, Queens of the Stone Age and dozens of other high-quality bands, isn’t enough to keep you thoroughly satisfied? Good news – there are plenty of other interesting experiences at this year’s Welcome To Rockville.

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Kolars Bring Can’t Miss Show to Florida

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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Dead and Company – Orlando Show Review

What a Long, Strange Trip it’s Been

Shortly after Grateful Dead’s legendary Fare Thee Well Tour wrapped up at Chicago’s Soldier Field, John Mayer reached out to Bob Weir and started a new friendship that ultimately led to the formation of Dead and Company.  The band has toured intermittently and finally scheduled Orlando on their 2017 Fall Tour with a stop at Amway Center.

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Orlando’s Reverist Premieres “A Glimmer”

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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EDBD 25 Lineup is Stacked

Five Can’t Miss Earthday Birthday 25 Artists

The 2018 incarnation of 101.1 WJRR’s Earthday Birthday boasts a killer line-up, including three headline worthy bands in Shinedown, Seether and Three Days Grace.  Aside from those big three, the entire day is highlighted by hard-driving, thunderous rock ‘n roll.

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Scott Stapp Plays Hard Rock’s Velvet Sessions

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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