The Summer doldrums are over. Lots of excellent rock headed Central Florida in the next month or so.
10/3, Public Image Limited – Firestone Live
10/4 – 10/7, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Series. These shows require amusement park admission. Starship always puts on a good show, it will be interesting to see how they handle the recent death of long-time guitarist Mark Abrahamian. Check out a recent concert review here.
10/5, Bombay Bicycle Club – The Social
10/5, Renaissance – The Plaza Theatre
10/7, Band of Skulls – The Social – Alt-Rockers from the UK with a great fresh sound.
10/8, Gotye, with Givers – House of Blues
10/11, Rehab – The West End (Sanford) – Heard these guys are great live.
10/11 – 10/12, Smash Mouth – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Series
10/12, Jack Russel’s Great White – The Garage Bar at Route 46 (Sanford) – two consecutive nights of good rock in Sanford!
10/12, The Marshall Tucker Band – Sanford Bikefest, Fort Mellon Park – One of the original legends of Southern Rock. These guys put on a good show. Check out our recent review.
10/12, Candlebox – Wall Street Plaza
10/12, Flobots – Backbooth
10/12 The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – The Beacham
10/13, Matt and Kim – The Beacham
10/14, Nightwish – House of Blues – These Finnish rockers have a powerful, unique full symphonic sound.
10/15, Ingrid Michaelson – The Beacham
10/18 – 10/19, Gin Blossoms – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Series
10/20, Temper Trap and The Neighbourhood – House of Blues
10/22, Passion Pit – House of Blues
10/22, Xavier Rudd – The Beacham
10/25, Awolnation with Imagine Dragons – House of Blues – Two talented new alternative rockers come to HOB.
10/25, Soul Asylum – Hard Rock Hotel – This month’s Velvet Sessions is their last show of the year and also their annual Halloween party.
10/26, Lynyrd Skynyrd – The biggest name in Southern Rock makes a visit to UCF’s campus.
10/26, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson – WJRR Halloween Roast at Tinker Field. Love this pairing…
10/29, Psychedelic Furs w/ The Lemonheads and Juliana Hatfield. The Furs always put on a good show. The Lemonheads might be good, depends on the day…
10/1, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes w/ Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Jannus Live (St. Pete) – A nice double bill.
10/4, Joe Cocker w/ Dave Mason – Cocker is a legendary rock front man with an amazing, distinctive voice.
10/5, Bret Michaels – The Largo Cultural Center
10/5, The Wailers – Jannus Live
10/6, Public Image Limited – Cuban Club
10/6, Renaissance – Capital Theatre (Clearwater)
10/7, Buckcherry – Cuban Club
10/8, Band of Skulls – State Theatre (St. Pete)
10/10, Flobots – Orpheum
10/12, Journey w/ Pat Benatar and Loverboy – 1-800 ASK GARY Amphitheatre. Fun line-up of three classic rock stalwarts. RARA’s will be at this show.
10/13, Warrant – The Lakeland Center
10/13, Rehab – Jake’s Tavern (Sarasota)
10/14, Band of Horses – The Ritz Ybor
10/17, Matt and Kim w/ Oberhofer – The Ritz Ybor. Matt and Kim are the bigger name, Oberhofer is the band I’m most interested in seeing.
10/23, The Temper Trap – State Theatre
10/24, Awolnation and Imagine Dragons – The Ritz Ybor
10/24, Lynyrd Skynyrd – Ruth Eckard Hall (Clearwater)
10/27, Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie – 1-800 ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
10/27, The Psychedelic Furs, The Leomonheads. Juliana Hatfield – State Theatre
10/5, Band of Skulls – Freebird Live
10/13, Flobots – Jack Rabbits
10/17, Gin Blossoms – Whiskey River – a chance to see to see these 90’s rockers without dropping a C-Note at Disney.
10/24, Pennywise – Plush
10/28, Blues Traveler – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
10/30, Lemonheads – Jack Rabbits