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2017 Vans Warped Tour Lineup Announcement

2017 Vans Warped Tour Lineup Show at Full Sail

Full Sail University in Winter Park hosted an exciting event on Wednesday afternoon when the 2017 Vans Warped Tour lineup was released to awaiting fans. Kevin Lyman, promoter and founder of Vans Warped Tour was the host of the evening, and kept the audience on their toes as he revealed each stage one at a time.

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The Classic Crime Returns with Holy Water

SOTD: The Classic Crime – Holy Water

After a five year hiatus, Seattle-based The Classic Crime are back with a vibrant, hopeful new track. “Holy Water” is the first track off of their forthcoming album How To Be Human.  If “Holy Water” is a sign of what is in store on the album, we are all in for a treat.

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Good Vibes at the 2017 Gasparilla Music Festival

Gasparilla Music FestivalThe 2017 Gasparilla Music Festival was a pretty rockin affair with a multicultural and genre-bending lineup of local and national acts. The two-day festival showcased better than average talent with some acts that have jumped onto my list of new favorite bands. Located on the banks of the Hillsborough River with downtown Tampa, FL as the backdrop, the venue seemed larger than the small Curtis Dixon Park that it encompassed. Throughout the four stages, there was nonstop music, sunshine, and warm weather to propel the vibe of the show forward.

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Charlie Daniels Band Embarks on Florida Leg of Tour

Charlie Daniels Band Bring Legendary Show through Florida This Week

Charlie Daniels and his lineup of talented musicians and special guests will be hitting Florida for multiple tour dates this March 2017. Now eighty years old with an over fifty-year long career of steady touring, recording, and recognition (including awards at the Grammys and CMAs), Daniels is hitting the road for a tour including multiple Florida cities that often miss out on big name acts. (Dates included below.)

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Soundgarden Tour Announcement

Pretty Reckless Join Soundgarden Tour

If you read hear regularly, you are already well aware that Chris Cornell and Soundgarden will be visiting Florida at the end of April for a trio of festival dates. They play Tampa’s Rockfest, Jacksonville’s Welcome To Rockville and Fort Rock in Ft. Myers on consecutive days in late April with The Pretty Reckless and Dillinger Escape Plan. They follow that rush through Florida with a quick tour of the United States. Tour Dates and presale info below.

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Kolars Show Review

Kolars at Will’s Pub – Orlando

Kolars are one of the most compelling acts to hit the rock music landscape in recent memory.  They serve up a delicious mix of distinctive music that is best described as Rockabilly Dance, or perhaps Danceabilly.  And, as I witnessed earlier this week, they deliver an incendiary live show.

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SOTD: Amaranthe – Boomerang

Amaranthe – Boomerang Our Rock Song of the Day

In honor of their new album and tour, Amaranthe have released a new video for their track “Boomerang.”  They have just kicked off their North American headline tour in support of their latest album Maximalism with Rarasfarm favorites Citizen Zero opening up for them.

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Jimmy Buffett Orlando Announcement

We have many Rarasfarm fans who are huge Parrotheads. Good news for you, as Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band are headed back to Orlando’s Amway Center on May 13th – Cretin’s birthday. Moredetails in the Amway Center press release below…

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