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The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett Head to Orlando

Huge Show Announcement – Tix on Sale Dec. 2

Florida rock fans are in for a rare treat when The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band take over Camping World Stadium on April 14, 2018.  These rock legends are teaming together for an unforgettable event which is likely to be the city’s musical highlight of the year. After the recent death of Glenn Frey, the band has added his son Deacon Frey to their iconic lineup.

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RIP Malcolm Young

AC/DC Guitarist Dies After Leaving Band for Health Reasons

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young has passed away according to the band’s official website.  Young last toured with his band mates in 2014 when he left for health reasons.  He was reportedly dealing with issues from dementia and according to his family, dies peacefully with the family at his side.

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Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame Interview The Cars

2018 Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame Nominee The Cars

No, sadly, we did not get to interview The Cars, but we love this brief interview that they did with the fine folks at the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.  Check it out, and then vote for your 2018 choices.

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Revamped Big Ticket Comes to Jax

Great Lineup and New Venue Highlight the Return of The Big Ticket

We missed The Big Ticket last year, and are so happy it is back in 2017.  This year’s event headlined by The Lumineers promises to be the premier Alt-Rock event of the year in the Sunshine State, and local fans only have a few weeks to wait.

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EDBD 25 Announces Impressive Line-Up

Shinedown, Three Days Grace and Seether Highlight EDBD 25 Line-up

Earthday Birthday 25 Tickets are on sale Monday, 11/13.

Our good friends at 101one WJRR, Orlando’s Rock Station, announced the lineup and details for their Earthday Birthday 25 music festival, taking place on Saturday, April 21 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds.

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An Interview with The Melvins Buzz Osborne

For all those who know me and my taste in music, there is rarely a day that goes by when I don’t listen to the Melvins. They are just one of those bands that continue to get better with age, continue pushing the envelope, and continue to make records that are consistently different without losing their core sound.

So… when I got the chance to interview Melvins guitarist/vocalist/ and all around badass, Buzz Osborne, I jumped at the chance even though my palms went instantly sweaty and there was a ringing in my head for a month prior to the interview.

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Gainesville Tom Petty Tribute

Tom Petty Tribute at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

As much as it pains me, I have to admit, the Florida Gators fans delivered an impressive tribute in honor of Tom Petty during their game over the weekend.  I can pretty much guarantee this will be the last time I get goosebumps at a Gators game, but this was really a nice touch.

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