Way back in ’89, I was engaged to the wonderful woman who would eventually become my sweet wife. But, before we tied the knot, there was the occasional concert experience where our deep-seeded love was put to the test. This was not one of those moments…
WXPN’s NonCommvention Spotlights Challenges for Women in the Music Business
The Non-Commercial Radio industry rolled into Philadelphia for four days at the 18th Annual NonCommvention 2018. Along with industry producers, station managers, radio hosts, and a cadre of other professionals, came over thirty bands in a show of unity and promise that seems to be missing in our country these days.
WXPN’s Annual Festival Features Music the Matters
The 2018 Non-Commercial Radio Convention (NonCommvention), a whirlwind of music and discussion, descended upon World Café Live at WXPN Studios in Philadelphia for the 18th straight year last week. Once again, proving the power of music.
Thirst Offers Hard-Charging Set at Orlando’s FMF 2018
This year’s Florida Music Festival had a slot for Special Guest at 11:00 on the Main Wall Street Plaza Stage. It is a prime time slot, requiring a powerful performance, and on Friday night, we witnessed just that with the debut appearance of Will Hunt’s new band THIRST.
The Most Impressive New Bands at Florida Music Festival
FMF 2018 featured more than 100 talented artists showcasing their talent across Downtown Orlando last weekend. There was a copious supply of great, creative music, but here are seven bands that dominated our attention.
Impressive Lineup Highlights 3 Day Orlando Festival
We cover many Florida festivals here at RarasFarm, most of them have bigger bands, bigger budgets and bigger crowds, but this longtime Orlando fixture is always one of the highlights of our year. 2018 was no exception, as the music was as good as ever.
Festival Features Florida’s Up and Coming Talent
This year’s Florida Music Festival kicked off Thursday night in Downtown Orlando and as usual there was plenty of talent on display. Below is a quick photo gallery from Day 1, but first, some thoughts on who to catch the next two nights.
The Best Bands at Welcome To Rockville 2018
This year’s three-day lineup featured about fifty bands spread across the three Metropolitan Park stages. At events like this, it’s impossible to see every band, but I did manage to catch about 25 full sets and another dozen partial sets. For the most part, the music was great, but here is the best of the best…