Category Archives: Concert Reviews

Our impressions from shows that we get to witness in person.

NonComm 2018

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.

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Will Hunt and Thirst Make Their Debut at Florida Music Festival

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.

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FMF 2018 Best Discoveries

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.

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Florida Music Festival 2018 Delivers Top-Notch Experience

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.

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FMF 2018 Kicks Off This Weekend in Orlando

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.

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Top Dozen – Welcome to Rockville Bands

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…

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21 Things We Loved About Welcome To Rockville 2018

This Year’s Festival Was Packed With Great Amenities

Rarasfarm had two folks covering this year’s Welcome To Rockville.  We are longtime veterans of the Jacksonville-based rock festival, and this year was the best incarnation ever.

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Foo Fighters Close Out Welcome To Rockville In Style

Dave Grohl and Crew Fill Spectacular Set With Plenty of Surprises

I am an unabashed Foo Fighters fan. In my estimation, Dave Grohl and crew are one of the Top 10 rock bands on the planet and they were about to close out a Welcome To Rockville for the ages.

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