and Tips for Days 2 and 3
Well, Day 1 at this year’s epic Welcome To Rockville is in the books and it was one hell of an opening chapter. The Prince of Darkness stole the show with a legendary set, and none of the other five bands we caught disappointed.
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EDBD 25 Bands Impress Orlando Fans
I loved the lineup at this year’s Earthday Birthday at Central Florida Fairgrounds. The fine people at 101.1 WJRR approved us for a photo pass and we snagged a few nice photos of the festival acts. Here are 25 for your viewing pleasure.
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WJRR’s EDBD 25 Lineup Delivers Memorable Show
We’ve been raving about this year’s stacked Earthday Birthday show for several months here at RarasFarm, and this weekend we saw those expectations fully realized in a fantastic show at Central Florida Fairgrounds. Shinedown, Three Days Grace and Bush delivered killer sets but the whole day was pretty damn good.
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Eagles / Jimmy Buffett Show Review
I have a policy these days that if a band does not approve me for press credentials, I don’t cover them on the blog. But, it’s my blog and I’m allowed to break the rules. And, last night was a show that just begged for an exception.
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What a Long, Strange Trip it’s Been
Shortly after Grateful Dead’s legendary Fare Thee Well Tour wrapped up at Chicago’s Soldier Field, John Mayer reached out to Bob Weir and started a new friendship that ultimately led to the formation of Dead and Company. The band has toured intermittently and finally scheduled Orlando on their 2017 Fall Tour with a stop at Amway Center.
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Moody Blues Orlando Show Review – CFE Arena
On a chilly Philadelphia night on November 20, 1981 my life changed. Along with a childhood friend, I made my first trek to the aging Spectrum where we caught The Moody Blues on their Long Distance Voyager Tour – my first rock ‘n roll concert. Struck by the magnificence of live rock ‘n roll, I’ve probably seen 1,000 bands since that fateful night, as the Moody Blues sparked a flame in me that still burns strong today.
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The Moody Blues at CFE Arena in Orlando
Photos by Bob Creedon, Rarasfarm.com
Video tribute to the late Ray Thomas.
John Lodge delivered an energetic performance.
Graeme Edge on drums for The Moody Blues in Orlando.
Read our concert review here: Moody Blues at Orlando’s CFE Arena
Fit For A King – Backbooth Orlando 11/29/17
Solid State metalcore band Fit For A King took the stage at Backbooth last Wednesday for a sold out, and sweaty show.
Packed to the rafters, metal heads were out in full force to mosh and crowd surf their way through a passionate performance by the Tyler, Texas quartet.
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