Carly Jo Jackson is a vibrant young performer who stole the show at Florida Music Festival with an invigorating showcase that left the Orlando crowd thirsting for more. Jackson is a “local kid” who is on the cusp of great things. She’s a free spirit just gushing with talent.
Last weekend at Florida Music Festival, we were lucky enough to have Kevin Lyman, the founder of Warped Tour, roaming around the festival and appearing at conference sessions. Lyman is the kind of person everyone hopes to be if they become famous—approachable, kind, and down to earth.
The Rarasfarm team invaded this year’s Florida Music Festival over the weekend and truly soaked in all that this unappreciated festival has to offer. I’ve attended the artist showcases the last several years, and love discovering new music. This year was no different as far as the music was concerned, but I also drank in the panel discussions and industry events – and I was just as impressed with those offerings.
Singer and songwriter Alex Di Leo was one of the artists to make an appearance at the Florida Music Festival in Orlando this weekend. He played the Church Street stage on Saturday, and put on a lively show that got the audience moving. Starting out the show with his most popular hit, “So We Go”, Alex’s performance was an energetic blend of alternative and pop that captivated fans.
Another Florida Music Festival is heading into its last day, and thus far, the diverse musical offerings have not disappointed. We’ve got a quick photo recap highlighting some of our earl favorites, but there’s plenty of music left. Get out to Downtown Orlando tonight and support the Florida music scene, and check out fifty plus sets of free music from uber-talented Sunshine State artists.
Gasparilla Music Festival Lineup Boasts Distinctive Flair
In its brief existence, The Gasparilla Music Festival has quickly become a destination festival with broad local and national appeal. Headlined by seminal alternative rockers Cage The Elephant, this year’s line-up boasts an impressively diverse group of headliners.
We were back in Downtown Orlando for another excellent sampling of Orlando’s vibrant music scene on Friday night. This time, we brought along excellent local photographer Jay Verdesca who helped capture the night in photographs.