Tag Archives: Orlando

Carbon Leaf’s Terry Clark Interview

A fun interview with Terry Clark of Carbon Leaf

I caught up with Carbon Leaf’s Terry Clark before the band’s recent show at a packed Social in downtown Orlando. As the band was preparing to embark on yet another Rock Boat excursion, we had a chance for a quick fun interview with the gregarious guitarist.

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The Trews Impress Orlando

The Trews Photo Gallery – Social, Orlando

Knowing I was headed out to review Carbon Leaf last week, a trusted friend made it clear that I needed to get to The Social early to catch The Trews. The Canadien quartet have been making compelling music for two decades yet had somehow failed to really hit my radar. Now that I have had a chance to catch them live, I realize that I’ve got some catching up to do. This band is damn good.

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Emo Nite LA Presents Emo Nite Orlando

Show Review: Emo Night Orlando

So this group of emo kids walks into a bar, then another, then more, and even more after that. No, it’s not the beginning of a bad joke, but what actually happened at The Social in downtown Orlando, until it was packed to capacity on February 4th.

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Carbon Leaf Show Review

Carbon Leaf Show Review: The Social, Orlando FL

On Thursday night, Orlando’s Social became headquarters for the near annual Carbon Leaf family outing. When this Richmond quintet comes to town, their loyal fans ooze through the woodwork and fill the cozy Social for a night of familiar and comfortable rock ‘n roll. This year’s visit was highlighted by stellar musicianship, familiar indie rock hits and a few nicely timed surprises.

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Stephen Kellogg Show Review

When I first heard Stephen Kellogg’s masterful Blunderstone Rookery in 2013, I quickly realized he was an artist I needed to see in concert. I was new to the music of Kellogg , but immediately impressed by his distinctive music and purposeful lyrics.  Unfortunaately, the stars never aligned and he lingered near the top of my must-see list for a few years.  Earlier this week, at the cozy Social in Orlando, I finally had the chance to catch him live, and it was well worth the wait.

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First To Fall – JANANI

JANANI Releases “First To Fall”

JANANI’s new single, “First To Fall”, is out today, Friday 2/3. The song is a scorching rocker that provides a great glimpse into what this dynamic Orlando band is all about.  We chatted with the band about the song. Check out what they had to share and then give “First To Fall” a listen or twelve.

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A Florida State of Mind

Billy Joel Orlando Concert Review – Amway Center

Billy Joel OrlandoI was born on Long Island and have spent most of my life surrounded by longtime fans of Billy Joel, but until this weekend, I had never caught the legendary performer in concert.  Friday night, in a hit-filled two-hour set, I had my first chance.  So, does Billy Joel enter my pantheon of all-time great “Can’t Miss” rock performers?

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Free Tickets: Joe Marcinek – The Social

Win Joe Marcinek Band Tickets

Hey live music fans, we have a pretty cool giveaway for local Central Florida music fans.

The super-talented Joe Marcinek band is bringing their distinctive fusion of funk and jazz to The Social in Orlando on Thursday night, January 5th and we have your tickets.

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