A very special Throw Back Thursday…..
No doubt a million of our tribe has shared in the sadness that comes with losing an artist that may have been held close to the heart. Someone that was a mainstay on your favorite playlist, or popped up more than most on shuffle, or you just happened to love anything and everything they distributed to the masses. For some, those artists have found a way to speak a language meant for each individual, making each and every note personal. For many of us, that artist was Chris Cornell.
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In shocking music news, legendary guitarist/singer/frontman Chris Cornell died suddenly last night after performing in Detroit.
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For those that don’t know, or are not hip to what’s going on in the land of the elderly in Southwest Florida, there was a festival last weekend called Fort Rock that rattled the dentures from the skulls of the retirement villages, golf courses, and old person sex in the STD capital of America. Fort Rock is the sister show of Welcome to Rockville that happened way up north in Jacksonville, FL. During the same weekend nonetheless. The two festivals swapped bands on Saturday and Sunday…
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Bands That Shined at 2017’s Welcome To Rockville
The 2017 incarnation of Welcome To Rockville was another one for the ages. There was a bit of negative buzz about the lineup beforehand, but I suspect the great majority of fans who left Metropolitan Park on Sunday night, left the venue thoroughly satisfied. Like me…
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Show Review: Welcome To Rockville 2017
After 20+ hours under a blazing sun, a treacherous trip down I-95 and a much needed, long, hot shower, I’m back from Welcome To Rockville 2017 and counting down the days until the most powerful rock show in Florida (hopefully) makes its triumphant 2018 return. Oh, if you’re counting along, it’s only 261 more days.
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2017 Welcome To Rockville Set Times Announced
Set times for Welcome To Rockville have been made public, and the set-up and scheduling this year, are just about perfect. This year’s event will unfold over three stages, packed with blistering rock ‘n roll on Saturday and Sunday, April 29th and 30th.
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Pretty Reckless Join Soundgarden Tour
If you read hear regularly, you are already well aware that Chris Cornell and Soundgarden will be visiting Florida at the end of April for a trio of festival dates. They play Tampa’s Rockfest, Jacksonville’s Welcome To Rockville and Fort Rock in Ft. Myers on consecutive days in late April with The Pretty Reckless and Dillinger Escape Plan. They follow that rush through Florida with a quick tour of the United States. Tour Dates and presale info below.
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Fort Rock, the sister festival to Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville, has set the dates and lineup for 2017. Similar to Rockville, Fort Rock will see Def Leppard headline Saturday, with Soundgarden headlining Sunday evening. Other featured acts include a reunited A Perfect Circle, The Offspring, Mastodon, and Chevelle. The fifth annual show sponsored by Monster Energy Drink will be held on April 29th and 30th at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, FL.
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