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Concert Review: The Marathon “Secret” Pixies Show in Fort Lauderdale
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Concert Review: The Marathon “Secret” Pixies Show in Fort Lauderdale

For me, “Caribou” is pretty close to the best Pixies song ever, because it’s so definitively Pixies. It’s beauty and beast cryptically commingling in the same song, and it’s full of disarming surprises. That transition from the ethereal falsetto of the title word into Frank Black’s psychotic street-preacher demand to “Repent!” gets me every time, […]
Concert Review: Royal Blood’s Thunderous Fort Lauderdale Debut
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Concert Review: Royal Blood’s Thunderous Fort Lauderdale Debut

On Monday night at Fort Lauderdale’s Revolution Live, the English one-two punch of headliner Royal Blood and opener Turbowolf brought a much-needed infusion of hard rock to South Florida’s music scene. Royal Blood, a hard rock duo from Worthing, England consisting of bassist Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher, has built a following in recent […]
Herbie Hancock & Guests Make Exuberant Cameos at MSD Concert
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Herbie Hancock & Guests Make Exuberant Cameos at MSD Concert

Last night, in a one-of-a-kind evening at Coral Springs Center for the Arts, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Bands Director Alexander Kaminsky summarized the mood in the building when he told the energized audience, “Bad things happen in this world. The band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas has chosen how to respond.” After a hearty applause […]
Brian Wilson Cancels Pompano Beach Concert
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Brian Wilson Cancels Pompano Beach Concert

Pop legend Brian Wilson went under the knife for an emergency back surgery this week. The good news? The surgery was a success. The bad news? He was forced to cancel the remainder of his May tour dates, including his “Pet Sounds: The Final Performances” tour May 20 at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. “I know […]
Concert Review: Foo Fighters Kick Out the Jams in West Palm
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Concert Review: Foo Fighters Kick Out the Jams in West Palm

Last fall, I had an idea to write an article titled “Where Have All the Rock Bands Gone?,” detailing the plight of rock booking in South Florida. The idea was that this region was missing out on the biggest rock n’ roll tours and concerts because there was no viable method of promotion following the […]
Concert Review: For Minus the Bear, it Didn’t All Add Up
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Concert Review: For Minus the Bear, it Didn’t All Add Up

On Thursday night, Seattle’s Minus the Bear brought the first show of its Planet of Ice Anniversary Tour to Fort Lauderdale’s Culture Room, and played to a surprisingly packed house. Following the trend of many successful record anniversary tours in recent years, Minus the Bear is celebrating 10+ years of the record that put them […]
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