There are many individuals and businesses who support our local music community. Whether you are in a band or a fan of live music in South Florida, here are some online resources you might enjoy. Some specialize in Jazz and Blues while others cover the entire spectrum of live music from the perspective of local musicians.
SFL Music Magazine is South Florida’s premiere music and entertainment publication. Every month features exclusive interviews with national and local artists, concert and album reviews, thought- provoking feature stories, and reviews of the most-anticipated movie blockbusters and art-house films. PDF copies of the magazine may be downloaded or read online at: http://sflmusic.com/
Metro Music Mayhem is a resource for musicians and fans of both local and national music artists. Keep up with the music scene in Florida and around the world. Includes interviews with local and nationally reknown musicians, musicians recording tips, musical instrument and equipment maintenance as well as helpful advice on music promotion and marketing.
FortLauderdaleOnTheCheap is a website that features different ways of saving money everyday. The link we have given you here will take you to a list of discounted or free entertainment around town. You can also sign up for their daily e-mails.
In The Biz magazine and it’s related website are filled with information for the service industry, In the Biz discounts, Tricks of the Trade, Employee of the Month, Business Spotlights, Chef of the Month, where to go for Karaoke, Live Music and so much more.
Online edition of New Times featuring columns by award winning writers. Of special interest to fans of live music, The County Grind blog offers up what you missed in music from yesterday and what’s happening tonight.
Florida’s online guide to live jazz and blues in local clubs, concert venues and festivals. The JazzBluesFlorida website also provides hundreds of current listings for clubs, concerts and festivals throughout the state (organized by region), along with photos from shows, and video showcases. There is also news about new Florida CD releases, personal recommendations and suggestions, links to important resources including Jazz and Blues Associations, radio and web programming, and educational resources, as well as our blog with current news postings, and much, much more!
The mission of the Gold Coast Jazz Society is to perpetuate and advance the cultural art form of jazz through performances, education and outreach activities. Based out of Fort Lauderdale, this not for profit organization offers a number of Jazz events each month. Check their website, www.goldcoastjazz.org, for a complete list of upcoming events.
Rockers in Recovery magazine is a quarterly print and online publication dedicated to music, news, interviews, events, and festivals taking place within the clean and sober community. Musicians who are in recovery can spotlight their music through interviews, calendar of events, and a featured artist section in each issue. RIR magazine is a safe arena to share and receive feedback from the RIR readers as well as announce upcoming concerts, festivals and new music releases to music lovers who are in or support recovery.
Internet Radio and Podcasts
For over 15 years Dar has been Host of the “wildly popular”, 3 hour radio broadcast in South Florida – THE SUNDAY BLUES WITH DAR, on 88.5FM WKPX. Her mission is to help spread the gospel of the blues. The show is a mix of Traditional, Contemporary, Delta, Chicago, Hill Country, Acoustic and Texas style blues, with some Funk, Soul , Rhythm and Blues, Swing and more.
Interviews with musicians from all around the country featuring Vinny “Bond” Martini.