St Patrick's Day on Saturday or Sunday?

St Patrick’s Day on Saturday or Sunday?

Every year, bars and taverns all over the world get into full-fledged party-mode to celebrate the life of Saint Patrick who passed away on March 17th of the year 461.  This day is a public holiday in Ireland, Newfoundland, and Montserrat, a British island located in the Lesser Antilles.  The holiday is also widely celebrated [READ MORE…]

Battle of the Bands heats up in Broward

Battle of the Bands heats up in Broward

The month of March features not one but TWO entirely distinct battle of the bands contests at two casinos located on either end of Broward County.  First, there’s Hard Rock Rising which begins at the Hard Rock Cafe on March 8th and then there’s the Rock ‘n Roll Shootout starting March 12th at the Nectar [READ MORE…]

Festivals every weekend in February

Festivals every weekend in February

In my last blog, I reviewed some of the regularly scheduled concerts staged by local municipalities in and around Broward County, Boca Raton and Delray Beach.  This month appears to be one of the best months of the year for outdoor festivals, whether they be sponsored by cities, churches or private organizations.  The weather is [READ MORE…]

South Florida Cities Present Free Outdoor Concerts

South Florida Cities Present Free Outdoor Concerts

Editors note: This was written in 2013.  Click HERE for 2015. Do you love live music but hate going to a smoky bar and watching bands scream in your ears past the midnight hour only to head home half intoxicated?  Why not take advantage of the bigger budgets and larger stages provided by local municipalities?  [READ MORE…]

The Return Date

The Return Date

This month, I share with you the thoughts of several local musicians on the hot topic of  “the return date” – in other words, when will they be back at the same venue and how often.  Jimi Robinette of Riverdown recently brought up the subject on his Facebook page, sharing his years of experience as [READ MORE…]