WeekendBroward Celebrates 3rd Anniversary!

Assassin Rocks Cagney's Saloon

Every year, I am asked to celebrate my birthday with a band, but instead, I choose to celebrate the birthday of my website, WeekendBroward.com, with a band of my choosing. WeekendBroward.com started off as a simple project to document the whereabouts of local bands and musicians so that I could keep track of their ever-changing … Read more

Blues Brews and BBQ – Looking forward

Tab Benoit

This year was not the first time I had attended the Blues, Brews and BBQ event at the Coconut Creek Casino but it really felt like the first because it was such a different experience for me. First off, the main event stage was moved inside to the Pavilion venue inside instead of being held … Read more

A Fallen Hero

This blog was originally written on April 18th, 2011. Do you remember where you were when you heard about the Space Shuttle blowing up? How about September 11th, 2001? April 17th will be one of those milestone days for me because I was sitting at Starbucks, uploading band photos from the previous night when I … Read more

Rock ‘n Roll Shootout at The Nectar Lounge

Every Tuesday during the month of March, the Nectar Lounge at The Coconut Creek Casino will be abuzz with local rock bands and their fans cheering them on, hoping to gain the judges’ attention and sway them to vote them in as a contender for the final round to take place on Saturday, April 13th. … Read more

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

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