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  • Serene Dominic & The Gem Seekers
    Serene Dominic & The Gem Seekers: the lost art of pop-rock songwriting
    Serene Dominic (AKA The Human Torch) has mastered the craft of writing catchy rock songs with depth and humor. The term pop-rock has been maligned in recent years, but it's use here is empathically aligned with (early) Beatles or Elvis...
  • Food Network in Concert
    Food Network in Concert at Ravinia pairs tastings with music
    No argument that food and music go together like picnics on the lawn with concerts at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.The question after listening to good bands, noshing on delightful dishes, attending lectures and cookbook signings, sipping...
  • Meet The Band Brightside
    Meet The Band Brightside
    “How long have we both waited to feel a love that is just like yours & mine…I can read the signs” -Lyrics from "Runnin"Meet “Brightside” a Venice, CA based band that you might have originally known as...
  • Steam Whistle
    Steam Whistle Brewing hosts the 3rd annual Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival
    Does it get any better than this? Gourmet food vendors, Canadian Indie bands, and of course beer. And lots of it! The 3rd-annual Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival hosted by Toronto local brewery Steam Whistle takes place on August 9th and 10th at The...
  • 2006 Tour de France
    Band Ignition's schedule includes Tour de France (Photos)
    On June 19, 2014, Si Astbury and Ignition stated that their new band has been amazingly busy and that their gig diary is filling up. One of their gigs includes Tour de France!Ignition is located in the UK, and this six member band, plus manager...
  • Soul Kitchen Celebrates their 2nd Year together
    Soul Kitchen
    Friday Night a group of us made our way to Mulligan's to hear some live music and have a bite to eat.The reason we chose Mulligan's was because Soul Kitchen was playing. This group has caught my attention on a number of occasions here on...
  • Top 10 most hipster bands
    Top 10 most hipster bands
    The term “hipster”, as defined by dictionary.com, is “a person […] characterized by a particularly strong sense of alienation by most established social activities and relationships”. But like any slang term, you...
  • The Routine: Rock-n-roll to rattle your soul
    The Routine to Release New EP: Delving into a 'Deeper' Sound
    San Diego has always retained a strong network of local musicians. In a town where you can catch a show on any given night of the week, it is sufficient to say that stage presence is crucial. Continuing in that realm, it is also highly important...
  • Tomato Face: Chase Price and Jake Umberger
    Tomato Face: Dig it With an Ear Shovel
    The Little Shop of Records was one of many that celebrated Record Store Day. A quirky little record shop on the outskirts of Nashville in a town called Murfreesboro, this store had plenty of entertainment—one of such being a live set from...
  • This week's Orlando music
    Saturdays continue to dominate the week in Orlando music
    As usual, this coming week, April 28 – May 4 in Orlando local music has some great choices for music fans to get out and help grow the Orlando music community. It looks like the Saturdays in May are stacking up as full of shows as they were...
  • Homewood Patriot Band
    Bands in the 2014 Rose Parade: Part 4, from Alaska to Panama
    The six remaining bands in this series of four articles on the 2014 Rose Parade bands were placed so closely together in the last quarter of the parade that it was difficult to set up shots, but that doesn’t take away from the amazing...
  • Dobyns-Bennett
    Bands in the 2014 Rose Parade: Part 3, Texas, Tennessee and Japan
    Acrobats in gold spandex and sequins, exciting cornering, close-in flag work, and dancing musicians added entertainment value to the four 2014 Rose Parade marching bands profiled in this article. The excitement these groups create and the...
  • Bands in the 2014 Rose Parade: Part 2, from Hawaii to Queen Elizabeth
    Bands in the 2014 Rose Parade: Part 2, from Hawaii to Queen Elizabeth
    Colorful uniforms add impact and crowd-pleasing eye candy to marching bands. Two excellent examples in the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade were Hawai'i All State Marching Band Na Koa Ali'i, based in Kaneohe, Hawaii, and Liberty High School...
  • Bands in the 2014 Rose Parade: Part 1, the regulars
    Bands in the 2014 Rose Parade: Part 1, the regulars
    Among the 20 bands that march in the Rose Parade, there are four that are invited every year, plus two slots for competition winners and two for the teams that play in the Rose Bowl Game, which were profiled earlier in this column. The list...
  • Vodka Gimlet
    The Gathering brings people together in Indianapolis
    True to its name, The Gathering has created a local dining destination with a welcoming feel.Housed in the former location of Michael's Southshore, The Gathering offers a menu of comfort food and a few twists on classic items.Sisters Molly and...