David Rolland is a freelance music writer for New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times. His mornings are spent educating his toddler daughter on becoming a music snob. His spare time is spent dabbling in writing fiction and screenplays whose subjects are mostly music snobs.
5 days ago | Concerts
Not even old enough to legally drink in America yet, the 20-year-old Irish musician EDEN is already in the second chapter of his musical career. Born as Jonathon Ng in Dublin, Ireland he received classical training in violin at age seven. In ...
6 days ago | Jazz
With the release of his new album, Third Ward Stories, Fort Lauderdale-based saxophonist Jason Hainsworth set out to create a musical biography of his childhood in Houston. But how do you tell a story through instrumental jazz without any lyrics? ...
6 days ago | Concerts
There's no figure more polarizing in music right now than Kanye West. Love or hate him, everyone has an opinion on Yeezus. While he hasn't come out and straight up said it, it's apparent that Kanye has positive vibrations for South Florida. Mr. Ki...
6 days ago | Lists
It's Halloween. While you might not have your creative, life-like, or scantily clad costume ready to go just yet, South Florida's promoters are already at full throttle making sure all you vampires, pirates, comic book characters, and sexy cops ha...
7 days ago | Music Festivals
Tortuga might mean turtle in Spanish, but on Fort Lauderdale Beach it means one of the world's premier country music festivals. Yesterday Tortuga Music Festival announced the line-up for the fifth edition. The three-day festival on the sandy seasi...
11 days ago | Concerts
"A bunch of us just said, 'Hey, we have the basic ingredients, let’s pull it together.'" is how Layne Fox, music director at Lake Worth's CWS Bar + Kitchen, explained how the Damn Glad to Party with You Festival came together for an all day e...