South Florida's next big breakout act, Blonds, is a funny example of how a little mistake in the internet age can translate to acclaim, label interest, and opportunities very, very quickly. Of course, a cute girl singer with a distinctive voice -- backed by some pretty sweet songwriting -- helps ... More >>
Fresh-faced Boca chanteuse Cat Shell expands her reach.
Boca's Cat Shell channels a classic sound with soul and savvy
Not Too Late (Blue Note)
The Hatsume Fair
Those were the days when wit with wine expressed a budding culture
The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith
Florida Stage resurrects blues legend Bessie Smith in all her singing, swaggering, sexy glory
Marshall Crenshaw, Tori Thornton
Folk isn't the most popular form of music in South Florida, nor does it completely pay the bills. But like long-time folk artist Rod MacDonald, some locals are discovering that persistence pays off.