In yet another example of gross government overreach and excessive bureaucratic regulation, officials have announced that today, June 30, will be one second longer than a normal Earth day. At 11:59:59 p.m. tonight, the officially recognized time will receive an extra second before rolling over to mi ... More >>
Suffice it to say, the world lost one of its great voices when Etta James died last week, only a few days prior to her 74th birthday. Born Etta Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938, she became one of the most influential female performers of all time, a daring diva who was able to transcend R&am ... More >>
Chances are, if you came of age in the '80s, you heard the songs of Patricia Mae Andrzejewski on the radio. Only you came to know her by her professional name, Pat Benatar. Born January 10, 1953, she dominated the airwaves throughout much of that decade, scoring a pair of multi-platinum albums, f ... More >>
Considered one of the godfathers of British Blues -- a distinction he shares with late Alexis Korner -- vocalist and multi-instrumentalist John Mayall gave a jumpstart to that particular idiom well before it took hold with the masses in the latter part of the '60s through bands like Fleetwood Mac ... More >>
Isle Casino has a full-on bar scene to explore.
Flickr: RCI Genesis / Photo by STX EuropeThe colossal Oasis of the Seas has been bathed in glowing publicity. The reviews from VIPs and journalists who toured its decks during its November debut were almost universally positive. And yesterday was an occasion for a feel-good story, as the ship inv ... More >>
Checking out Matthew Sabatella's latest album.
DWNTWN Concert Series with Rachel Goodrich and Jacob Jeffries BandFriday, January 9, 2008Tina Hills Pavilion at Bayfront Park, MiamiBetter Than: Before.The Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA), in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and produced by the Rhythm Foundatio ... More >>
South Florida's busiest head-spinner
One gets the impression that if there were eight days in a week, DJ Affect would be spinning each and every one of 'em. Hell, it's a bet he'd be spinning every day of the week if there were 10 or 12 or 20 -- that's how driven the cat is. When you're already spinning seven out of seven, what's a few ... More >>
Three more recent South Florida music releases
We offer the presidential contenders our picks for political theme songs
For Craig Martin, re-creating the greatest albums of all time is his life's passion
Starbucks subsidiary has big plans brewing for Hilary McRae
Rockers and writers don't always mix within
The Velvet Revolver afterparty offers a stiff lesson in star power
Can a band reared on indie ethos survive a move to the majors, flak from its fans, and its own emotional upheaval?
Spiritual Decay at the Dawn of the Reagan Era
Panic! at the Disc
Maybe but Dave Melillo's all songwriter.
Taking the Long Way (Columbia)
Next stop, MTV?
Buddy Guy and friends commandeer the Riverwalk all weekend
Hard Times for Dreamers
A little bit country, a little bit rock 'n' roll: Cracker jacks Langerado
Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)
Would you call Neil Hamburger funny ha-ha or funny peculiar?
With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not
Don't expect Exene Cervenka to drag X quietly into the future
Okeeblow (Grand Royal)
Listening to the distant echoes of a pop-rock genius
After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally
Springsteen's still on fire
Richard Buckner, The Ramones
October 8 - 14, 1998