When Plains' frontman Michael McGinnis dragged the South Florida music swamp for a band to back him, he probably just wanted dudes who could carry a tune, keep a rhythm, and wield an ax as well as he does. To his surprise and benefit, when Jorge Graupera, Jorge Rubiera, and Max Johnson joined forces ... More >>
Lou Barlow has been to South Florida only once, ever, and previously has had no desire to spend any extended time at sea. This week, though, he's due for an extended dose of both. The indie-rock icon is slated to perform aboard the Weezer Cruise, departing from the Port of Miami on January 19, bo ... More >>
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