Anime fans took over FIU's Graham Center for Yasumicon 2008, which featured cosplay costume contents, discussion panels, a dealer room and a cosplay coliseum. Click here to read our recap of the event.
Despite being downgraded to a single stage, Rock The Bells managed to provide an impressive hip-hop lineup, which included Nas, Method Man & Redman, Mos Def, A Tribe Called Quest and more. Click here to read our review of the festival.
The Mayhem Festival stopped at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach Wednesday, July 30. The metal event featured performances by Slipknot, Disturbed, Dragonforce, Mastodon and more. The South Florida stop was a homecoming for Miami-band Black Tide, which New Times wrote a feature on in July.
Every year ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale holds Red Eye, an annual showcase of local art and music. This year's event featured live art demonstrations by Kapone is ILL, Doug Hoekerna and Noah Jones, and performances by Band #12 , the Microdots, Pretty Please, Dooms De Pop and more.
BIG 105.9 FM DJs Paul and Young Rod hosted their Summer of Steel event Friday, June 25 at Hooters in Pembroke Pines. The duo signed autographs and the crowd got the chance to be one of the finalists to win one of five motorcycles courtesy of Harley Davidson.