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All signs point to Orlando

All signs point to Orlando

Danielle Gamble, Staff

November 28, 2017

It’s fall now, but the Florida heat still makes it feel like summer. Despite the sweat running down backs and makeup running off faces, people still push closer together as they move towards the stages. It’s Sept. 30 in Orlando, and, at this very moment, all that matters is music. Race, gender, sexual...

Welcome to Rockville to return

Welcome to Rockville to return

Jason Turner, Staff

November 21, 2017

It may be hard to believe, but the 2018 summer festival season is already being planned. On Nov. 6, the lineup for Welcome to Rockville was announced. Welcome to Rockville is considered by many to be the beginning of the summer festival circuit. It takes place in Jacksonville on the final weekend...

Descendents deliver

Descendents deliver

Jason Turner, Staff

November 20, 2017

  When the Descendents come to town, expect to have a great time. On October 20, they played a sold-out show at the House of Blues in Orlando. Ripping through a 30-song set followed by two encores of four songs each, the Descendents deliver a wonderful time for everyone in the audience. Frank...

Heart Beat Bop

October 26, 2017

Ed Sheeran goes shoeless at Amalie Arena

Ed Sheeran goes shoeless at Amalie Arena

Carissa Costello, Staff

October 23, 2017

Ed Sheeran still appears like a pub singer: slightly disheveled, donned blue jeans, a guitar, and absent of a live band. But that is only if one could forget the thousands of screaming fans spanning as far as the eye could see. Solo, the red-haired performer equipped with an acoustic guitar and loop...

History’s prowling grounds

History’s prowling grounds

Danielle Gamble, Staff

October 23, 2017

Have you ever driven down ninth Avenue in Ybor and noticed a yellow and white brick building next to small wooden buildings that resemble old “casitas?” That would be the Ybor City Museum, and next to it is the Ybor City Museum State Park. Ybor City is home to roughly 4,700 people and has visitors...

Measure your life in love

Measure your life in love

Danielle Gamble, Staff

October 23, 2017

A re-imagined version of RENT, the musical, hit the road to do a 20th anniversary tour this fall. Tampa is lucky enough to make the list of stops. RENT is at the Straz Center from Sept. 19, 2017 through Sept. 24, 2017. In New York City’s East Village in Bohemian Alphabet City, there was tragedy ...

Warped tour offers something for everyone

Warped tour offers something for everyone

Jason Turner, Staff

October 23, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, the Warped Tour came to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. Since 1995, the Warped Tour has been bringing new and classic punk, metal, rap, and alternative music to the masses all over North America. This year was no exception. This year’s Warped Tour hosted a diverse lineup on...

Social Distortion sells out three Florida shows

Social Distortion sells out three Florida shows

Jason Turner, Staff

October 22, 2017

The legendary Social Distortion has been on a late summer tour that recently came to Florida for sold out shows in Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, and St. Petersburg. Now considered "elder statesmen" of punk rock, Social Distortion has been around since Mike Ness formed the band in 1978. They are still going...

Emo Night Brooklyn comes back to Tampa

Giovanna Cano, Staff

October 22, 2017

Emo Night Brooklyn returned once again to The Orpheum in Ybor City, Sept. 23. A show that is best described as a nostalgic event for the genre of emo rock music from the early 2000s. The term emo is short for its original title “emotional hardcore punk,” which describes the focus of the music being...

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