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Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with Sirens, one of many bands set to perform at Welcome to Rockville 2020.

Rockville moves to Daytona

Jason Turner, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

This year marks significant changes for Welcome to Rockville. The tenth year of the festival brings a change that has surprised many, as Danny Wimmer Presents announced that the festival is moving from...

Cast members of Hierarchy of Fish

Find out what’s new and upcoming part 3

Concerts, plays and dance recitals
Jason Turner, Staff November 6, 2019

There are a lot of events coming to Tampa Bay in the next few months. Here are a few of them. Nov. 7 Ruth Eckerd Hall Alice Cooper is returning for his “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” tour. Expect...

Andy Black sings about experiences that fans can relate to

Punk rock saved my life

Jason Turner, Staff Writer November 4, 2019

About a year and a half ago, I wrote a piece about why I like live music. Now I want to talk about why I like music in general, but mainly in punk, metal, hardcore and alternative genres. Although I do...

Vic Fuentes of Living the Dream Foundation

Vic Fuentes and Living the Dream Foundation make dreams come true

Jason Turner, Staff Writer October 3, 2019

The Living the Dream Foundation (LTDF) recently announced Pierce the Veil’s Vic Fuentes as their CEO and co-chairman. The organization was established in 2007 by Scottie Somers to create #DreamDay experiences...

Disrupt your life next week

Disrupt your life next week

Jason Turner, Staff June 20, 2019

June 26 is the day. Come to MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre for the inaugural Disrupt Festival. Get there early so you can see Hyro the Hero. Set times can be found here. I will be there, so come...

Welcome to Rockville 2019

Welcome to Rockville 2019

Jason Turner, Staff May 10, 2019

Thousands of music fans got together at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville on May 3-5 for Welcome to Rockville. Even the rain on Friday and Sunday could not stop the bands and fans from having a great time....

Andy Black is one of the acts to perform at DISRUPT.

There’s a new festival in town

Jason Turner, Staff March 26, 2019

Get ready to be disrupted by a new traveling festival. This summer marks the beginning of The Rockstar Energy Drink DISRUPT Festival. There are 25 dates for the festival, which comes to the MidFlorida...

The Interrupters at The Orpheum

Yes, punk rock has rules

Jason Turner, Staff March 22, 2019

As Kevin Bivona, guitarist of The Interrupters (, told people at the Orpheum on March 9, the first rule of punk is to pick people up when they fall down. The Interrupters played...

Aimee Interrupter onstage at Warped 2018

Say goodbye to your childhood

Jason Turner, Staff September 26, 2018

The final touring version of Warped Tour ended in West Palm Beach on Aug. 5. On Aug. 4, it made its stop in the Tampa Bay area at Mid-Florida Amphitheatre. For those who don’t know, Warped Tour has...

Andy Black performing at Warped

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...

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