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Taking Back Sunday's

If you were even the least bit interested in the emo scene in the early ‘00s, Taking Back Sunday’s Tell All Your Friends(which turns 15 today) was probably one of your favorite albums and/or your introduction to the genre. Formed in Long Island in 1999, Taking Back Sunday went

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MUSIC AND CAMPING! CAMPING WITH THE BLUES MUSIC FESTIVAL

Written by Angela Taylor on 10 October 2016.What is cooler than mixing camping and music? Nothing! And you will find no better combination of the two than Camping with the Blues, which takes place the weekend of October 21-23, 2016 in the rolling hills of Florida…and yes, I said hills! Located in Brooksville, on

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DJ IMMINENT – SARASOTA’S PREMIER DEEJAY

Many people around town know who DJ Imminent is, but not many people know who Jawara Gordon is. Jawara, or Jay as he mainly goes by now, was born in the U.S, but has his roots in Jamaica. Growing up, he lived everywhere from Jamaica to California. His mother, a single mom of two, struggled to make ends meet. She did ev

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MICHAEL ROSS QUARTET W/ SPECIAL GUEST FRED JOHNSON AT FOGARTYVILLE

Written by David Beaton on 07 February 2017.On Sunday, February 12 legendary Bay Area vocalist Fred Johnson will perform for the first time with the Michael Ross Quartet (Michael Ross - bass, Daniel Jordan - Sax and flute, LaRue Nickelson - guitar, Walt Hubbard - drums) at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Cent

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STELLAR PERFORMANCE FROM A MUSIC ICON AT THE VAN WEZEL – SMOKEY ROBINSON

Playing to a sold out crowd at the Van Wezel in Sarasota on Thursday night, Smokey Robinson was late to the stage. The crowd was getting restless and no one quite knew what was going on. Rumor had it that there was a wardrobe malfunction going on in Smokey's dressing room. But when Smokey walked out in an impeccabl

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