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FIDDLIN' ABOUT Thursday, January 29
Violin virtuoso Daniel D. first picked up the instrument at age 12. After graduating from Charleston School of the Arts, he immediately began his life as a touring musician, and has since garnered an …
YO, MAESTRO! Wednesday, March 18
Virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman first impressed audiences when he was featured at age 13 on The Ed Sullivan Show. In the decades since, Perlman has continued to mesmerize those who embrace all …
NEW WAVE LEGENDS Wednesday, March 18
The pride of Athens, Georgia (in your face, R.E.M.!), The B-52s are coming up on 40 years of taking their always-fun, booty-shakin’ synth pop to the masses. The band – featuring founding …
ERSATZ BOLD AS LOVE Wednesday, February 4
The tribute band is a peculiar phenomenon of popular culture mashing adoration, musical and visual emulation, and a good dose of kitsch. The Athens, Georgia, trio Gimme Hendrix – guitarist Eric …
Acclaimed contemporary jazz singer Sara Gazarek is well known for delivering strong interpretations of jazz standards and even pop hits (like her savvy blending of The Beatles’ …
DAY ON THE GREEN 5 days ago
Springtime is here and that can mean only one thing for us Folio Weekly staffers: crippling allergy attacks and subsequent antihistamine abuse. When we’re not coughing, sneezing and sniffling …
Back in the early 2000s, my band 
 played a fundraiser to send a 
 local musician to New York to further his career in the business. We were joined by then-local hip-hop/punk trio Whole Wheat Bread for the show. We all donated our time, as it …
Orlando heavy-hitters fly way above their punk rock peers
HIP-HOP Wednesday, January 21
The humorous hip-hop duo of Flynt Flossy and Whatchyamcallit formed the Turquoise Jeep music collective and label in 2009 and had an instant YouTube viral video hit with the semi-raunchy tune …
With more musical projects under his belt than Jack White on coke, local musician Jeremy Rogers has been gigging the Northeast Florida scene hard since the early 2000s. The 38-year-old is currently in hardcore punk outfit Dredger (guitar/drums) …