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Northwood Art and Music warehouse in West Palm Beach, Fl.

By David Rolland West Palm is South Florida’s quiet little music scene secret.  While the city doesn’t get nearly as much musical clout as its much bigger neighbors to the …

Live music at Arts Garage in Delray Beach.

Get Groovin’ Delray By David Rolland From the oceanside to downtown, you can always count on hearing someone jamming when wandering through Delray. Here’ s a run through of all …

Maxi's Lineup in Jupiter, FL. Guavatron performing live.

Get your Boogie on in Jupiter By David Rolland The town of Jupiter has a lot more than pretty beaches and well-manicured golf courses. It also has quite the offering …

Reviewed by other local musicians Guavatron Momentus Reviewed by Joey Calderaio “After nearly a decade of sharing their smooth jams with the southeast, Guavatron has released their debut album Momentous which dropped …

Mike McCleary of Shade Tree Studio, Surfer Blood, and Girlfriend Material in Boynton Beach, FL.

A Boynton Beach Giving Tree By Ava Bourbeau In high school Michael McCleary — of Girlfriend Material and Surfer Blood — had a makeshift recording studio in his bedroom. His …

Jamie and Pouya, Indigo Dreamers

Married to the Music By David Rolland Photos by Jakob Takos When married couple Jamie Craig and Pouya Pourtahmasbi tried to come up with a name for their quiet folk …

Northwood Art and Music warehouse in West Palm Beach, FL.

An eclectic venue for multimedia pursuits By David Rolland   Like it did for so many of us, the pandemic forced Joe DeStephan to pivot. For close to a decade …

Girlfriend Material

Not your average cover band By Darien Davies Photos by Jakob Takos Two dudes, one goal: Fun. If you’ve ever seen Girlfriend Material play — most likely at a waterfront …

The Resolvers band in Delray Beach, FL.

Big Band Reggae, Big Band Love By Darien Davies Everyone knows you can’t pick your family, but you can pick your friends. If you’re lucky enough like the bandmates in …

Close up of guitarist and bassist of Surfer Blood performing live.

West Palm Indie Faves, Surfer Blood, Paddle into their Second Decade By David Rolland Growing up in West Palm Beach, John Paul Pitts was writing songs as soon as he …

The Brians of Uproot Hootenanny sitting in front of a white backdrop sheet with their instruments.

15 Years of Good Pickin’ By Darien Davies If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’ll have spent your life living out your passion. If you’re one of the ultra-lucky …

Johnny Debt performing in the listening room at Steel Tie Spirits.

West Palm Beach Distillery Mixes Sounds with Drinks by David Rolland When Steel Tie Spirits first opened its doors in West Palm Beach, the focus of founders Ben Etheridge and …

Guavatron members, Conor Crookham (bassist) and Adonis Frangiskakis (guitarist) on stage performing at Leftovers in Jupiter, FL.

Guavatron Releases Momentous Debut Album By David Rolland It was a long time coming, but after nearly a decade of being Palm Beach County’s preeminent jamtronica band, Guavatron finally released …

Bumblefest's musical festival banner.

West Palm Music Fest Spotlights Indie Music By David Rolland The sixth annual Bumblefest will take over the 500 block of Clematis Street in West Palm Beach on Friday, Sept. …

Logan Rex of Artikal Sound System

Logan, how you been? Oh, I’ve been good. A little sleepy. We’ve been in this van now for just over a month. I can imagine. You guys are on tour …

Joey Calderaio Band

PEACE, LOVE, AND SOUTH FLORIDA REGGAE by Nicole Danna Self-taught, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Joey Calderaio remembers the moment he fell in love with reggae. It was Guanabanas in 2012, where …

Bryce Allyn

MUSIC VETERAN OF BOXELDER FAME GROWS UP by David Rolland Photos: Anthony Ceccarelli Bryce Allyn Rutkowski was living the rock star dream for more than a decade starting in the …

Mathews Brewing Company in Lake Worth

Mathews Brewing Company Plays Live Music, and That’s a Brewtiful Thing by Natalya Jones  Photos: Hunter Hutchings Politics and religion. Plaid and stripes. TikTok and Gen X. Some things just …

The Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton Temporarily Closing

By David Rolland   You only have one last weekend to enjoy The Funky Biscuit. The beloved Boca Raton concert venue and restaurant announced on its Facebook page that it …

COVID-19's Impact on the Palm Beach County Music Industry

The New Music By David Rolland Featured in the Digital Edition Music to our ears They say hindsight is 2020, but from this side of the quarantine it seemed in …

Kung Fu Performing at the Funky Biscuit

The Funky Biscuit celebrates its ninth anniversary in quarantine. By David Rolland   This was supposed to be a great weekend for Albert Poliak’s live music venue, The Funky Biscuit. …

Johnnie Brown's In Delray Beach Reopens Post-Quarantine

Johnnie Brown’s Reopens: Music to Our Ears By Darien Davies   After weeks of dealing with an abandoned downtown, Atlantic Avenue is finally reopening and shaking back to life. Everyone …

How We Won’t Let Coronavirus Stop the Music   by David Rolland It has been over two months now since anyone’s been to anything resembling what we once called a …

Sierra Lane Playing Guitar

Sierra Lane, Feet Grounded But Flying High by David Rolland Photos: Jakob Takos  It was hard for singer/guitarist Sierra Lane to pick what was most surreal of playing in front …

Hell & Hollar

Hell & Hollar: Dirty and Loud Rock & Roll by David Rolland Photos: Jakob Takos Blake Burns wants to make sure people know the correct spelling of his rock band …

Hurricane Party

Hurricane Party, Freakin’ What They Feel by Darien Davies Photos by Roberto Badillo If you can understand and fully decipher their music, you’re missing the point. The lyrics just sort …

Rust & Wax Record Store in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Record Store Brings A Vinyl Revival  By Sean Gordon  Photos by Alexis Paige Founded in 2014 by vinyl enthusiasts, Jesse and Melanie Feldman, Rust & Wax is …

Brian Trew of Uproot Hootenanny

Brian Trew began his love with the music world at age 11 when he first picked up the viola in his middle school orchestra. Instantly hooked, he and his friends …

West Palm Beach Musician Matt Brown

Prolific Multi-Instrumentalist Brings the Soul By David Rolland Photos by Alexis Paige When Matt Brown rattles off what he’s been up to lately, you wonder how the local soul, funk, and …

South Florida Sunshine Soul By Adam Sheetz Local musician, Jakob Takos, has been bringing good vibes across South Florida with his particular sound of sunshine soul. Bright and beachy, with …