Weekend preview: Girls rock! Girls roll! Girls rule!

Weekend preview: Girls rock! Girls roll! Girls rule!

One of the things the Founding Fathers did not anticipate when they were thinking about how the First Amendment would affect discourse on the Internet is the stunning proliferation of vile, poisonous, hate speech. (As in the helpful comment that might follow this column: “Abe Lincoln didn&...

Kelly Clarkson tour coming to West Palm Beach

Kelly Clarkson tour coming to West Palm Beach

Three-time Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson, currently seen smiling from People magazine on the checkout line at your local grocery store, is headed back out on the road, bringing her Piece by Piece tour to West Palm Beach on Sept. 17.

My Morning Jacket sets Miami Beach concert

My Morning Jacket sets Miami Beach concert

Jam-rock heroes My Morning Jacket will perform at the Fillmore Miami Beach Aug. 3 on a world tour supporting the album “The Waterfall,” the long-awaited follow-up to 2011’s Grammy-nominated “Circuital” set for release May 4.

John Fogerty bringing iconic CCR hits to West Palm Beach

John Fogerty bringing iconic CCR hits to West Palm Beach

Iconic rock firebrand John Fogerty has added a May 17 concert at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach to his critically lauded “1969” world tour.

Madonna to open Rebel Heart tour in Miami

Madonna to open Rebel Heart tour in Miami

Not only will Madonna include a South Florida stop on her 35-city international “Rebel Heart” tour, as if it were ever in doubt, but the all-important tour-opening concert will be here Aug. 29 at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena.

Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

Weekend preview: Coffee walk, beer talk

This is a great weekend for a walk, because no matter what the weather, it's not snowing. So when the FAT Village Art Walk rolls around on Saturday night, we’ll widen its sphere of influence with a stroll over to Argyle Coffee Roasters, which has gone out of its way to act as an engaging hub...

EDM tour goHARD poised to hit Miami

EDM tour goHARD poised to hit Miami

The EDM wizards behind Holy Ship! and HARD Summer have created a new touring spectacle, goHARD, which will bring such digital hellraisers as Dillon Francis, Bro Safari and Mat Zo to Miami’s Bayfront Park on May 16.

SunFest 2015 lineup: Pixies, Wilco, Fall Out Boy, Hozier and more

SunFest 2015 lineup: Pixies, Wilco, Fall Out Boy, Hozier and more

The Pixies, Wilco, Fall Out Boy, Hozier, Kaskade, Paramore, Lenny Kravitz, Damian Marley, Matisyahu and Boston lead an impressively eclectic lineup for SunFest 2015, which returns to the downtown West Palm Beach waterfront April 29-May 3.

Tortuga Music Festival 2015 adds Doobie Brothers

Tortuga Music Festival 2015 adds Doobie Brothers

Add the Doobie Brothers to the long list of acts performing on Fort Lauderdale beach when the Tortuga Music Festival 2015 returns April 11-12.

Kevin Hart adds second show in Miami

Kevin Hart adds second show in Miami

Actor-comedian Kevin Hart’s record-setting “What Now?” summer tour, which culminates Aug. 30 in a football stadium, for crying out loud, has added a second Miami show on May 9.

Sam Smith bringing summer tour to Miami

Sam Smith bringing summer tour to Miami

British soul singer Sam Smith, now the owner of four Grammy Awards, will bring his just-announced summer tour to Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena on July 20.

SoBe Comedy Fest: Hannibal Buress, Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt

SoBe Comedy Fest: Hannibal Buress, Bill Burr, Patton Oswalt

Hannibal Buress, Bill Burr and Patton Oswalt are among the headliners announced Monday for the 10th annual South Beach Comedy Festival, which returns to the Fillmore Miami Beach April 8-11.

Renewed appreciation for 'Buena Vista Social Club'

Renewed appreciation for 'Buena Vista Social Club'

The film “Buena Vista Social Club” is a love letter to old Cuba by acclaimed director Wim Wenders, but it was the music -- and the then-unknown-to-most musicians who created it -- that was being celebrated by its best-documentary Oscar nomination. Now comes news that, nearly 20 years...

Weekend preview: Heavy metal, iron and lace

Weekend preview: Heavy metal, iron and lace

Thirty years after their white-hot heyday, South Florida heavy-metal heroes Tuff Luck on Saturday will find themselves in front of another packed house filled with rock fans eager for more of their in-your-face swagger.

Cheap date: Kid Rock tickets just $20

Cheap date: Kid Rock tickets just $20

Country-rock-rap pioneer and man of the people Kid Rock will bring his $20 Best Night Ever summer tour to the Coral Sky Amphitheatre on July 16, a show that takes its name from the bargain-basement admission price.

Don Omar, Nicky Jam to hit Hard Rock Live

Don Omar, Nicky Jam to hit Hard Rock Live

Striking while the iron is caliente, reggaeton stars Don Omar and Nicky Jam, both recently named a finalist for major 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards, are bringing their high-energy shows to Hard Rock Live on March 14.

Erykah Badu, Run-DMC added to Jazz in the Gardens lineup

Erykah Badu, Run-DMC added to Jazz in the Gardens lineup

An already stellar lineup of jazz and R&B stars gathering for Jazz in the Gardens at Sun Life Stadium just got stronger with the addition of soul singer Erykah Badu, hip-hop icons Run-D.M.C., Sheila E. and the Jazz in the Gardens All Stars: Ronnie Laws, Roy Ayers, Lonnie Liston Smith and Tom Browne.

Bob Dylan coming to Broward Center

Bob Dylan coming to Broward Center

Bob Dylan on Thursday announced the first shows on his 2015 U.S. tour, including an April 21 performance at Fort Lauderdale’s Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Weekend preview: One love, free beer and Spam

Weekend preview: One love, free beer and Spam

Last-minute Valentine’s Day date idea? Again with this? What did we talk about last year? The most powerful aphrodisiac you possess (have you looked in the mirror lately?) is just having your act together, man. Thoughtful and organized, that’s what you need to emphasize. Especially...

Steely Dan-Elvis Costello tour coming to West Palm Beach

Steely Dan-Elvis Costello tour coming to West Palm Beach

The Steely Dan tour, originally set for a quick eight-show April run, will take the buzz created by those bookings, add Elvis Costello and the Imposters, and hit the road for a full summer tour that concludes Aug. 12 in West Palm Beach.

Charli XCX bringing tour to Fort Lauderdale

Charli XCX bringing tour to Fort Lauderdale

Subversive punk-pop princess Charli XCX, no stranger to Broward County stages in the past six months, will return for a June 13 appearance at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale.

Ricky Martin bringing new album to Miami

Ricky Martin bringing new album to Miami

Ricky Martin will bring his One World Tour 2015 in support of the just-released album “A Quien Quiera Escuchar” to AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Oct. 24.

Weekend preview: Are you ready for some model volleyball?

Weekend preview: Are you ready for some model volleyball?

The annual return of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is a rite of winter, its luminous pixels radiating an almost palpable heat that feels like a gift from the gods in frigid parts of the country. But because you live in South Florida, on this, the weekend before its publication, you get the...

Heineken TransAtlantic Festival lineup full of eclectic power

Heineken TransAtlantic Festival lineup full of eclectic power

The Budos Band, Wild Belle and Ana Tijoux highlight the eclectic lineup that the Rhythm Foundation is bringing to the 13th annual Heineken TransAtlantic Festival, taking place  April 10-11 in Miami Beach.

Seinfeld moments with Jerry, George and Wale

Seinfeld moments with Jerry, George and Wale

Jerry Seinfeld returns to South Florida this month with Hard Rock Live shows following close behind performances by two of his most famous coffee-shop companions, George Costanza and Wale.

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