Event Reviews

Read on for action reports of concerts, festivals, stand-ups, one-acts, and other parades of human entertainment from the passionate reviewers camping out in backstage trenches and after-parties to write about them for you in the morning.

Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade

Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade

Event Reviews

The Summer of Green Tour brought Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade and co-headliners Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew to the Hard Rock Events Center in Tampa, Florida. Bob Pomeroy reviews.

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

Event Reviews

An evening with poet, singer, and musician Jackson Browne brings meaning, memories, and a fair bit of chair-dancing to an audience of a certain generation. Roi J. Tamkin screams along at the Louisville Palace and beats the cops when it’s over.

Sharknami the Musical?

Sharknami the Musical?

Event Reviews

A hurricane and a flock of sharks promise to kill everyone in this silly musical parody presented by Valencia College. Carl F. Gauze reviews.

Witchapalooza

Witchapalooza

Event Reviews

When witches gather, dinner is who you make it, in Witchapalooza, a play by Kamron Kiltgaard. Carl F. Gauze reviews.

Desperate Measures

Desperate Measures

Event Reviews

Romance and the hanging noose make for lovely romantic comedy. Carl F. Gauze reviews Desperate Measures at the Winter Park Playhouse.

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Event Reviews

Hundreds of enthusiasts of all ages packed into downtown Orlando’s ultra-hip nightspot, The Abbey, for a high-energy matinee dance-off hosted by the dynamic Minneapolis-based duo Koo Koo Kanga Roo. Hey! Who brought all those cats to the party?

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

Event Reviews

A drag queen saves a failing British shoe maker and incites a fashion revolution. Carl. F. Gauze reviews Kinky Boots, at Orlando Shakes.

Croce Plays Croce

Croce Plays Croce

Event Reviews

A.J. Croce plays his songs and his father’s in a beautiful, nostalgic performance that feels more like a party than a somber homage. Jeremy Glazier catches the Croce Plays Croce experience in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Better Than This

Better Than This

Event Reviews

Four local bands lit up Melbourne, Florida at the Pineapples Moon Room. The lineup, presented by Red Eye Booking, included London on Fire, The Speed Spirits, and Dunies, all from in Melbourne, and special guest, Orlando band Better Than This.

As You Like It

As You Like It

Event Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews his second As You Like It in three days, the latest a candy-colored complexity from Rollins College’s Annie Russell Theatre.

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Clint Black at Riverside Casino and Resort

Clint Black at Riverside Casino and Resort

Features

Jeremy Glazier reports from this late 2023 concert packed with fantastic music, lighting, and displays that give the feeling of a two-hour Clint Black Live at Riverside Casino and Resort music video.