- Staff Picks
- December 2, 2021
The Good The Bad and the Funky (Nacional). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Doyle Bramhall II flat tore it up in Melbourne, and Michelle Wilson was there!
One of Central FL’s favorite venues, Will’s Pub, hosted a four-act concert that featured some big names, and non-stop acoustic music.
The iconic rock band Chicago returned recently to Florida’s Space Coast, much to the delight of Michelle Wilson and the sold-out Melbourne audience.
Christopher Long and hardcore fans delight in Scottish chart-busting combo Big Country’s rock-out under the stars at Captain Hiram’s in Sebastian, Florida.
Charging faster than an angry Great White Buffalo, the Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent, unleashed a rock and roll love fest of Gonzo proportions in Orlando, nearly steamrolling Christopher Long.
Passion Pit gives concertgoers a song and dance to bounce to and a healthy bunch of streamers and sweat for Anna Allred to shake off at night’s end.
The real estate bust of 2008 takes its toll on the One Percent and prevents time share magnate David Siegel and his trophy wife Jackie from finishing their $100 million replica of Versailles. Oh, the humanity.
After forty years, Kiss proved they are still the Hottest Band in the Land, as they blew the ever-living crap out of Christopher Long at a Tampa show.
Mightier than Motley and prettier than Poison, ’80s So-Cal metal missionary poster boys Stryper returned to Orlando for some arena-rock-style praise and worship. Long time fan Christopher Long was in the front pew.
Best Coast sells out The Social, but Jessica Whittington and one of the Bethanys squeeze in, stick thier hearts on their sleeves, and resist calling their exes.
Mayer Hawthorne and The Stepkids bring the white guy soul funk to Orlando, and Jared Campbell explodes (in more ways than one).
Owl City brings fan-friendly melodies, moody lighting, and hologram rappers (!?!) to Orlando’s House of Blues. Stan Kruslicky can get down with the tunes and the lights, but draws the line at holographic musicians onstage.
A contemporary, multi-band juggernaut headlined by modern rock poster boys, Hinder, recently besieged Orlando, Florida. Despite a torrential downpour, approximately 1,500 enthusiactic fans, our own Christopher Long included, experienced one of the first big shows of the new year.
Cashing in on the current classic albums craze, Styx returned to Melbourne, Florida to recreate two best-selling records in one hit-filled evening that had Chris Long enthralled.
Three of thrash metal’s infamous Big Four recently teamed up and proved to be the mightiest force to hit South Florida since Hurricane Andrew. Chris Long was on hand for the American Carnage Tour with Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax.
Throngs of faithful old-school arena rockers squeezed into their faded vintage Judas Priest and Iron Maiden T’s and partied once again like it was 1989 at the Tampa stop of the Scorpions “farewell” tour. Chris Long was, of course, among them.