• Gloria

    Gloria

    Work place tragedy turns into publishing gold.

  • Pentecostal

    Pentecostal

    Art and politics collide when an ancient painting compromises refugee’s attempts to flee a war.

  • Reverend Horton Heat

    Reverend Horton Heat

    High-energy American Music done for an older audience at Orlando’s House of Blues.

  • Butch Walker

    Butch Walker

    Kicking off his current Stay Gold tour, pop music “golden boy,” Butch Walker returned to Orlando for yet another sold-out performance at The Social. Christopher Long was there.

  • Motörhead

    Motörhead

    It was a night of metal and moshing in the sold-out House of Blues, with Motörhead and Anthrax in town. Carl F Gauze elbowed his way through the madness.

  • Southern Culture on the Skids

    Southern Culture on the Skids

    Surf music from the hills of North Carolina washes up on the Orlando shore and pelts Carl F Gauze with free fried chicken. Southern Culture on the Skids is back in town.

  • Thomas Dolby

    Thomas Dolby

    Thomas Dolby returns from the past and heads for the future. And just to complicate things for Carl F Gauze, it’s an early show.

  • Hank 3

    Hank 3

    Your daddy’s Country music ran away screaming tonight, and even Carl F Gauze cashed his chips in early once Hank 3 wrapped up his hellbilly set and started in on his ear-drum-challenging metal second act.

  • The Airborne Toxic Event

    The Airborne Toxic Event

    Three bands (including The Airborne Toxic Event), six bars — what more could Carl F Gauze want? Oh, yeah, legible sound.

  • Capitol Steps

    Capitol Steps

    Nobody can dish the political dirt like insiders, Capitol Steps. Carl F Gauze tries to keep up with all of the costume changes.

  • Nashville Pussy

    Nashville Pussy

    Country, hardcore, and power punk make for an eclectic crowd and evening — still, Carl F Gauze enjoys the unique twist of Nashville Pussy.

  • Colin Hay

    Colin Hay

    Colin Hay tells stories and knocks off his hits in this intimate acoustic show at Orlando’s Plaza Live. Carl F Gauze sits in.

  • Reel Big Fish

    Reel Big Fish

    Four, count ’em, FOUR great bands rock Orlando and nearly pogo us to death. Reel Big Fish and The Aquabats topped the lively bill that left Carl F Gauze dazed and dizzy.

  • Little Feat

    Little Feat

    A promising new band and a fading classic unite at Orlando’s Plaza Theatre and the audience can’t stay in their seats. Carl F Gauze sat down for a bit of Little Feat.

  • Orlando Psycho City Derby Girls

    Orlando Psycho City Derby Girls

    A Roller Derby resurgence is sweeping the nation! …at least it is in East Orlando. Carl F Gauze caught the opening bout of the Orlando Psycho City Derby Girls’ season.

  • Lords of Acid

    Lords of Acid

    Lords of Acid allows the return to Orlando’s classic ’90s rave club, and all we can muster is two lousy glow sticks?

  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    The Plaza Theatre in Orlando showcases the talents of a newcomer and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and eventually lures Carl F Gauze out to the streets.

  • They Might Be Giants

    They Might Be Giants

    They Might Be Giants brings a kid-friendly show to the hard Rock Live in Orlando.

  • The English Beat

    The English Beat

    The English Beat, a division of the Two Tone Army, invades Firestone Live in Orlando, but it’s opening band Fishbone that emerges victorious.

  • Flogging Molly

    Flogging Molly

    Returning for two sold-out shows in Orlando on their annual Green 17 Tour, Flogging Molly gave Carl Gauze a reason to chug another Guinness.

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