Music

T-Bone talks noise on WSLR with County Commissioner Nora Patterson, Paul Caragiulo and CL‘s own Tim Sukits

Terry “T-Bone” Rhodes invited a group of distinguished guests to his Music Scene and Be Seen radio show on Saturday afternoon …

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Barbara Strauss

Back and blue: The Sarasota Blues Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with the hottest line-up in its long and storied history

Barbara Strauss (Photo courtesy ticketsarasota.com) Published November 4, 2010 20th Annual Sarasota Blues Festival 11 a.m.-10 …

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Fresh Muphins at Mattison’s: A local restaurant chain gives original music a spin

Published July 14, 2010 Sarasota-Bradenton’s three Mattison’s restaurants are not the first establishments people think of when seeking a good local …

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Making money from scratch: How the Vinyl Music Festival is bringing Sarasota together to rethink its economic game

Published in Creative Loafing Sarasota, July 14, 2010   Downtown Sarasota is not currently known as the heart of electronic music in …

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Band of brothers: Before signing with Universal Republic, Boyce Avenue achieved world notoriety DIY-style

Published May 27, 2010 “All We Have Left” by Boyce Avenue will be available on iTunes and Amazon.com June 15. It’s no …

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Vlad the Educator: One of the world’s greatest pianists teams up with his former student to open Cultural Center Miracle in North Port

Published December 15, 2010 Cultural Center Miracle Grand Opening Open house noon-4 p.m., Black Tie charity dinner 5 p.m. Sat., …

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Rock this way: The Rockstarr Bentley Landing Party is really Five Points Collective’s first lesson in musical promotion through community collaboration

Published December 1, 2010 The Rockstarr Bentley Landing Party Presented by Five Points Collective with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Suncoast …

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Garbage Pail Kids: The four teenage members of The Garbage Men use music to drive home their eco-friendly message

Published November 24, 2010 If you frequent some of the regular art walks and farmerss markets around Sarasota, you may …

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Come original: Out of all the live music venues on the Suncoast, three have stood firm in their long-time support for original music, thanks to their owners

Published September 22, 2010 Howie and Dawn Hochberg of Cock & Bull Cock & Bull Pub, 975 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, the-cock-n-bull.com. …

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Business

Cheap trick: A business model tailor-made for economic recession has allowed the Sarasota Guitar Company to thrive in a hurry

Published June 2, 2010 The case of Sarasota Guitar Company is a textbook example of how to launch a business in …

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Local music: The Terry T. Trio deepens its family bond through music

Published May 5, 2010 Terry T. Trio 7 p.m. every Wed., Mattison’s City Grille, 1 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota, 330-0440 …

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WSLR shake-up: A change at Sarasota’s community radio station leaves the anti-noise ordinance movement without one of its most prominent voices

Published April 21, 2010 TERRY “T-BONE” RHODES: “I’m going to get behind [the scene] one way or another” For the …

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Newcomer’s Guide: Which songs to sing at our most popular karaoke spots

Published March 17, 2010 KROAKY’S KARAOKE Kroaky’s Karaoke, 4400 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, 926-3434 or kroakys.com. If you haven’t yet …

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Making its case: How Mattison’s City Grille convinced the Sarasota City Commission to change its tune on downtown outdoor live music

Published February 17, 2010 Since the Downtown Partnership asked Paul Mattison to open his outdoor dining venue on the corner …

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Online organizing: Music Scene and Be Seen launches a new website in an effort to unify supporters of original live music

Published February 17, 2010 If you turn your FM dial to WSLR 96.5 from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday afternoons …

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Noise

2010 Spring Arts Preview — The Noise Issue: Inane regulations have prevented Sarasota from becoming a great live music town, but the times might be a-changin’

Published in Creative Loafing Sarasota, January 27, 2010   In 1996, Phil Dasher, at the time president of the Condominium …

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Local CD Review: Fancy Rat’s debut self-titled EP is a dance-happy hodgepodge of revelry

Published June 30, 2010 The latest band to emerge from Sarasota’s steam-gaining Finch House Collective started as a rough side project …

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Music

Sarasota’s Svend Asmussen reflects on a career as one of the most sought-after jazz violinists of the past century

Published Dec. 14, 2009 Sitting across from Svend Asmussen in The Jazz Club of Sarasota office, it’s easy to see …

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Reviews

Local Music Review: Maid Mosephine and the Equines

The Equines’ debut EP “Hearts on Faces” Published Nov. 24, 2009 (Photo courtesy finchhouse.com) Local music …

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Music feature: Cock & Bull hosts a show with 20 drummers this Friday

Published Oct. 12, 2009 John Lichtenstein, Joe Pezzino, Dan Rixon, Doug Rogells, David Curran, Mike Murphy, Jonas Canales and Greg …

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Let’s Rock Sarasota ends its inaugural summer season with a classic rock graduation ceremony

Aug. 14, 2009 Let’s Rock Sarasota is starting to roll. The rock school for kids that kicked off last September …

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Spin doctors: The Vinyl Music Festival will get you dancing, but the real goal is to bring young professionals to the area (Corrected)

Jul. 10, 2009 Relaxing on a comfy brown couch at the Hub Incubator, a launching pad for tech and creative businesses …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #20 — Spontaneous Habit

May 1, 2009 Spontaneous Habit: \”Upside Down\” (“Upside Down”) SPONTANEOUS HABIT Members: Shannon Fortner (vocals), Allen Holsberg (bass), Phil Anderson (drums), …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #19 — Bootleg

May 1, 2009 Bootleg: \”Holmes Beach\” (“Holmes Beach”) BOOTLEG Members: Robyn Tingen (bass), Mark Pelham (vocals, guitar), Juan Montero (keyboard, saxophone, …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #18 — Muphin Chuckrs

May 1, 2009 Muphin Chuckrs: \”Boyz N Gurlz\” (“Boyz N Gurlz”) MUPHIN CHUCKRS Members: Dustin White (vocals, guitar), Dan Edwards (guitar), …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #17 — Everyone Owns the Right

May 1, 2009 Everyone Owns the Right: \”Beautiful Pursuit\” (“Beautiful Pursuit”) EVERYONE OWNS THE RIGHT Members: Stormy Angel (vocals), DJ Imminent …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #9 — Stuk

Apr. 27, 2009 Stuk: \”Val.I.Dated\” (“Val.i.dated”) STUK Members: Nik (vocals), Mo (guitar), Kirk (drums), Judd (bass/vocals) Sounds like: Mudvayne, Deftones, Korn Stuk …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #5 — Nino Pinelli

Apr. 27, 2009 Nino Pinelli: \”Ice Age\” (“Ice Age”) NINO PINELLI Sounds like: A male Norah Jones, Damien Rice Nino Pinelli …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #4 — Big Blu House

Apr. 27, 2009 Big Blu House: \”New Saloon\” (“New Saloon”) BIG BLU HOUSE Members: Big Leon (keyboards), J-Blu (MC), J-House (drums), …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #3 — Completely From Mountains

Apr. 27, 2009 Completely From Mountains: \”All These Things I Need to Know\” (“All These Things I Need to Know”) …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #2 — Pedro Arévalo

Apr. 27, 2009 Pedro Arévalo & Friends Too: \”My Baby\’s Gone\” (“My Baby’s Gone”) PEDRO ARÉVALO Sounds like: blues, jazz, …

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2009 Summer Guide artist #1 — Villanova Junction

Apr. 27, 2009 Villanova Junction: \”Panic\” (“Panic”) VILLANOVA JUNCTION Members: Ryan O’Neill (vocals, guitar), Erin Johnson (organ), Julian Leonard (drums) Sounds …

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Robin Rogers brings the house down at Ace’s this Saturday

Apr. 1, 2009 Robin Rogers bring her infectious enthusiasm to Bradenton’s Ace’s this week. She’s been nominated for Best Contemporary Female …

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Ray Bonneville rocks the Irish Rover Pub this Saturday

Apr. 1, 2009 Ray Bonneville has been touring around singing his gritty storytelling and deep grooving blues songs for more …

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The 2009 Sarasota Folk Festival: Grant Peeples

Mar. 12, 2009 Grant Peeples As we mentioned previously, The 6th Annual Sarasota Folk Festival will be a whole new …

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The 2009 Sarasota Folk Festival: Al Fuller

Mar. 11, 2009 Al Fuller As we mentioned previously, The 6th Annual Sarasota Folk Festival will be a whole new …

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The 2009 Sarasota Folk Festival: Myakka Bluegrass

Mar. 10, 2009 Myakka Bluegrass As we mentioned previously, The 6th Annual Sarasota Folk Festival will be a whole new …

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The 2009 Sarasota Folk Festival: Mindy Simmons

Mar. 9, 2009 Mindy Simmons The Sarasota Folk Festival began in October 2003 as a one-day event held at the …

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Music feature: Take five classical musicians, throw in some Led Zeppelin and Radiohead and, voilà, you’ve got Sybarite5

May 10, 2010 FOX FORCE FIVE: Angela Pickett (viola), Louis Levitt (double bass), Laura Metcalf (cello), Sami Merdinian (violin) and …

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