Author Archives: Jason Ferguson

New Orlando concert listings [Austra, Two Man Gentleman Band, Yelle, OFF!, more]

 Aug. 19: Wolfhunter, Demons, Hyimn, Six Dead Horses, Sluggard (Will’s) Aug. 31: Cats in the Basement, Alias Punch, Fancy Rat (Will’s) Sept. 9: Dave Barnes (Plaza) Sept. 16: Two Man Gentleman Band, Damion Suomi (Redlight) Sept. 29: The Aggrolites … Continue reading

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New Orlando concert listings (Woolly Bushmen EP release, Das Racist, Dream Theater, Odd Future, Whores, more)

The winners of the “Best New Band” award in this year’s Orlando Music News OMNi Awards, the Woolly Bushmen, celebrate the release of their debut EP with a show at Uncle Lou’s on Aug. 11.   Aug. 11: Woolly Bushmen … Continue reading

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New Orlando concert listings (Arctic Monkeys, Yuck, Paul Collins, New Pornographers, Two Piece Mini Fest, KEN Mode, Thrice, Royal Bangs, Hunx & his Punx, Bright Eyes, and a WHOLE LOT more)

This Hunx and His Punx photo was stolen from a great write-up of the band in Trebuchet magazine. One can only hope for this much sexy goodness when the band hits Will’s on Sept. 10. Alright, I’ll admit it: I’ve … Continue reading

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SEEN LAST NIGHT: The Sh’Booms (Orlando Weekly ‘Best of Orlando’ Party @ Beacham, July 13, 2011)

I only managed to snap a couple shots, but this was the scene:

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Here are the winners of the First Annual Orlando Music News OMNi Awards

Thanks to everyone who voted. More than 8,000 votes were cast, which I’m pretty sure is a whole lot. Congratulations to the winners, of course, but also to all of the nominees; the nomination process yielded a diverse cross-section of possibilities for … Continue reading

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More great Orlando rock photography from Jim Leatherman’s 25+ years in the trenches

A few months ago, I posted about the photos that Jim Leatherman has been sharing with his friends and colleagues on Facebook, and, with his permission, posted a handful of those photos on the site. Well, apparently Jim got a little more time … Continue reading

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20+ years of Orlando rock ‘n’ roll photography, through the lens of Jim Leatherman

So, back in March, local photographer Jim Leatherman began casually uploading to Facebook some of the shots he’s taken around the Orlando music scene over the years. These photos are, in a word, amazing. Not just for the time-machine factor, but because … Continue reading

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Florida musician Jeff Snow needs your help … for a very good cause

I don’t know Jeff Snow, but I’m betting more than a few of you do. The Lake Worth drummer has played in the past with the likes of Mike Dunn & the Kings of New England and John Ralston, and as opposed to the … Continue reading

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Grab a free comp from So. Fla label Livid Records

A little out of our jurisdiction, but worth grabbing (for free!). The folks down at Livid Records in Boca have put together a fine, 25-track compilation of bands on their roster, and it’s a doozy. In addition to Orlando faves like Miami’s Lil … Continue reading

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New Granada’s SXSW showcase featured on the front page of the festival’s site

  Well, well, well. It looks like Tampa’s New Granada Records is gonna be doing pretty well for themselves out in Austin in a couple of weeks. The label’s official South By Southwest showcase – a Florida extravaganza featuring the Pauses(Orlando), Sunbears! (Jacksonville), Sleepy Vikings (Tampa), King of Spain(Tampa), New Roman … Continue reading

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