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TRIBUTE TO EARTHA KITT Wednesday, April 22
When René Marie’s husband told her to stop singing or leave their turbulent marriage, she chose the music. Though she didn’t begin performing professionally until age 42, Marie …
On evolution, entrepreneurism, exclusivity and self-excoriation with the Los Angeles rapper
MUSIC & MENTORS Wednesday, April 22
A few weeks ago, a musician friend of mine named Chance released an album that includes a song written in tribute to his lifelong mentor, Ron Feldman, who died in the fall of last year from brain cancer. Ron, an Orlando-based voice and music …
Drummer Paul Bostaph's rhythmic pummel helps push the metal gods into their third decade of metal fury
THRASHING ABOUT Wednesday, April 22
An event that Folio Weekly likes to call “The One Spark of Metal,” the mighty Welcome to Rockville offers two days of metal, alt-metal, hard rock and just flat-out loud music …
LONG LIVE ROCK Wednesday, April 15
Break out those earplugs, Gramps – The Who are coming to town! In the past half-century, The Who have sold 100,000 million albums, played to hundreds of thousands of fans and destroyed quite a …
ROCK BARD Wednesday, April 15
What can we say about Mr. Dylan that hasn’t been said already? Well, let’s try. In the mid-’60s, Bawb is the same genius who made rock lyricism an art form and then released the …
YOUNG MAN BLUES Wednesday, April 15
Selwyn Birchwood injects some much-needed new blood into the blues scene
THE DAY I BECAME A DICKHEAD Wednesday, April 15
A longtime Folio Weekly contributor (and even longer time guitarist) bows before the mighty Dick Dale
COVER BANNED Wednesday, April 15
A word of clarification before we begin: I think the One Spark festival is, on the whole, a good thing. It gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to get their ideas in front of large numbers of people (and potential investors), it's a boon for local …