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#Music: Back by popular demand: Dan Bern

#Music: Back by popular demand: Dan Bern

Back for his third concert in three years, Dan Bern, a prolific songwriter and outstanding performer, will appear at the ICE Amphitheater in Islamorada Founders Park, MM 87. The event will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7, starting at 7:30 p.m. “There’s a reason why those who have seen Dan Bern perform once want to […]

#Music: Jonathan Williams is getting noticed for talent

#Music: Jonathan Williams is getting noticed for talent

By Karri Daley Jonathan is a musician of many colors. He has a very wide repertoire of musical styles and plays many different instruments. Jonathan was influenced by his father’s guitar playing at a young age. When he was seven, his father bought him a four-string toy guitar. Jonathan played and played until he broke […]

#Music: Tony Baltimore fits in with strange people

#Music: Tony Baltimore fits in with strange people

By Karri Daley Tony describes Key West as a body of weird kindred spirits that flock together. He says, “turn the country on its side, shake it out, and all the strange and cool people sift to the bottom!” That’s probably why Tony fits in so well down here and feels at home. He’s passionate […]

#Music: The Working Man’s Band

#Music: The Working Man’s Band

Southern Drawl Band has made serious strides since its conception in May 2011 by lead vocalist and guitarist Mike Nash and drummer Larry Dunsmore. Since then, they’ve added three members, Paul Wray (bass), David Crow (lead guitar) and J.D. Edge (fiddle) to form the band they are today, which has an amplified fan base of […]

#Music: Masters play the blues

#Music: Masters play the blues

The Blues Brothers Soul Band is known for packing a powerhouse performance. None of the success of this show would be possible without the sheer class of the band’s musicians. Jake and Elwood themselves are fictional characters (created originally by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd), but band members Paul Ferretti and Lynn LaFrance certainly play […]

#Music: Flow Tribe moves feet

#Music: Flow Tribe moves feet

“Back cracking music.” That’s how the New Orleans natives in Flow Tribe describe their sound. It’s a groove-based gumbo, a mixture of classic Louisiana traditions (funk, jazz, electric blues) and modern-day influences (rock, hip-hop). It’s music that moves, music that hits you in the heart and the feet. Music that sounds as celebratory as the […]