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INSIDE DAVID BOWIE'S LAST YEARS
01/27/16 at 11:42 AM by magicrat85
Such a great article from Rolling Stone

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/fe...years-20160127
Tags: David Bowie, Music
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AQUACHOBEE Beach Zone Added to Okeechobee Music Festival
01/25/16 at 08:58 AM by magicrat85
OKEECHOBEE MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL PARTIES ALL DAY WITH AQUACHOBEE



TROPICAL BEACH ZONE OFFERS DAWN-TO-DUSK LIVE MUSIC

FROM INTERNATIONAL ARRAY SUPERSTAR DJs AND LIVE BANDS



THE BEACH STAGE LINEUP INCLUDES:

HERMITUDE, TWIDDLE, MANIC FOCUS, LIFE ON PLANETS, JAN BLOMQVIST,

THE WHITEST TAINO ALIVE AND MIXMASTER MORRIS and

THE OKEECHOBEE ALLSTARS FEATURING OTEIL BURBRIDGE (DEAD & COMPANY),

ROOSEVELT COLLIER (THE LEE BOYS), JEREMY SALKEN (BIG GIGANTIC)

PLUS VERY SPECIAL GUESTS AND SURPRISES



TROPICAL PARADISE TO ALSO FEATURE SWIMMING, SUNBATHING

FULLY STOCKED BAR, FERRIS WHEEL AND MUCH MORE



4-DAY OMG PASSES AND EXCLUSIVE VIP PACKAGES STILL AVAILABLE


OKEECHOBEE MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL HAPPENS MARCH 3-6, 2016



(Okeechobee, FL) Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival announced its exclusive "AQUACHOBEE" beach zone as OMF continues to expand the possibilities of the modern festival experience. Florida's biggest ever camping festival, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is taking place March 3 -6just outside Florida's magnificent Lake Okeechobee.



AQUACHOBEE will be situated in the heart of Okeechobee's Moonlight Oasis, where the Florida jungle meets the spectacular white sand beach. OMF's daytime hang out, AQUACHOBEE is a bona fide tropical haven where festivalgoers can swim, soak up the sun, or just chill out to live music from 9am to 9pm. Aquqchobee programming will run as a counterpoint to the all-night dance music of the nearby Jungle 51. An oversized Ferris wheel will offer epic vistas of Sunshine Grove's gorgeous landscape while the AQUACHOBEE bar will supply libations of all kinds, from fruit smoothies to delicious cocktails.



The AQUACHOBEE stage will host dawn-to-dusk performances from electronic artists, bands, and DJs including Hermitude, Twiddle, Manic Focus, Wolfram, Life on Planets, Mixmaster Morris, Jan Blomqvist, Dirk Largo, The Whitest Taino Alive, and many others. Baltimore's acclaimed Life on Planets is exclusively releasing their latest track, "ReelLove," which is available for free download only via Okeechobee's SoundCloud. Major surprises and special guest performers are expected as well. On Thursday, fans can go to Aquachobee and watch the Okeechobee Allstars featuring Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company), Roosevelt Collier (The Lee Boys), Jeremy Salken (Big Gigantic) and very special guests. Communion Presents, one of the most exciting new international record labels and concert promoters, will be taking over the beach stage on Sunday during the day and showcase performances from T. Hardy Morris, Curtis Harding and Eryn Allen Kane.



Recently named by the New York Times as one of the places "Where Music Lovers Should Go In 2016," Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival boasts an extraordinary multi-genre bill, with more than 80 artists, bands, and DJs from around the globe performing across five signature stages. Headliners include Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, and Skrillex, alongside a stunning line-up that also features Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Fetty Wap, Bassnectar, Miguel, Odesza, Big Grams (Big Boi & Phantogram), Mac Miller, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Ween, and many more.




Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival will also showcase "PoWow! A Live Superstar Mashup,"featuring once-in-a-lifetime artist collaborations produced by the creative force behind the world famous Bonnaroo SuperJam. For complete details and further updates, please see okeechobeefest.com


4 Day OMG Passes for OMF are available now for $269.50 (plus fees). A number of VIP Packages are also on sale. For complete ticketing information, please visit okeechobeefest.com/tickets.



"We wanted to make our festival lower priced than other major events," said Soundslinger's Paul Peck. "We just really want people to come out and see the unbelievable site here at Okeechobee and share in the insane party we're going to throw."

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Centrally located at Florida's Sunshine Grove (12517 NE 91 St Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972) on over 800 acres of pristine grasslands, clear lakes, and exotic tropical woodlands, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival will offer a matchless tropical topography for fans from around the world to explore and celebrate. Festival attractions will include all night music, wooded VIP camping areas, and an assortment of spectacular immersive art installations. Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival will also feature a wide array of local food and crafts as well as yoga, meditation, and holistic workshops instructed by world-renowned body workers.



For additional information, please visit okeechobeefest.com, facebook.com/okeechobeefest, twitter.com/okeechobeefest, and instagram.com/okeechobeefest.
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GREAT ARTICLE
01/22/16 at 08:22 AM by magicrat85
Can apply to any genre.


http://www.rollingstone.com/music/ne...0160121?page=2
Tags: country, rock, music
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OKEECHOBEE FEST ADDS MORE ARTISTS!!!!
12/02/15 at 08:19 AM by magicrat85
(Okeechobee, FL) Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival today announced the additions of Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, legendary hitmakers Daryl Hall & John Oates, and the recently reunited Ween, as well as some of today's most prominent house and techno artists set to perform on the festival's dusk-til-dawn Jungle 51, including: Damian Lazarus, Virginia, Marcel Fengler, Anton Zap, Voiski, John Acquaviva, rRoxymore, Dj Three, Andrew Grant, Max Jacobson, Jeffrey Scott, Brian Cid, Orazio, Chris Nitti, Driss and Rambo Springsteen and more to be announced. The festival has also added Aquachobee Beach artists including: Life On Planets, Jan Blomqvist, The Whitest Taino Alive, Mixmaster Morris, Dirk Largo, Twin Limb, Solar, David Marston, Atnarko, The Happy Show, One Of Them, Low Cut Live, Carlos Chiesa and more to be announced.

Okeechobee organizers are very excited to announce the Miguel PoWow! With Very Special Guests. Produced by Paul Peck, the creative force behind many iconic Bonnaroo SuperJams, the PoWow! is Okeechobee's signature tradition of thrilling artist collaborations and special performances.

"With PoWoW!, we're cooking up an historic concert, the kind where you don't know who is going to walk out on stage or what will happen next," says Peck. "Miguel is a supreme talent and we're working closely with him to defy and exceed all expectations. The idea is to create a show that we personally want to experience together with fans at Okeechobee. We're going to invite fans to submit their ideas for PoWow! to us on Facebook and Twitter, and if we use an idea, we're going to hook up those fans in a cool way."

Past SuperJams produced by Peck include SuperJam with Skrillex and Friends, Rock & Soul SuperJam with Jim James, Brittany Howard, John Oates, R. Kelly and Billy Idol, the hip-hop SuperJam with RZA, Solange, Schoolboy Q and DJ Jazzy Jeff, Also Derek Trucks SuperJam with Chaka Khan and D'Angelo SuperJam with Questlove.

The complete up-to-date Okeechobee lineup is below.

The Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is slated for March 4th - 6th, 2016, just North of Florida's magnificent Lake Okeechobee. For complete details and further updates, please see okeechobeefest.com.

Three-Day General Admission Passes and VIP Packages for Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival are on sale now. 3-day GA Passes are available for $259.50 (plus fees) through Thursday, December 10th, at which time the price will increase to $279.50 (plus fees).
Payment plans are available until December 17. Fans are encouraged to purchase early to take advantage of the payment plans while they last. For complete ticketing information, please visit okeechobeefest.com/tickets.

In addition, fans attending Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival can choose from a number of customized ticket and lodging packages, including Tent and RV Rental options, the "Eternal Sunshine" VIP Experience, the 'Eternal Sunshine' VIP Boutique Camping Experience, or a Super VIP Luxury Tour Bus. Complete details can be found at okeechobeefest.com/tickets and Eventbrite.

Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is presented by Soundslinger, LLC, an independent company founded by Steve Sybesma formerly of concert pioneer Sunshine Promotions, Paul Peck formerly of Superfly, and a team of all-star producers who have presented other major festivals and countless concerts around the globe.

For additional information, please visit okeechobeefest.com, facebook.com/okeechobeefest, twitter.com/okeechobeefest, and instagram.com/okeechobeefest.
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OKEECHOBEE FEST SECOND WAVE LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT
11/18/15 at 08:19 AM by magicrat85
If you thought the initial lineup for Okeechobee Music Festival was amazing, the second set of announcements will blow you away. Bassnectar, The Avett Brothers and Odezsa have been added to an already stellar lineup. Also added to the multi-genre bill:

KILL THE NOISE, LIL DICKY, NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE,
LETTUCE, WHITE DENIM, BOOKER T. JONES, POST MALONE, DUNGEN,
FAMILY AND FRIENDS, AND THE SHELTERS.

To find out more information on the lineup and to get your tickets, go to http://okeechobeefest.com/#/lineup

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INAUGURAL OKEECHOBEE MUSIC FESTIVAL LINEUP
10/15/15 at 07:39 AM by magicrat85
Who would have ever dreamed that a music festival the same caliber of Bonnaroo, Coachella or Lollapalooza would be held in what is essentially my backyard. Well, my dream has come true. On March 4th-6th,2016, OKEECHOBEE MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL will take place at SUNSHINE GROVE in Okeechobee, FL. The first wave of acts to be announced include Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Skrillex, Future, Miguel, Grace Potter and many more acts to be announced! For more information and to buy tickets, go to :

http://okeechobeefest.com/#/lineup

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Interview w/ THIRD EYE BLIND
06/08/15 at 09:34 AM by magicrat85
Here is the interview that I did with Brad from THIRD EYE BLIND. ENJOY!

https://soundcloud.com/magicrat85/third-eye-blindmp3

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LISTEN TO NEW POLITICS "NEW" SINGLE
06/02/15 at 01:33 PM by magicrat85
Go and check out New Politics latest single WEST END KIDS!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpMYWunXXP8
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SUNFEST 2015 Lineup (its pretty damn sunny)
03/10/15 at 10:59 AM by magicrat85
Sunfest is becoming a nationally recognized Music and Arts festival that has become a must on the Spring/Summer festival circuit. In late February, the lineup for the 2015 edition was announced and it is star-studded to say the least. Fall Out Boy, Lenny Kravitz, Hozier, Paramore, 311, and many more will be gracing the stages along the intercostal waterway on April 29th - May 3rd along the West Palm Beach waterfront. For more information on this party on the waterfront and how to get tickets, please go to http://www.sunfest.com/
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WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE
12/18/14 at 02:02 PM by magicrat85
It seems as the rock gods are shining their rays on the sunshine state as Jacksonville prepares to welcome "Monster Energy Presents: Welcome To Rockville 2015" on April 25th and 26 to Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL. Celebrating the 5th anniversary, Rockville is offering up some of the hardest and heaviest bands in the land including: Slipknot, Korn, Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Slayer and many other heavy hitting bands. For more information on the festival and how to get tickets, go to http://welcometorockvillefestival.com/

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Felicity
12/11/14 at 10:34 AM by magicrat85
This is an interview I did with a great band out of Orlando called FELICITY. Enjoy!

https://soundcloud.com/magicrat85/felicity-interview
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New Politics Interview
12/11/14 at 10:29 AM by magicrat85
Here is a two-part interview that I did with New Politics at the Big Orlando Festival on 12-7-14. Enjoy.

https://soundcloud.com/magicrat85/new_politics_pt1

https://soundcloud.com/magicrat85/new_politics_pt2
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Tortuga Music Festival 2015 Lineup Announced
12/02/14 at 11:32 AM by magicrat85
This morning, music fans were given a early Christmas present when the initial lineup for the 2015 edition of the Tortuga Music Festival was announced. Headlining the festival will be returning favorite Kenny Chesney (2014) and first time act Zac Brown Band. Other bands that will be on Ft Lauderdale Beach on April 11th & 12th, 2015 will be Jake Owen, Little Big Town, Sublime with Rome, Frankie Ballard and many more. For more information on Tortuga, go to http://www.tortugamusicfestival.com/
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The Big Orlando artist interview-WEEZER
10/02/14 at 07:16 AM by magicrat85
Here is a recent interview Big Orlando festival artist Weezer did with kroq http://kroq.cbslocal.com/weezer-worl...on-kevin-bean/) . For more iformation on Big Orlando festival go to http://www.thebigorlando.com/
Tags: weezer, interview, big orlando
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The Big Orlando Comes To The Sunshine State
10/01/14 at 05:24 PM by magicrat85
It was recently announce that the first annual "The Big Orlando" festival will take place at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, FL on Sunday, December 7th 2014. Featuring Fall Out Boy, Weezer, Young The Giant, Dirty Heads and many more national recording artists, The Big Orlando festival is sure to be a success. For more information on how to get tickets, go to http://www.thebigorlando.com/

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Tags: festival, fall out boy, weezer, young the giant
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