We the Kings, 'Nebraska Avenue' and more
-- Tampa singer-songwriter Maggie Council, above, scored some cool recognition recently -- Nebraska Avenue, her ode to her hometown, was featured on the quarterly showcase sampler from the British mag Fatea. "It's the first time in over 20 years of that publication's existence that they've featured work by an American artist," Council said. To listen to Nebraska Avenue, click here -- and then go here to get the full story on the song.
-- Orlando's Kingsbury are giving away everything they've ever recorded, including their new EP Lie to Me, as free mp3 downloads. That's FREE, no questions asked. If you'd like to thank them in person, they'll be performing at 9 p.m. Friday at New World Brewery. Tickets are $8.