There is much to love about this year's Ultimate Local Music Guide (you really do need to pick up a hard copy for the full interactive experience), butall the highlights are here. So take a tour of this page to hear music from 2014 top local bands, watch performances and read the stories!
By his own admission, Mark Etherington is no blues guitarist. So it's surprising to hear how influential he considers Jack White. "From Jack White, really, I learned how to play chords, and …
Colorful chords and rhythms paint the walls in the shades of retro Brazil as you listen to guitarist Nate Najar's latest album.
Jesse Thelonious Vance creates.
Appeal isn't a secondary or even a 101st concern as the noise artist and Pangaea Project president turns to his instruments of choice — synthesizers, saxophones, keyboards, typewriters, bullhorns and whatever else he can dream up — to express the sounds in his mind.
"Clash" is sort of a misnomer when considering St. Petersburg's eight-member funk/hip hop ensemble The Real Clash. If anything, it's a harmonious gathering of local music prodigies creating a groove-heavy yet still insightful listening experience.
Sonic Graffiti was born of necessity.
Singer-guitarist Drew Giordano's previous band, the Black Roses, had a gig booked at Crowbar in Ybor City in January 2013, but the band fell apart between then and showtime. He quickly recruited his twin brother Dane on bass, and friend Trevor Mustoe on drums.
The best of the best
These 30 concerts are great, but which ones made tbt* entertainment editor Jay Cridlin's top 10? Scan this page with your Layar app to find out. Need help? See Page 26.