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Volume 6 • issue 3 • March 2016 WRitERS: terry Canter • Bob Cheesman Corrina Drost  •  Rem Fields Jessica Key  •  Rachael Lamb Dawn Lemay  •  Shobha N. Lizaso Scotti Moore  •  Marissa Puckett Liz Stokes  •  Keith Wilkins PhotogRAPhERS: Jordan Kruger • Neal Nachman

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Yoko Ono Hospitalized in New York Yoko Ono has been released from the New York hospital. Sean Lennon tweeted early Saturday night, "Thanks again for everyone's concern. She's home and running about as usual. Just the flu in the end. I may go get a flu shot now..." Yoko Ono was hospitalized in New York Friday night. The singer and artist was at her Upper West Side home when the ambulance arrived, according to CBS New York. Ono was taken to Mount Sinai West Hospital at 9:05 p.m. She had been suffering from the flu and had gone to the hospital for a check-up on the advice of her doctor, her publicist told the network, though police sources told CBS in initial reports that she had possibly suffered a stroke. The rep said he expected Ono to be released Saturday. "The earlier reports were erroneous," publicist Elliot Mintz told New York Daily News. "There is no stroke and there are no lifethreatening circumstances as has been described to me." He added that he had spoken with someone at the hospital who had assured him she would be OK. "To the best of my knowledge, she had symptoms along the lines of a serious flu, and her doctor thought it was best that she would get a check-up at the hospital, and she is being checked for that and hopefully will be released as early as tomorrow," Mintz added. "Hey guys it was only rumors from press: was NOT a stroke, just dehydration/tired," Ono's son Sean Ono Lennon added on Twitter. "She is FINE. Thank you everyone for your concern. Only stroke Yoko Ono had was a Stroke of Genius! :-) She's really fine. Thanks for all the well wishes!" The Mount Sinai Hospital location where the singer was taken was formerly known as St. Luke's Roosevelt, the location where John Lennon was pronounced dead in 1980. Ono still lives in an apartment in the Dakota, a building she moved into with Lennon in 1973. 3

Ono released a new album of remixes, Yes, I'm a Witch, Too, earlier this month. Rolling Stone premiered Portugal. the Man's take on "Soul Got Out of the Box" from the record in December. The artist, who turned 83 on February 18th, also opened up a new art exhibit, "Land of Hope," in Mexico City's Memory and Tolerance Museum, according to CNN, this month. Her works promote messages of peace. Kendrick Lamar to Induct N.W.A Into Rock Hall Kendrick Lamar will induct pioneering hip-hop group N.W.A into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the April 8th ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Arena. Kid Rock will also be among the artists on hand to welcome Cheap Trick into the Rock Hall. Lamar and Rock join previously announced presenters the Black Keys, Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas. Lamar, a protĂŠgĂŠ of Dr. Dre's, has spoke often about N.W.A's influence on him growing up in Compton. "When I think of N.W.A, it wasn't even music to me, it was a real lifestyle," Lamar said in an introductory video for the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton. "Brothas from my neighborhood that made it out." In October, Lamar also shared a tribute to the late N.W.A member Eazy-E. "People were scared to talk about these kinds of tough situations, but because [Eazy] and the group took it upon themselves to talk about [these things], every artist is able to and they owe it to him," Lamar said. "He's not only the birth of gangsta rap, but he's the birth of a whole legacy of being able to say what you want to say on a record and not being in fear of what others may think and not offending your own art and your own reflection." Rolling Stone spoke to Ice Cube in December following news of N.W.A's passage into the Rock Hall's Class of 2016. "It means a lot of things. It means that the group's mark is kind of solidified. It's all legitimized in a way

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because the whole music industry has to honor the group in a way. It's just hard to sum up in words, really," the rapper said. "It's everything that kind of eluded us in a lot of ways when we were coming up. So many people were opinionated about N.W.A. I think everyone now at this point, no matter how you feel about us, understands what the group actually did and what it means to modern music." The 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony airs on HBO on April 30th. Eric Clapton Announces New Album 'I Still Do' Eric Clapton will put out his 23rd solo album, I Still Do, this spring. The singer teamed with producer Glyn Johns, who has previously worked with the Rolling Stones, Eagles, Led Zeppelin and the Who and on Clapton's own 1977 LP, Slowhand, home of the hits "Cocaine," "Wonderful Tonight" and "Lay Down Sally." The new record will come out on May 20th via Clapton's own Bushbranch imprint, in association with Surfdog Records. Some of the songs on I Still Do are Clapton originals. The musicians on the record include many who have worked with Clapton in the past, including drummer Henry Spinetti, bassist Dave Bronze, guitarist Andy Fairweather Low and organist Paul Carrack, among others. The album art features an illustration of Clapton by artist Sir Peter Blake, who previously co-designed the sleeve for the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Who's Face Dances and others. I Still Do follows up Clapton's 2014 record Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale. Clapton told Rolling Stone that year that he was planning on writing and recording another LP when head heard about the death of Cale, a singer-songwriter, in 2013. "I always play into the unknown," he said of his guitar

habits at the time. "I don't practice things that are known to me unless I'm getting ready to do live work. Most of the time, it's abstract, like picking up a pencil and paper and drawing what's in front of me. It's improvised, always." Eagles of Death Metal Cancel European Tour Due to Injury Eagles of Death Metal have cut short their Nos Amis European tour – itself a series of rescheduled dates following the tragedy at Paris' Bataclan in November – after singerguitarist Jesse Hughes suffered a hand injury. "Eagles of Death Metal has regrettably been forced to cancel the remainder of their European tour due to founder Jesse Hughes tearing a tendon in his finger," the band wrote in a since-deleted post on their Facebook; Rolling Stone had confirmed that the remaining eight dates of the tour have been cancelled. "Hughes has tried to play through the injury during the current tour, but doctors have advised that the only way to properly heal it is to stop playing now, or risk further injury and having to cancel several weeks' worth of shows," the statement continued. The Nos Amis tour was scheduled to conclude March 7th in Lille, France; two days later, on March 9th, the band start a five-concert stretch in S. America. As of now, the South American concert will go on as scheduled. "I'm devastated that we cannot continue what has been a life-changing return to Europe, but I need to get repaired so we can continue to play rock music around this beautiful world, including coming back to Europe even stronger in the summer," Hughes said in a statement. Before Hughes' injury worsened, Eagles of Death Metal were able to return to Paris on February 16th for a concert at the city's Olympia venue. Approximately 900 survivors of the Bataclan terror attack were on hand for the Olympia gig as EODM allowed those fans to attend the show for free.

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Loving life doesn't just reflect a sentiment expressed in the lyrics of their popular lead single. It's a daily motto for LOCASH duo Chris Lucas and Preston Brust. With "I Love This Life" making it to the #1 song on SiriusXM the Highway this summer, they have even more reasons to love their lives, and to celebrate their journey as an American country music tandem. I found them in the midst of a celebration when I caught up with Chris for a recent telephone interview. Clanking, chatter, and excitement buzzed in the background as we spoke. Despite the break in the celebration, Chris welcomed the conversation. His calm confidence and warm, friendly vibe instantly impressed me, as did a strong undertone of humility and gratefulness. "It's unbelievable," Chris said of their recent song hitting the coveted #1 spot on satellite radio and the band's new contract with Reviver Records. "We've been waiting a long time, putting in a lot of hard work. And not just the two of us - the whole team. Finally, it's all paying off. Our dreams are coming true. We're blessed." The duo never forgets their roots. Both grew up in Baltimore, and their early years weren't exactly easy. They understand those who have it rough. They understand a need to dream impossible dreams. This explains why they value humility and appreciate both the simple joys of life and the large

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successes of their careers. Chris and Preston met over ten years ago in Nashville's Wildhorse Saloon. Chris worked as a DJ there, and Preston walked in looking for a job. The two struck up a friendship immediately, sharing a mutual appreciation of music. Soon they began performing together. "Before long, we realized more people were actually coming to listen to us than to the scheduled performances," he said. Reflecting on that exciting beginning, they have jokingly likened themselves to the great pair Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, as they won the crowd. Eventually, the men realized they should pursue loftier goals. They became an official duo and had their first real concert, which fans met with enthusiasm. Because of the enormity of the venture, they worried they would have to buy back tickets, but it turned out that they didn't need to at all. For the next few years, they continued to build their local fan base and enjoyed sold out concerts. The turning point in their career came after they wrote "You Gonna Fly." They endured the agonizing waiting game, hoping that Keith Urban would take some interest in the song. One evening, as Chris held his small son, lifting him up in the air with the sunset streaming through the window, he fought back tears. He wondered

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how they were going to make it, and how he could afford to pay the bills, pending the outcome. Five minutes later, Keith called. He told them that he had chosen their song for a single, which eventually reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 2012. They were ecstatic. This was their big breakthrough. Over the next few years, LOCASH traveled around the world. They performed at Times Square in New York City on New Year's Eve and on the historic stage of the Grand Old Opry. Writing "Truck Yeah" for Tim McGraw represented another highlight. Their most memorable moments also include celebrating with their team, connecting with fans, and hearing their own lyrics sung back to them at concerts, which is one of their favorite experiences as songwriters, artists, and performers. During our chat, I just had to ask about the plane incident. I'd been impressed, when watching the snippet video online, by the duo's thoughtfulness in agreeing to sing for a flight attendant's birthday and proceeding to treat all the passengers to a few of their hits in an impromptu mini concert. Chris laughed, almost playing it off. "We feel like all people are the same, needing humor, experiencing sadness, and finding strength," he said. "When we help others, that helps us. You might notice that attitude in a lot of other country music stars. It's really important to us. We're some of the most loyal guys you'll ever meet." Chris and Preston live out this mindset by actively giving back to their community. They've participated in such charities as D.A.R.E., St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and the T.J. Martell Foundation. They also play regularly for our troops. In the past ten years, the duo has overcome many obstacles. But, amazingly enough,

the rough times have actually enhanced their music and enabled their team to become like family. Along the way, Lucas and Brust have grown and changed, and they've found all the sacrifices and effort to be worthwhile. "Record deals have fallen through, our representation has failed us, and we've lost loved ones," Chris said. In fact, "Best Seat in the House" was written after the death of Chris' dad, to honor his memory and to connect with the many fans who have found this song deeply meaningful and comforting. "But now," Chris explained, "We're in a really good place. We've signed with Reviver Records, and we're excited about the future." Their career has already encompassed big changes in the personal lives of the duo. They started out as two single guys and now both have families, with Preston recently married, last September. "Our wives are great," Chris told me. "Sometimes they stay home; sometimes they travel with us. But they understand, you know, that traveling is part of what we do, and they're cool about it. They don't worry what we're up to while we're out on the road, and we don't give them anything to worry about." LOCASH music has evolved through the years. The duo is always seeking out new ways to improve, new horizons to explore, and new adventures to incorporate. "Entertainers need to stay ahead of the curve," Chris noted. "We are at that moment that we have cracked through the glass ceiling," he added. "And there will always be another level to break into." Because of their ambition and positive attitude, I expect to hear more about Chris Lucas and Preston Brust in upcoming months and years, as they continually take LOCASH to the next level.

LoCash will be performing at the Runaway Country Music Festival at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL on March 19th. Full Access Magazine

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Imagine walking into a coffeehouse on the St. Lawrence University campus and hearing an angelic voice, only to see what looks to be a super model sitting by herself behind a mic and guitar. That's what happened in 2002 and in that moment the music world was blessed with the one and only Grace Potter. Born in June of 1983 in Vermont, Grace Evelyn Potter not only plays acoustic guitar, but is known for her jazzy keyboard work and electric guitar playing as well. Fast forward to present day. With a solo release (“Original Soul” 2004), Three live releases (“Live Oh Five” 2005, “Live In Skowhegan” 2008 and “Live From the Legendary Sun Studio” 2012), four studio albums with the Nocturnals (“Nothing But the Water” 2005, “This Is Somewhere” 2007, “Self-Titled” 2010 and “The Lion The Beast The Beat” 2012), she has come full circle to release her second solo album (“Midnight” 2015, Hollywood Records). Currently on the road in support of “Midnight,” I had the opportunity to sit down with Grace to find out just what it is that makes this incredibly talented vocalist/musician tick. After 12 years of touring with her band, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, I ask her what we’re to expect from her solo show when it arrives in Royal Oak, Michigan. She replies, “Well I have three members of The Nocturnals, along with up to five

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other members on stage, so it’s huge orchestration, it's a bigger tour and production. That's why I've called it ‘The Magical Midnight Road Show.’ Every night it has been different with musicians I have wanted to play with forever and now I finally have my chance.” Over the years, Potter has been more of a musicians musician allowing herself to fly under the radar a bit. But that changed in 2012, with the release of her first Top20 hit “Paris” (Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, Hollywood Records). I had to find out why the change into a radio friendly track after all this time. “Sometimes things are intentional and sometimes unintentional. I originally wrote “Paris” back in 2007 and we had played it live several times,” She says. “We actually recorded it seven times to make it into a more radio friendly release.” Grace wanted to expand on the musicians musician topic. “I still aim to be just that, regardless of whether my music is more pop or more of a roots record.” She continues, “My goal is to expand the conversation on what pop music is, versus what it can be. I think it is important to recognize when an artist is exploring and trying different genres. I bring something different to each record. I have always inspired to kick it out of the park, I just didn't do it until ‘Paris.’ It wasn't for a lack of trying, but at the same time, I'm

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really a slave to the music. I don't put a lot of intention into what I'm aiming for, as to what is inspiring me at the moment.” As she opens up to me with such emotion and passion, I'm feeling the moment. This is exactly how I wish every musician could be. I have always believed that you should not only attack life with that kind of passion, but your music should be born from your life as well. After all, how can you blindly write about a topic, while making it believable. You can't. So I ask her what direction or goal was in play with the “Midnight” release. “It wasn't in mind that I was going to take over the world with it. The truth is more like I wrote and recorded it and when I handed it in, I was waiting to see their reaction of either ‘oh fuck, is this another dark psych dessert rock instrumental album’ or they go ‘hallelujah we can actually sell this,’” she says laughing. “Regardless of how they felt, it didn't effect what I chose to do. It came from what stories I felt needed to be told, what songs haven't been written yet, who's sending me mix tapes and what movies I have been watching, what has been happening in my life. I want to be that organized person, but it just doesn't happen that way when I set out on my conquest.” I have followed her through the years and I'm thinking that I have a bit more than just a crush on her. I think it's actually true love. So when I found out she had married, I was a little bit depressed, as if I had a chance anyway. But after all, what is life without dreams, right? I let her in on this and laughing she responds, “Oh man, I really enjoy contact with all humans. I would like to think that no matter what my marital status is, that it shouldn't change the message and the love that I'm here to send out to the world. It's all part of me and it's all coming at ya. When you come to my show, you will feel it.” I asked her where she looked for influence and how she developed her identity without

those influences getting in the way. “I went looking in all the wrong places on purpose,” she says laughing. “In 2004, we opened a few shows with Taj Mahal and I had a conversation with him about this. I explained that I am from Vermont, which isn't a place steeped in one sound that people identify with. Other parts of the world you have obvious influences. Taj said to me, ‘Don't ya think that's the best thing in the world. You don't have anyone to live up to. You don't have anything to prove to anybody. If you don't grow up around it, you don't have to apologize for not doing it.’ He was absolutely right.” Always changing to accommodate your future is something we all have to do. Grace tells me that privacy is the one thing she had to really work on as she progressed in music. “I had to learn how to share myself with the world without feeling changed in any way. Not being the person they want or expect me to be. How to maintain the real me. The biggest change in me, is actually not changing.” At certain points life gets in the way. With the everyday pressure that presents itself, there usually is a breaking point. I ask her if there was ever a time that she felt it was too much, time to hang it up. Without hesitation, she said. “Hell ya! Oh my god, all the time. I think how I just want to take off to Italy and just do nothing, but cook. That's the lazy part of me, not that I'm scared or this is hurting me, I'm too heartbroken or I lost too much. The biggest thing is not being able to be with friends and family and not being in touch with them the way I want to. Make sure you make your way down to the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival on March 3rd - 6th, to bare witness of everything Grace Potter has to offer, along with artists like Mumford & Sons, Robert Plant, and Daryl Hall & John Oates. It's guaranteed that you will fall in love with her as well.

Grace Potter will be performing at the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival in Okeechobee, FL on March 4th at 4:00pm. Full Access Magazine

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Phil Collins is one of the most talented drummers, singer, songwriter, producer and actor. This man has had seven US number one singles in his solo career and with his work with Genesis, and work with other artists totaled, he has had more US top 40 singles than any other artist in during the 1980's. As if he hasn't accomplished enough, Phil Collins along with his ex wife Orianne established the "Little Dreams Foundation" back in February 2000. Their mission is to fulfill the dreams of young aspiring talents unable to financially achieve their goals. We asked Phil how things are going for their second annual benefit concert and Phil laughed and responded, "Well, your talking to the wrong person, Orianne deals with the everyday things and I am just the poster boy! It's going very well, I think." The Little Dreams Foundation has had a lot of success with some of the people that they have been mentoring and Phil says, "We do music, the arts and sports and we have had a lot of luck with tennis players and we have a football team in Zimbabwe, which is great because these kids, they've been kicking a coconut around. You know, suddenly they've got uniforms and they've got balls. We kind of outfitted them, and we keep checking on them and as they get

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older, hopefully there will be a chance for them to play international football. It's very difficult, the foundation can't promise anything. We give them the opportunity if they've been thinking, wishing, dreaming about doing something. You know, obviously television makes it look very easy. There are a lot of reality shows and suddenly people become stars, and a lot of people think it's going to be like that, and it isn't really. To do it properly, it takes a lot of coaching to fulfill the potential and a lot of luck. We give them the best coaching that we can find, and we take it from there. We've had a pretty good success with record companies. Universal got involved with a couple of singers. The record business is a funny business now, you know? To get discovered by record companies is a little harder now, than it was when I was in my prime, in my imperial years as we call them. I am very touched every time I see the DVD, the promotional film that we have put together of the different kids, of the different people we've helped. It's very emotional, because some of them have gone on to do incredibly well. But even just seeing them go through the process of learning, they're in a studio situation doing an audition tape or whatever. That's something they already dreamed of." We asked Phil that since he has announced

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that he is coming out of retirement, we asked where is he in the process and he responded, "Well, you’ve only got to say, ‘I'm thinking about doing it,’ and it rattles around the world. I got so many emails from people saying, ‘That's great to hear! When do the tickets go on sale?’ I said,"Wait a minute, I just said I was thinking about it." I had back surgery in October, which was unexpected. I had a trapped nerve and my doctor said, ‘You've got to have surgery, and long story short, I fractured my foot twice in falls after the back surgery, trying to move around the house. So I have this that could take a year, maybe six months for the nerves to regenerate. It kind of put things a little bit on hold. They're re-releasing all my records, you know? They've remastered them all, and the first couple were supposed to come out in November. So there's like ‘Face Value,’ my first solo album, and a companion CD of live material and demos that relate to that album. And then ‘Both Sides’ is also coming out at the same time with the same live version and some demos, So that's the plan for each of the records, and they'll come out once every month or so. So the interest from people like Adele, Lorde, Pharrell Williams, people that have listed me as an influence, made me think there's a whole new audience that has never heard of my stuff. So it's very rejuvenating and if there's a good reaction, they're old albums, so they're not going to chart, but if I get a good feeling on the street, I may do some shows. That's the idea, which will be great, but I'll have to hobble around for a bit, and I wouldn't be able to play the drums. Although, I may have to do the ‘In the Air’ stuff, because I don't think anybody would be pleased if I didn't. For me, I'm happy to talk about it, because I now will entertain the idea of it. Because up until a year or two ago, I wasn't even going to think about entertaining the idea of it. My manager kept saying to me, ‘You should do something like

this.’ And I said, ‘No, no.’ So he stopped asking, and that's fine. And he said, ‘If you ever feel like it, let me know. I wouldn't say I'm easily flattered, but I meet people on the street that say, ‘Come back, man. Come back because we miss you.’ And that really makes me feel like I should do it. I missed out on so much with my elder kids, because I was on the road. There's a lot to do.” One of the most surprising things Phil has told us during this interview was that one of his most enjoyable things in his musical career was not his solo career or playing with Genesis. It was playing in Eric Clapton's band, with Nathan East on bass, Greg Phillinganes on keyboards, and Eric on guitar. Phil said, "That was, to me, just a wonderful band. We all loved each other very much, we hung together after the shows, before the shows. We went shopping together, yeah, it was an amazing experience. We did a short American tour, which was fantastic, and I produced a couple of albums for him. There are moments, of course, lots of different moments." To see a rare and special moment, Phil Collins will be performing for their charity, "Little Dreams Foundation" on March 11th at the Fillmore on Miami Beach for their annual gala. Tickets can be bought through ticketmaster. This will be a show not to be missed.

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Phil Collins and the Little Dreams Foundation will have their annual benefit concert on March 11th at the Fillmore in Miami Beach, FL. Tickets are still available for this event through ticketmaster. Full Access Magazine

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Where to begin! Over 10 million albums sold - 15 Grammy nominations - lead guitarist for Mick Jagger, Deep Purple and Chickenfoot – founder of the G3 Tour. Any of this ring a bell? Sure it does! Even with that above mentioned resume, what stands out above all of that is the simple fact, he is the best selling instrumental rock guitarist of all time. With 15 solo albums under his belt, Joe Satriani isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Getting ready to head back out on the road in support of his 2015 release, “Shockwave Supernova,” I had the pleasure of sitting down with Mr. Satriani to discuss this tour which will cover a 30 year retrospective of his career, also his upcoming Sci-fi animated series, influences and more. Join us won’t you. Being an instrumental musician has to make for a pretty busy 30 year career in which a great portion has to be spent performing live just to keep your name and face out there. With that kind of effort I wonder where you find the energy to keep up that kind of effort. Joe Satriani says, “It's simple really, I'm crazy about playing guitar. Although I am a shy person, I derive a special thrill from performing live. So I'm always arranging my schedule, so I'm performing in front of people as much as possible.” Having a catalog under your belt like he has

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and these shows not only covering his latest release, “Shockwave Supernova,” but a retrospective of his 30 year career the duration of each show must be longer than your average show. “Unfortunately there are curfews in place.” Joe continues, “This time it helps that we won't have an opening band so we will be able to squeeze in around 26 songs each night. So it will be what they call an evening with format. We take the stage a play as many songs as possible and along with that it allows for the production to be at the highest level. It is really special. I have only been able to do this two other times in my whole career. We are really looking forward to it.” After writing material for 15 albums you would think that ideas would be hard to come by and inspiration would be at a premium. Satriani says, “Life just keeps coming at you. I write about things that happen to me, what I imagine should happen and the way things should be. I transform life into music. For me life is a fountain of never ending ideas.” Along with his latest release came the idea of transforming himself into an alter ego which will be used in a upcoming Sci-fi animated series written by Joe. It had to be fun recreating himself. Joe tells us, “I'm glad you asked that. It was a really wonderful opportunity to step aside from myself and not think about me as a guitar player. What I found going through a little forced daydream was finding

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out that so many other types of songs were okay to put on an instrumental rock album. Very often our creativity is only held back by our own pre-conceived notions. An artist has to continually break down any barrier that they put up against theirselves. It was great to step back and look at what if this alter ego was really trying to take over the real Joe. Wouldn't that be fun if you were on the outside looking in on that. So that became a great theme for writing and producing the record. It gave me my artistic license to stretch out even more than I have in the past.” Now I'm totally curious. The best selling instrumental guitarist in history is writing an animated Sci-fi series. “We are hoping to have this become a very long run with many episodes through many seasons,” Joe says. “We actually thought at times we should turn this into a movie first then work on the television series. I should tell you that my partner in this is Ted Nevin who is the main script writer and does a lot of voices for the characters. We were joined not long ago by Brendon Small from Metalocalypse. I have learned over the last couple years working around the Hollywood scene that normal is chaos. Projects go left then right and right then left and it takes years to get things off the ground. You use that stretch of time to keep developing your product and write your story from every possible angle. It's crazy to think that I have done two albums and world tours in the space of the story.” Throughout a successful career such as his there has to be some pressure to maintain that level especially to follow up previous efforts. Satriani explains, “Everyday when I get up I feel a bit anxious to play as well as had the day before, wondering if I'm going to write a better song. It's all internal. I have to say that I have always been good at not caring what people say on a negative aspect. I am for sure my most dedicated critic. It drives me to practice everyday. Since I was a young drummer at the age of nine I drove my family crazy with my practicing. I have been making noise my whole life.”

With all the decisions that come about through a lifetime when you look back there are always those things you want to go back and change. “I have always believed that as an artist you need to continue looking forward.” He continues as he begins to laugh, “When I look at pictures on the internet I think what was thinking when I wore that. I look at my hair in some of those pictures and wonder why I hadn't shaved my head sooner. Now on a larger scale I needed to change my fear of being in front of people. There are all kinds of areas you can find that influence to push forward, to build your drive. It doesn't have to be within the music world. Joe says, “Definitely my parents. Without a doubt they were always busy watching over me while I was being a kid. Of course I didn't realize that until I became a parent how much of a safety net they were. I was the youngest of five so I can't believe that they even had the inclination to care anymore. After four crazy kids along came me and I was even worse. I'm sure hoping for a doctor or lawyer I became a rock musician. With total love and support they allowed me to pursue my dream.” Give us a closing statement. What do you want the world to know about Joe. He says, “Wow, that's pretty heavy. Wouldn't it be great to write a song that would make everybody stop and listen. About how important it is to love each other and have true humanity. That is what I'm feeling but I'm not to presumptuous to think that I could do it. So Robin DiMaggio and myself wrote a song called “Music Without Words” and I believe UNICEF is picking it up as their signature music to represent their global charity for the year. I would really like for this song to do that, make people stop and think. I want people to look at me and say that I'm a good guitar player and performer but I'd like to think that I made them stop and notice the world around them. His love is so important. How much the here and now mean. To lift spirits to a level where people just embrace that idea.”

Joe Satriani will be performing at Ruth Eckerd Hall (Clearwater) on March 17th and at the Hard Rock Live (Orlando) on March 18th. Tickets are still available. Full Access Magazine

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The first ever guitar-dominated Axes and Anchors cruise made its 4-day maiden voyage on February 20th, departing from Miami on the Carnival Victory, that made stops at Key West, FL and Nassua, Bahamas. The cruise featured an action-packed lineup with great entertainment spread throughout the cruise ship. The music cruise featured some amazing guitar/music workshops, which were very informative and educational, in addition to the great live performances. The Axes and Anchors cruise featured performances by Breaking Benjamin, Motionless In White, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Thousand Foot Krutch, Sonic Stomp, Marty Friedman, Adelitas Way, Gunzo with Tracii Guns and Rudy Sarzo, Randy Rhoads Remembered, Aranda, Act of Defiance, Pamela Moore, Gilby Clarke, Gabbie Rae and other great musicians. Day 1 – Performances by Adelitas Way. Demon Hunter, Zakk Wylde, Gunzo with Tracii Guns and Rudy Sarzo, Motionless In White, Randy Rhoads Remembered, Gabbie Rae and Breaking Benjamin. Day 2 – Performances by Pamela Moore, Yngwie Malmsteen, Aranda, Sonic Stomp, Seven Witches and Thousand Foot Krutch. Day 3 – Performances by Act of Defiance,

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Gilby Clarke, Motionless In White, Marty Friedman, Pamela Moore and Zakk Wylde. Day 4 – Performances by Act of Defiance, Aranda, Gabbie Rae, Adelitas Way, Sonic Stomp, Demon Hunter, Seven Witches and Breaking Benjamin. There were so many great highlights from the Axes and Anchors cruise, including some spectacular guitar and music clinics from Bumblefoot, Marty Friedman, Mike Orlando, Wendy Dio, Chris Broderick, Yngwie Malmsteen, Pamela Moore and Alex Skolnick. One lucky person on the cruise won a one-on-one guitar lession with Bumblefoot. There was also some great Q&A sessions with Motionless In White, Breaking Benjamin, Aranda and Adelitas Way. Plus the great photo ops with all the performers on the cruise. The Axes and Anchors cruise offered something obviously lacking from all the other rock cruises out there. The cruise gave passengers the opportunity to meet and learn from their favorite artists. The concept of this cruise was very well-thought out and the passengers really seemed to enjoy what the cruise offered them. We hope this guitar-dominated cruise continues to grow in popularity and will become very successful. I will definitely be looking forward to the second annual Axes and Anchors cruise.

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iron Maiden/the Raven Age (BB&t Arena - Sunrise, FL) - 2/24/16

Iron Maiden kicked of their latest tour, The Book of Souls, at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL on February 24th. This was their first concert in 19 months. Bruce Dickinson was in great form as he gave the performance of a lifetime with a 90-minute set, a large portion of the set was from their latest album, The Book of Souls. They also added several oldies for all the Iron Maiden die-hards.

Unlike every other veteran recording artist, it seems like IRON MAIDEN relishes the opportunity to play new material in concert rather than just playing their greatest hits. They performed six new songs each from “Brave New World” and “Dance Of Death,” five from “The Final Frontier,” and, of course, the entire ten-track, “A Matter Of Life And Death.” Every time Iron Maiden started a new song, the backdrop changed showing a new piece of artwork, some reflecting past album covers and others unique to the theme of the tour. After they played “Speed of Light” and “Children of the Damned,” the backdrop revealed playing cards with mischievous clowns on them for “Tears of a Clown.” Each number was eye-opening as colorful

pyrotechnics and balls of fire erupted from the set. It only got better and more interesting after that. Eddie came to life and walked out onstage for “Powerslave." Twice as tall as Steve Harris, Eddie stomped on stage, waving an axe back and forth. Janick Gers ran right under Eddie’s legs while wailing his guitar. Iron Maiden followed with a few more of its most popular cuts, including “Fear of the Dark." Eddie returned one last time for the grand finale. A massive blow-up figure of Eddie’s head emerged behind the band. During Iron Maiden’s encore number, “The Number of the Beast,” a similar giant prop came up behind them, but this time of a horned beast. Both glowing figures were incredible to see and impressive pieces of this tour’s set. Maiden finished out the night with “Wasted Years.” Iron Maiden proved they are still the kings of metal, after their electrifying set. Every fan in the building definitely got their money’s worth, and everyone seemed to leave the concert very happy.

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Keith Wilkins is a Syndicated Music Columnist, Songwriter, Promoter and Guest Radio Show Interviewer. You can reach him at keith@fullaccessmagazine.com

BAND/ARTIST NEWS: Veteran Tampa Bay area blues artist, Lee Pons, was officially inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on February 3rd. Over the years, Pons has established himself as an amazing bass player and keyboardist on both piano and Hammond B3 organ. In 2009, Pons won the “Best of the Bay” Blues Artist award for Tampa Bay artists, and later competed as a semi-finalist in the 2010 and 2011 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Pons has released two solo albums to date including “Big Boogie Voodoo” (2010), and “Togged to the Bricks” (2012). Pons has earned steady major radio play on Blues Stations across the Country, Including House of Blues Radio Hour with Elwood Blues, and B.B. King’s Bluesville on Sirius/ Xm Hosted by Bill Wax. With his recent induction, Pons joins several other Tampa Bay area blue artists who have been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in years past including The Damon Fowler Group, Sean Chambers, Sarasota Slim, Randy Hock, and Liz Pennock. NEW RELEASES: St. Petersburg pop-rock band, Grand Central, has released a new song, “War.” The band announced that they will be releasing more singles over the next few months before releasing their new full-length album. Grand Central (formerly known as Mighty Mongo) consists of Alex Card (lead vocals / Bass), Lindsay Vitola (lead vocals / Keytar), Andrew Rotunno (lead guitar), Jon Tucker (saxophone), and Lance Cox (drums). Tampa pop-rock band, Actual Bank Robbers, has recently released their new album, “Checklist.” Actual Bank Robbers consists of Pedro Amaral (vocals), Anthony Santaniello (lead guitar / vocals), Robert Tait (rhythm guitar / vocals), and Mike Pinder (drums). 21

UP-COMING RELEASES: Tampa metal band, Atom N Evol, will release their new EP this month. The band will celebrate by holding an EP release party at the Brass Mug in Tampa on March 19. The event will feature performances by Psykotribe, DogHead, Cypher Machine, Together in Exile, and Atom N Evol. Formed in September of 2015, Atom N Evol consists of Adam Riewold (vocals / guitar), C.D. Mourousas (bass), and Craig Clark (drums). St. Petersburg singer/songwriter, Amber Lynn Nicol, is shooting for a spring 2016 release date for her new up-coming album. In a recent post on her official facebook page, Nicol made the following statement regarding the new album: “I’ve been working really hard on the new “Electric Love” album! It’s gonna have more songs than any other album I’ve done ... It’s upbeat, fun ... Completely loopable! Sexy, soulful ... Bluesy ... And delightfully pop!! I can’t frikking wait for you guys to hear it!” Once released, “Electric Love” will be Nicol’s sixth studio album. IN THE STUDIO: Former My Identity Band lead singer, Jane Kaschak, has recently entered Sweet Spot Recording Studios in Seminole to begin work on her up-coming solo debut album. No official release date has been announced as of yet. Other Tampa Bay area bands and artists currently in the studio working on new material/albums include Into the Grave (Brandon), Earl Foote (St. Petersburg), Demented Truth (Tampa), Kenny McGee’s Machine (Tampa), Maybe If You Hit It (Orlando), 4Ever Endeavour (Tampa), Shattered (Hudson), Monstrosity (Fort Lauderdale), Psykotribe (Tampa), and Geri X (St. Petersburg).

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SPECIAL EVENTS: The long anticipated documentary, “Hair I Go Again,” is set to premier here in Tampa Bay on March 10. “Hair I Go Again” documents the members of the popular 1980’s Tampa Bay band, Tryxx, in modern day as they try to reunite the band in order to reclaim their glory days. The documentary features interviews with countless musicians from both the Tampa Bay area, as well as from famous national acts. The soundtrack features music from legendary Tampa Bay bands such as Uncle Sally, Julliet, Roxx Gang, Powersurge, Stranger, Nova Rex, Tryxx, and many more. The Announcement of the premier date was made by “Hair I Go Again” producer and Tryxx band member, Kyle Kruger, one day after the documentary premiered to a sold out crowed in Denver Colorado on January 13. Though the date of March 10 has been set for the Tampa Bay premier, the venues in which the documentary will premier has not yet been announced. The Florida Music Awards will be holding their annual music awards and Hall of Fame event on March 25 & 26. THIS MONTH IN TAMPA BAY MUSIC SCENE HISTORY: It was 50 years ago this month in 1966 when Tampa rock band, The Tropics, released their single “You Better Move” (Laurie Records). It was 33 years ago this month in 1983 when Tampa Bay hard rock band, <b>Argus</b>, embarked on their South American tour. It was 32 years ago this month in 1984 when Tampa Bay rock band, Savatage, released their 2nd album in the U.S., “The Dungeons Are Calling” (Combat Records). It was 24 years ago this month on March 21, 1992 when Ace’s Records held their grand opening for their new location on Fowler Avenue in Tampa. The grand opening event featured a live, impromptu parking lot performance from Tampa Bay band, The Guff. 98ROCK DJ, Brian Medlin, broadcasted the event live on “The Pit” from Midnight to 3:00am. The event drew over 700 people out to Ace’s, with the last of the crowd not leaving until 4:00am.

It was 24 years ago this month on March 26, 1992 when Tampa Bay death metal band, Brutality, appeared live on the WTVT (Channel 13) talk show, Eye on Tampa Bay. Two members of the band, along with their manager, sat on the show in front of a studio audience as panelists to debate the effects that death metal music have on children. It was 23 years ago this month on March 22, 1993 when KAM Music Publishing was founded. It was 20 years ago this month in 1996 when Tampa punk band, Slap of Reality, signed with Skene! Records. It was 20 years ago this month in 1996 when Tampa bassist, Dave Lowery, won the national “Guitarists on Fire” competition held by Jazziz Magazine. Among Lowery’s prizes included his inclusion on a national compilation album entitled Jazziz on Disc. It was 20 years ago this month in 1996 when Tampa power pop group, Barely Pink, were invited to appear on the “Pop Matters volume 2” compilation CD (Wagon Wheel Records / Caroline Records). During a show at City Winds in Largo 20 years ago on March 1, 1996, Greg Billings (lead singer for Stranger) announces to the crowd that he wants to stay with Stranger as their lead singer. The announcement came just one month after Billings’ February 1st announcement that he would be departing the band on April 1st. Six days later on March 7th, the other members of Stranger make the decision to hold Billings to his original decision of leaving the band, and part ways with the lead singer. 20 years ago this month on March 23, 1996, Eric Miller (guitarist for Tampa Bay band Naked Schoolgirls and brother of 98ROCK’s Ronny Miller) died in a motorcycle accident when his Harley Davidson ran into the back end of a truck. Miller was 26 years old. 20 years ago this month on March 30, 1996, The Florida Music Association hosted a CD release party and showcase at Skipper’s Smokehouse in Tampa. The event included performances by Barely Pink, Hourglass Garden, Diane Ward, Ann O., Bob Thompson, and Jolynn Daniel.

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Santigold 99¢ Atlantic gggff by Cameron Cook

In retrospect, Santigold's debut album was something of a miracle. Freshly split from her massively underrated Philly ska-punk/ new wave band Stiffed, she found her way to a fresher, grimier rock-pop sound. Eight years later, Santogold pretty much stands as filler-free document of its time, and it maintains its integrity no matter how many Bud Light Limes it sold. In the meantime, Santi White has released a darker sophomore effort (2012's Master of My Make-Believe), had a baby, took on acting jobs, and is now attempting to shed her more jaded side for a sunshine-bright pop album, shaded with biting commentary on consumerism and the price of art. It comes across as a pointed reaction to her own success over the past decade: If Master of My Make-Believe was a trip down the rabbit hole post-Santogold, 99¢ tries to be the yin to its yang: a hyperpositive, yet self-aware, happy-pill remedy. The moment on 99¢ where it all comes together is on "Banshee," an absolute firestorm of a track co-written with Cathy Dennis, the bonafide genius hit-maker behind chart-toppers from "Can't Get You Out of My Head" to "Toxic." A bubbling cauldron of handclaps and perky synths, "Banshee" sounds like the soundtrack to a military invasion by a chorus of anime schoolgirls. The joy is so pure that it casts a pall over actual lead single "Chasing Shadows," co-written and produced by Rostam Batmanglij, which basically plods along inoffensively until it ends. The faltering momentum grinds to a complete halt during "Walking in a Circle," which resembles a trap version of the Siamese twin cats' song from The Lady and the Tramp. 23

99¢'s other major winning moment is "Who Be Lovin’ Me," which reinforces the theory that there are few things iLoveMakonnen's soft and sleepy flow can't improve. Santi matches his rhymes beat for beat, meanwhile, revealing surprising prowess as a rapper. "Rendezvous Girl" is a tasty nugget of '80s synthpop (down to the lyrics about a powerful businesswoman "sashaying through town"), driving the second half of the album into more stable territory. "Outside the War" begins to dip again, but luckily the end is salvaged by the "Run the Races," an effectively plaintive ballad co-produced with Batmanglij that profits from wailing guitars from Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Nick Zinner, and "Who I Thought You Were," the album's upbeat rock-pop closer. The album veers awkwardly like this, sometimes giving the impression that Santigold is getting in her own way. At her best, she elevates the party song to an artform; "Walking in a Circle" and its soundalikes lack the enthusiasm and focus that we know she is capable of, as if these lulls are the result of trying to balance out 99¢’s serotonin rush. Self-consciousness is usually the enemy of a good party, and the downtempo moments feel like she’s pumping the brakes on her own talent. The album is presented as a consumerist critique, intentionally blurring the line between artist and product, but the quality of the songs varies too widely to pull off an actual concept album. Even as a tongue-in-cheek statement, Santigold is worth more than her selfaffixed 99¢ price tag, and the peaks of this record outweighs its valleys. But for all its colorful packaging and flirtations with bubblegum pop, 99¢ feels constrained, like she took the cover image literally and vacuum-sealed all of her best traits— reggae-tinted riffs, candy-colored fashion, Casio synths—into one too-neat package. On 99¢, sealed away they remain, poking through the plastic just enough to tantalize.

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Milk ‘N’ Cookies Milk ‘N’ Cookies Box Set Captured Tracks 333tf by Cameron Cook

Music, the world's universal language, is for everybody. The music industry is a loosely regulated crap shoot which, while occasionally lifting a creative genius to godlike status, leaves a trail of decimated bands under its boots. For every Nirvana, there are a dozen Mudhoneys; for every Marc Bolan there is a Jobriath; an artist of essentially equal opportunity that for whatever reason— timing, money, plain old shit luck—gets left behind on the path to superstardom. However, if those artists are lucky, they can accumulate years and years of goodwill among music fans who excavate and polish these diamonds in the rough. Milk 'N' Cookies are the latest such group to benefit from this history-revising eye. They formed in the early 1970s in Woodmere, Long Island, a short drive from the bustling proto-punk scene in New York City, where the New York Dolls reigned supreme and their brand of glam-influenced gutter rock was already beginning to burn out under its own brilliance. While most of the local bands around them were steeped in stadium rock, Milk 'N' Cookies, still in their teens, decided to record 4-track songs influenced by the British glitter rock of the era—T. Rex, Bowie, Sweet, Roxy Music, et al.—and perhaps unwittingly became precursors to U.S. power pop. They have a major hand in creating the "tough glam" aesthetic, a sort of blend of UK androgyny, N.Y. grit and L.A. glamour that continued to rear its sequined head from the New Romantics to hair metal to Britpop, and beyond. In their very first photo shoot, Milk 'N' Cookies sport long manes of brown hair, wearing novelty bowties and clutching teddy bears, yet the songs compiled on their first

LP, reissued here by Captured Tracks, are all about girls, sex, and letting loose, still slightly scandalous subjects for suburban America at that point. Somewhat self-prophesying, "Dee Dee You're Stuck on a Star" addresses a girlfriend more interested in chasing a famous popstar than seeing her boyfriend's band, and the song launches the compilation on a strong note, with searing riffs from the kind of super-dry guitars and wobbly bass that scream "'70s garage" to hardcore fans. The pop sensibility is immediate: Milk 'N' Cookies rarely lets up on powerful melodies, and it's a potent throwback to a time where bands put out albums in which literally every song could be a conceivable single. The band's only official single, the mid-tempo "Little, Lost and Innocent," coyly begins with the line "She was underage/ And so was I," which is so much more disarming when sang by well-scrubbed all-American boys who would not have looked out of place in the pages of a vintage Tiger Beat. The barely legal theme reaches its apex with "Rabbits Make Love," which even has a six-bar breakdown of heavy breathing by Strauss. Despite all this heavy panting, petting, and leering, Milk 'N' Cookies never feel sleazy, just funny and playful and sexy. After a few years of delayed album releases and relocations to London and Los Angeles (the minutiae of which are rigorously documented in Milk 'N' Cookies' 60-page booklet), Milk 'N' Cookies star ultimately fizzled, which is a shame; tracks like "Just a Kid" and "Tinkertoy Tomorrow" are tight and delicious, and hint at a career that could have rivaled the best power pop bands of the decade. This career anthology is about as complete as a collection can get, compiling pretty much everything the band ever committed to tape. A few very rough demos by guitarist Ian North are concise and enjoyable, the kind of sound that indie pop bands like Television Personalities would release on purpose less than 10 years later.

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Josh groban

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Bag Raiders

The Orpheum, Ybor City

New Found glory The Social, Orlando

Lisa Fischer

Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

Steve Miller Band

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Josh groban

Dr. Phillips Perf Arts Ctr, Orlando

Born of osiris & Veil of Maya The Orpheum, Ybor City

Lisa Fischer

The Plaza Live, Orlando

Charlie Pride (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Josh turner (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Mickey gilley (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Big & Rich (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Rachel Platten & Eric hutchinson

Cheyanne Saloon, Orlando

Willie Nelson

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Michale graves

Local 662, St. Petersburg

Lecrae (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Cheap trick (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Kool & the gang

Universal Studios, Orlando

Melanie Martinez & Alvarez Kings

The Ritz Ybor, Ybor City

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the Moody Blues

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Dirty heads, Stick Figure & the Expanders

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Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

herb Alpert & Lani hall

Capitol Theatre, Clearwater Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg

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the Moody Blues

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Between the Buried And Me & August Burns Red

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Kenny Rogers

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Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa

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Busch Gardens, Tampa

yelawolf yelawolf

Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa

Silento, We Are toonz, 99 Percent & iLoveMemphis House of Blues, Orlando

Shenandoah (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Donny & Marie (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

huey Lewis & the News Busch Gardens, Tampa

Barbara Eden

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Nicky Jam & Plan B (PR) Amway Center, Orlando

State Champs, Neck Deep & Knuckle Puck Venue 578, Orlando

Los Lonely Boys

Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

il Volo The Straz Center, Tampa the Moody Blues

Van Wezel Perf. Arts, Sarasota

gene Watson (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Lonestar (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

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Dr. Phillips Perf Arts Ctr, Orlando

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Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Frankie Avalon, Fabian & Bobbie Rydell (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

trace Adkins (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Ray Stevens (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Martina McBride (7:30pm) Strawberry Festival, Plant City

hollis Brown

West End Trading Co, Sanford

oak Ridge Boys (3:30pm) Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Casting Crowns (7:30pm) Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Rascal Flatts

Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor

gordon Lightfoot

The Plaza Live, Orlando

Donavon Frankenreiter

State Theatre, St. Petersburg

Mac Sabbath

Local 662, St. Petersburg

Badfish - tribute to Sublime Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

taylor hicks

F.O.P. Lodge, Land Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Lakes

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Strawberry Festival, Plant City

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Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Coheed And Cambria Hard Rock Live, Orlando

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Van Wezel Perf. Arts, Sarasota


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Blessthefall & Miss May i State Theatre, St. Petersburg

Coheed And Cambria, glassjaw & Silver Snakes Hard Rock Live, Orlando

Merle haggard (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Jewel

Hard Rock Live, Orlando

Charlie Wilson (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

the Fray

Universal Studios, Orlando

Coheed And Cambria, glassjaw & Silver Snakes Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

tonight Alive & Set it off The Beacham, Orlando

houndmouth & Antibalas Curtis Hixon Park, Tampa

troye Sivan

House of Blues, Orlando

Rihanna & travis Scott Amalie Arena, Tampa

o.A.R.

Busch Gardens, Tampa

Adam Lambert

Universal Studios, Orlando

Echosmith (3:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

the Band Perry (7:30pm)

Strawberry Festival, Plant City

Blessthefall, Miss May i, & the Plot in you The Plaza Live, Orlando

Jewel

Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

Adam Lambert

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Vance Joy & Blind Pilot Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

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the young irelanders

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

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Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Donavon Frankenreiter The Plaza Live, Orlando

Joe Satriani

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Frank Sinatra Jr.

Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg

Less than Jake

The Social, Orlando

Joe Satriani

Hard Rock Live, Orlando

Less than Jake

The Social, Orlando

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Osceola Heritage Pk., Kissimmee

Los Lobos

Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

the hip Abduction

Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

the Cadillac three

The Round Up, Tampa

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the hip Abduction Backbooth, Orlando

Shawn Mendes

Universal Studios, Orlando

Mike Epps & Cocoa Brown USF Sun Dome, Tampa

Eric Church & Neal McCoy

Osceola Heritage Pk., Kissimmee

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Universal Studios, Orlando

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Largo Cultural Center, Largo

Abbath, high on Fire & Skeletonwitch The Ritz Ybor, Ybor City

Judy Collins

Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

Nightwish & Delain

The Ritz Ybor, Ybor City

Skinny Lister, Slaves & Beans on toast

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The Crowbar, Ybor City

unwritten Law

State Theatre, St. Petersburg

Atlanta Rhythm Section

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

intronaut & the ocean

The Orpheum, Ybor City

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Local 662, St. Petersburg

Bill Engvall

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

REo Speedwagon

Universal Studios, Orlando

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State Theatre, St. Petersburg

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Full Access Magazine - March 2016  

Full Access Magazine - March 2016 Issue. Featuring LoCash, Grace Potter, Phil Collins, Joe Satriani and Axes & Anchors Music Cruise.