Jan 122018
 
"UNDYING LOVE, A KEY WEST MUSICAL" PREMIERES AT THE STUDIOS OF KEY WEST

Undying Love | A Key West Musical from Wonderdog Studios on Vimeo. BUY TICKETS: tskw.org Writer Ben Harrison tells the true story of Count von Cosel and Elena Hoyos, and a passion that defied death. Coming Valentine’s Day 2018: the richly reimagined, darkly humorous, true tale of the extreme lengths one man was willing to go for love. “Undying Love: A Key West Musical,” written by Ben Harrison, premieres February 14 at The Studios of Key West, and runs for a limited engagement of ten shows [continue reading…]

 January 12, 2018  Posted by at 12:22 am ~ Artists ~, Issue #251, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Dec 292017
 
Sybarite5 Gives Impromptu Concert Performance at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Jan. 7

The unique and inspired Sybarite5 will visit Key West for an Impromptu Concert performance at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. The concert will mark the beginning of Impromptu’s 2018 season, one which will celebrate the centennial of Leonard Bernstein, who was a frequent visitor to Key West. Sybarites lived in an ancient Greek city in southern Italy where residents were noted for their love of pleasure, comfort and luxury. The aptly named Sybarite5 string quintet “excels at the exquisite,” [continue reading…]

 December 29, 2017  Posted by at 12:08 am Issue #249, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Dec 292017
 
The Skinny Dippers Play Key West Bite, Saturday 12/30

The Skinny Dippers Key West Bite, 920 Caroline Street, Key West Saturday 12/30, 7-9 The Skinny Dippers are a couple of loons, who believe in the magic of music, who believe that music is meant to be enjoyed for the way it can move the hearts, spirits, and thoughts of those who hear it – not just sell drinks and food. The fun they have performing transfers to the audience, and a good time is had by all. Unusual instrumentation including mandolin, ukulele, and dulcimer, even [continue reading…]

 December 29, 2017  Posted by at 12:04 am Issue #249, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Dec 292017
 
Blues Legend Popa Chubby To Play Green Parrot - Jan. 12-13

Blues legend Popa Chubby will be performing at the Green Parrot in Key West on January 12-13, 2018. The Chubbster will be playing selections from his latest release “Two Dogs”, as well as selections from Chubby’s prolific 25 year career. Popa’s all new album is out now and available at CD Baby! Popa explores myriad styles and genres while keeping it close to his rock and soul core. You’ll hear the Popa you know and love and things you haven’t heard before. Ted Horowitz aka Popa Chubby’s [continue reading…]

 December 29, 2017  Posted by at 12:03 am Issue #249, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Dec 292017
 
Magnolia Band at B.O.'s Fish Wagon Every Thursday 6 - 9 PM

Magnolia Band, the Key West version of the renowned New England band Magnolia, plays a unique blend of Cajun, country, and bluegrass music. Led by singer and guitarist Maggie Moniz, with local fixture Steve Gibson on mandolin and world-famous Chuck Sherman on pedal steel, they play good time music sure to get your head boppin’, your toes tappin’, and your feet movin’. They will be making sure everyone can let the good times roll at B.O.’s Fish Wagon every Thursday 6 – 9 PM. Laissez les bon [continue reading…]

 December 29, 2017  Posted by at 12:02 am Issue #249, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Dec 222017
 
Hungrytown Comes to the Keys

The Monroe County Public Library presents the celebrated acoustic duo Hungrytown. Last July, they returned from a successful six-and-a-half-month tour of the US, UK and New Zealand, covering over 16,000 miles in the US alone. They are currently on a four-month tour of the American south and southwest. Hungrytown will perform concerts in Key West, Marathon and Key Largo, all free to the public. Vermonters Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson, who make up Hungrytown, have been touring professionally for nearly 15 years. Hungrytown’s songs and music have [continue reading…]

 December 22, 2017  Posted by at 12:10 am Issue #248, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Dec 152017
 
The Skinnydippers Upcoming Appearances

Key West Bite, 920 Caroline Street, Key West The Skinny Dippers Saturday 12/23   7-9 The Skinny Dippers are a bunch of loons, who believe in the magic of music, who believe that music is meant to be enjoyed for the way it can move the hearts, spirits, and thoughts of those who hear it – not just sell drinks and food. The fun they have performing transfers to the audience, and a good time is had by all. Unusual instrumentation including mandolin, ukulele, and dulcimer, even [continue reading…]

 December 15, 2017  Posted by at 12:18 am Issue #247, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 242017
 
South Florida Symphony to Mark 20th Anniversary with Hemingway Concert in Key West

Classical music aficionados can celebrate the South Florida Symphony’s 20th anniversary season by joining the landmark orchestra in Key West for a concert and soiree inspired by Ernest Hemingway, the island city’s most famous literary resident. The concert, titled “Mozart Meets Hemingway & Siudy Flamenco” pairs the critically acclaimed symphony with GRAMMY Award–winning cellist Zuill Bailey and the Siudy Flamenco Dance Theater. The unique evening of music, dance and creative collaboration is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Glynn Archer Performing Arts Center at 2100 [continue reading…]

 November 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:06 am Issue #244, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 172017
 
The Loons Play the Porch, Friday Nov. 17

The Porch, 429 Caroline Street, Key West The Loons Friday 11/17 7-10 The Loons are a couple of, well, loons, who believe in the magic of music, who believe that music is meant to be enjoyed for the way it can move the hearts, spirits, and thoughts of those who hear it – not just sell drinks and food. The fun they have performing transfers to the audience, and a good time is had by all. Unusual instrumentation including mandolin, ukulele, and dulcimer, even conch, kazoo, [continue reading…]

 November 17, 2017  Posted by at 12:14 am Issue #243, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 172017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

AFTERNOON SCHEDULE AT THE HOG’S BREATH Zack Seemiller, Nov. 20, 1 – 5 pm, Joel Nelson, Nov. 21 – 23, 1 – 5 pm, Ken Fradley & Barry Cuda, Nov. 24 – 25 Charleston’s Ronnie Johnson and Band back at the Hog’s Breath Saloon The Hog’s Breath Saloon, 400 Front St. are proud to welcome back Ronnie Johnson from Charleston. Johnson will be on the outdoor stage, 5:30- 9:30 pm Country singer, songwriter and guitarist Ronnie Johnson is on that road to notoriety.  For over three decades, the Valdosta, Georgia native has [continue reading…]

 November 17, 2017  Posted by at 12:02 am Issue #243, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 102017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

AFTERNOON SCHEDULE AT THE HOG’S BREATH   Zack Seemiller, Nov. 13, 1 – 5 pm, Joel Nelson, Nov. 14 – 16, 1 – 5 pm, Ken Fradley & Barry Cuda, Nov. 17 -18 Holt-McAdam Band Plays the Hog’s Breath Singer-songwriter Mike McAdam is no stranger to the Hog’s Breath stage or his following of local fans that help fill the club when he’s playing, and this time around he will be bringing his pal Eric Holt to town and the duo will be performing as the Holt-McAdam Band, Nov. [continue reading…]

 November 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:02 am Issue #242, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 032017
 
Paul Nelson Band at the Green Parrot on November 23

Paul Nelson is recognized as one of today’s most talented guitarists and live performers. Nelson not only has the distinction of being the hand-picked guitar protégé, bandmate and producer to legendary rock/blues icon Johnny Winter but he has toured the world over performing and or recording alongside an endless who’s who list of top artists including Eric Clapton, Slash, Billy Gibbons, Ben Harper, Robben Ford, Vince Gill, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, James Cotton, Joe Perry, Susan Tedeschi, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Popper, Dr. John, Larry [continue reading…]

 November 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:30 am Issue #241, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 032017
 
“Back In Time” Sock Hop Fundraiser Helps Preserve Florida Keys History at the Custom House Museum

As the Florida Keys continue to recover from the impact of Hurricane Irma, Key West’s 126-year-old Custom House hosts their annual “Back In Time” fundraiser on Wednesday, November 29 from 5:00pm – 10:00pm, an event that will support the building’s ongoing preservation needs and address current disrepair, raise funds to help support Habitat for Humanity’s hurricane-recovery efforts, and toast Scotti Merrill Preservation Award recipient Tom Hambright, one of the best historians and collection-keepers of Key West history. The second annual “Back In Time” fundraiser is an opportunity for [continue reading…]

 November 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:17 am Issue #241, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Nov 032017
 
Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra at the Key West Theater, November 8th

Flamenco Guitarist Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra takes the stage at the Key West Theater  With 5 Grammys, and multi-platinum icing spread over nearly 40 albums, Ottmar Liebert has survived and thrived as a solo instrumental artist, one of the toughest gigs in music. His global success can be attributed to a myriad of things – his creative vision, his determination, and a strong sense of melody. Born in Cologne, Germany, he began playing guitar at 11. Before the age of 19, Liebert had intended [continue reading…]

 November 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:15 am Issue #241, Music, What To Do No Responses »