Copeland, Lakeland’s favorite indie band, is going on a nationwide tour, its first in more than five years. The Lakeland-based band will play 25 major cities in 32 days beginning Nov. 5, ending the tour with a show at The Social in Orlando on Dec. 6.
Highlights this weekend include the jazzy Keenan Ellison Quartet at Fresco’s and the folky pop of Shevonne Philidor at Brew Hub, both Saturday night. This weekend also marks the opening of The Truth Factory, a youth-oriented club on Parker Street featuring Christian artists. My best bet for the coming week is Sarah Mac Band and […]
Head bowed reverently, a seated figure cradles a folded triangle of a flag in upturned hands. That’s the image of sacrifice that student Cierra Grenier envisioned when she entered a sculpture contest honoring military veterans, police officers, firefighters and other emergency responders.
It’s a home-grown music kind of weekend. Live music includes Munn Park Saints at Fresco’s and Micah Shane at Tony’s Studio B, both on Saturday night. Check the calendar of upcoming shows after the jump.
Lakeland artist Bump Galletta shows some #lkld love through his new pennants. Source: Instagram
For a late summer weekend, there’s a lot of live music in Lakeland the next few days. If I were going to be in town Saturday night, I’d be choosing between Naples-based The Honey Creepers (their ReverbNation profile describes them as Diana Ross meets Crosby Stills, Dame Shirley Bassey Meets Paul Simon) at an Among Friends […]
Classic Albums Live is hoping for a whole lotta love Friday at 8 when it presents “Led Zeppelin 2” at The Lakeland Center. For those who haven’t been before, these concerts feature professional musicians playing favorite albums note-for-note. You can count on some other Led Zeppelin hits, too. Tickets are $27 and $36. Other live music in Lakeland […]
The resurgence of small businesses in the historic Dixieland neighborhood must be ready for prime time. It’s gotten attention in the last few days from Tampa’s Fox 13 and Bay News 9.
Amy Wiggins has moved from promoting the Chamber of Commerce` to leading the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, but she’s still hawking Lakeland as a place of entertainment options ranging from rodeo to opera. In today’s Monday Profile in The Ledger, she spoke of a recent weekend that included both events: “There is so much going on here, there […]
In advance of his band’s Saturday concert in Fort Lauderdale, Aaron Marsh of Lakeland’s Copeland explains why the band reunited to record a new CD six years after breaking up: Fans asked for it.