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    Earthday Birthday Roars Into Orlando

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  • Six Bands Not To Miss at Welcome To Rockville Still need a reason to go to the Rockville festival in Jacksonville this year? I’m sure you can come up with plenty of reasons not to, but I’m going to give you six reasons why you should. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for more Welcome To Rockville and rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Reason #6: Butcher Babies. These Los Angeles-based rockers’ high energy set will include new some new songs they just finished recording at the beginning of this month for their second […]

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