• Rise Against Show Review They’re undoubtedly one of the premier Alternative rock artists of this century, and somehow, until Saturday night, I had never caught them live.  No clue why I waited so long, but this powerful quartet out of Chicago was definitely worth the wait.  And, based on something we heard that night, the next time we see them might just be right around the corner. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Led by charismatic frontman, Tim McIlrath, they delivered 90 minutes of non-stop, searing rock […]

    Rise Against Deliver Powerful Orlando Performance

    Rise Against Show Review They’re undoubtedly one of the premier Alternative rock artists of this century, and somehow, until Saturday night, I had never caught them live.  No clue why I waited so long, but this powerful quartet out of Chicago was definitely worth the wait.  And, based on something we heard that night, the next time we see them might just be right around the corner. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Led by charismatic frontman, Tim McIlrath, they delivered 90 minutes of non-stop, searing rock […]

  • The Big Orlando Alt-Rock Festival After a few years of watching the season’s best alt-rock festivals hit Jacksonville and Tampa, we finally get to see this killer line-up make a stop at Orlando. This is something we hoped for when we heard that X107.3 was coming to Orlando, and couldn’t be happier to see this come to fruition (See our prediction here). Make sure you Follow our Twitter  below, and Like our Facebook to the right for updates on this event and all Central Florida rock concerts Follow @rarasfarm December 7th will be the date which will live in infamy […]

    The Big Orlando – Huge Alt-Rock Festival Heads to Orlando

    The Big Orlando Alt-Rock Festival After a few years of watching the season’s best alt-rock festivals hit Jacksonville and Tampa, we finally get to see this killer line-up make a stop at Orlando. This is something we hoped for when we heard that X107.3 was coming to Orlando, and couldn’t be happier to see this come to fruition (See our prediction here). Make sure you Follow our Twitter  below, and Like our Facebook to the right for updates on this event and all Central Florida rock concerts Follow @rarasfarm December 7th will be the date which will live in infamy […]

  • Lou Gramm Velvet Sessions Concert Review The last time I saw Lou Gramm on stage was in the eighties, at Philadelphia’s Jam at JFK. With 100,000 raucous Foreigner fans packing the stadium, he commanded the huge crowd. Flash forward a few decades – on a balmy Orlando night, the setting was just a little more intimate, but the rock ‘n roll was timeless. Follow @rarasfarm Gramm and his new band headlined Velvet Sessions at Orlando’s Hard Rock hotel. The world’s greatest rock ‘n roll cocktail party is a different venue, one where the fans have a few drinks, grab some […]

    Lou Gramm Offers Timeless Performance

    Lou Gramm Velvet Sessions Concert Review The last time I saw Lou Gramm on stage was in the eighties, at Philadelphia’s Jam at JFK. With 100,000 raucous Foreigner fans packing the stadium, he commanded the huge crowd. Flash forward a few decades – on a balmy Orlando night, the setting was just a little more intimate, but the rock ‘n roll was timeless. Follow @rarasfarm Gramm and his new band headlined Velvet Sessions at Orlando’s Hard Rock hotel. The world’s greatest rock ‘n roll cocktail party is a different venue, one where the fans have a few drinks, grab some […]

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    Coral Skies Festival Hits Florida This Weekend

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  • Bike Thief Album Review We’re a bit late to the party, as this talented young quintet released EPs in 2011 and 2012 that never hit our radar at the farm. They received plenty of appreciation, but thus far, no huge breakthrough hits. That just may be about to change. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Art rock? Folk rock? Progressive rock? Theatrical rock? Not really sure what label fits Bike Thief most comfortably, but it quickly becomes clear that they offer a distinctive blend of music and […]

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  • Cut To the Chase – Fort Lean We’re a bit late to the party, as this Brooklyn-based quintet released EPs in 2011 and 2012. The received plenty of critical appreciation, but thus far, no huge breakthrough hits. That just may be about to change. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm “Cut To The Chase,” is the addictive first single off of their upcoming 2015 release, Quiet Day on Ooh La La Recordings. Ooh La La has a habit of mining superb talent from the New York Alternative […]

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  • Album Review – Choking On Halos First, let me just say that I absolutely hate my iPhone. Sadly, challenges with my over-priced piece of crap with its incessant software updates made it damn near impossible for me to preview the album during recent travels across the East Coast. Bummer, because this creative album would have been a wonderful accompaniment. Depriving me of the opportunity to enjoy this fine album is the last straw – Android here I come. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Kingwell is an […]

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  • Noel Gallagher Shares Details on Chasing Yesterday Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Today, October 13th, Noel Gallagher announced the completion and release date of the brand new Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album, Chasing Yesterday. The announcement was made during a live Q&A streamed on Facebook and hosted by BBC 6 Music’s Matt Everitt.  Chasing Yesterday will be released on March 3rd. The first single from the album, ‘In The Heat Of The Moment’ will be released on November 17th digitally and on limited edition 7 […]

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  • The Who are Headed to Florida Our favorite Glaswegians have put together an interesting video for “Magazine,” the latest single release from their fantastic 2013 release Later …When The TV Turns To Static. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm They are one of the iconic rock bands in history, and after five decades of on-again off-again touring, they are hitting the road again in honor of their 50th year! The tour will also support their new Greatest Hits release, The Who Hits 50! The GReatest Hits collection […]

    The Who Celebrate The Big 5-0 With Tour

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    Radkey Steals the Show

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    Foxing Reveals North American Tour

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