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By Jamie Collins Guitarist Emily Springsteen is on a mission, one that involves two hot topics heard around the world right now – garbage, for the most part, and recycling. “I like to promote environmental issues,” the former Key-West based musician said of her new song titled “The Ten Cent Bottle Law.” It refers to…

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By Jamie Collins It’s festival season in the Florida Keys, which means some of the most talented musicians and bands will be performing throughout the 100-mile island chain all the way through April. In its third consecutive year, Mile Zero Fest returns to Key West with an outstanding four-day red-dirt/Americana lineup. From the free kickoff…

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January 24th kicks off Boondock’s Trop Rock Weekend with a full band show from Howard Livingston.  The Trop Rock Junkies round out the weekend with a pair of shows on the 25th and 26th.  Head over to boondocksus.com to reserve a table today!  Don’t miss this unforgettable weekend of music on Ramrod Key.

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Grab a can of cold beer and pull up a repurposed school bus seat because G Love is coming back “On The Rock.” Garret Dutton’s (G Love’s) North American concert tour will certainly make him money. Stopping by the dilapidated artist colony on Stock Rock casts a vote of confidence currency for Billy Kearins and his…

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The Key West Songwriters Festival – the largest festival of its kind in the world. Celebrating its 22nd year. Since 1997 BMI has been a presenting sponsor of the festival and has helped it grow into both a tourist attraction and favorite of island locals. The festival revolves around five days and nights where live…

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Hog’s Breath Saloon measures the soul of its music in dog years. Why should you care who’s playing “Friends in Low Places” or “Mustang Sally?” Ask Toby Keith or Zack Brown. They played Garth Brooks at Hog’s Breath before the next Nashville Star started playing “I love this Bar” and “Chicken Fried.” Kenny Chesney launched…

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If Key West is America’s aquarium then the Green Parrot is its touch tank. 90 miles North of Havana by sea sits this little two by four mile coral island. Key West’s cultural ripple effect magnifies personalities that were lost in mainland traffic. Comfy humidity infuses cocktails and amplifies live music at the corner of…

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Partying with a purpose takes on a new meaning when Parrot Heads from every corner of the country descend onto Key West this week for the 25th Annual Key West Meeting of the Minds 2016. (MOTM) As you can imagine there is live music in every direction and plenty of Trop Rock to go around.…

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Things just keep getting better at the Key West Theater.  This November 10th we are lucky enough to have the legendary Blues Traveler paying us a visit.  Blues Traveler hit their peak of popularity in the Mid Nineties with their mega hits, Run Around and Hook, but they have been active since 1987 as a…