Top selling British rock group You Me at Six will bring their award winning sound to Orlando with a gig at the Firestone Live on September 30.
The quintet are currently touring in support of their fourth album, Cavalier Youth, which debuted on the Billboard Heatseekers chart earlier this year. The new single/video “Room to Breathe” is also top 10 at rock radio, and they’ve recently been named “Best British Band” at the recent Kerrang! Awards, presented by British rock mag Kerrang!
The Brink Lounge in downtown Orlando will host the grand opening of “Collective Culture,” a new local music showcase, on August 28 at 8pm.
This weekly showcase will celebrate Central Florida’s most talented local musicians, lyricists, and other artists. The opening night artists are Everyday I, Hadley’s Hope, Shout London, and The Cold Start.
Admission is $10 at the door, and there are $2 drinks until 9pm. 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. There is lit and secure parking for $6 behind the venue.
The Brink Lounge is located at 47 Amelia St, and is part of the Firestone Live Entertainment Complex. For more info, visit brinkorlando.com.
North American dubstep pioneer DATSIK, is coming to Firestone Live in Orlando, on Thursday, October 24, on his Rockstar Energy Drink Presents The Firepower Most Wanted Tour.
He is touring in support of his newest ten-track Let It Burn release, which sees him collaborating with fellow producers Getter and Bais Haus as well as vocalists Georgia Murray and Zyme. You can check it out for free on DATSIK’s Facebook page.
DATSIK will be joined on this date by FuntCase, Antiserum, Mayhem, and Must Die!.
He will also bring out a new version of his one-of-a-kind “Vortex” Dj performance booth, which has been reincarnated as “Vortex Lumen.” Lumen is reference to light and this new adaption will consist of new lighted bells and whistles.
Tickets for the show are $20, and can be bought online or at the door. Show starts at 10pm, and is 18 and up to enter.
Here is a video preview of what to expect:
Orlando Weekly, the city’s alternative weekly publication, is hosting their first Orlando Zombie Ball at Firestone Live in downtown Orlando on Wednesday, October 23.
Tickets for this spooky shindig are $10 in advance, and get you free drinks from 8pm -9pm, and live entertainment. Can’t afford $10? The Orlando Zombie Ball Facebook page has a code to get your ticket for FREE through Sunday, October 20.
Costumes are mandatory, and there is a costume contest with the chance to win up to $1,000 in cash prizes.
For more information, visit OrlandoZombieBall.com. Firestone Live is located at 578 N. Orange Ave.
Grammy-nominated, international producer/DJ Steve Aoki, is bringing his Aokify America Tour to Firestone Live on October 20.
Joining him will be bass/dubstep artist Borgore, hip-hop heavyweight Waka Flocka Flame, and Toronto-based electro producer Autoerotique.
Not only has Aoki become a household name since forming his own label, Dim Mak, in 1986, but he has helped shape the sound of electonic dance, both with his own releases, and collaborating with others. He continues to dominate the dance music scene with his recent releases, including new single “Bring You To Life (Transcend)” with house producer Rune RK featuring vocalist RAS, out October 15 on Dim Mak Records, as well as the massive Linkin Park collaboration “A Light That Never Comes,” out now on Machine Shop Recordings/Warner Bros. Records and “Boneless,” a collaboration with Chris Lake and Tujamo (Ultra Music), which hit #1 on Beatport.
Aoki also founded The Steve Aoki Charitable Fund which raises funds for immediate humanitarian relief and essential medical research to help with crises and newfound heath issues that arise every year around the world. Proceeds from this show will go to the fund.
Tickets are $35 for this outdoor event, to held in the Firestone Music Park, and it is 18 and up to attend. The event runs from 6:30pm to midnight.
Here is the official audio video for Aoki’s “Bring You to Life (Transcend)”:
It seems the food truck phenomenon is catching on in Orlando. As a result, more truck collective events are being staged.
First was last month’s The Daily City Food Truck Bazaar, and now comes Food Pod Wednesdays.
Not sure if this will be a weekly event, but the inaugural one will take place April 6, in the parking lot of Firestone Live (578 North Orange Ave) in downtown Orlando.
Food trucks scheduled to attend include:
- Red Eye BBQ
- Yum Yum Cupcake Truck
- The Crooked Spoon
- Treehouse Truck
- Big Wheel Provisions Truck
The event starts at 6pm and is free to attend, just pay for your food and drinks. You can RSVP or get more information from their Facebook or Yelp pages.
Sounds like fun!