Florida Music Festival Takes Over Downtown Orlando April 24-26, 2014 @2014FMF

The 14th Annual Florida Music Festival will feature more than 150 bands on 10 stages over 3 nights in downtown Orlando from April 24-26, 2014.

Florida Music FestivalIf you’re a music lover, this fest is for you, as you’ll hear everything from regional and local lesser-knowns to nationally recognized acts…and at a really wallet-friendly price.

Admission is only $10 per night, or $30 for the whole weekend. I mean, who offers 150 bands for only $30 anymore? This is a wonderful opportunity to check out a bunch of bands live.

The event is spread out over several venues – Backbooth, Bullitt Bar, Cafe Annie’s, Elixir, Firestone Live, Magnolia, The Social, Tanqueray’s, and two stages at Wall St. Plaza – all within a several block walking radius of each other.

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Florida Music Festival Returns to Downtown Orlando April 18 – 20, 2013

fmf2013The Florida Music Festival rolls into Orlando again next week, and they have some amazing music showcases for everyone to check out from April 18-20, 2013.

The FMF takes place in downtown Orlando, and your nightly pass gets you into all participating venues.

The Opening Night Pass on Thursday, April 18, is only $15, and will allow you to check out artists like SNDCLSH featuring DJ Lupe Fiasco & DJ Sky Gellatly, Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Seven Nations, and Boombox.

Friday, April 19, your nightly pass is only $5, and gets you into sets by the likes of rising country star Charlie Worsham, Roots Underground, Hor!zen, Daniel Polich and more.

The Saturday, April 20 nightly pass is also $5 and you can enjoy artists like The Supervillians, Stiletto Red, and Beebs & Her Moneymakers.

Over the course of three days, over 50 bands and musicians will perform. You can check out the complete schedule online at FloridaMusicFestival.com. All nights are 18+ to attend the shows, except Friday and Saturday are 21+ at the Wall St Plaza Mainstage.

Participating venues include Wall St. Plaza, Tanqueray’s, The Social, Harp and Celt, Stagger Inn, Elixir, Cafe Annie’s, Bullitt Bar, and Backbooth.

The Social and The Beacham Concert Highlights for April 2012

Here’s some of our picks for shows not to miss at neighboring venues The Social and The Beacham for April 2012:

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April 6 – Andrew W.K. – $20/$35
Andrew brings his high energy level rock show to The Beacham on this year’s tenth anniversary tour. Expect lots of headbanging.

April 13 – Drive By Truckers – $20/$25
The jam-band rock of Drive By Truckers rolls their country-soul-blues sound into The Beacham for a show on Friday the 13th.

April 14 – Los Amigos Invisibles – $20/$25
This Grammy-nominated band blends salsa, funk and acid-jazz into a wild blend that has gotten people dancing in over 60 countries. Their show at The Social should be no different.

April 19-22 – Florida Music Festival – $25
Held across several downtown venues, this year’s installment includes the llikes of Filter, Candlebox, The Dirty Heads, Seven Nations and more. Each night’s wristband grants you clubhopping access to all 10 venues participating. For more info check out the floridamusicfestival.com website.

For more information on these and other upcoming shows, visit thesocial.org. The Social is located at 54 North Orange Ave in Orlando.The Beacham is located right next door.

Orlando Event Highlights – Week of April 04 – 07, 2011

Who says all the fun stuff to do happens on the weekends? In Orlando there’s plenty of stuff to do all week long.

Check out these concerts and events:

Monday, April 04:

  • |: Further Fest

    Brevard County Fair at Wickham Park Pavilion in Melbourne – $10

  • Lyrics Born at The Social – $15
  • Author Ridley Pearson at Once Upon a Toy at Downtown Disney Marketplace – Free
  • Daphne Willis at Plaza Theatre Live – $10
  • Yelp Drinks Launch Partay at Wally’s – Free

Tuesday, April 05:

  • Brevard County Fair at Wickham Park Pavilion in Melbourne – $10
  • Further Festival w/Phil Lesh & Bob Weir at UCF Arena – $47.50
  • Ron Pope with guests at The Social – $15
  • WJRR Last Band Standing feat. Gorillafight, Murderfly, Anyones Guess & Seven Years Past at the BackBooth – $5
  • Yelp presents CMYE Pre-Florida Film Festival Social at the Eden Bar at Enzian – Free

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Wednesday, April 06:

  • Bastard Sons at McRaney’s Tavern – $5
  • Brevard County Fair at Wickham Park Pavilion in Melbourne – $10
  • Robert Cray Band at Plaza Theatre Live – $32.50-$42.50
  • Florida Music Festival Grammy Showcase at The Social – Free
  • Florida Music Festival Rock for Hunger Benefit at BackBooth – $10
  • Food Pod Wednesday (Food Truck Gathering) at Firestone Live – Free (food extra)
  • Lil’ Wayne at the Amway Center – $97.75-$148.25
  • Suddenly Seniors: The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $39

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Florida Music Festival Set to Rock Downtown Orlando April 7-9, 2011

If you love checking out local music and yet-to-be-discovered bands, you’ll definitely want to check out the Florida Music Festival.

This year’s FMF takes place this week, from Thursday, April 7 to Saturday, April 9. It spans 10 venues throughout downtown Orlando, including Wall St. Plaza, BackBooth, 57 West, Orlando Tastings, The Social and One Eyed Jack’s.

FMF also has drawn in some top notch bands, including headliners like Minus the Bear and JJ Grey & Mofro on Thursday night; Easy Star All-Stars and The Ettes on Friday; and Better Than Ezra and The Supervillains on Saturday.

The FMF website has a complete schedule of performers, along with which venues they’re playing at online.

Now, you might think that having so many great bands playing so many venues would cost a lot to attend, but the FMF is truly a great value. Single day passes are only $15 for Thursday and $10 for Friday or Saturday. Or, you can get a pass good for all 3 days of music for only $25.

That’s right – over 150 bands on 10 stages for only $25!

Both the single day and 3-day passes allow you to venue-hop, so if you don’t like one band, head over to another stage.

You can buy passes or get more information on the Florida Music Festival website.

If you happen to go and get some great shots of the festival, drop us a link and we’ll let our readers know to go check them out.

Rock on Orlando!

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