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A healthy dose of reality with DREAMERS

April 18th, 2015 by Cassie Morien

I have always had a weakness for psychedelic indie rock tunes. Bands like MGMT, Tame Impala (go get their new album), and The Vaccines always summon the perfect blend of colorful dance beats and thoughtful-provoking lyrics, which will forever get extra love on my playlists. Before I even heard DREAMERS’ music, I saw their website,…

Local Natives: Part 2

April 14th, 2015 by Cassie Morien

As promised, I have big plans to preview all Florida-grown bands in a special section I like to call, “Local Natives.” (I secretly hope the band doesn’t play Florida anytime soon to avoid confusion.) Today I’d like to share another handful of local acts that you cannot miss this SunFest season. (And don’t worry if…

An Interview with Boston’s Gary Pihl

April 9th, 2015 by Cassie Morien

In the 70s, the most popular city in Massachusetts raised a rock band that stole the city’s name and the hearts of listeners around the world. Now, almost 40 years later, the band refuses to surrender stadiums, airwaves, and their loyal fans. BOSTON is known for their contagious, ageless singles, like “More Than a Feeling,”…

Stay and Play in the Sun

April 2nd, 2015 by Cassie Morien

Although I was born and raised in South Florida, this will be my second year traveling to West Palm Beach for my favorite festival. My art and music paradise use to be just a short drive up I-95, but now it’s a full-blown vacation. Whether you are planning a vacation or a staycation, I have…

Reggae To Rock

March 30th, 2015 by Cassie Morien

On the long list of things I love about SunFest, the festival’s ability to showcase a wide variety of music genres ranks high. As music festivals continue to sprout across the country (heck, the world) the selection of sounds in each seems to shrink. SunFest’s longevity should be credited to its ability to bring lovers…