Reel Big Fish & Bowling For Soup Take Over Orlando For An Evening Of Pop Punk, Ska & Laughs (Photo Gallery + Review)

 

By Cortney Lesovoy

Early 2000’s pop-punk and ska-punk collided at House of Blues Orlando in Lake Buena Vista on June 21 with Reel Big Fish and Bowling For Soup. This energetic headlining duo along with opening band Nerf Herder sold out the venue a day before putting on arguably one of the best Florida shows Reel Big Fish has ever seen.

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Photo Review: I See Stars at Soundbar Orlando 1/26 (Acoustic)

Recently our photojournalist Savannah Rowley had the privilege of seeing I See Stars acoustic tour in Orlando, FL at Soundbar. The tour only had members Devin Oliver and Brent Allen, and Oliver explained exactly why that was – “you may be thinking why are only two members here? We figured we’d give the guys a break and make it more intimate. We aren’t breaking up, in fact we’re working on new music.”

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Photo Review: Bring Me The Horizon “First Love” World Tour – Orlando, FL 1/25/19

On January 25th the legendary band Bring Me The Horizon, whose been around for 15 years released their latest album Amo. It was also the same night they took over the CFE Arena in Orlando, FL for night two of their North American leg of the “First Love” world tour, and our photojournalist Savannah Rowley was there to capture all the action. With supporting acts Fever 333 and Thrice, this was one night we won’t forget.

Starting the night off was Fever 333 featuring frontman Jason Butler, previously known in the band Letlive; and damn the band really knew how to put on a show. Playing familiar songs such as “Made in America”, “Burn It” and “Trigger” – once Butler got into the crowd, he spoke about their song “Made in America” and how it relates politically to today’s society, as well as keeping the safety of their fans a main priority, including a shoutout to all the women in the arena that night.

Next up was Thrice, well known for their songs “Only Us”, “Hurricane”, and “The Earth Will Shake” the band continued the night with full-fledged rock while anticipated fans waited for Bring Me The Horizon to take the stage.

Lastly, the band everyone was waiting to see, Bring Me The Horizon took the stage. Opening with “i apologise if you feel something” off their latest album Amo, they dove into their hit single “Mantra” followed by Sempiternal‘s “House of Wolves.” The band continued to play hits off of their latest album Amo such as “Wonderful Life” and “Medicine”, including a first live performance of “Nihilist Blues.” They played popular songs off Sempiternal  and That’s the Spirit such as “Sleepwalking”, “Can You Feel My Heart” and “Doomed.” The whole time you could see the smile on Oliver Sykes face as he sang into the crowd. I believe this is the band’s happiest time and they can only go up with their latest album release and this tour.

Overall what an amazing show, you definitely don’t want to miss this tour when it comes through your area. You can buy tickets to upcoming shows here. We can’t wait till these bands come back!

Universal Orlando Announces Mardi Gras 2019 Lineup Including Pitbull, Macklemore, NF + MORE!

The popular tourist attraction theme-park Universal Studios has finally announced its Mardi Gras lineup for 2019 including popular acts such as Busch, Macklemore, NF, Pitbull and so many more listed here. From Feb 9-April 4th, the streets in Universal will be filled with music, delicious Cajan delicacies and lots of New Orleans inspired interactions such as parades and bands.

We had a chance to check out Mardi Gras last year when Fifth Harmony came to Universal and would love to be apart of it this year! They currently have a deal where you can come any three days starting at $160!