Jim Abbott is the music critic and Florida travel columnist for the Orlando Sentinel.
In the music realm, he focuses on everything from ...
July 24, 2014
With a poppy keyboard and a guitar sound steeped in the 1980s, Los Angeles band Echosmith isn't the most likely candidate to become a fixture on the harder rocking Vans Warped Tour.
July 17, 2014
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July 10, 2014
For Barbara Gruska, half of brother-sister act The Belle Brigade, a stint as an in-demand touring musician opened the door to the duo's prominent road role with singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne.
July 3, 2014
There's a wealth of musical talent in Central Florida, but different corners of the scene sometimes could do a better job of connecting.
June 26, 2014
There might be a family barbecue on your schedule for July 4.
September 26, 2013
Il Volo fans don't like me much since I confessed that I was bored during the Italian trio's concert on Sunday at Orlando's Amway Center.
September 15, 2011
Embrace every day.