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Michael Franti and Spearhead (music group)

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  • Adam Duritz is still hangin around

    Adam Duritz is still hangin around
    One of Adam Duritz's most memorable on-the-road moments happened in 2009 in Bayfront Park in Miami. The Counting Crows frontman was on tour with Michael Franti and Spearhead and Augustana, on the suitably named Traveling Circus and Medicine Show. The...
  • Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer

    Weekend preview: Think globally, drink beer
    With apologies to the many accomplished musicians performing on Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend, the most important improvement at the ocean-ecology-minded Tortuga Music Festival is the news that the house beer this year is Corona (replacing last year&...
  • Tortuga 2014: Music festival returning to Fort Lauderdale beach

    Tortuga 2014: Music festival returning to Fort Lauderdale beach
    The inaugural Tortuga Music Festival, which drew more than 25,000 fans to Fort Lauderdale beach last spring for two days of concerts highlighted by Grammy-winning headliner Kenny Chesney, was so uniformly well received that its return seemed inevitable....
  • Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen, Avett Brothers to headline Tortuga Music Festival

    Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen, Avett Brothers to headline Tortuga Music Festival
    When the Tortuga Music Festival debuts on Fort Lauderdale Beach Park on April 13-14, it will do so with a seasoned sea dog as one of its headliners: Kenny Chesney, the man whose salty songs (“Guitars and Tiki Bars,” All I Want for Christmas Is...
  • No kidding: Kenny Chesney, Avett Brothers on Fort Lauderdale beach

    No kidding: Kenny Chesney, Avett Brothers on Fort Lauderdale beach
        Preserving the awesome majesty of the ocean is the admirable goal of the inaugural Tortuga Music Festival, April 13-14 on Fort Lauderdale beach. But no one will think less of you if your primary focus is the music.     Country star Kenny Chesney, up-...
  • Tortuga Music Festival rocks Fort Lauderdale beach

    Tortuga Music Festival rocks Fort Lauderdale beach
    No shoes, no shirt, no problem. That's a Kenny Chesney song, but it may as well have served as the collective mantra for the rain-soaked first-day festivities Saturday at the Tortuga Music Festival at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. It's no problem for...
  • Lauderdale's Tortuga Music Festival partners big stars and conservation

    Lauderdale's Tortuga Music Festival partners big stars and conservation
    When the inaugural Tortuga Music Festival puts its world-class lineup of country, rock and reggae acts in front of more than 25,000 fans on Fort Lauderdale beach next month, the big draw will be Grammy-winning headliner Kenny Chesney. But it is two...
  • Martin Guitar to be a sponsor for music festival that benefits children's foundation

     
    Guitar maker C. F. Martin & Co. of Upper Nazareth Township, which this spring announced its sponsorship of a series of concerts to benefit video channel Vh1's Save The Music Foundation, announced another sponsorship of a national benefit. Martin said........
  • All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)

    All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)
    Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
  • Tuesday, January 25, 2011

    5 a.m. Jane Says by Jane's Addiction How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) by Marvin Gaye Word Up by Cameo Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen When The Levee Breaks by Led Zeppelin Once In A Lifetime by Talking Heads Another One Bites The Dust by...
  • Singer and Activist Michael Franti Plays at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury

    Singer and Activist Michael Franti Plays at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury
    Michael Franti & Spearheadwith Grace Potter & the Nocturnals June 27, 6 p.m. (Gates at 5 p.m.),Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury, (203) 794-1117, www.ivesconcertpark.com   When most musicians find themselves with a couple of days off...
  • Our Picks: Seven wowser shows near Hartford this week

    Our Picks: Seven wowser shows near Hartford this week
    1) Weezer, $35. Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. 2) Michael Franti and Spearhead, $35. Thurs. 8 p.m. Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Northampton. 3) Tower of Power, $55-$75. Thurs. 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Infinity Music Hall &...