You know, Mondays aren’t as bad as they say. ESPECIALLY this one, and I will tell you why. This morning, my personal favorite group of lovely French men (Phoenix) announced a whole bunch of tour dates via this photo posted to their social media accounts. Whitney, The Lemon Twigs, and Miike Snow will be joining them on tour.
Not only did they announce the tour but it just so happens to be starting in FLORIDA..where Indie Music Heartbeat resides! Specifically the House of Blues where I saw them perform a few years ago. I have said this before and I will say it again, their live performances are like no other. They always play way more songs than you think they will and.. Continue reading
I am especially excited about this announcement after going last year (see my post on it here) and having the best time! If you live in the Florida area you HAVE to make it to this festival, it’s smaller then your usual music festival which makes it more intimate and theirs nothing better than seeing such BIG NAMED ARTISTS in a small and intimate setting…plus they have a ferris wheel and other rides! See you there! Check out the lineup below (my mind is blown- strokes, PIXIES?!, Hozier, yes please!) and click the image to head to the official Guava Festival website to keep an eye out for tickets!
Yesterday a bunch of music sites I follow posted this very interesting map of the United States and the bands they love, based on the real listening behavior of actual music fans from each state recorded by Echo Nest through 432 apps and services.
So according to the stats, I do not belong in MI (where I’m from) or Florida (where I live now) because both states apparently love shitty music (Rick Ross and Young Jeezy).
And coincidentally my very favorite state (that I can’t wait to live in) Illinois has some seriously good taste, along with Missouri, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Minnesota who would of thought??
What is YOUR states favorite band?
source: The Echo Nest Blog