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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

June 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins    If you love piano music of any style, you’ll love John Hetherington, Fridays at Flavio’s Brick Oven and Bar.    There are a lot of people for whom childhood piano lesson memories are, shall we say, “less than great.” They suffer through for as long as their parents insist, practice as […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

May 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Ren·ais·sance man noun a person with many talents or areas of knowledge    When Marc Mosby and the Instigators take the Beach Club stage for Cinco de Mayo, you’re going to hear some great music. Mostly reggae, some from very well known and much-covered international artists, plus though hard to distinguish from these giants, a […]

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Siesta Sounds - Kettle of Fish

Siesta Sounds – Kettle of Fish

April 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Siesta Sounds By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins Dana Lawrence and Kettle of Fish    Living in an area with lots of local talent readily available is a real blessing. Before long you have at least one favorite band or singer, and any time you want to go out and enjoy some music, you know they can always […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins “Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat.” ~ Robert Griffin III    When Sarasota’s infamous noise ordinance killed southwest Florida’s thriving music scene, it drove away some of our most talented performers. Those who stubbornly stayed […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

February 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins B.C. HATHAWAY        Threading neatly through the southern end of Siesta Key is Midnight Pass Road, a winding two-lane drive named for what was an adjacent natural waterway created hundreds of years ago by Mother Nature, then destroyed in the early 1980s by two self-serving humans determined to live where […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

January 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

2018 shaping up as a great year for The Whole Band By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins    January is that otherwise-unassuming month that so many of us believe denotes a chance for a fresh start. Musician-composer Callie Chappell is no different, sailing into 2018 on a wave of not just optimism but certainty, based on the prospect […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

December 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins       Is Al Fuller one of the most popular entertainers working in southwest Florida?  Gee, I don’t know … in the first 15 minutes of our interview he booked three unexpected new gigs via incoming phone calls, so what do you think?       If you’ve had any exposure to the area music scene over […]

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November Siesta Sounds

November Siesta Sounds

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins November means Thanksgiving and one of the things I’ve always been MOST thankful for is music. You’re reading this column, so that probably applies to you as well. Siesta Key is blessed with an embarrassment of riches in the various arts, making it easy to take for granted. Let’s not do that […]

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Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

October 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins Music lovers are always happy when October rolls around because the beginning of the winter “season” usually means that more venues will be adding or increasing their live music menus. One of the places to catch a lot of different sounds with little or no need to drive is Siesta Key in […]

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