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Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with TJ Hitt

Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with TJ Hitt

April 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Mike Sales It probably comes as no surprise that my favorite part of Siesta Key is the impressive pool of talent on display at the many live music venues in the relatively small area of the village where I can always count on discovering another favorite. TJ Hitt, was playing just across the street […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Zooey Seraphine Warren

Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Zooey Seraphine Warren

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Mike Sales A little over a year ago, I had the privilege of playing New Year’s Eve with a husband and wife duo at The Hub. Sammy “Barefoot” Warren, who plays percussion, interviewed for the Nov. issue of the Siesta Sand Newspaper and in the time since then, I’ve seen and heard some beautiful […]

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Ben Hammond

Who’s Playing Tonight? featuring Ben Hammond

February 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Mike Sales The April 2013 edition of the Siesta Sand Newspaper launched the “Who’s Playing Tonight” article and featured singer, songwriter; Ben Hammond.In that time I’ve had the privilege of interviewing, and getting to know dozens of local area musicians and their music. Don’t tell anyone you saw a songwriter use a cliché, but […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

An interview with Sara Nelms By Mike Sales I first heard about Sara when she started playing poolside at the Best Western Plus, Siesta Key Gateway on Friday nights. Other than the excellent performances on her “Lover, No Longer” album, I didn’t hear too much more about her until this interview, so I was pleasantly […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

November 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

An interview with Sammy “Barefoot” Warren  By Mike Sales  Toward the end of last year, I got one of those calls I love to get; an offer to play a New Year’s Eve pick-up gig after I got done playing earlier…an NYE double! I was told there would be two other musicians there and that they […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

September 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

An interview with RPM  By Mike Sales   You may recall an interview from the Siesta Sand January issue, of this year, which featured RPM’s Mark Waelti. During that interview, I learned that the duo, consisting of Mark on bass and vocals and Randy Marsh on guitar and vocals had been together for 30 years […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

An interview with Cliff E. Shoes By Mike Sales I had the job of introducing “The Boneshakers” when I hosted the stage for an annual event called E-Fest, the first time I saw Cliff perform. As the band stood on stage, poised to launch into what would be a fantastic show, I noticed the stand-up […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Willie BeThere

Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Willie BeThere

April 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Mike Sales Willie BeThere is the stage name of Kip, a seasoned professional singer/guitar player who’s played at Siesta Key area tiki bars and beaches for decades. As those who read this article may have noticed, most of the musicians I interview play for a living, but Willie has achieved what seems to be […]

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