psychedelic monks on stage

Q&A with: The Psychedelic Monks

Interview by Tiffany Evers Genre: Jam band BAND MEMBERS:  • Evan Clancy – drums • Max Bressan – bass • Ian Hood – guitar • Evan Ahlswede – guitar/steel pan Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING TOGETHER? A: Most of us have been jamming together for 10 years. We have been playing live shows for 7 years. Q: WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND YOUR NAME? A: … Continue reading Q&A with: The Psychedelic Monks

New Smyrna Beach Rock & Roll Music Festival

Get ready for the celebration of the heartbeat of America with the NSB Rock & Roll Music Festival! Concerts will take place at locations all around Flagler Avenue beginning Thur. Nov. 19th through Sun. the 22nd Each location has multiple concert times with a wide range of acts all weekend! Don’t miss the chance to rock out all weekend at the New Smyrna Beach Rock … Continue reading New Smyrna Beach Rock & Roll Music Festival

the click band on stage performing

Q&A with Local Band, The Click

By: Tiffany Evers  Genre: Alternative, Reggae, Rock, Indie BAND MEMBERS:  Chuck Morel – vocals and guitar Jimmy Cunningham – lead guitar and foot tapper Matt Smith – bass guitar and professional drinker Jim Sinex – drums and vocals Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING TOGETHER? A: Over a decade… Q: WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND YOUR NAME? A: We didn’t want to spend a lot of … Continue reading Q&A with Local Band, The Click

Broadway in the Park

November 7 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM @ Riverside Park in New Smyrna Beach (Adjacent to Brannon Center) Tickets: Free Outdoor Concert – Donations to Little Theatre will be accepted The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach is thrilled to announce we will be bringing local talent back to the stage with a gala open-air event featuring the music of Broadway. Join in the fun, … Continue reading Broadway in the Park

Q&A with: Brothers Within

Joey Speroni – Drums/Vox  Bernie Boehm – Guitar/Vox/Bass Jonathan “Jonny” Festari – Keys/Bass Eric Dinger – Lead Guitar/Bass  Genre: Organic Reggae Rock  Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING TOGETHER? A: This coming October 2020 will be five years that we would consider ourselves a band. We were all just learning our instruments at that time when we started. Q: WHICH FAMOUS MUSICIANS DO YOU … Continue reading Q&A with: Brothers Within

Seaside Fiesta Music Festival on Flagler Avenue

Event presented by The Party’s on Flagler, hosted at individual locations Hello Summer! For over 30 years New Smyrna Beach marked the official start of summer with Seaside Fiesta Weekend. Due to COVID-19 and keeping everyone’s safety as our highest priority, the block party, 5K race, and surf competition will not take place this year. A scaled-down version of the annual Seaside Fiesta Weekend Music … Continue reading Seaside Fiesta Music Festival on Flagler Avenue

Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Volusia County is packed with local musical talent! When asked who their favorite band or musician is, locals nominated over 100 acts! Here are the top 5 that always bring the crowds.  All dates listed below are subject to change or cancellation … Continue reading Best Local Musicians or Bands To Follow

5 time shag band photo

INSIDE LOOK: 5 Time Shag

Q: What brought you guys together? A: In 2011, I [Scotty, pictured below] was leaving one band and met Eric, our guitarist, and Giulio, the bass player; we all jammed together to see what would happen and it was a perfect fit. Patsy joined the group in 2016 – he already knew our music, so it was an easy decision to have him join the band. Q: How … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: 5 Time Shag