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

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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

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Music Night at The Hub

Recurring monthly on the 2nd Friday @ 6 – 8 PM The Hub on Canal, 132 Canal St. New Smyrna Beach, FL Admission: $5 for nonmembers Live entertainment in a gallery setting at The Hub featuring eclectic musical performances and jazz variations, every second Friday. *Denotes an additional special event. January 10: The Smokin’ Torpedoes * January 25: Jazz ‘n Blues VII Beautiful Bobby Blackmon & … Continue reading Music Night at The Hub

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The Hub and Our Heroes Event

Three years ago, The Hub on Canal launched the Veterans in Art (VIA) program, enabling wounded warriors and disabled veterans to participate in art and music programs free of charge. On May 26, 2019 the Hub on Canal will host a music and food night to raise awareness about the benefits of music in veterans recovery and gain financial support for the program. All proceeds … Continue reading The Hub and Our Heroes Event