Over the weekend in Clearwater, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Robin Zander, lead singer of one of America’s greatest rock bands, Cheap Trick, stepped on stage for the first time in six months! He played three sold-out acoustic shows with his singer/songwriter son, Robin Taylor Zander.  He came gearedContinue Reading


Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille continues to draw world renowned musicians to their stage for their monthly Blues Brunch. This Sunday, September 27th, is one such occasion. RJ Howson, a roots rocker in his own right who has opened for artists like Dickey Betts, the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Molly Hatchet and BuddyContinue Reading


Dear Joyland Friends and Family, It is with absolute and pure disbelief that I write this message. It is with love and thankfulness, but also with fire, fight, and a promise… As you all know, the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting regulations have forced all bars and nightclubs to closeContinue Reading


There are many talented musicians on the West Coast of Florida! They include the frontmen like Brian Johnson of AC/DC, Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, and Joe Perry of Aerosmith who have claimed the Suncoast area as their homes for years. There are musicians who have played in bands asContinue Reading


“We’re putting the band back together.” Over a year after Greg Poulos and Chris Guertin have been away from Kettle of Fish while pursuing other endeavors, their lives and talents have circled around back to rejoin the band. And if that wasn’t enough, drummer Pat McDonald, formerly with the CharlieContinue Reading