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Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Plus - Bonus Content Not Seen in the Beachcomber Print Edition

Navarro had pursed music for years when he did the surprising—he walked away. “When (success) didn’t come early, there really was a crossroads moment—do I give it up or do I keep going? And what’s interesting is, it all changed when I decided to give it up, and in the midst of that got successful..."
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Friday, April 10th, 2015

Plays Live at Sandestin Wine Festival April 16-19

Although she now calls Nashville home, her primary influences aren’t what you would first assume, “I call it singer-songwriter pop,” Chapman says of her style. “Because I am hugely inspired by 1970s pop music like Carole King, Fleetwood Mac and Simon & Garfunkel..."
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Thursday, March 26th, 2015

There's a New Power Trio in Town

“The cool thing is, Tucker grew up in Colorado and his number one dream was to move to the coast or somewhere on the water and play music,” says Ingram. “He wanted to have that surfy vibe, that island vibe, and it’s so cool because we’re doing it. He had it all surrounding him, and he had this huge smile on his face..."
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Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Beachcomber Music Award Winner Gets Funky

Dawson sees a divide between the two performing personas, saying his Heritage side is more “rock star, kick shit over, set stuff on fire, and jump off of speakers” while the more subdued nature of solo performances lead to “darker and introspective” song choices...
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Friday, February 13th, 2015

DJ Nevian - Matt McCarty - Todd Gosser

DJ Nevian (whose given name is Terry Edwards) has quickly made a name for himself across the area, including the nod in this year’s BMAs as Best DJ. But this wasn’t a planned out career. “I actually started in a rock format type of club five years ago,” he says...
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Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Performs Tuesdays at AJ's, 4-7 p.m.

The band’s following reaches further than fans, as they’ve collected a horn section made up of veteran visiting players out of sheer luck. “As we started playing around, a couple of them would come up to us and say, I play Dixieland back home, would you mind if I bring in my trombone and play with you guys?”...
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Monday, December 29th, 2014

Performing at Seaside New Year's Eve

Without the aid of a clear-cut genre audience, Trimble views the band’s road to success as “much more of an outsiders path” that includes two successfully funded albums through Kickstarter campaigns, nearing $75,000 in total. That feat isn’t lost on Trimble...
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Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Talking by phone, Sandford told me he and his new bride are looking to buy property on 30A and even set up a recording studio here in 2015. I’ve offered to keep an eye on the place for them while they’re back home in Franklin, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville...