Tag - 06-02-2016 Issue

And Speaking of Anniversaries…

Some of the more observant Beachcomber readers may notice a running theme throughout this issue, namely the upcoming first-year anniversary of LuLu’s in Destin. They have a huge event Saturday, June 11, with great live music, a book signing with Lucy Buffett herself, and tons of fun for all ages...

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15 Questions with Gileah Taylor

Continuing our tie-in with The Beachcomber’s 15th anniversary in August. This issue, the spotlight shines on musician and songwriter Gileah Taylor, whose superb new album Songs for Late at Night Vol. 2 drops June 10. Discover more at www.gileah.com.    1. Where do you currently call home...

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Record Roundup

Theo Croker Escape Velocity Sony Masterworks Florida-born trumpeter and leader Croker is the grandson of the legendary Doc Cheatham, so he has royal jazz blood. At age 31, his c.v. screams “prodigy,” and Escape Velocity is his fourth album. If this is your first Croker album (it’s mine), you might...

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Recommended Reading

Ted Gioia How to Listen to Jazz Basic Books Gioia is a jazz musician, historian and educator, whose book The History of Jazz is a standard work. Like Leonard Bernstein with classical music, Gioia is attempting to take the intimidation out of learning to appreciate the Devil’s Music. This requires...

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All the Beers Under the Sun

By Joni Williams   Have you been to the “new” Fokker’s in Downtown Fort Walton Beach? They still have a full bar, as well as their interesting food menu filled with German fare, wings and pizza, including the infamous Mother Fokker.   But after moving catty corner across the street, the new...

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Local Guides

Art Galleries

Your guide to Art Galleries in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Niceville, and Watersound.

Happy Hours

It’s happy hour in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Rosemary Beach, and Shalimar!

Faith

Services on the Beach. Destin, Fort Walton, Miramar Beach, and 30A / South Walton