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  • Jebry & all that Published 9/7/2008 at 12:03 a.m. 0 comments

    The voice: it’s not tautly classical, not wispy and ethereal, and thankfully not the hormonally nasal sound that infiltrates current pop music. It’s a voice that makes you comfortable, like the girl next door or your best friend — who ...

  • Check it out: Spencer Clark plays 'Rock 'n' Wine Dinner Shows' Published 8/28/2008 at 4:58 p.m. 0 comments

    Spencer Clark is passionate about wine and music, and has found a creative way to combine the two. The part-time Marco Island resident tours the country presenting what he calls “Rock ’n’ Wine Dinner Shows,” an event that couples his ...

  • Bobby Gideons playing 48 years strong Published 8/17/2008 at 12:02 a.m. 0 comments

    In Naples and Marco Island, Bobby Gideons is synonymous to the word piano. Playing continuously for the last 48 years proves his popularity as well as Gideons’ sheer talent and versatility. He knows just about every song ever written and ...

  • Comedian D.L Hughley will perform at Off The Hook this weekend Published 7/30/2008 at 11:06 p.m. 1 comment

    Darryl Lynn “D. L.” Hughley will be on a special comic engagement this Friday through Sunday at Captain Brien’s Off The Hook Comedy Club.

  • Your Music Review: Akon has a nice accent Published 6/22/2008 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Who is your favorite artist? Akon. I like his accent and I just think that he’s cute. I like the sound he makes; it’s different from the others. And he’s actually from Africa, so it’s really cool to actually have ...

  • Singing the blues: Blu Fusion hosts Sunday night jam Published 5/22/2008 at 4:35 p.m. 1 comment

    Did y’all hear that Marco Island was renamed N’awlins to boost its off-season economy? Nah, but the Blu Fusion Restaurant did bring “ da blues” to Marco on Sunday, when general manager Don Lewis invited the Everglades Blues Society to ...

  • Review: Madonna flirtatious and uncomplicated in new album Published 5/11/2008 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    This one’s for you, America. No Abba samples, no edgy French producers, no politics. Madonna makes her least adventurous, yet nonetheless shrewd, move with her new “Hard Candy.” She enrolls producers The Neptunes and Timbaland, the guys behind seemingly every ...

  • Soap star playing at comedy club Published 5/5/2008 at 9:47 p.m. 0 comments

    When Walt Willey hits the stage at the Off the Hook Comedy Club people won’t be seeing Jackson Montgomery, his character on All My Children. He’ll perform two shows on May 18, at Capt. Brien’s Seafood and Raw Bar, home ...

  • Your Music Review: Alternative, pop is music to their hearts Published 5/4/2008 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    What’s your favorite musical artist and what song do you like best? I’m going to go with Ben Harper. I like alternative music. I like Mariah Carey’s “Touch My Body,” because I like that kind of music beat.

  • Music Review: Dolly’s moving with the times — again Published 5/4/2008 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Dolly Parton’s longevity as a singer can be measured now by how she markets herself. She began her career by going to radio stations, knocking on doors and asking the DJs to spin her records. When she made it to ...

  • Variety is the spice of music Published 4/27/2008 at 12:02 a.m. 0 comments

    While they don’t sell millions of records or play at Germain Arena, there are a number of impressive, musical and very entertaining rock, variety and cover bands in this area that have devoted followings, and they are busy in or ...

  • Don’t miss self-taught pianist Stu Shelton Published 4/13/2008 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    When jazz singer Joy Adams and I first visited Naples about eight years ago, the last thing we expected to find was good jazz. After all, our hometown of Philadelphia was the birthplace of dozens of jazz legends, including giants ...

  • Night Lights: Psychologist turned jazz extraordinaire at Kurrents Published 4/6/2008 at 12:03 a.m. 0 comments

    Starting his sixth year at Kurrent’s Restaurant in the Marco Island Marriott Hotel, Michael Cohen has established himself as a jazz saxophonist extraordinaire. Not only playing great standards everyone can relate to, he does such great improvisations that it will ...

  • Your Music Review: Jimmy Buffett’s music is relaxing Published 4/6/2008 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Who is your favorite musical artist? My favorite music is alternative rock. I like Incubus, Fall Out Boy and Sublime. And maybe Johnny Cash. I don’t like old country music, but his music I like.

  • Bobcat Goldthwait coming to comedy club Published 4/3/2008 at 9:48 a.m. 0 comments

    Best known for his roles in three “Police Academy” movies, Bob ‘Bobcat’ Goldthwait will appear at Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club from Thursday, April 10 through Sunday, April 13.

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