Fresh Muphins at Mattison’s: A local restaurant chain gives original music a spin

Published July 14, 2010 Sarasota-Bradenton’s three Mattison’s restaurants are not the first establishments people think of when seeking a good local original live set. A walk past downtown Sarasota’s City Grille usually reveals a piano man breaking out, well “Piano Man,” or some aging rockers taking “Mustang Sally” for a ride. But that notion could soon […]

The Local Original: An overview of the Suncoast music scene reveals progress and change

Published October 13, 2010 In trying to improve the Suncoast music scene it’s important to examine where it came from, how it developed, and where it stands today. Therefore, I felt it was necessary to use this week’s column as a State of the Scene Address of sorts. When looking back at what’s taken place over the […]