Kongos live | The Ritz Ybor, Tampa & The Beacham | Feb. 3-4, 2014
The ubiquitous and inescapable anthem “Come With Me Now” has solidified KONGOS as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most exciting and enigmatic new acts. KONGOS, who are the sons to popular ’70s South African/British singer-songwriter John Kongos recently hit huge on South African airwaves, thanks to a slew of radio hits off Lunatic and extensive touring across the country. The brothers are multi-instrumentalists, with Dylan and Jesse handling vocals live and playing bass and drums respectively onstage. Eldest brother Johnny plays accordion and piano, while Danny is on slide and regular guitar.
Fringe Year Round Presents Stewart Huff Comedy | Feb. 6 – 8, 2015
Stewart Huff has been performing comedy for over 15 years. Currently touring theatres, comedy clubs and special events across the country, Huff reaches past the norm for his genuine – and genuinely unexpected – comedy. His knack for embracing the foibles of humanity and his refreshing originality make him as likeable as he is hilarious. A storyteller at heart, Huff continues to amaze with his clever material and personal wit. A comedic hit at the 2014 Festival, he’s bring back Donating Sperm to My Sister’s Wife, and finishing up the weekend with Darwin vs. Rednecks.
Paula Poundstone live! | Plaza Live | Feb. 6, 2015
Armed with nothing but a stool, a microphone and a can of Diet Pepsi, stand-up comedian, actress, author, and radio personality Paula Poundstone – who is ambivalent to the point of boredom about her sexuality – brings her stand-up act to Orlando’s Plaza Live!
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and AEG Live are proud to present one of the entertainment world’s most celebrated, multi-faceted talents, as part of the Center’s 2014-2015 Live at Knight Series. Connick, recipient of three Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards and two Tony Award nominations, will perform in a rare live concert celebrating his vast catalog of hits on February 7, 2015 at 8 p.m. in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall.
Echosmith live | The Social | Feb. 20, 2015
The power anthem singers behind the hit “Cool Kids” come to Orlando’s Social.
Luke Bryan live | Amway Center | Feb. 21, 2015
The hunky country crooner performs in Orlando.
John Mellencamp | Dr. Phillips Center | March 22, 2015
“The Voice of the Heartland” will play 80 shows including multiple dates in the artist’s hometown of Bloomington, Indiana; Nashville, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, and more. On September 23rd, 2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp released one of the most distinguished records of his career, Plain Spoken. Plain Spoken includes ten stunningly elegant and soul-searching Americana gems. Concert goers will receive a digital download of the Plain Spoken record with purchase of tickets to the tour.
A man with a conscience, he uses his visibility and influence to advocate an issue that hit close to home and became one of the founding members of Farm Aid, an organization that began in 1985 to raise awareness about the loss of family farms. The Farm Aid concerts have raised over $45 million to promote a resilient family farm system of agriculture.
Clean Bandit | The Beacham | March 27, 2015
The Come Out With Pride 2014 headliner returns to Orlando’s Beacham.
Joel McHale live | Hard Rock Live | April 18, 2015
The Talk Soup host comes to Orlando’s Hard Rock Live!
Kathy Griffin | Lakeland Center | April 23, 2015
Two-time Emmy winner, Grammy-winner, NY Times bestselling author, Guinness Book of World Record holder, 2009’s GLAAD Vanguard recipient, 2011 Trevor Project Life Award honoree, and IAVA’s 2013 Leadership in Entertainment Honoree, KATHY GRIFFIN is a multi-faceted performer with rapid fire wit. Whether she’s tearing up stars on the red carpet, making Anderson Cooper blush on CNNs New Year’s Eve, or keeping her fans doubled over with laughter in her stand-up specials and late-night talk show appearances, the always entertaining KATHY GRIFFIN has been making audiences around the world laugh for years.
Bush live | Central Florida Fairgrounds | April 25, 2015
The alt rockers, fronted by hubby of fellow hit maker, Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rosdale will perform their catalogue of hits as part of WJRR’s Earthday Birthday celebration.
Wanda Sykes live | Hard Rock Live | April 25, 2015
The OUTspoken comedian returns to Orlando’s Hard Rock Live!
Taylor Dayne live | Epcot | May 1 – 3, 2015
As part of the Garden Rocks Concert Series at Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Show, the pop icon will perform her hits.
Other artists include:
• March 6-8: Gin Blossoms “Hey Jealousy”
• March 13-15: Pablo Cruise “Love Will Find a Way”
• March 20-22: En Vogue “Free Your Mind”
• March 27-29: Starship “We Built This City”
• April 3-5: The Orchestra starring former members of ELO “Evil Woman”
• April 10-12: Village People “Y.M.C.A.”
• April 17-19: Jon Secada “Just Another Day”
• April 24-26: The Guess Who “These Eyes”
• May 8-10: Little River Band “Reminiscing”
• May 15-17: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone “I’m Henry the VIII, I Am”