You’ve seen the trailer a million times, but did you know Rock of Ages (Movie) was filmed at OUR VENUE?!? Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russel Brand & Julianne Hough spent 30 days working on set here and this Friday we celebrate the release of this epic film by transforming Revolution into the Bourbon Room. Entry is FREE, and there will be great performances, giveaways and MORE — Doors open at 9PM.
Name: Brando Garcia
Nickname: Big B, Bando, BB, BMG, BG, Grando
Job Title: General Manager
What do you on a day to day basis?: Ensure and facilitate all operational needs for the venue
Favorite Cereal: Fruit loops and ice cream…it was all I ate when I was younger
Favorite TV Show: American Horror Story
Favorite Website: Jointherevolution.net
Favorite Florida sports team: Miami Heat
Funniest thing you’ve seen at Revolution?: A local MC kept on forgetting his own lyrics and then fell off the stage.
A hobby you have that people wouldn’t expect: Wild cat training, scrap-booking is a close second.
Reaction to the Joe Paterno/Penn State scandal: F***ing outraged, I do not condone unsolicitated sex from grown men to little children
Most famous person you’ve met: Peter Murphy, Debbie Harry, Lady Gaga and Nelly…four way tie
Would you vote for Herman Cain? If it was against Obama, yes.
Show you are most looking forward to: Peter Murphy (With She Wants Revenge, Tomorrow night)
Name: Ashlie Rolfe
Job Title: Director of Marketing & Sales for 3JH
How long have you been working here?: A little over a year
Best part of your job here: Creating all of the events and marketing
Shows you are most looking forward to: She Wants Revenge (This Thursday) and MUTEMATH (3/16)
Favorite Children’s Book?: Where the Wild Things Are, Tom Thumb
Favorite Movie: Labyrinth
Favorite Drink: Backyard Lemonade
Animal you most relate to?: A Tiger because they are awesome, and I hunt on my prey
Is Casey Anthony guilty?: Who is that? …Oh that chick, what about her?
Favorite Spring Time Carnation: Water lillys
Favorite Revolution Live memory: the Calvin Harris show, he was awesome and I got to meet him afterwards…Deadmau5 was amazing also.
Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish: My very own chicken mashed potatoes with cheese…and corn..
—interrupts interview for phone call—
What are your thoughts on Hermain Cain? (Laughs)
Favorite place to watch a show at Revolution?: On Stage
They’re not booked at Revolution Live, but it’s good to see one of the biggest bands in the world (some say the biggest) finally cementing some tour dates for the states. Its been four years since Radiohead In Rainbows tour wrapped up, next year though, the band that revolutionized music to date will be promoting their King of Limbs album starting February 27th starting where else than American Airlines Arena in Miami! The tour so far looks like it will be at all arenas.
Here is the the list of dates so far confirmed by the band
Feb. 27 – Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
Feb. 29 – Tampa, FL @ St. Pete Times Forum
March 1 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
March 3 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
March 5 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
March 7 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
March 9 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
March 11 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
March 13 – Broomfield, CO @ 1stBank Center
March 15 – Glendale, AZ @ Jobing.com Arena
Congratulations to Silvia Labra for Winning the Ultimate Fan Contest courtesy of Journeys, Mayday Parade, and Revolution Live! Thank you to all of the entires, it was a difficult choice and everyone that entered won a pair of tickets to the show as well! Join them on November 18th for Mayday Parade, We Are The In Crowd, You Me At Six and There For Tomorrow. Click the flyer below for complete show details!
Take a look at Arielle Castillo’s writeup in the Broward/Palm Beach New Times HERE. Between the Buried and Me are performing live along side Tesseract and Animals as Leaders this Friday, November 4th. Doors open at 7PM