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Virginia Keys Grassroots Festival, Miami Florida- Day 1

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Virgina Key Grassroots Festival – Thursday, February 9th, 2012

by Harry O’Rourke

Monsoon Rain!! Oh nooo. But it’s all good, because we had a chill spot in the, “Thank God for this huge tent” dance tent.

The Grassroots people had it dialed in. It sure did not seem like this was their first Florida festival. (Get down here by the way. Saturday and Sunday should be sunny and the music lineup will be on point – Official Virginia Keys Grassroots Website)

Making things even better about our huge dance tent was that Arrested Development was set to rip it down later that night. A show I have been hoping to see since I was a kid. I thought to myself,  “what’s a little rain in South Florida right?” The air was still warm and the vibe was tight.

Arrested Development – Dance Stage – Thursday Night, February 9th.

photo by Dallas Meck – check out her website here ->

Dallas Meck Photo Arrested Development Virginia Keys Grassroots.

Protected from the rain, the Double Uprising press team hit it heavy. Photographers Tracey Ahrendt (her site) and Dallas snapped pictures while I got the chance to schmooze, and wet the beak under the Florida Brewing Company beer garden tent. Watch out festival goers the Swamp Ape will kick you ass.

Stay tuned,,,,

We got a little lucky, meeting the lead guitar and other band members of The Heavy Pets. More pictures to come!