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PHOTOS:The Best of Next Big Thing

Photos By REGINA GONZALEZ and SELENE SAN FELICE Some of today’s biggest alternative acts rocked Tampa this weekend for 97x’s Next Big Thing festival at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater. Bands included (and pictured) Kongos, Phantogram, The Naked and Famous and Judah & The Lion. Related: Next Big Bands Interview Series Selene San Felice and Regina …

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Next Big Bands: An Interview Series

  By SELENE SAN FELICE In preparation for 97X’s Next Big Thing fest happening this week, we’ve got exclusive artist interviews. Get to know these bands before they hit the stage on Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater. Check back with us Saturday for live event coverage. Kongos Phantogram Capital Cities The Naked and Famous Judah …

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Next Big Bands: Kongos Talks Egos, Hip-hop and Tour Riders

By SELENE SAN FELICE When people look at Kongos they might just see four white dudes playing rock music, but the band of is full of diversity. The four Greek-Mexican-American brothers have roots in South Africa, London and Arizona—not to mention they grew up with the influence of their father, recording artist John Kongos. Before …

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