Dr. Phillips Center boosts Central Florida talents in AMP'd series, kicking off with Someday Honey

by

comment
someday_honey-kaleigh_baker.jpg

With the return of its AMP’d Series this year, the Dr. Phillips Center is back to using some of its prime-time spotlight to illuminate homegrown musicians. This season is a notable level up in current, scene-forged talent, and this edition features Someday Honey, an emerging St. Pete band that’s set with the jewel of Orlando-bred powerhouse Kaleigh Baker, as legit a singer as this city has ever produced.

With Someday Honey, she’s surrounded not just by a backing band but a fully collaborative ensemble. The result is a lush, colorful quilt of American roots traditions (blues, rock, country, jazz, it’s all in there) that’s shot through with skill, flair and chemistry. The current season of AMP’d runs each month through June and will next feature hard-soul savior Eugene Snowden (April 20), rap-fusion collective Universal Funk Orchestra (May 18) and Americana hero Mike Dunn (June 22).



7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9 | Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave. | 844-513-2014 | drphillipscenter.org | $20

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.