Starting as a solo project by Matt Mondanile of Real Estate, Ducktails brings forth a dynamic, psychedelic sound while maintaining a chill vibe. Their most recent release St. Catherine draws inspiration from Mondanile’s home of New Jersey while remaining an avant garde explorer through the pop genre.
With heavy guitars and smooth grooves, SALES is taking on the indie pop rock scene. These Orlando locals were named the “Ones to Watch” by Hype Machine in 2014, and have continued getting notoriety from music blogs such as CMJ and Stereogum. SALES is too big for one city, but still rocking Orlando for Fox Fest.
The Groove Orient
The Groove Orient is a high-powered rock ‘n’ roll act based out of Orlando, FL. This five member group including multiple Rollins alumni boasts a versatility and originality that many followers describe as ‘Florida rock.’ This Fox Fest staple will be returning for their 4th consecutive year. Get ready to jam, get ready to dance.
Ancient Sun was formed in late 2011 in Orlando, FL. Described best as Groove Rock, they are powered by Rick Krasowski (Lead Vocals/Guitar), Tom Shea (Saxophone), Nasrulah Rahbari (Bass), and Jason Zane (Drums). Their energetic and charismatic presence on and off stage will have you ready to dance and leave you wanting more.
2014 Orlando Weekly’s Best of Orlando – 3rd Place for Best Rock Band