If you grew up in South Florida, you have, without a doubt, made countless trips to Orlando. Long weekends meant trips to Universal, your favorite band's U.S. tour meant taking that four-hour trip to the world of the other Holy Land, Mickey Mouse, and as we've discovered, some kickass blues shows.
Selwyn Birchwood is one of many Orlando natives who cleverly utilized the accessibility of the House of Blues to create his own identity in the genre. Now, at just 29-years-old, he beat out over 240 bands at the International Blues Challenge. Friday night, he takes his talents to the Nectar Lounge stage at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, carrying his crown with him, and the promise of a new Alligator Records distributed album, Don't Call No Ambulance.More »