New concerts: Jill Scott, Michael Bolton, Ricky Skaggs, more

Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
Jill Scott will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on March 17. Atlantic Records
Jill Scott will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on March 17. Atlantic Records
Published December 2
Updated December 3

  • Soul queen Jill Scott is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on March 17, on a tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of her debut album Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1. Tickets are $64.25 and up. Click here.
  • The one and only Michael Bolton is coming to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa on Jan. 24. Tickets are $70 and up. Click here.
  • Due to huge demand for his concert on Jan. 28, Lyle Lovett has announced a second date at the Nancy and David Bilheimer Captiol Theatre in Clearwater on Jan. 27. Tickets start at $69.50. Click here.
  • Another country legend, Ricky Skaggs, is coming to the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre on April 4. Tickets are $37.50 and up. Click here.
  • The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival has announced its concert lineup for 2020. Tony! Toni! Tone! will perform with Dwele and Eric Darius on Jan. 18, while Nick Colionne, Third World and B.K. Jackson will perform on Jan. 19. The shows take place at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa. Click here.
  • Saturday Night Live veteran Colin Quinn is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall’s Murray Theatre on Feb. 28. Tickets are $39.50 and up. Click here.
  • Reggae-rockers Pepper are coming to Jannus Live in St. Petersburg on Feb. 22. Tickets are $22 and up. Click here.
  • Donna the Buffalo is a New Year’s Eve tradition in Tampa Bay, almost always playing multiple sets at Skipper’s Smokehouse on Dec. 31. They were booked there this year before WMNF-FM 88.5 decided they needed more room. So instead, Donna the Buffalo will headline a New Year’s Eve party for the station at the Cuban Club in Ybor City. The show will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first gig the band ever played in Florida, at the 1994 Tropical Heatwave festival at the Cuban Club. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.
  • Electronic pioneers Lords of Acid are coming to the Orpheum in Ybor City on March 26 alongside Aesthetic Perfection. Tickets are $22 and up. Click here.
  • Country singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly is coming to the Orpheum on Feb. 15. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.
  • Electronic producer Minnesota is coming to the Orpheum on March 20. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.
  • DJ and producer Getter is performing at the Ritz Ybor in Tampa on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.
  • A few new country shows to note at the Dallas Bull in Tampa: Kaleb Lee on Feb. 13, the Bellamy Brothers on April 10 and Aaron Watson on May 1. Click here for info on them all.
  • And a few new shows worth noting at Skipper’s Smokehouse in Tampa: Unknown Hinson on Feb. 7 ($15 and up, click here), Reverend Payton’s Big Damn Band with Damon Fowler on Feb. 28 ($12 and up, click here) and the Tampa Bay Alzheimer’s Music Fest on March 14, featuring a solo performance by the Reverend Horton Heat ($35 and up, click here).
  • Country singer Tyler Farr is coming to Stockyard Live in Holiday on Jan. 17. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
  • The Dirty Dozen Brass Band will open for the Doobie Brothers (with Michael McDonald!) on June 10 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Click here.
  • Jazz innovator Eugene Chadbourne will perform at the Springs Theatre in Tampa on Dec. 12. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
  • Instagram comic Eric D’Alessandro is coming to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa on Feb. 12. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.
  • The Office star Kate Flannery will be the guest celebrity in the house when Dancing With the Stars Live comes to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Feb. 21-22. Click here.

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