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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Review: Florida Georgia Line, Nelly cast off headlines, party all night at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Review: Florida Georgia Line, Nelly cast off headlines, party all night at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

The encore was really the point of it all. This was the part of Florida Georgia Line's sold-out concert Friday at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Amphitheatre where the duo was joined on stage by their unlikely tourmate Nelly, who performed his 2002 chart-...
Published: 10/14/17
SoundBytes: Black Label Society, Megadeth, Miranda Sings, the Green and more

SoundBytes: Black Label Society, Megadeth, Miranda Sings, the Green and more

-- Zakk Wylde is bringing his Zakk Sabbath project to Jannus Live tonight, but he's already planning a return trip soon. His main band, Black Label Society, will perform at Jannus on Jan. 26 along with Corrosion of Conformity and Red Fang. Tickets ar...
Published: 10/13/17
Parul demo 3

Parul demo 3

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Published: 10/13/17
Florida Björkestra's Buffyfest: How to sing, dress and cosplay like a true vampire slayer

Florida Björkestra's Buffyfest: How to sing, dress and cosplay like a true vampire slayer

On Saturday, St. Petersburg's Palladium will host Buffyfest, a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan convention and concert by the Florida Björkestra, a 20-piece alternative-classical ensemble that pays tribute to groundbreaking pop artists like Kate Bus...
Updated one month ago
Dennis Miller talks Bill O'Reilly, journalism, funny conservatives and more

Dennis Miller talks Bill O'Reilly, journalism, funny conservatives and more

Dennis Miller wasn't aware there was a petition for Amalie Arena to cancel his show there with Bill O'Reilly on Saturday. "Is the show still on?" he said in a recent phone interview. "Somebody please let me know if I need to be there or not." He does...
Updated one month ago
Review: Mumford and Sons shower Amalie Arena with love in euphoric Tampa debut

Review: Mumford and Sons shower Amalie Arena with love in euphoric Tampa debut

There are releases, and then there are releases. And minutes into their concert Wednesday at Amalie Arena, Mumford and Sons gave Tampa the latter. "Only took us 10 years, but we're here," singer Marcus Mumford told more than 12,800 fans who'd been cl...
Updated one month ago
SoundBytes: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Living Colour, Diana Krall and more

SoundBytes: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Living Colour, Diana Krall and more

-- As reported by our bretheren at Stuck in the '80s, British electronic pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are coming to the State Theatre in St. Petersburg on April 13. Tickets are $35. Click here. -- The lineup for this year's 92.5 Maxima ...
Updated one month ago
SoundBytes: Jeff Dunham, Bleachers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Blue Oyster Cult and more

SoundBytes: Jeff Dunham, Bleachers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Blue Oyster Cult and more

-- Blockbuster ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is returning to Amalie Arena at 3 p.m. April 29. Yes, an afternoon show. That bodes well for a second show added later, if this one sells out. Tickets are $48.25. Click here. -- Did you miss Bleachers at Jannu...
Updated one month ago
Who's on your Tampa Bay concert bucket list? Peter Gabriel, Daft Punk, Adele or...?

Who's on your Tampa Bay concert bucket list? Peter Gabriel, Daft Punk, Adele or...?

It's a momentous week in Tampa Bay music, as two huge bands who have long avoided touring in this market, Mumford and Sons and Arcade Fire, finally arrive, playing concerts on Wednesday and Tampa, respectively. That got us wondering: Who's left? Not ...
Updated one month ago
Wondering why your favorite artist never comes to Florida? Here's why

Wondering why your favorite artist never comes to Florida? Here's why

Richard Reed Parry has never been to Tampa. You don't need to remind him. He knows. "We didn't start out playing in Florida at all," said the multi-instrumentalist for Montreal indie rockers Arcade Fire. "We didn't get offers down there, and the tour...
Updated one month ago