Sunday, October 14, 2018

Mary Chapin Carpenter talks revisiting old songs, connecting in a digital age and more

Mary Chapin Carpenter talks revisiting old songs, connecting in a digital age and more

Mary Chapin Carpenter has something to say about the little black rectangle she calls "that tracking device in your back pocket." You might know it as your phone."You can find any song, any book, any movie, any television show, any painting, any poem...
Published: 10/08/18
Aziz Ansari announces second ‘pop-up show’ at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Aziz Ansari announces second ‘pop-up show’ at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

If Aziz Ansari is still facing blowback over being pulled into comedy's #MeToo debate, it isn't being reflected in his ticket sales in St. Petersburg.Ansari last week announced an Oct. 22 performance at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. After t...
Published: 10/05/18
Country Music on the Bay festival bringing Scotty McCreery, Wynonna, Jerrod Niemann to St. Petersburg

Country Music on the Bay festival bringing Scotty McCreery, Wynonna, Jerrod Niemann to St. Petersburg

An all-new country music festival is coming to St. Petersburg.Country Music on the Bay will hit Vinoy Park on Oct. 14, with a lineup that includes American Idol alum Scotty McCreery, Jerrod Niemann (Drink to That All Night), Wynonna and the Big Noise...
Published: 09/19/18
Updated: 10/05/18
SoundBytes: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Playboi Carti, Leftover Crack and more

SoundBytes: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Playboi Carti, Leftover Crack and more

— Flame-spewing retro soul outfit St. Paul and the Broken Bones are returning to Jannus Live in St. Petersburg on Dec. 6. Tickets go on sale Friday. Click here.— Rapper Playboi Carti, whose big year includes a performance of Poke It Out a...
Published: 10/04/18
Orlando’s Country Thunder festival lineup: Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Luke Combs, more

Orlando’s Country Thunder festival lineup: Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Luke Combs, more

A couple of established country A-listers and one fast-rising new name will headline next year's Country Thunder festival near Orlando.Luke Bryan, Toby Keith and Luke Combs will headline the festival running March 22-24 at Osceola Heritage Park in Ki...
Published: 10/04/18
Leon Bridges coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Leon Bridges coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Hours after John Legend announced a show at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall, another modern soul legend-in-the-making has followed suit.Leon Bridges, the vintage-inspired Texas soul singer often compared to Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, has announced a sh...
Published: 10/02/18
Twenty One Pilots coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Twenty One Pilots coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Did you miss out on tickets to Twenty One Pilots' Nov. 3 concert at Amalie Arena in Tampa? You probably did, considering the show sold out in a matter of hours.But here's some good news: The wildly popular alt-pop duo is coming back to Central Florid...
Published: 10/02/18
Tom Petty died a year ago today. Watch his nostalgic new video for ‘Gainesville’

Tom Petty died a year ago today. Watch his nostalgic new video for ‘Gainesville’

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Florida's greatest rock export, Tom Petty. It's not a date for celebration, per se, but it is a time to look back — especially through a new posthumous video.Petty's family and label have u...
Published: 10/02/18
Florida Orchestra combines Pride celebration with Bernstein’s Broadway concert

Florida Orchestra combines Pride celebration with Bernstein’s Broadway concert

The Florida Orchestra has added a shoutout to the Tampa Bay area's LGBTQ community as part of this weekend's concert series, Bernstein's Broadway.Members of the Tampa Bay Pride Band will play in the lobby before concerts, and Come Out St. Pete and th...
Published: 10/01/18
SoundBytes: Awolnation, Nicole Byer, Don Broco, H.R. and more

SoundBytes: Awolnation, Nicole Byer, Don Broco, H.R. and more

— Considering the intense interest in Twenty One Pilots' Nov. 3 concert at Amalie Arena (it sold out in a matter of hours), there must be plenty of people curious about who's going to open the show. Now we know: It'll be Awolnation, above, and ...
Published: 10/01/18