Friday, June 22, 2018

SoundBytes: Nick Cannon, Jeremih, Teyana Taylor, Echosmith and more

SoundBytes: Nick Cannon, Jeremih, Teyana Taylor, Echosmith and more

— Nick Cannon is taking his popular MTV series Wild 'N Out on tour, and it's coming to Tampa. The show — which will feature game segments, stand-up from some of its most popular stars and "a live music performance from today's most popula...
Published: 06/12/18
Toto will bless the rains down in Africa at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall this fall

Toto will bless the rains down in Africa at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall this fall

We're officially living in a world owned by Toto's Africa.The 1982 hit seems to keep finding new, more vibrant life online every day. The most recent example: Weezer's fan-mandated cover version, which this week actually landed on Billboard's Hot 100...
Published: 06/12/18
SoundBytes: Steve Aoki, Orgy, Alkaline Trio, the Toasters and more

SoundBytes: Steve Aoki, Orgy, Alkaline Trio, the Toasters and more

— Superstar DJ Steve Aoki is coming back to the Ritz Ybor on Nov. 2. Tickets go on sale Tuesday. Click here for details.— Alkaline Trio is bringing their upcoming summer tour to the House of Blues in Orlando on Aug. 26. Tickets are $23 an...
Published: 06/11/18
St. Pete Beach BikeFest lineup: 38 Special, Sister Hazel, Travis Tritt, more

St. Pete Beach BikeFest lineup: 38 Special, Sister Hazel, Travis Tritt, more

Live rock and country is coming back to St. Pete Beach.The second annual St. Pete Beach BikeFest returns Nov. 14-18 to the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, with an array of festivities including a three-day concert on the beach with free general admis...
Published: 06/11/18
Ghost coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Ghost coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Here's a pairing of artist and venue we didn't see coming, but one that should prove pretty fun nonetheless.Ghost, the theatrical Swedish hard rock outfit led by pseudonymous frontman Cardinal Copia (formerly Papa Emeritus) and featuring a horde of c...
Published: 06/11/18
Nicki Minaj, Future coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Nicki Minaj, Future coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Nicki Minaj's long-awaited 2018 tour announcement will, unfortunately, leave local fans wanting more. Once again, it appears she'll be skipping Tampa Bay, an area she hasn't played since 2010.But the news isn't all bad, because she is coming to Orlan...
Published: 06/11/18
Romeo Santos coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Romeo Santos coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

October is shaping up to be an epic month for Latin  music fans in Tampa Bay.We already know about J Balvin at the USF Sun Dome on Oct. 27. At some point 92.5 Maxima will unveil the lineup for its annual Hispanic Heritage festival at Clearwater'...
Published: 06/08/18
SoundBytes: Cam, Trivium, Beres Hammond, Seven Lions and more

SoundBytes: Cam, Trivium, Beres Hammond, Seven Lions and more

— Today in totally excellent opening-act news: Rambunctious country singer Cam will open for Sam Smith on July 13 at Amalie Arena. Her new-ish Diane will probably be the highest-energy show of the whole night. Click here.— Trivium is perf...
Updated one month ago
Jim Norton talks dating trans women, being spanked by Robert De Niro and more

Jim Norton talks dating trans women, being spanked by Robert De Niro and more

Jim Norton is always doing something.When he called the Tampa Bay Times recently to talk about his shows this weekend at Side Splitters, he had just come off his SiriusXM show, was about to record his UFC Unfiltered podcast, and would perform a stand...
Updated one month ago
Photos: Harry Connick Jr. packs Ruth Eckerd Hall, bringing New Orleans jazz to Clearwater

Photos: Harry Connick Jr. packs Ruth Eckerd Hall, bringing New Orleans jazz to Clearwater

After a sold-out night at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Tuesday, Harry Connick Jr. nearly packed the place again Wednesday for the second show of a two-night stand.The singer/pianist/actor/talk show host — who famously twice came through Clearwater to fi...
Updated one month ago