Friday, April 20, 2018

Japanese Breakfast talks ‘Boyish’ music video, grief and positivity, touring and more

Japanese Breakfast talks ‘Boyish’ music video, grief and positivity, touring and more

2017 was good to Japanese Breakfast. Halfway through last year, Michelle Zauner dropped Soft Sounds From Another Planet, an album that received high praise from critics and landed on the year's best record lists, drawing in more fans with growing exp...
Published: 04/06/18
Sunset Music Festival announces second replacement for the Chainsmokers: Rezz

Sunset Music Festival announces second replacement for the Chainsmokers: Rezz

Finally, the lineup is complete.After botching last week's initial talent lineup drop by announcing, then hours later un-announcing, the Chainsmokers as their 2018 headliners, Tampa's Sunset Music Festival today is unveiling their replacements.First,...
Updated one month ago
Sunset Music Festival announces first replacement for the Chainsmokers: Illenium

Sunset Music Festival announces first replacement for the Chainsmokers: Illenium

Last week's rollout of the 2018 Sunset Music Festival did not, shall we say, go well.At noon March 27, the Chainsmokers were announced as the headliners of the EDM mega-fest, May 26-27 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. A few hours later, they were s...
Updated one month ago
From Lorde to Kendrick Lamar, 67 concerts coming to Tampa Bay

From Lorde to Kendrick Lamar, 67 concerts coming to Tampa Bay

Dozens and dozens of concerts to look out for in the coming year.
Updated one month ago
Counting Crows and Live coming to St. Petersburg on 25th anniversary tour

Counting Crows and Live coming to St. Petersburg on 25th anniversary tour

This September will mark a quarter century since the Counting Crows broke through with their smash debut, August and Everything After, and the band is marking the occasion with a 40-city tour stopping in St. Petersburg. They'll bring songs such as "...
Updated one month ago
Review: Miguel in Tampa — the sleeper hit, social-justice sex symbol

Review: Miguel in Tampa — the sleeper hit, social-justice sex symbol

The room was packed. The show was sold out. Miguel wanted justice for immigrants detained in California. The crowd wanted “Sky Walker.” The lights dimmed and fans screamed. The giant screen behind the stage showed Miguel ... at a rally i...
Updated one month ago
Yo! Majesty’s Shunda K and Jwl B talk about their reunion, live comeback, influence on hip-hop and more

Yo! Majesty’s Shunda K and Jwl B talk about their reunion, live comeback, influence on hip-hop and more

In a corner booth of a strip club off Hillsborough, drinks and a stack of singles in their palms, Shunda K and Jwl B of Yo! Majesty keep coming back to one word: Maturity."We said we were going to get a record deal, we said we were going to be supers...
Updated one month ago
Fiesta Maxima 2018: Victor Manuelle coming to the USF Sun Dome in Tampa

Fiesta Maxima 2018: Victor Manuelle coming to the USF Sun Dome in Tampa

Tampa usually loses out to Orlando when it comes to big arena shows by Latin music superstars. But you can always count on 92.5 Maxima to bring in a big name for its annual Fiesta Maxima concert.The headliner this year: Victor Manuelle.The hugely suc...
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Rays: No postgame concerts at Tropicana Field in 2018

Rays: No postgame concerts at Tropicana Field in 2018

Opening day is Thursday, and Rays fans have probably already scanned the team's 2018 home schedule for cool giveaways like bobbleheads, boogie boards and cowbells.One thing you won't find on the Rays' summer calendar: Free concerts.For the first seas...
Updated one month ago
EDM drama: The Chainsmokers announced as Sunset Music Festival headliners, then scrubbed from lineup

EDM drama: The Chainsmokers announced as Sunset Music Festival headliners, then scrubbed from lineup

At noon on Tuesday, dance-pop heavyweights the Chainsmokers were announced as the Sunday headliners of the 2018 Sunset Music Festival in Tampa.Within hours, all mention of their name had been scrubbed from SMF's website and social media, replaced on ...
Updated one month ago