Thursday, April 19, 2018

Music News, Concert Reviews

Tickets on sale this week: Lauryn Hill, Scorpions, Paul Reiser, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The Fixx

Tickets on sale this week: Lauryn Hill, Scorpions, Paul Reiser, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The Fixx

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:• Scorpions, 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, $45.75-$125.75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), and through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com...
Published: 04/16/18
Updated: 04/18/18
Record Store Day 2018: Your guide to deals, free giveaways and parties in Tampa Bay

Record Store Day 2018: Your guide to deals, free giveaways and parties in Tampa Bay

It started as a small grassroots campaign to lift up independent record stores. It's now an international celebration of all things vinyl that's celebrated all day in cities like Tampa. Yep, it's time once again for Record Store Day on Saturday. And...
Published: 04/17/18
Kendrick Lamar is the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize

Kendrick Lamar is the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize

NEW YORK — Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper — who will be performing at Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on May ...
Published: 04/16/18
Stapleton, Lambert, Underwood and Vegas win at ACM Awards

Stapleton, Lambert, Underwood and Vegas win at ACM Awards

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. Jason Aldean paid tribute to the 58 people wh...
Published: 04/16/18
Carrie Underwood’s face at the ACM Awards: A complete guide to an enduring mystery

Carrie Underwood’s face at the ACM Awards: A complete guide to an enduring mystery

On Sunday night at the Academy of Country Music Awards, country star Carrie Underwood appeared on television. Normally, this would not be a huge deal, as Underwood has consistently been in the spotlight since she won American Idol in 2005.However, th...
Published: 04/16/18
Meet the Florida college student who gave Lorde a hand-painted ‘Melodrama’ quilt in Tampa

Meet the Florida college student who gave Lorde a hand-painted ‘Melodrama’ quilt in Tampa

It's safe to say Lorde had a fun first trip to Florida.During her concert Wednesday at Amalie Arena in Tampa, the alt-pop superstar raved about the frozen beach drinks, warm Gulf waters and "all these beautiful swamps" she experienced during a day of...
Published: 04/13/18
Photos: Descendents descend on Jannus Live in St. Petersburg for first local show in 21 years

Photos: Descendents descend on Jannus Live in St. Petersburg for first local show in 21 years

The last time the Descendents came to Tampa Bay, Blink-182 had released only one album, and the Internet was barely a thing."Took us 21 years to get back," singer Milo Aukerman said Wednesday night from the stage at Jannus Live.Yes, after more than t...
Published: 04/12/18
This week’s top concerts: Jason Isbell, Bret Michaels, the Descendents, more

This week’s top concerts: Jason Isbell, Bret Michaels, the Descendents, more

This week's top concerts.
Published: 04/12/18
5 Seconds of Summer coming to the House of Blues in Orlando

5 Seconds of Summer coming to the House of Blues in Orlando

Here's a show that might actually sell out in five seconds.Australian pop-punk boy toys 5 Seconds of Summer are playing a string of undersized venues on their upcoming tour of North America, and they just announced one in Florida: Sept. 18 at the Hou...
Published: 04/12/18
Review: Lorde dances her way into Amalie Arena for rousing Tampa debut

Review: Lorde dances her way into Amalie Arena for rousing Tampa debut

It took half a decade for Lorde to get to Florida. Once she arrived, it took all of a day for her to think about getting a condo."This is paradise," the 21-year-old New Zealander told nearly 8,000 fans at Tampa's Amalie Arena on Wednesday, after an o...
Published: 04/12/18