Saturday, August 11, 2018

Music News, Concert Reviews

The Dollyrots’ Kelly Ogden talks Hollywood exposure, returning home to Tampa and more

The Dollyrots’ Kelly Ogden talks Hollywood exposure, returning home to Tampa and more

Rock stardom took the Dollyrots around the world — major festivals, TV appearances, advice sessions from luminaries like Joan Jett.What brought them back to Tampa?Kids."The actual moving-away process was bittersweet," said singer and bassist Ke...
Published: 08/09/18
Ticket Window: Florida Orchestra, Il Divo, Bob Dylan, Eddie Izzard, The Breeders

Ticket Window: Florida Orchestra, Il Divo, Bob Dylan, Eddie Izzard, The Breeders

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:• Tampa Bay Lightning single games, various times and dates through spring 2019 at the Amalie Arena, Tampa, ticket prices vary by game, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside...
Published: 08/08/18
Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, J. Cole top massive concert week

Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, J. Cole top massive concert week

READY FOR IT? Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift’s 1989 Tour was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, filled to the hilt with special guests (Idina Menzel and Alessia Cara in Tampa!) and magical memories. Her Reputation Tour, which hits Raymond James Stadium at 7 ...
Published: 08/08/18
Review: Janet Jackson runs through precise, powerful concert at Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Review: Janet Jackson runs through precise, powerful concert at Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

People, we are reaching a Janet Jackson underappreciation level of epidemic proportions.At her concert Tuesday at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, the entire lawn was closed off. A crowd of 9,000 isn't shabby, but no fans whatsoever on t...
Published: 08/08/18
SoundBytes: The Breeders, High on Fire, Moe., Michael Franti and Spearhead and more

SoundBytes: The Breeders, High on Fire, Moe., Michael Franti and Spearhead and more

— The Breeders are coming to Tampa! The '90s alt-rock act led by Kim and Kelley Deal will play the Ritz Ybor on Oct. 18. Tickets are $28.50 and up. Click here.— Also coming to the Ritz Ybor: Hip-hop duo Atmosphere on Nov. 28, alongside De...
Published: 08/07/18
Pop-punks the Dollyrots return from Hollywood home to Tampa, toddlers in tow

Pop-punks the Dollyrots return from Hollywood home to Tampa, toddlers in tow

Rock stardom took the Dollyrots around the world — major festivals, TV appearances, advice sessions from luminaries like Joan Jett.What brought them back to Tampa? Kids."The actual moving-away process was bittersweet," said singer and bassist Kelly O...
Published: 08/07/18
SoundBytes: Mike Shinoda, Jonathan Davis, Circa Survive, Tech N9ne and more

SoundBytes: Mike Shinoda, Jonathan Davis, Circa Survive, Tech N9ne and more

— For the first time since the death of Chester Bennington, his fellow Linkin Park frontman, Mike Shinoda, is coming to Tampa. He'll perform at the Ritz Ybor on the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour on Oct. 19. Tickets go on sale to the public on Fr...
Published: 08/06/18
Updated: 08/07/18
Florida Orchestra adds ‘Home Alone’ movie to Christmas concert lineup

Florida Orchestra adds ‘Home Alone’ movie to Christmas concert lineup

The Home Alone series of movies recalls hits such as Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and Jingle Bell Rock, but Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ charming score has the lilting nostalgic tone that makes it a Christmas classic. And now the F...
Published: 08/07/18
Bob Dylan coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Bob Dylan coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

We've already had a Pulitzer Prize winner come to town this year in Kendrick Lamar. How about a Nobel Prize winner, too?Bob Dylan and his Band are returning to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater for the third time in four years, the venue annnounced on i...
Published: 08/06/18
Review: Kesha, Macklemore stage a gloriously wild, redemptive party at Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Review: Kesha, Macklemore stage a gloriously wild, redemptive party at Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Kesha descended from a UFO birds a-blazing, snarling "I'M A M—–F—ING WOMAN!" in white chaps with a  barely-there backside."This is the last night of tour, so f— it, I'm just going to scream until my voice is no longer the...
Published: 08/06/18