— Alt-folk favorites Old Crow Medicine Show will return to town this spring, performing at Jannus Live on May 6. Tickets are $37.50 and up. Click here.
— Martin Lawrence is coming back to town with a concert at the USF Sun Dome on May 10. Joining him are JB Smoove, Rickey Smiley, Benji Brown and Michael Blackson. Tickets go on sale March 2. Click here.
— Another big comedy show coming this spring: Cedric the Entertainer on May 26. Tickets are $42.75 and up. Click here.
— And one more: Mike Birbiglia on May 13 at the Straz Center. Tickets are $34.50 and up. Click here.
— Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness is coming to the Ritz Ybor on June 14. Click here.
— Actress and singer Hayley Kiyoko is coming to the State Theatre on May 13. Click here.
— Rapper NBA YoungBoy (a.k.a. YoungBoy Never Broke Again) is coming to Jannus Live on March 29. Tickets are $40 and up. Click here.
— O.A.R. is returning to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Aug. 2 with opening act Matt Nathanson. Tickets are $33.50 and up. Click here.
— Luther Vandross is no longer with us, but Ruben Studdard sure is. He'll be performing a night of Vandross classics at the Straz Center on May 12. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.
— Magic Giant, We the Kings and Love and Theft will headline Paddyfest, a St. Patrick's Day weekend street festival at Irish 31 in Hyde Park Village. The festival runs March 16 (with Love and Theft, $15) and March 17 (with Magic Giant and We the Kings, $20). Click here for all the details on the event.
— A host of good new shows coming to the Attic in Ybor City, led by a pretty huge one: Los Lobos on Feb. 23. Tickets to that one are $75 and up; click here. Other new shows at the venue include Amy Helm (March 25, $20 and up, click here), Red Wanting Blue (May 6, $25 and up, click here) , and Shooter Jennings (June $28, $45 and up, click here).
— Marvel Years is performing at Crowbar on March 16, with MZG opening. Tickets are $10 and up. Click here.
— The Florida Bjorkestra has announced its next show, and it sounds like a good one: A gender-flipped tribute to George Michael and Madonna, with Jamie Perlow singing Michael and Brian Baez singing Madonna. It takes place April 15 at the Palladium. Click here.
— Jay Cridlin