Ticket Window: Jason Aldean, Maroon 5, Identity Festival and more
Up-and-coming country stud Jason Aldean, above, is starring in one of our 25 most anticipated concerts of summer. It'll take place July 15 at the 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre in Tampa, alongside Chris Young and Thompson Square. If you've had your eye on this show, too, get your credit cards ready, because tickets to the show go onsale this week.
Other Tampa Bay concerts going on sale this week: Black Uhuru (June 16, State Theatre); Swagg Fest with Lil Kee, Shawty and Famous Kid Brick (July 8, Jannus Live); Hippiefest with Rick Derringer, Dave Mason and Mark Farner (Aug. 27, Ruth Eckerd Hall); the Identity Festival with DJ Shadow, Kaskade and Disco Biscuits (Aug. 24, 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre); Train and Maroon 5 (Aug. 31, 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre); Return to Forever IV with Zappa Plays Zappa (Sept. 11, Ruth Eckerd Hall) and k.d. lang (Oct. 7, Ruth Eckerd Hall).
-- Photo: Daniel Wallace, tbt*