1Bands on the Sand: The fourth annual Memorial Day weekend beach concert is a weekend of family events including arts and crafts vendors, food and drink concessions and live music from some of the area's best. The lineup includes Cope, Steve Arvey Horn Band, Funky Seeds, Have Gun Will Travel, Human Condition, Sunza Beaches, Sarah Mac Band, Hubb Tones, Sound Parlor, Jubal's Kin, the Exchange and Shoeless Soul. The party runs noon to 9 p.m. Saturday (with a fireworks finale at 8:50 p.m.) and Sunday. Free show, but parking is $1 an hour to $10 all day at city lots. On the beach at Treasure Island.
2Artbook 2 Electric Boogaloo: In March, an iPad app was launched called Artbook Tampa Bay, a digital coffee table book of more than 100 artists from around the area. This launch party aims to do it again with the work of more than 70 artists available as a digital download or a free "lite" version that gives you a taste of what's in this. You then have the option to buy each volume of the book for $4.99. There will be live art, live music and food at the launch party. Free at 7 p.m. Friday at Jonny Reno's in the St. Petersburg Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE.
3Screen on the Green: This new downtown movie series set in Curtis Hixon Park kicks off this month with a free showing of Kung Fu Panda 2, which has the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan. Bring blankets, low-back chairs and a picnic. The fountains will be on for children to splash around in. Dogs on leashes are allowed. Kahwa Coffee will be selling iced and hot coffee products and sweets. Popcorn, candy and food trucks will also be available on site. The movie will start about 8 p.m. Friday at the park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa.
4Blast Friday with the Edgar Winter Band: The family-friendly street celebration features entertainment, unique vendors, fun foods, family activities and contests. This month features music by the Edgar Winter Band, the legendary band that created such classic hits as Frankenstein and Free Ride. It's free in the 400 block of Cleveland Street in Clearwater starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday.
5Fourth Friday Food Truck Festival: The Corey Avenue area of St. Pete Beach will have a street festival that brings a lineup of food trucks, accompanied by live music by the Joel and Dakota Band, and local merchants open late. It starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer