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On your radar: A free concert at Jannus Live and a sports fanatic pub crawl in Tampa

Hip Abduction: A free Summer Swagger Concert at Jannus Live features this local band that mixes elements of tropical, reggae, Afrobeat and jazz into its horn-laced sound. With the Lonesome City Travelers and jazzy funk ska band d'Visitors. Show is 7 p.m. at Jannus Live, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. Free.

Sports fanatic pub crawl: Join hundreds of people in their favorite fan gear in this moving tailgate party that begins at the Dubliner at 8 p.m. and stops at the Lodge, MacDinton's and Mangroves. It's $15 at the door, 2307 W Azeele St., Tampa;

Thomas Wynn and the Believers: Old souls in a new age, the group showcases the young, soulfully voiced siblings Thomas and Olivia Wynn at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10.

Sunbears! The Jacksonville indie and electronic pop duo just came off the Yo Gabba Gabba Live tour. It plays with Andy Matchett & the Minks, the Black Bear Affair and Liquid Jesus DJs. Show is 21 and up only at 9 p.m. at New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $7.

Date night

Ralph Harris: He's been in movies (Evan Almighty) and TV shows (Parenthood), but the first item in his official bio deals with a dream moment with Beyonce in Dreamgirls. Shows are 21 and up only, at 8 and 10:30 p.m., at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. Call (813) 864-4000 or visit

To watch

Man vs. Wild, 9 p.m., Discovery: Finally, we get to meet the camera crew that follows Bear Grylls on his ridiculous adventures.

Life After Dinosaurs, 9 p.m., NatGeo: A discussion of the evolutionary history of mammals after the death of the dinosaurs.

More to explore

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Comedian Tony Rock canceled his shows at the Tampa Improv this weekend. He is being replaced by comic actor Ralph Harris (Dream Girls, Evan Almighty) as headliner. Items in this column and in Weekend were outdated.

On your radar: A free concert at Jannus Live and a sports fanatic pub crawl in Tampa 08/25/11 [Last modified: Friday, August 26, 2011 8:33am]
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