Josh Groban: The pop-era star known for his deep, booming ballads performs at 8 p.m. at St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $55–$65.
Blast Friday: The free block party in Clearwater will have live music with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, vendors, food, family activities and a costume contest, while merchants offer trick-or-treating, all starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Cleveland Street district. At 10 p.m., the Capitol Theatre will show Stanley Kubrick's The Shining ($5).
Jake Owen: The country stud's show is sold out, but there will be 200 tickets available for $15 when the doors open at 7 p.m. at the Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 987-2855.
Hanson: The brothers from Oklahoma have kept busy since '90s hit MmmBop put them on the map. Show is 7 p.m. at State Theatre in St. Petersburg. $27–$31.
Mike Epps: The comedian, who played "black Doug" in The Hangover, has shows at 7 and 10:30 p.m. today at the Straz Center in Tampa. Tickets start at $39.50.
Helloween: One of the biggest and best adult Halloween parties has $2,500 in cash and $2,500 in prizes up for grabs, so the costumes are off the chain starting at 9 p.m. at Jackson's Bistro Restaurant, 601 S Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa. $20.
Kids and family
House on Haunted Hill: The Beach Theatre will have free admission at 7 p.m. for the kid-friendly 1958 film House on Haunted Hill, starring Vincent Price. For the older teens and adults, it's $5 admission for the original George Romero zombie flick Night of the Living Dead at 9 p.m. Theater is at 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach.
Series premiere, Grimm, 9 p.m., NBC: A Portland, Ore., detective has the ability to see monsters from Grimm's Fairy Tales disguised as humans.
More to explore
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