Friday, December 15, 2017
Features and More

Pasco nightlife, Sept. 14-20

Catches Waterfront Grill, 7811 Bayview St., New Port Richey, (727) 849-2121

• Spy Vs Spy, 7-11 p.m. Saturday

• Satellite Junkies, 3-7 p.m. Sunday

Cocktails, 6229 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, (727) 848-3227

• Jersey Dirt, 9:30 p.m. today

• Cross Eyed Larry, 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Sam's Hudson Beach, 6325 Clark St., Hudson, (727) 868-1971

• Da Jam Band, 8 p.m. today

• Suncoast Band, 1-5 p.m. Sat.

• The Quitters, 8 p.m. Saturday

• Mark Anthony Band, 2:30 p.m. Sunday

San Ann Liquors, 32625 State Road 52, Dade City, (352) 588-2277

• Jennifer Lee and Nevaeh Peek, 9 p.m. Saturday

Stormie's Country Legends, 5748 Main St., New Port Richey, (727) 264-8842

• Franc Robert and the Boxcar Tourists, CD release party, 8:30 p.m. today

Ukulele Brands, 4805 Land O'Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes, (813) 995-0608

• Mojo Dragonfly, 8 p.m. today

• Sarasota Slim, 8 p.m. Saturday

• Bun Jam Blues, 8 p.m. Sunday

• Nunes at Night, 8 p.m. Wednesday

World of Beer, 2081 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes, (813) 948-9400

• Glenn Cummings, 9:30 p.m. today

• Crossroads, 9:30 p.m. Saturday

• Robbie Hazen, 9:30 p.m. Thursday

Over the border

JC Cravers, 191 Orange St., Ozona, (727) 216-6412.

• Stormbringer, 9 p.m. today

JolliMon's, 941 Huntley Ave., Dunedin, (727) 735-0498

• Jimmy Griswold, 7 p.m. today

• Gaborteeth, 7:30 p.m. Saturday

• Nothing But the Blues, featuring Brian Leneschmidt at 2 p.m. and Rick Hatfield at 6 p.m. Sunday

• Brian Caudill, 7 p.m. Tuesday

• Jimmy Griswold, 7 p.m. Wed.

• Island Jam hosted by Shoeless Soul, 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, (813) 977-6474

• WMNF Bluesy Birthday, with Shemekia Copeland, Stooges Brass Band, plus Billy Seward and Soulfonic, 7 p.m. today

• WMNF Alt Rockin Birthday, featuring Black Taxi, with Florida Kilos, plus Alexander and the Grapes, 8 p.m. Saturday

• Saxes Gone Wild 3, featuring 14 acts, 5 p.m. Sunday

• Dual CD Release Party: Franc Robert and the Boxcar Tourists; Backwater Blues Band, 7 p.m. Tuesday

• Island Night with Impulse, 8 p.m. Wednesday

• Grateful Dead Night with Uncle John's Band, 8 p.m. Thursday

Comments
Festivus 2017: Submit your grievances and complaints here

Festivus 2017: Submit your grievances and complaints here

Here's your chance. Tell us what annoyed you in 2017, and we'll share it with our readers.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry May 19

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry May 19

LONDON — Kensington Palace says the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be held on May 19. The palace announced the date Friday and confirmed the ceremony will take place in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. The couple announced their...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Inside Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s first Christmas without leader Paul O’Neill

Inside Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s first Christmas without leader Paul O’Neill

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A half hour to curtain, Al Pitrelli unwinds on a couch in his spartan dressing quarters, fresh off a loading-dock Marlboro. He’s deep inside an arena, about to play the 29th show in the 18th city of the Trans-Siberian ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Straz Center reviewing Tavis Smiley theatrical tour in wake of sexual misconduct allegations

Straz Center reviewing Tavis Smiley theatrical tour in wake of sexual misconduct allegations

The theatrical tour about the death of Martin Luther King Jr. that broadcaster Tavis Smiley is slated to bring to Tampa in March is still on schedule, according to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, though it is under review.PBS s...
Published: 12/14/17
This week's top holiday events: Parades, Christmas lights, theme parks and more

This week's top holiday events: Parades, Christmas lights, theme parks and more

PARADES Homosassa Christmas Boat Parade Parade begins at Marker 75 by Bird Island. Free. Homosassa Springs Marina, 10806 W Halls River Road, Homosassa. 6 p.m. Dec. 16.   Indian Rocks Beach Boat Parade It begins at the Holiday Inn Harbourside and...
Published: 12/14/17
Bar review: Spanish flair at Bulla Gastrobar in South Tampa

Bar review: Spanish flair at Bulla Gastrobar in South Tampa

Take a second and try to think of a few of the world’s biggest drinking cultures. Ireland is a freebie, but then you’ll probably move onto Germany, Russia and possibly even South Korea (yep, South Korea goes hard).How about Spain? No, I’m not just ta...
Published: 12/14/17
From Crystal River to Brooksville, branch out to shop on these unexpected main streets

From Crystal River to Brooksville, branch out to shop on these unexpected main streets

You don’t have to stare at a greeting card to picture a bustling old main street lined with decorated shops and lampposts. Historic small-town shopping districts are easy to find, and more charming than Walmart. Beyond the downtowns of St. Pet...
Published: 12/14/17
New locations for Tampa’s New Year’s Eve fireworks, plus a Mario Lopez appearance

New locations for Tampa’s New Year’s Eve fireworks, plus a Mario Lopez appearance

New Year’s Eve fireworks in downtown Tampa will be a little different this year, as free, public viewing moves from Channelside Bay Plaza to Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park behind Amalie Arena due to ongoing construction. Meanwhile, the Pied Pipe...
Published: 12/14/17
Poll: Most Americans say 'Merry Christmas' and prefer Rudolph over Charlie Brown

Poll: Most Americans say 'Merry Christmas' and prefer Rudolph over Charlie Brown

The Monmouth University Polling institute released the results of their Christmas poll today.
Published: 12/14/17
‘This has gone too far,’ says defiant Tavis Smiley after PBS suspends his show for ‘misconduct’

‘This has gone too far,’ says defiant Tavis Smiley after PBS suspends his show for ‘misconduct’

PBS is "indefinitely" suspending distribution of the late-night talk show "Tavis Smiley" after multiple misconduct allegations emerged against the show’s 53-year-old host, PBS announced Wednesday.While a statement from a PBS spokeswoman did not say w...
Published: 12/14/17