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Upcoming concerts for spring and summer

This week

Friday Band of Horses Skatepark of Tampa's Pro Party 2008, with Kimya Dawson. 8 p.m. The Cuban Club, 2010 Avenida República de Cuba, Ybor City. $10. (813) 621-6793,
www.skateparkoftampa.com.

Monday Yellowcard With Secondhand Serenade, the Spill Canvas, others. 6:30 p.m. State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $19-$21. (727) 895-3045,
www.statemedia.com.

Tuesday Avenged Sevenfold Rockstar Taste of Chaos tour with Atreyu, Bullet For My Valentine, others. 6 p.m. USF Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $28.50. (813) 287-8844.

March

27-30 Suwannee Springfest Acoustic, bluegrass and folk music festival featuring Donna the Buffalo, Peter Rowan and the Free Mexican AirForce, others. Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, near Live Oak, between interstates 75 and 10. Single-day tickets, $30-$40; weekend tickets, $105-$130. (904) 249-7990, www.magmusic.com.

28-29 Ultra Music Festival Electronic music festival featuring Tiesto, Underworld, Moby, Sasha & Digweed, Paul van Dyk, the Bravery, many others. Bicentennial Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $69.95-$350. www.ultramusicfestival.com.

29 Tony Bennett Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $62-$125. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

30 WMNF Blues Blast With Damon Fowler, Sarasota Slim, others. 4 p.m. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10. (813) 238-8001,
www.wmnf.org.

April

6 Say Anything With Manchester Orchestra, others. 6 p.m. State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $16.50-$20. (727) 895-3045, www.statemedia.com.

6 Huey Lewis and the News 5:30 p.m. $27.50-$55. Derby Lane, 10490 Gandy Blvd., St. Petersurg. (727) 812-3339.

9 Joan Baez Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St., Tampa. (813) 287-8844, www.tampatheatre.org.

11-13 Tampa Bay Blues Festival With Billy Gibson, Robert Cray Band, Los Lonely Boys and others. Vinoy Waterfront Park, downtown St. Petersburg. $30-$75. (727) 502-5000,
www.tampabaybluesfest.com.

13 Streetlight Manifesto With Zox. 7 p.m. State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $16. (727) 895-3045, www.statemedia.com.

19 Avril Lavigne With Boys Like Girls. 6 p.m. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $9-$45. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

21 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band 7:30 p.m. St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $65-$95. (813) 301-2500,
www.stpetetimesforum.com.

22 Panic at the Disco With Motion City Soundtrack, Phantom Planet and the Hush Sound. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $35. (727) 791-7400,
www.rutheckerdhall.com.

23 Ministry With Hemlock, Meshuggah. 6 p.m. Jannus Landing, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $34. (727) 895-3045,
www.jannuslandingconcerts.com.

25 Anti-Flag With Street Dogs and others. 6:30 p.m. State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $18. (727) 895-3045, www.statemedia.com.

27 Bon Jovi With Daughtry. 7:30 p.m. St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $46.75-$125.50. (813) 301-2500,
www.stpetetimesforum.com.

27 Santana With the Derek Trucks Band. 5:30 p.m. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $20-$65. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

29 Sheryl Crow Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $46-$96. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

30 Thrice With Circa Survive, Pelican. 6 p.m., Jannus Landing, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $18-$20. (727) 895-3045,
www.jannuslandingconcerts.com.

May

2 B.B. King Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $49.75-$87.75. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

3 Eric Clapton With Robert Randolph and the Family Band. 6:30 p.m. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $29.50-$125. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

5 Kanye West With Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco, N.E.R.D. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446,
www.fordamp.com.

6 Radiohead 6:30 p.m. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $32.50-$55. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

9 Tim McGraw With Jason Aldean. 8 p.m. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

11 Kid Rock 98 Rockfest with 3 Doors Down, Serj Tankian, Shinedown, Filter, others. Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $35-$45. www.98rock.com.

16 Drive-By Truckers 7 p.m., Jannus Landing, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $20-$22. (727) 895-3045, www.jannuslandingconcerts.com.

17 WMNF Tropical Heatwave With Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Groovesect, the Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, others. Several venues in Ybor City. $30-$35. www.wmnf.org/heatwave.

24 Alicia Keys With Jordin Sparks. St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 301-2500,
www.stpetetimesforum.com.

25 Steve Miller Band With Joe Cocker. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $20-$115. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

June

9 Steely Dan Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets on sale March 28. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

11 The Cure St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $45-$65. (813) 301-2500,
www.stpetetimesforum.com.

11 Ladytron With Datarock. Czar, 1420 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15. (813) 247-2664.

15 Melissa Etheridge Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets on sale soon. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

18 True Colors Tour With B-52's, Cyndi Lauper, Rosie O'Donnell. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

28 Toby Keith With Montgomery Gentry. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

July

2 Ringo Starr With Billy Squier, Edgar Winter, Gary Wright, Hamish Stuart and Colin Hay. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets on sale April 4. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

9 Dave Matthews Band With Gomez. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446,
www.fordamp.com.

11 Vans Warped Tour With Against Me!, Angels & Airwaves, Gym Class Heroes, Reel Big Fish, The Academy Is ..., others. Vinoy Waterfront Park, downtown St. Petersburg. Tickets on sale soon. www.warpedtour.com.

16 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers With Steve Winwood. St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $52.25-$97. (813) 301-2500, www.stpetetimesforum.com.

19 MC Hammer Free postgame concert With the Tampa Bay Rays. Tropicana Field, One Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. (888) 326-7297.

25 Brooks & Dunn With Rodney Atkins. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

30 Mark Knopfler Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $65.50-$141. (727) 791-7400, www.rutheckerdhall.com.

August and beyond

8/2 LL Cool J Free postgame concert with the Tampa Bay Rays. Tropicana Field, One Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. (888) 326-7297.

8/18 Rascal Flatts With Taylor Swift. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446,
www.fordamp.com.

8/29 Kenny Chesney With LeAnn Rimes. Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446,
www.fordamp.com.

9/19 Brad Paisley Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

10/10 Martina McBride Ford Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets on sale soon. (813) 740-2446, www.fordamp.com.

Upcoming concerts for spring and summer 03/20/08 [Last modified: Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:47pm]

    

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