Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Friday, July 12

‘Pippin’ and ‘’Sup Cones 2’ open in St. Petersburg, while Yes and Asia take the stage in Clearwater.
On Friday, Yes will perform at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall alongside Asia. [Courtesy of Gottlieb Bros. via MSO PR]
On Friday, Yes will perform at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall alongside Asia. [Courtesy of Gottlieb Bros. via MSO PR]
Published July 11

Yes: The prog-rock pioneers bring their Royal Affair tour to town with Asia and its founding member Steve Howe. $63.25 and up. 7 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.

’Sup Cones 2: Hip-hop culture meets ice cream in this group art show hosting its opening reception. The Clara Rose Ice Cream Truck and vegan wiener cart Nah Dogs are on-site. Runs through July 27. Free. 6 p.m. Mize Gallery, 689 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 251-8529. chadmize.com.

Pippin: A new staging of the musical, which Bob Fosse originally directed on Broadway, follows a recent college graduate who goes on a quest to find meaning in his life. Runs through Aug. 11. $50. 8 p.m. Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 498-5205. freefalltheatre.com.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: Take the family to a showing of this Oscar-winning animated film, rated PG. Free. 6:30 p.m. Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. (813) 269-1310. carrollwoodcenter.org.

Kountry Wayne: This social media star gained 2.5 million followers with his viral videos. $30, $50 VIP. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Flick and Float: Bring a chair or jump in the pool during this family movie night. $5. 6:30 p.m. Southwest Recreation Complex and Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. (727) 518-3125.

Summer Movie Series: Ready for even more flicks? Then don’t miss the Scream screening with trivia. $5, $9 with unlimited soda and popcorn. 7 p.m. Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Cinema on the Sand: The Meg gets projected on a screen aboard a floating boat. You can watch in the water, or enjoy the film from a blanket on the sand. Free. 8 p.m. Upham Beach, Gulf Boulevard and 68th Street, St. Pete Beach. (727) 363-9245.

Chuck Redd Album Release: The great vibraphonist and drummer joins local jazz trio La Lucha for a night of music as he debuts his new album Groove City. $20 and up. 8 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. mypalladium.org.

BB King Blues Band: The members tour in remembrance of B.B. King, performing on stages around the world. Sarasota Slim also plays. Free. 8 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550. jannuslive.com.

Boombox Cartel: A Los Angeles-based producer act consisting of Americo Garcia and writing partner Jorge Medina. $15. 9 p.m. The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-4050. theritzybor.com.

MetroCon: Now in its 17th year, a huge anime celebration featuring voice actors, exhibitors, video games and films, plus collectibles and cosplay artists. Runs through Sunday. $30 and up, $10 ages 6-12, 5 and younger free. Noon. Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. (813) 274-8511.

Steve Trevino: The Mexican-American comic was a writer on Mind of Mencia and has specials on Showtime and Netflix. $18 and up. 8 and 10:15 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Martin Montana: Check out a performance from the comedian who voices the talking orange slice Wedgehead for Shock Top.

$20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.

To Watch

Point Blank, Netflix: Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie and Marcia Gay Harden star. The gritty new action film follows an emergency room nurse who, in an effort to rescue his abducted wife, unwillingly partners with a badly injured murder suspect. They run up against rival gangs and a deadly ring of corrupt cops.

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