Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 13

Sam Smith will perform at Amalie Arena on July 13, 2018. Photo: EMI Music
Sam Smith will perform at Amalie Arena on July 13, 2018. Photo: EMI Music
Published July 12 2018
Updated July 12 2018

Sam Smith: After scoring big at the Grammys four years ago amid the blockbuster hit Stay With Me, the soul-pop singer is on a tour supporting his second album, The Thrill of It All. Country singer Cam will open the show. 8 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $35-$121. (813) 301-2500;

School of Rock - The Musical: A local production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production that is based on the movie starring Jack Black. 7 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$30. (727) 822-3590;

CinemaSTEM: This science film series continues with a screening of The Perfect Storm, the story of a crew trapped aboard a fishing vessel stuck in a giant storm. After the screening, FOX 13 meteorologist Dave Osterberg discusses weather patterns, what a perfect storm in Tampa Bay would look like and provide tips on weathering the 2018 hurricane season. 4 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 ages 2-12, $7 members, 1 and younger free. (813) 274-8982.

Broadway Musical Movies: Chicago: In conjunction with Ruth Eckerd Hall announcing its 2018-2019 Broadway Season, Capitol Theatre presents a series of Tony Award winning musicals that have made their way to movie theaters. Upgrade to $9 and add unlimited fountain drinks and popcorn. 7 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $5. (727) 791-7400.

Kountry Wayne: The comedian has a social media following of more than 3.5 million fans. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $25. (813) 864-4000;

Selwyn Birchwood: Visionary young blues star will perform in support of his latest release Pick Your Poison with his band-saxophonist Regi Oliver, bassist Huff Wright and drummer Courtney "Big Love" Girlie. 8 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10 advance. $13 at the door. (813)-971-0666;

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!): A parody and tribute to the history of musical theatre. There’s a post-show discussion at 10 p.m. Show is at 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$50. (727) 498-5205;

Spring Awakening: The rock musical is based on a German play from the late 19th century on the inner turmoil of teenage sexuality. This show contains adult language and situations and is intended for mature audiences only. Through July 22. 8 p.m., Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $32.50-$37.50. (727) 587-6793;

Rock Hard Revue: Featured on America’s Got Talent seasons 9 and 13, the ripped beefcakes of Rock Hard Revue present a 90-minute production including dancing, live vocals and audience participation. 18 and older only. 9 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s, 2016 Town Center Blvd., Brandon. $20-$30. (813) 643-2110;


Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch Finding Dory on a jumbo sized screen. No alcohol. Shows start around dusk. 8:30 p.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. Free. (727) 449-1036;

Summer Circus Spectacular: The annual summer shows from Sarasota’s Circus Arts Conservatory brings Ringling veterans to the stage to feature acrobatics, juggling, comedy and aerial work. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. $16, $12 ages 12 and younger (except June 12-15). (941) 360-7399;

Flick and Float: Moana: Float around in the pool while you enjoy themed games, free hot dogs, prize giveaways and a film (at around 9 p.m.). 6:30 p.m., Southwest Recreation Complex and Pool, 13120 Vonn Road, Largo. $5. (727) 518-3126.

Flick and Float: The Good Dinosaur: Cool down at the pool with floats, noodles, diving boards and flume slides while you watch a family friendly film. 7 p.m., North Shore Pool, 901 North Shore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $3, $2 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. (727) 893-7441.

Dive-In Movies: Coco: Bring noodles, floats and chairs to lounge in the pool while watching family movies on an inflatable screen. 8 p.m., St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. $5. (727) 363-9245.


SEASON PREMIERE Sugar Rush, Netflix: Brace yourself for more decadent delights in this fast-paced new competition that challenges bakers to create treats that look beautiful and taste amazing — all against the clock.

Harry Potter Wizarding Weekend, 8 p.m., USA and Syfy: Muggles rejoice. All eight Harry Potter films will air through Sunday, starting with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.


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