The Piano Lesson preview performance: American Stage presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, the sixth in the playwright's Century Cycle. After arriving in Pittsburgh from the South, Boy Willie decides to sell an old piano that has been in his family for generations for some quick cash. Preview performances are today and Thursday at 8 p.m. at American Stage in St. Petersburg. $29; $20 student advance, $10 student rush. (727) 823-7529.
Hot Water Music: The Floridian punk favorites play their first headlining tour in eight years to support Exister, their first full-length album in as many years. La Dispute and the Menzingers also perform starting at 7 p.m. at the Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $20. (813) 248-9500.
USF Lecture Series: Herm Edwards: The ESPN analyst and former NFL coach talks about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as part of the USF Lecture Series. It's at 8 p.m. in the University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free.(813) 974-3180.
Kids and family
Florida RV SuperShow: Dealers from across Florida show and sell RV units at this event with booths representing campgrounds and tons of free entertainment, from clowns and unicycle riders to barbershop quartets and bagpipe bands. Begins at 9 a.m. at Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10, 15 and younger free. (813) 741-0488.
Series premiere; Bobby's Dinner Battle, 10 p.m., Food: Bobby Flay asks home cooks with no training to cook a three-course dinner party as part of a new competition series. Get ready for Hamburger Helper, Stove Top stuffing and Blue Bunny ice cream every episode.
Season premiere; Ghost Hunters, 9 p.m., SyFy: The TAPS team uses even more technology to not be able to prove anything actually happens in the locations they visit. That's what budget increases will do for you.