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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 17

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Did you see these innovators of jazz and bluegrass music playing with the Black Keys at the Grammy Awards? The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band join for a blend of traditional harmonies, folky Appalachian sounds and the lively jazz of New Orleans. See them at 7 p.m. at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $45.50-$69.50. (727) 892-5798.

Whigfest: Attic Records hosts 20 bands including Have Gun, Will Travel and Thomas Wynn & the Believers across three venues on the Central Avenue strip in St. Petersburg for 15 hours of music. It all starts at 11 a.m. at Jannus Live, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 565-0551.

Hooray for Hollywood: Fourteen singers and dancers take the audience on a journey through 50 years of popular musicals with the help of movie clips, a band and more than 300 costume changes. See it at 2 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $25-$35. (727) 791-7400.

Sean Larkins: As a founding member of "The Black Top Circus" improv group he focuses on action, skit writing, impersonations, and developing original characters, including his famous Roach Man. See him at 9:30 p.m. at the Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $12. (813) 864-4000.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Downton Abbey, 9 p.m., PBS Yes it's here. Get your fill tonight so that you don't suffer too much withdrawal before next season.

SEASON PREMIERE The Amazing Race, 8 p.m., CBS The 22nd season unfolds with trips to Botswana, Bora Bora and New Zealand, among other places.

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