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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 29

Willie Nelson: After a sold-out show last May, the octogenarian country music legend will be joined by special guest Sasha Dobson. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $48.50-$100. (727) 791-7400.

2 Trains Running: American Stage continues its series of August Wilson plays with this one set during the aftermath of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination and the rise of the black power movement in 1969. See it at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Merle Haggard: Since the start of his career in the '60s, Haggard has been a part of the outlaw country movement and has since been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. See him at 8 p.m. at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. $29.50-$69.50. (800) 826-9303.


Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2014 8 p.m., CBS Now you can catch up on all those overhyped ads you missed while you were on bathroom runs over the years. We bet Apple's 1984 spot will be on the list, sandwiched between beer, soft drink and Danica Patrick commercials.

SEASON FINALE American Horror Story: Coven, 10 p.m., FX The season of witches concludes with the rise of a new Supreme to succeed Fiona. We vote for Diana Ross.


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Einstein on Food and Wine: Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry's celebration of the senses features wine, a beer garden, food from area restaurants, music, a restaurant competition and an auction, all Saturday. Must be 21. $75, $125 VIP. (813) 987-6000.

Barry Manilow: He writes the songs, lots of them, and you'll hear all the classics Friday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. $7.24-$157.24. (813) 301-2500.

Itzhak Perlman: The charming violin superstar who trained at Juilliard does a solo recital Saturday at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Tickets start at $41. (813) 229-7827.

Monster Jam: It's back Saturday for another crushing round at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, featuring Grave Digger and Maximum Destruction (subject to change). $15-$100. Toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 29 01/28/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:12pm]
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