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Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 3

Funshine Music Festival: A brand new music festival comes to the Florida State Fairgrounds featuring '70s and '80s rockers, '90s favorites and some modern indie acts, as well as unlimited rides on the midway. Today, Train and the Smashing Pumpkins headline, with American Idol winner Phillip Phillips and Cheap Trick also playing. Gates open at 4 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $25 per day, $65 for all three days; $15 children 6-12; under 5 free. (813) 621-7821.

Downtown Clearwater Evening Farmers Market: This evening farmers market offers a full line of produce, cheeses, gourmet foods, fresh seafood and a variety of new vendors. You can also get two hours of free parking by validating your ticket. It starts at 4 p.m. on the 500 block of Cleveland Street between East Avenue and N Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater. Free. (727) 461-7674.

John and Jen: In this musical, Jen and her younger brother John's family is divided over the war in Vietnam. It opens at 8 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $39-$46. (727) 498-5205.

Boz Scaggs: The singer is best known for hits like Lowdown and Look What You've Done to Me. Now he's touring off his newest release Memphis, recorded in the city's legendary Royal Studio. Pablo Cruise opens. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $49, $59, $85. (727) 791-7400.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Maron, 10 p.m., IFC Lock the gates! Comic Marc Maron turns his life as a podcaster into a Louie-esque sitcom. Does this mean all the commercials will be for ProFlowers and Stamps.com?

SEASON FINALE Happy Endings, 8 p.m., ABC After getting bumped last week due to Boston manhunt coverage, two back-to-back eps will close out Season 3. Fans should be happy ABC's airing them at all, instead of just re-using the tape to record new episodes of Splash.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 3 05/02/13 [Last modified: Thursday, May 2, 2013 2:21pm]
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