Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 6

Jason Aldean: The ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee comes to Tampa as part of his Night Train Tour. Fans can expect to hear new songs including 1994, The Only Way I Know and Night Train. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $25.50-$55.25. (813) 740-2446.

Rob Schneider: The alum of Saturday Night Live and just about every Adam Sandler movie launched himself back into standup in 2010 after some prodding from his Grown Ups castmates. See him try out new material at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $27-$30. (813) 864-4000.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch: This Off-Broadway smash about a rock 'n' roll goddess who is also the victim of a botched sex-change operation opens tonight at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Get Downtown First Friday Music Series: Get downtown to celebrate the first Friday of the month with food, drink specials and live music by the Venturas. It starts at 5:30 p.m. between Second Street N and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. Free; refreshments extra. (727) 393-3597.

TO WATCH

Teach, 8 p.m., CBS A special from Waiting for Superman's Davis Guggenheim follows teachers in fourth grade, middle school and high school to show our public school system is only successful because of dedicated instructors.

SERIES PREMIERE Hello Ross, 10 p.m., E! Red-carpet host Ross Matthews gets his own version of a trends talk show, in which people can tweet or email or whatever in a vain attempt to get in on the discussion.

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Luke Bryan talks love, acceptance and his growing depth before Tampa stop

Luke Bryan talks love, acceptance and his growing depth before Tampa stop

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Review: Look inside the tent of a Gibsonton-based sideshow in Tessa Fontaine’s memoir ‘The Electric Woman’

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Published: 06/21/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 22

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Published: 06/21/18
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Published: 06/21/18
Local craft beer of the week: Beach Slap Piña Colada Wheat Ale from Mad Beach Craft Brewing Company

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Published: 06/21/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

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Published: 06/20/18
Ticket window: Comedy Get Down, Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Gladys Knight and more

Ticket window: Comedy Get Down, Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Gladys Knight and more

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Published: 06/20/18
Big concerts this weekend: Luke Bryan, Hall and Oates, Weezer, Logic and more

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Published: 06/20/18
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Published: 06/20/18
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