Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 15

98 Degrees: Nick Lachey and his trio team up with O-Town, Dream and Ryan Cabrera for the MY2K Tour, taking fans back to the '90s. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $29-$79. (813) 740-2446.

Beyond Chaotic: A five piece rock band consisting of kids ages 9 to 12. This will be their first headlining show. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15, $10 advance. (813) 210-6685.

Jon Lovitz: Nominated for an Emmy his first two years on Saturday Night Live, the actor is a late bloomer as a stand-up comic. It wasn't until 2003 at the age of 46 that the voice of Tommy Flanagan the pathological liar gave stand-up a try. He now says he prefers it to his comic film roles. "I get to write and perform my own material, like I used to on SNL." 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30. (813) 864-4000.

Alonzo Bodden: The winner of season three of Last Comic Standing is a regular on Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me. 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Come Back Alice: The Sarasota-based Southern gypsy band incorporate a baroque style violin, a funky bass and drums. Local blues singer, Heather Gillis opens. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10-$13. (813) 971-0666.

Marianas Trench: The Canadian rockers embark on the SPF 80s tour in support of their album Astoria. 8:30 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $22.50-$25. (727) 565-0550.

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: Zootopia (PG): Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch free movies on a jumbo sized screen. No alcohol. Shows start around dusk. 8:45 p.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. Free. (727) 449-1036.

Garden Brothers Circus: In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Garden Brothers Circus brings elephants, the Motorcycle Madness Globe of Doom, Chinese acrobats, a human slingshot, racing camels, clowns and aerialists. 7:30 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $27.75, $10.75 children; $35.75, $18.75 children (VIP). (941) 343-2378.

Bear Grillz: Donning a bear mask, the DJ spins electronic dance music. 10 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 247-2555.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Escape Room: Mystery on the Moon (ages 10 and older): Age specific activities in which kids use science skills to solve puzzles, beat the clock, expose a mystery and "escape." You arrive at the moon only to discover everyone is missing except one scared crewman. Be the hero and solve the mystery with a ground breaking discovery. 5, 6:15 and 7 p.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $25, $20 members. (813) 987-6000.

TO WATCH

The Great British Baking Show, 9 p.m., PBS. It's all about making bread as Season 3. Who will rise to the occasion?

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