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Goo Goo Dolls: The rock band, famous for Iris and Slide, will be joined by Daughtry and the Plain White T's at 7:30 p.m. at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $35-$75. (813) 740-2446.

Brian Regan: This top touring comic holds the record for most appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman. But at 8 p.m., he's at Carol Morsani Hall at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45. (813) 229-7827.

Tampa Bay Summer RV Show: Florida dealers present new and used travel trailers, motor homes, tent campers and conversion vans, plus there's information on campgrounds, finance, insurance and RV repair, starting at 9 a.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $4, 15 and younger free. (813) 741-0488.

Lil' Boosie: Released in March after five years in prison, the rapper embarks on a tour that also features Yo Gotti and August Alsina. He stops at 8 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $35-$200. (813) 301-2500.

Clearwater Threshers vs. Dunedin Blue Jays: Enjoy the game, then a concert by the Black Honkeys and Hunks of Funk. 6:30 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $5-$9.50. (727) 467-4467.

Girl Code stars: Comics Jessimae Peluso and Carly Aquilino bring the MTV show's comedy to the Improv stage at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., at 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Andy Grammer: The pop-rock and soul musician just released the single Back Home and will return to the Clearwater venue for the first time since his sold out show in 2012. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$30. (727) 791-7400.

Josh Blue: The 2006 winner of Last Comic Standing breaks down stereotypes of people with disabilities one laugh at a time at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $18.50-$20.50. (813) 960-1197.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Dive-In Movies: Bring your noodles, floats and chairs for watching Disney's Monsters University at the St. Pete Beach city pool with Olympic swimming lanes, a spray play area and two large water slides. 8 p.m., St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. $4. (727) 363-9264.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Funniest Wins, 9 p.m., TBS What, another competition series for stand-up comedy? And Marlon Wayans is host? Just how many Wayans brothers are there in America?

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