Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 29

Sunset Music Festival : The DJs behind one of the past year's biggest dance hits headline this year's festival. EDM superstars Skrillex and Diplo, collectively known as Jack U and the creators of Justin Bieber's monster hit Where Are U Now close out the show with Chainsmokers. Plus, 3Lau, Audien, Cash Cash and Andrew Bayer. 1 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $159, $225 VIP. (813) 350-6500.

Memorial Day Sandbar Concert: The only way to get to this concert is by boat. Bring chairs, coolers, even the dog, and wade in the water while you listen to live music from a pontoon boat stage anchored in the channel off Tanglewood Way. Performers include Hal Hammer Jr. and the Cross Creek Blues Band, Ken Keller, Red Hawk, Sweet Pea and Michael McMagic. Noon, "P" Channel (adjacent to), 2189 Tanglewood Way NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 282-4425.

Laughing Stock: A small, scrappy New England theatre company rehearses and performs three shows at once, Hamlet, Charley's Aunt and Dracula to avoid paying royalties. Through May 29. 3 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall Murray Studio Theater, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $20, $10 students and military. (727) 791-7400.

Rock Around the Clock: This party closes down 107th Avenue for a street dance with food, drinks, shopping and live music by the Railway Kings and Motel Funk. 6 p.m., Treasure Island City Hall Auditorium, 120 108th Ave., Treasure Island. Free (food/drink additional). (727) 547-4575, ext. 237.

Light Up Tampa Bay: Remember our fallen heroes at this combination Memorial Day celebration and summer kick off party with with live music, entertainment, family friendly activities and a waterfront fireworks display. 6 p.m., Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 345-5881.

Rise Up Sunday Sessions: Passafire: Reggae Rise Up, a nationally recognized production and promotional company hosts monthly concerts. The Savannah-based reggae/rock favorites headline the inaugural show along with St. Petersburg natives Resinated, Miami's Jahfe and Jacksonville's Sidereal. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10-$15. (727) 565-0550.

American Head Charge: Motograter completes the line-up for this night of heavy metal music. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15-$18. (813) 248-9500.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sweetfields Sunflower Maze: Get lost in a 6-acre labyrinth made of sunflowers. Enjoy hay rides, a veggie cannon, farm animals, pig and rubber duck races, a tree fort and storytelling. 10 a.m., Sweetfields Farm, 17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown. $9.50, $5 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (352) 279-0977.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE, The Carmichael Show, 8 p.m., NBC. The show is at its best when it embraces hot-button topics. So it's only fitting that the hilariously provocative sitcom devotes its last offering of the season to Donald Trump.

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