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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 18

Zac Brown Band: One of country music's best live bands is getting back on the road for the Black Out the Sun Tour with opener, Drake White and the Big Fire. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $25.50-$75.50. (813) 740-2446.

Tattoo Arts Convention: Get tattooed on site by world famous artists, see sideshow acts and meet television celebrities like Ink Master contestants James Vaughn, Kyle Dunbar, Big Ceeze and Mark Longenecker. All-in-all there will be 200 artists at the event like legends, Shanghai Kate & Bowery Stan Moskowitz. 11 a.m., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $20 per day, $40 weekend; ages 12 and under free. (813) 274-8511.

Snails: The Montreal-based producer and DJ combines trap rhythms and bass lines to create his dance music. Ghastly and Lookas open. Tickets through Ticketfly. 2 p.m., Beach Bar, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. $15-$30. (813) 281-8900.

Turner Classic Movie Series: Dr. Strangelove: War room chiefs try to stop a nuclear holocaust triggered by an insane general. 2 p.m., Sundial 19, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $12.50. (727) 502-9573.

Private Lives of Cats and Dogs: The age old story of boy meets girl ... girl meets dog ... dog meets cat ... all heck breaks loose! 2 p.m., Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. $16; $14 members and students; $12 opening night. (727) 942-5605.

Spring Awakening: A MAD Theatre production, the rock musical is based on a German play from the late 19th century on the inner turmoil of teenage sexuality. This show contains adult language and situations and is intended for mature audiences only. 2 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50-$37.50. (813) 229-7827.

Duncan MacMillan: Claude Debussy's Préludes will be the focus of the pianist's performance. 2 p.m., University of Tampa Plant Hall, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-3333.

St. Petersburg Ballet Company Fall Concer: The mixed repertoire performance featuring dancers from the Academy of Ballet Arts includes Act II of Swan Lake, a contemporary pas de deux and Cakewalk, a piece that tells the history of St. Petersburg. 3 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20, $15 seniors and children. (727) 822-3590.

Summer Classic Movie Series : Casablanca: The series concludes with the 74th anniversary of Casablanca. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

La Lucha: The Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association plays a diverse mixture of Latin-inspired rhythms with jazz standards in this special show for Hispanic Heritage Month. $15 at AlDowningJazz.com. 3 p.m., Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 323-1104.

The Underpants: Jobsite Theater's production of Steve Martin's farce about a couple's life twists resulting from her pants falling down in public during a parade. Runs through Oct. 2. 4 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

20 Penny Circus: A variety show for grown-ups, it's full of strange feats, insane illusions, cunning stunts, and your favorite socially-inappropriate clowns. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.

Meghan Trainor: The chart-topper and Grammy winner for Best New Artist heads to Orlando with opener, Hailee Steinfeld. 7 p.m., CFE Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd., Orlando. $27.95-$57.95.

KIDS AND FAMILY

$6 Admission Days: In celebration of the museum's sixth anniversary, everyone gets $6 admission through Sept. 30. 1 p.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $6. (813) 443-3861.

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