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NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 16: Shakey Graves performs at Mercy Lounge on September 16, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music)

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 16: Shakey Graves performs at Mercy Lounge on September 16, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music)

Shakey Graves: The blues-rock act embark on a tour with opener, Son Little. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $18-$20. (727) 895-3045.

If/Then: The hit Broadway musical about the endless possibilities of choices that can change your life if you'd never taken that phone call or changed your fate with a bad decision. Cast includes Jackie Burns (Wicked), Anthony Rapp (RENT), Tamyra Gray (American Idol) and Matthew Hydzik (Side Show) Through May 22. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$95. (813) 229-7827.

Main Street Shop Hop: Select retail shops in the Grand Central District, the EDGE District and Deuces Live Main Street will offer in-store specials, giveaways and refreshments. 3 p.m., Edge District, 11th Street and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 828-7006.

Dunedin Blue Jays: vs. Fort Myers: 6:30 p.m., Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Price varies by event. (727) 733-9302.

Swing Time Dance: Swing Time puts some rock and roll into their swing with music by Keith Jones and the Makeshifts. 7 p.m., Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd. S, Gulfport. $12. (727) 893-1070.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Royal Pains, 10 p.m., USA. Summer in the Hamptons will never be the same as Royal Pains launches its final season. It's a season that will include a visit to Hong Kong, a musical episode, and the return of some familiar faces.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay May 18 05/17/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 5:32pm]
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