Monday, April 23, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 29

Robby Krieger: See The Doors guitarist at this intimate venue. 7 p.m., Ferg's Live, 490 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $29.99-$99.95.

Florida Orchestra Rock Series: The Music of U2: It's a rocking tribute to the sounds of the all-time Grammy-winning rock band with such top-of-the chart tunes as With or Without You, One, Beautiful Day, So Cruel and more. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $35-$65. (727) 892-3337.

Gasparilla Pirate Fest Street Festival: The captain of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla and his band of marauding buccaneers celebrate their successful invasion with a Pirate Street Festival near Curtis Hixon Park. The pre-invasion concert by the Swon Brothers Friday night is $20, On Saturday entertainment continues at stages throughout downtown Tampa, along the Riverwalk before and after the parade. 5 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 251-3378.

Tournees Film Festival: Girlhood: The University of Tampa is hosting this six pack of award-winning French productions. A young French woman joins a street gang to find acceptance. Nominated for four Cesar (French Academy) Awards. 7:30 p.m., Falk Theatre, 428 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-6243.

Blast Friday: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes: The family-friendly celebration features unique vendors, fun foods, family activities, contests and entertainment -- including a free concert. 5:30 p.m., 400 Block of Cleveland Street, Osceola Avenue and Cleveland Street, Clearwater. Free. (727) 464-7200 .

Muse: The fundraising benefit for the arts will feature interactive digital art, pop-up performances, artful by-the-bite dinner courses, an auction and the Muse Art Awards. 7 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $100 for the party, $150 for reception and party. (727) 896-2667.

Tampa Bay Home Show: The largest home show brings the area's top home improvement experts, along with more than 500 exhibits with everything related to Florida homes and landscaping. 10 a.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 893-8523.

David Bromberg Band: Since his start in the '60s, the Grammy nominee's range of material, based in the folk and blues idioms, continually expanded with each new album to encompass bluegrass, ragtime and country music. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$47.50. (727) 791-7400.

John Prine: With his trademark guitar finger-picking style, the country, folk singer-songwriter returns to Clearwater. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $48.75-$88.75. (727) 791-7400.

The Expendables: The reggae rock band performs with Zach Deputy. 8 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15 advance. (727) 565-0550.

Jim Jefferies: The Freedumb Tour: The Australian comedian who has Showtime and HBO comedy specials, and wrote, produced and starred in his own FX sitcom, Legit, is known for his brash, controversial brand of humor. 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $39.50-$49.50. (813) 274-8982.

Dale Jones: The comedian delivers an animated stage character with high energy and some pretty remarkable facial contortions as seen on TBS's The Very Funny Show, Last Comic Standing and Fox's 30 seconds to Fame. 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Ma'Ceo: This circus for horse lovers is set in a gypsy ring under the big top with stunts, traditional dressage, aerial work, Cossack riding and vaulting. 7 p.m., Albert Whitted Park, 107 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $28-$95, $19-$33 child. (813) 995-4749.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE MasterChef Junior, 8 p.m., Fox. After weeks of culinary throw-downs the young contestants see how it all pans out in tonight's finale.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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