ST. PETERSBURG — The first time Hal Hammer Jr. and his salt-washed buddies played the blues on a barge in Riviera Bay, some 40 curious neighbors floated out to watch — not many more than your average Labor Day block party.
Here's one way to look at the supernova career of Chris Brown, who performs at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Friday.
Miami-based rapper Pitbull is partnering with Visit Florida to promote the state as a tourism destination.
For the third time in a decade, Next Big Thing is on the move.
At some point, Earl Sweatshirt had to show up. For years, his mysterious backstory — exiled as a teen to a boy's academy in Samoa, MIA as his rap crew Odd Future rose to stardom, plagued by addiction and health issues that kept him out of the public eye — …
Editor's note: This article was originally published in the Floridian section of the then St. Petersburg Times on Nov. 4, 2005.
We Are Your Friends is to electronic dance music DJs what Punchline is to standup comedians, a laughable repre-Zen-tation of what it's like to be them. The movie takes something primally appealing and attempts to explain it, fetishize it, turn it into something deeper and more dramatic than …
Funk Fest returns to Raymond James Stadium on Saturday for yet another hot, sweaty night of booty-knocking soul jams. You could be forgiven for missing the news, though — Funk Fest has popped up at various venues across Tampa Bay over the last six years, with …
Where were you Aug. 16, 1977 when news came that Elvis Presley had died?
It's getting mighty hard to tell what decade it is around the Things to Do department this week, what with this giant package about all of the '80s entertainment coming back this year and