TAMPA — Tom Petty sure wasn't shy about sharing how relaxed he was feeling at his welcome-home gig on Sunday. "Call the babysitter," our Gainesville guy told the sold-out crowd of 13,905 at Amalie Arena (formerly the Tampa Bay Times Forum). "Tell her he's looking kinda high to me, so he might be playing for …
SPRING HILL — Back in 1995, the Hernando Symphony Orchestra found itself in a difficult position when its conductor, the late Marvin Rosenberg, had to step down due to health concerns.
One could say that Bluesapalooza has found its way.
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By SEAN DALY | Times Pop Music Critic
Imagine if Bono threw a surprise party (hooray!) but the fancy three-tiered cake was made of sawdust (oh). That's my downer mood after U2 released new album Songs of Innocence on Tuesday in conjunction with Apple's new-product hullabaloo. I couldn't wait to eat this one up.
There is much to love about this year's Ultimate Local Music Guide (you really do need to pick up a hard copy for the full interactive experience), butall the highlights are here. So take a tour of this page to hear music from 2014 top local bands, watch performances and read the stories!
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