It's mid January, and some of the snowbirds in the Hernando Harmonizers are still making their way south. But come Saturday, there should be about 40 gents perched on the risers at Springstead Theatre, crooning away in four-part harmony for the group's 13th annual Barbershop Extravaganza.
Details: Friday 7 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $45-$75. (727) 791-7400.
Romeo? Romeo? Wherefore art thou, and all that? Tap into your inner Shakespeare at the next Florida Orchestra masterworks. The concert tackles Prokofiev's bold and lush score for the ballet Romeo and Juliet — not to be confused with Tchaikovsky's famous score of the same name. Also on the program are …
It's getting harder and harder to find fresh inspiration in the record crates of the past. Sometimes it feels like every note of nostalgia has already been struck, like the world has exhausted its supply of iconic pop influences.
Voices of the Wetlands Allstars
With Galbraith Group
Details: Friday 8 p.m. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $25-$30. (813) 971-0666.
There are perks to throwing your own rock festival. For example: "It's weird when you do — not to throw out names — but shows with Kanye West," blues singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi laughed recently from her home in Jacksonville. "You're like, This is not our scene!"
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!
If you are seeking a live …