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  1. Hernando Harmonizers take a trip down Broadway for Saturday's annual Extravaganza

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    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.

    The Hernando Harmonizers present the 13th Annual Barbershop Extravaganza, “Harmonizers on Broadway” with special guest quartet, “Boardwalk” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Springstead High School Theatre
  2. SoundCheck: Arlo Guthrie, Kris Allen, Martina McBride, Merle Haggard among top live music picks

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    Arlo Guthrie

    Details: Friday 7 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $45-$75. (727) 791-7400.

    NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 01:  Singer-songwriter Kris Allen performs at the Soles4Souls charity concert, sponsored by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly at the Bridge Building on April 1, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.
  3. Florida Orchestra romances score from 'Romeo and Juliet'

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    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 …

    Gerard Schwarz will conduct three Florida Orchestra concerts.
  4. Producer Mark Ronson reinvigorates funk

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    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.

    In this Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 photo, Mark Ronson poses for a photo at Jeff Bhasker Studio, in Venice, Calif. Ronson has multiple Grammy Awards and the current No. 1 song in the U.S. and U.K. (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP) CARC102
  5. Soundcheck: Voices Of The Wetlands Allstars among top music picks

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    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.

    Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and Voices of the Wetlands Allstars will be at Skipper’s Smoekehouse in Tampa on Tuesday.
  6. Susan Tedeschi interview: Never know who will collaborate at Sunshine Music fest

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    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!"

    Husband and wife Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi of the Tedeschi Trucks Band bring a diverse lineup to Vinoy Park this weekend.

2014 Tampa Bay Ultimate Local Music Guide


Welcome to tbt*'s 2014 Ultimate Local Music Guide!

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!

Tampa Bay Local Music Quiz: Which music venue is perfect for you?

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Three bands, one man: Interview with Singer-songwriter Mark Etherington