EDWIN McCAIN: A musician from South Carolina, Edwin McCain played solo acoustic shows on Hilton Head Island before gradually expanding his territory. He cut his teeth by opening for Hootie & the Blowfish and is known for tunes like I'll Be, Solitude and I Could Not Ask for More. McCain performs with Will Hoge at 9 p.m.; Twilight, 1507 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City; $15. Call 247-4225.
5 - SATURDAY.
JOAN ARMATRADING: For more than 27 years, British singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading has contributed to the music scene. A guitarist as well, Armatrading has been nominated for Grammys and the British music industry's Brit Awards. 8 p.m.; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Ferguson Hall, Tampa; $39-$59. Call 229-7827.
10 - THURSDAY.
ANGELS IN AMERICA: Tony Kushner's Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches touches on politics, religion, race and AIDS _ all in a humorous, poignant and thoughtful manner. In 1993, Angels won a Tony Award for best new play. Presented by Stageworks Theatre Company, the play runs through July 27. 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 4 p.m. Sundays; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Shimberg Playhouse, Tampa; $15.50-$21.50. Call 229-7827 or 251-8984.
BREAKFAST, ANYONE?: A rebel, a prude, a jock, a freak and a geek. They're all token characters in John Hughes' 1985 classic brat pack film, The Breakfast Club, and, somehow, they bond while serving detention. Reminisce under the skies at 8 p.m. at Old Hyde Park's main fountain area, Swann and Dakota Avenues; free admission; food and beverages available for purchase. Call 251-3500.