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Amy Speace The earnest singer/songwriter brings her engaging musical style to the Jaeb Theater tonight at 7:30 at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa; $25.50-$29.50. Call (813) 229-7827.

John Caponera The host of Comedy Central's sports show Jocks and ESPN's Talk II does a killer Harry Caray impersonation. You can see it tonight when the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino brings the Chicago comedian to Floyd's at 8. Tickets will be sold at the door for $20, 5223 N Orient Road in Tampa.

Ryan Bingham The sexy Texan left a bull-riding career on the rodeo circuit to pursue music. The 25-year-old brings a rootsy, alt-country style that Rolling Stone tagged as a talent to watch. He plays the Orpheum at 7 p.m., 1902 Avenida Republica de Cuba, Ybor City. $8. (813) 248-9500.

PODS Championship tickets You can get a price break starting today for the golf tourney that brings PGA stars to the Innisbrook resort in Palm Harbor in March. Beginning today, you can get the McDonald's ticket special that includes two one-day passes that normally cost $100 for only $79, and the proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. The special can be found at

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Queensryche If you like your progressive music glammed up in '80s hair metal style, these are your guys. See why critics have hailed their musical innovation over the years when they perform Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $35.50-$50. (813) 274-8982.

Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade The people who like to party, and we do mean hearty, pour into the streets of Ybor for this raucous night of bead-begging and technicolor parade floats. The parade steps off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Tampa's Channelside district and ends at 21st Street in Ybor City. Reserved bleacher seating, $25. (813) 248-0721.

- Sharon Kennedy Wynne