Celine Dion: Following a 10-year stint in Las Vegas, the heart of the ocean brings her worldwide Courage tour to Tampa. $45 and up. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive. (813) 301-6500. amaliearena.com.
Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza: The kids get the first Gasparilla celebration on Saturday when more than 100 units roll down Tampa’s Bayshore Boulevard for an alcohol-free bash that includes a bicycle safety rodeo (11 a.m.-1 p.m.), an air invasion (noon-3:15 p.m.), a preschooler’s stroll (1:30-2:45 p.m.), the parade with more than 100 units, krewes and dance groups (3:30-6 p.m.), a night jump (6:15-6:30 p.m.) and a fireworks show (7 p.m.). The parade starting point is at Bay to Bay and Bayshore boulevards, Tampa. gasparillapiratefest.com.
MLK Dream Big Band Showcase: To get ready for the big event next Monday, seven marching bands participating in the MLK Dream Big parade will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday at Campbell Park and Community Center, 601 14th St. S, St. Petersburg. Free.
East-West Shrine Bowl: The best college football players are coming to St. Petersburg to take their talents to the next level in an all-star game that benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children. $15. 3 p.m. Saturday. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive. shrinegame.com.
Jermaine Dupri: The award-winning rap artist, songwriter and record producer and executive plays the Hard Rock Event Center at 10 p.m. Friday. $40 and up. 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. (813) 627-7625. seminolehardrocktampa.com.
The Righteous Brothers: This duo famous for their soulful crooning and soundtracks of ’80s blockbusters like Top Gun and Dirty Dancing return for a sold-out show at the Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre. $59 and up. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.
Johnny Mathis: The 84-year-old music legend, now in his seventh decade of stardom and still melting hearts coast to coast, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday. $35 and up. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.
Queensryche: The prog-metal brainiacs play Jannus Live. $27.50 and up. 8 p.m. Saturday. 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550. jannuslive.com.
Steve Aoki: The electronic music impresario and festival-conquering DJ takes a break from a residency at MGM Grand’s Hakkasan in Las Vegas for a night in Ybor City. $45 and up. 10 p.m. Saturday. The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 390-0397. ritzybor.com.
Branford Marsalis: Jay Leno’s former bandleader and a hugely respected musician brings his own group to the Central Park Performing Arts Center. $54.50 and up. 8 p.m. Saturday. 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. (727) 587-6793. largoarts.com.
British Lion: Steve Harris, Iron Maiden’s founding bassist and primary songwriter, presents his side project. Picture Books, Jetter and Level the Planet open. $28.50 and up. 6 p.m. Sunday. The Brass Mug, 1450 Skipper Road, Tampa. (813) 972-8152.
EmiSunshine: This 15-year-old was named by Rolling Stone as one of the “10 new country artists you need to know.” $15 and up. 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. (813) 241-0110. theatticyborcity.com.
The Doo Wop Project: Broadway singers trace the evolution of doo-wop from street harmonies to the biggest hits on the radio today. $25 and up. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 300-2000. themahaffey.com.
Ana Popovic: The award-winning, hard-touring guitar slinger and singer takes the stage in Ybor City. $45 and up. 8 p.m. Thursday. The Attic.
One City Chorus — Embracing the Dream: In this musical tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., expect social justice-themed singing, a video and three dramatic readings of King’s key writings by the 120-member St. Petersburg community chorus under the direction of maestro Jon Arterton. $18. 7 p.m. Saturday. Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road. (727) 531-7704. brownpapertickets.com.
Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra: The Grammy nominee is best known for his nouveau Flamenco guitar-playing style. $39.50 and up. 8 p.m. Saturday. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre.
Demetri Martin: The comedian, artist, writer and director was a regular on The Daily Show and has a book out called If It’s Not Funny It’s Art featuring a collection of his original drawings. $38.50 and up. 8 p.m. Saturday. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.
The Florida Orchestra: For its next Masterworks performances, the orchestra teams up with the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg for a first-of-its-kind weekend. The shows, highlighted by Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring pianist Gilles Vonsattel, showcase art from the museum’s upcoming exhibit “Art of the Stage: Picasso to Hockney,” plus new works from the orchestra’s visual artist in residence Geff Strik. In addition, Tampa City Ballet performs alongside Stravinsky’s Pulcinella. $18 and up. 8 p.m. Friday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa; 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Mahaffey Theater. (727) 892-3331. floridaorchestra.org.
St. Pete Tweed Ride: Don your finest vintage clothing and hop on a bicycle for this ride through the city with craft beer, cocktails, food, a photo booth and live music. $30, $25 members. 2 p.m. Saturday. St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N. (727) 822-2083. stpetetweedride.com.
Drumline Live: The percussion performance brings the historically black college and university marching band tradition to the stage. $29 and up. 8 p.m. Tuesday. Straz Center.
St. Pete Beer and Bacon: The fourth annual festival offers an unlimited sampling of more than 75 craft beers, a dozen craft cocktails and spirits and more than 50 bacon dishes from 20 food vendors with live music starting at noon Saturday. $15 and up, VIP $45 and up. Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. stpetebeerandbacon.com.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: With the return of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company veteran Giles Davies as Nick Bottom and original music from the Florida Bjorkestra’s Jeremy Douglass, Jobsite Theatre delivers another imagining of a beloved Shakespeare play. Runs through Feb. 9. $26 for previews; $49.50 and up. 8 p.m. Wednesday. Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center. jobsitetheater.org.
Girls Night: The Musical: The off-Broadway sensation features five girlfriends who relive their past on a wild night out. Featuring the most famous female empowerment hits of the last four decades, including Lady Marmalade, It’s Raining Men and Man I Feel Like a Woman. $34.50 and up. 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center.
The Screwtape Letters: This C.S. Lewis classic is set in an eerily stylish office in hell. $49 and up. 4 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center. fpatheatre.com.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Florida RV Supershow: Get ready for vacation season. Major RV manufacturers, campgrounds and RV resorts offer new products and vehicles throughout 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space. There’s also a kids’ zone on Saturday and Sunday, as well as other entertainment like jugglers, living mannequins, singers, magicians, a bagpipe band and barbershop quartets. Runs through Sunday. $12 for two-day pass, 16 and younger free. 9 a.m. Wednesday. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. floridastatefair.com.
Brooksville Raid: This 40th annual Civil War battle re-enactment is the largest in Florida with more than 1,500 re-enactors, 20 cannons, 20 horses and more than 30 period-style merchants. $10, $5 ages 6-12, $3 for Scouts in uniform. 9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. hernandohistoricalmuseumassoc.com.
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