Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Friday, Sept. 13

Chris Young and Jim Jefferies perform in Tampa, plus Dade City attraction Scream-A-Geddon kicks off its creepy run.
On Friday, Chris Young will play the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa.
On Friday, Chris Young will play the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. [ Courtesy of Jeff Johnson ]
Published Sept. 12, 2019|Updated Sept. 12, 2019

Chris Young: The country singer and winner of Nashville Star’s fourth season takes the stage alongside Chris Janson and the duo Locash. $30 and up. 7:30 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4801 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 740-2446.

Scream-A-Geddon: A spooky, monster-filled celebration featuring multiple scare zones, among them Bozo’s Beer Garden, Rage 3D, Demons Revenge, Blackpool Prison, Deadwoods and Infected: Ground Zero. Runs through Nov. 2. $21.95 and up. 7:30 p.m. 27839 Saint Joe Road, Dade City. (813) 452-5412.

Jim Jefferies: This Aussie comic has three Netflix specials, a show on Comedy Central and an FX series called Legit with a cult-like following. $53, $182.50 VIP. 8 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286.

Cat Power: The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter has performed for more than two decades and recorded with artists like Eddie Vedder and Dave Grohl. $31. 6 p.m. The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 247-2518.

Pretty Vacant: Don’t miss the opening reception for new works from Todd Bates and Selina Roman that explore the nostalgia of roadside neon signs and aging mid century motels. Free. 6 p.m. Mize Gallery, 689 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 251-8529.

The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ intensely personal and brilliantly tender masterpiece. $20, $18 seniors and students. 8 p.m. Plant City Entertainment, 101 N Thomas St., Plant City. (813) 752-0728.

Lightning Family Fun Night: Fans get in on family-oriented Tampa Bay Lightning programming and music, in addition to trivia contests, bubble hockey tournaments and social contests for prizes. Price TBA. 6 p.m. Sparkman Wharf, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-6600.

Beer and Bow Ties: Look forward to food, wine and beer pairing stations, plus live entertainment and art. Benefits Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. $100, $150 VIP. 7 p.m. Armature Works, 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa. (813) 964-1964.

Cleo from 5 to 7: Eckerd College’s International Cinema Series continues with a film noted for its handling of cinematic time, its engagement with feminism and existentialism and its nuanced exploration of female subjectivity. Free. 7 p.m. Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 864-7979.

Parker Millsap: This religious singer-songwriter has been featured on Conan and NPR, plus at Austin City Limits. He tours in support of his latest album, Other Arrangements. $25, $40 VIP. 8 p.m. The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave, Tampa. (813) 241-0110.

Doug Kershaw: Enjoy a grab-bag of country greatness with the legendary fiddle player alongside Grammy-winning accordionist Jo-El Sonnier and longtime local act the Cadillac Cowboys. $25 and up. 8 p.m. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. (813) 971-0666.

Amy Grant: Best known for performing contemporary Christian music and for a successful crossover to pop music in the 1980s and 1990s, the singer-songwriter plays the Capitol Theatre. $50 and up. 8 p.m. 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

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Robert Kelly: The Bostonian comedian has made a name for himself through appearances on Opie and Anthony, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and the FX series Louie. $20 and up. 8 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197.

Nick Monaco: The electronic DJ and LGBT activist performs for ages 21 and older. $20. 10 p.m. The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. (828) 773-9481.

Steve Lolli: This Los Angeles comic hosts the podcast “Pep Talks” with Eddie Pepitone. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653.


Undone, Amazon Prime: Presented in rotoscope animation, a wildly offbeat series about a young woman’s complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father’s death. Rosa Salazar and Bob Odenkirk head the cast.


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