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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, Sept. 22

The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience and the Who come to town, plus a ‘Greatest Showman’ sing-along at Tampa Theatre.
Emilia Clarke, left, and Kit Harington in a scene from HBO blockbuster "Game of Thrones." [HBO via AP]
Emilia Clarke, left, and Kit Harington in a scene from HBO blockbuster "Game of Thrones." [HBO via AP]
Published Sep. 21, 2019

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience: Master composer Ramin Djawadi, whose behind the theme to HBO’s Game of Thrones, leads a symphony orchestra and choir to perform music from the hit fantasy series. New stage design and visuals add to the show’s appeal. $18 and up. 8 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4801 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 740-2446. livenation.com.

The Who: This legendary rock band featuring members Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey performs with special guest Reignwolf on their Moving On! tour benefiting Teen Cancer America. $63 and up. 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-6500. amaliearena.com.

The Greatest Showman: Sing-Along Sundays brings The Greatest Showman, the musical celebration of P.T. Barnum. $13, $10 members. 3 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.

GZA: Although there’s still no word on a release date for his long-awaited album Dark Matter, the Wu-Tang Clan founder of Liquid Swords fame puts on a solo performance. $25 and up. 9 p.m. The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-9500. theorpheum.com.

Wedding & Events Showcase: Mix and mingle with area wedding professionals while sampling cakes and appetizers. You can watch a fashion show and take a 20-minute tour of Dunedin, too. Free. 1 p.m. Taoist Tai Chi Society, 280 Locklie St., Dunedin. (727) 733-2151. eventbrite.com.

Leoni Torres: The Cuban pop singer/songwriter performs. $47.50 and up. 7:30 p.m. The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-4050.

Crossing the Bay: From the creators of Webb’s City: the Musical, this new musical goes back to the 1880s to tell the story of the founding of St. Petersburg. It’s inspired by Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice. $29 and up. 3 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. mypalladium.org.

Dance Hall Festival: A month-long celebration showcasing dance through demonstrations, lectures, performances and workshops. This weekend brings “Triggered: An Evening in a Brain with RogueDance." $20, $15 members. 3 p.m. The Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-6620. thestudioat620.org.

Rapptoberfest: Grab your lederhosen before hitting up this sixth annual tradition full of more than 14 German lagers, stein and crowler specials, traditional grub and stein and costume contests. Free, food and drink additional. Noon. Rapp Brewing Company, 10930 Endeavor Way, Seminole. (727) 385-4793. rappbrewing.com.

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