Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls: This English folk-punk busker is a raucous performer whose few radio hits (Recovery, The Way I Tend to Be) don’t tell the full story of the passion he has for his poetry. He plays two sets: one solo and one unplugged with his band. $38 and up. 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. mypalladium.org.
Kool and the Gang: Known for iconic songs like Celebration and Get Down on It, the funk legends hit the stage for a performance. $45 and up. 8 p.m. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. (813) 627-7625. seminolehardrocktampa.com.
Doug Canney: This comedian, originally from North Carolina, has appeared on WB’s One Tree Hill, HBO and the award-winning short film Lonely Ben. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.
Fiddler on the Roof: One of the longest running Broadway musicals follows a poor milkman in a Jewish village in Russia who clings to tradition in a changing world. Expect to hear favorites like Sunrise, Sunset and If I Were a Rich Man. Runs through Sunday. $48 and up. 7:30 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.
Jazz Wednesday: Enjoy some live jazz music with Scott Allan Hardy, plus Wayne Levy on keyboards. Hosted every Wednesday. No cover. 7 p.m. Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor. (727) 726-1161.
Fresh Start: Drag Showcase: An open-mic drag show welcoming all sorts of queer performance art. Sign up downstairs in the back. Seating is first come, first served. Hosted every Wednesday. No cover. 9 p.m. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 258-8753.
Riverdale, 8 p.m., The CW: The stress level apparently never really subsides. Tonight, Veronica is caught between Hiram and Hermione’s double trial and grapples with what the future might hold for her very wealthy family.
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