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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Wednesday, Nov. 6

Frank Turner stops by the Palladium for two sets, Kool and the Gang perform at Seminole Hard Rock and Doug Canney brings the funny to Coconuts.
Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls will play the Palladium in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. [KAREN DAGG | Big Hassle]
Published Nov. 5

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.

WATCH

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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