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New concerts: Andre Rieu, Damon Wayans, Warrant, more

Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra will perform at Amalie Arena on March 11, 2020. [André Rieu]
Published Oct. 4
Updated Oct. 7
  • PBS favorite and self-styled “King of the Waltz” Andre Rieu will return to Amalie Arena on March 11. Tickets are $69 and up. Click here.
  • Cherry Pie rockers Warrant have announced a concert at Ferg’s on Oct. 18. Nova Rex will open. Tickets are $18.75 and up. Click here.
  • Couple of big new comedy shows at the Improv to tell you about: Damon Wayans on Nov. 15-17 ($50 and up, click here) and Jay Pharaoh on Dec. 13-14 ($25 and up, click here).
  • Wax, Ubi and Lance Skiiwalker are performing at Ferg’s on Nov. 29. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
  • Claude VonStroke is DJ’ing at the Ritz Ybor on Dec. 7. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.
  • Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Raquel Sofia is coming to Crowbar on Oct. 20. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.
  • Stephen Christian and Christian McAlhaney of Anberlin are playing a two-night stand at the Attic in Ybor City on Jan. 18 and 19. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.
  • Also coming to the Attic: Yarn on Nov. 8. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.
  • MC Chris is returning to Crowbar on Nov. 29. Tickets are $13 and up. Click here.


  1. Josh Groban performs at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre on Oct. 29, 2015.
    The classical-pop crossover star will perform in town next spring.
  2. Visit Artpool in St. Petersburg to find a costume and stay for their Halloween Bash on Saturday, featuring visual art, burlesque, a runway show and music. Photo by Marc Anthony Smith
    Big Halloween parties and more murals are going up around St. Petersburg, plus Post Malone, Wynonna and comedian Bill Engvall will be on local stages.
  3. Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley is among the headliners of the 2020 Reggae Rise Up Festival in St. Petersburg. Brian Cross
    Nahko and Medicine for the People, SOJA and Iration also top the bill for the St. Petersburg festival.
  4. Thunderstorms are expected this weekend in Tampa Bay, prompting the cancellation of several outdoor events. CHRIS URSO  |  Times (2014)
    MarineQuest and the St. Petersburg Science Festival have canceled their popular Saturday activities.
  5. Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue was scheduled to headline on Friday, Oct. 18 at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday in Coachman Park. Mathieu Bitton
    Festival and city officials will monitor the weather accordingly as a tropical disturbance threatens heavy wind and rain.
  6. Saint Motel will perform at the Orpheum in Tampa's Ybor City on Feb. 3. Atlantic Records
    Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
  7. Switchfoot will perform at 97X Next Big Thing on Nov. 22 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa.
    They’ll join headliners the Killers on the festival’s opening night in Tampa.
  8. The 53rd-annual Rattlesnake Festival will be held Oct. 19-20 at the Pasco County Fairgrounds in Dade City. The weekend event, kicks off with a prelude concert featuring the Bellamy Brothers on Friday, and raises money for the Thomas Promise Foundation. The foundation provides meals for Pasco County school children who do not have regular access to nutritional meals on weekends when school is not in session. "LUIS SANTANA  |  TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times
    The annual festival offers a family-friendly outing while raising money to feed school children in need.
  9. Fred Johnson, who still performs locally, is community engagement specialist and artist-in-residence at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Courtesy of Tampa Jazz Club
    The 68-year-old artist has worked with all the big names. But helping the community is his purpose.
  10. Truth Hurts" wasn't originally featured on the 11-track "Cuz I Love You," but her record label added it to the deluxe version of the album, released on May 3. ALLIE GOULDING  |  Times
    The songwriting brothers Justin and Jeremiah Raisen, who worked on “Healthy,” claim say they deserve writing credit on “Truth Hurts.”