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New concerts: Nghtmre, Black Flag, Girlpool, Blue Oyster Cult, more

Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
Nghtmre performs at the Sunset Music Festival in Tampa on May 26, 2018. [LUIS SANTANA | Tampa Bay Times]
Published Oct. 11
Updated Oct. 15
  • The Ritz Ybor in Tampa has announced a few new high-production shows that should pack 'em in: Nghtmre with Saymyname, Effen and Black A.M. on Dec. 5 (click here); Madeon on Dec. 8 (click here); and Subtronics on Feb. 28 (click here).
  • And St. Petersburg sports bar Ferg’s has announced a handful of concerts that don’t all seem to fit together, but are not at all unwelcome: Blue Oyster Cult on Nov. 16 ($19.50 and up, click here); Black Flag with the Linecutters on Jan. 24 ($19.50 and up, click here); and Dire Straits Legacy, Asia featuring John Payne and Big Country on March 6 ($29.50 and up, click here).
  • Tampa’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has announced two new concerts for its new event space: Kool and the Gang on Nov. 6 ($45 and up, click here) and Neil Sedaka on Nov. 22 ($60 and up, click here).
  • Robert Earl Keen will open for Kris Kristofferson on Jan. 26 at the Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater. Click here.
  • Girlpool is performing at Tampa hangout Hooch and Hive on Nov. 17. Tickets are $12 and up. Click here.
  • Former Dave Matthews Band fiddler Boyd Tinsley will return to the Attic in Tampa’s Ybor City on Dec. 12. Tickets are $30 and up. Click here.
  • Influential Egyptian comic Bassem Youssef, often called the Jon Stewart of the Middle East, is coming to Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa April 2-4. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.


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    Police let Joplin finish her set at Curtis Hixon Hall before arresting the singer in her dressing room.
  2. Reba McEntire performs "Fancy" during the 53rd annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 13. MARK J. TERRILL                       |  AP
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  3. Camila Cabello performs at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium during Taylor Swift's Reputation Tour on Aug. 14, 2018. TAILYR IRVINE  | TIMES
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  6. David Harbour hosts NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' on Oct. 12. Will Heath/NBC
    The actor is a late replacement for Laverne Cox, who had been scheduled to appear next week.
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