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New concerts: Mandy Moore, Lake Street Dive, We Came As Romans, more

Mandy Moore will perform at the Straz Center in Tampa on April 9, 2020. [Carter Smith]
Mandy Moore will perform at the Straz Center in Tampa on April 9, 2020. [Carter Smith]
Published Nov. 19

Mandy Moore, the onetime tween-pop star turned folksy singer-songwriter turned This Is Us star, is coming to Tampa on her first full tour in a decade. She’ll perform at the Straz Center on April 9. Bedouine will open the show. Tickets are $40.50 and up. Click here.

Jazz-pop-soul ensemble Lake Street Dive is coming to the Tampa Theatre on May 3 for what’s being billed as an “easygoing, semi-acoustic, fireside evening. ... Deep cuts, works in progress and fan favorites, all sung around a grand piano. Silk pajamas encouraged." Tickets are $39.50 and up. Click here.

Rapper Lil Mosey is coming to Jannus Live in St. Petersburg on April 10. Tickets are $23 and up. Click here.

Metalcore act We Came As Romans will perform at the Orpheum in Ybor City on March 21 alongside The Devil Wears Prada, Gideon and Dayseeker. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.

A handful of heavier new shows at the Brass Mug in Tampa: Tantric on Jan. 26 (click here), Michael Angelo Batio on Jan. 28 (click here), Saliva on Feb. 21 (click here) and Field Day, featuring members of Dag Nasty, on March 14 (click here).

If you’re worried you won’t get great seats to Harry StylesAug. 3 concert at Amalie Arena when they go on sale Friday, fear not: The former One Direction heartthrob has just added an Aug. 7 concert at the Amway Center in Orlando. Those tickets go on sale Nov. 26. Click here.

ICYMI: following their performance at 97X Next Big Thing on Sunday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Judah and the Lion will play a free after-party at the Hard Rock Cafe inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. That show starts at 11 p.m. and is 21 and up. Click here.

Last week, Jose Valentino Ruiz won a Latin Grammy for Best Spanish-language Christian Album for his work engineering and playing on Juan Delgado’s Todo Pasa. That’s quite an accomplishment for the jazz flautist, who studied at the University of South Florida and is now on staff at the University of Florida. Celebrate it when he performs with O Som Do Jazz’s David Manson in a showcase of Latin music on Nov. 26 at the Palladium’s Side Door Cabaret in St. Petersburg. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.


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    The country star will hit the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in June.
  2. Ronald Isley, right, and Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers will perform at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on Dec. 19. [Primary Wave]
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    The forever Sandy Olsson and Danny Zuko will reunite for a sing-along screening on Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre.
  5. Patton Oswalt, shown in his Netflix special "Patton Oswalt: Annihilation," will perform at the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on April 11, 2020. [ELIZABETH MORRIS  |  Netflix]
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  7. John Prine performs at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Dec. 7, 2019. [JAY CRIDLIN  |  Tampa Bay Times]
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