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Kelly A. Stefani - Features Editorial Assistant

Features Editorial Assistant

I am known as the events maven for the Tampa Bay Times. I dig up and write about thousands of events and activities to keep you and your family busy. Area event promoters keep my job interesting. After 32 years, I've seen everything from "Eggstravaganzas" and "Spooktaculars," to naked mud wars and New Year's Eve fetish parties. Who wouldn't love writing about that? If you know of something interesting happening, shoot me a note.

  1. REO Speedwagon will perform at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on March 1, 2020.
    REO Speedwagon, Gladys Knight, Kidz Bop, Art Garfunkel and more.
  2. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, bringing two December shows to Tampa's Amalie Arena, performs in Birmingham, Ala., in 2017.
    Seats at Stomp, Little Big Town and A Nightmare on Franklin Street are also up for grabs.
  3. Vintage Trouble performs during the Bud Light Kick-Off to Super Bowl Week's free concert at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg in 2013.
    Plus, Hot Tuna, Saturday Night Brawl III and Disco Biscuits.
  4. The Straz Center calls downtown Tampa home along the Riverwalk.
    ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ too.
  5. Meat Loaf, shown here during a 2012 performance, will appear at Clearwater's Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre on Jan. 10.
    Plus, 97X Next Big Thing, DrumLine Live and Piff the Magic Dragon.
  6. Mickey's Not-So-Scary-Halloween Party is back at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista on select nights through Halloween.
    Earlier than ever, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has returned with fresh shows and treats in the mix.
  7. In this 2009 photo, Demetri Martin attends the premiere of “Taking Woodstock” in New York. The comedian will appear at Tampa Theatre early next year. [Associated Press]
  8. In this 2001 photo, Pensacola native Aaron Tippin performs at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City. [Times (2001)]
  9. Chance the Rapper performs during the Wild 94.1 Last Damn Show at Amalie Arena in 2017. On Oct. 14, the hip-hop artist will once again take the Tampa venue’s stage. [LUIS SANTANA | Times (2017)]
  10. Early next year, Joe Bonamassa will revisit Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall for a performance. [Marty Moffatt]