Tuesday, September 18, 2018

SoundBytes: Kane Brown, Carol Burnett, Joan of Arc, America and more

SoundBytes: Kane Brown, Carol Burnett, Joan of Arc, America and more

— New-school country sensation Kane Brown will bring his first arena headlining tour to the Amway Center in Orlando on Jan. 26. Raelynn will open. Tickets start at $26.50 and go on sale Friday. Click here.— Comic legend Carol Burnett will...
Published: 09/10/18
Deicide’s Glen Benton talks biking in Tampa, writing about Satan, aging in death metal and more

Deicide’s Glen Benton talks biking in Tampa, writing about Satan, aging in death metal and more

The Suncoast bike trail near Lutz is not the sort of place you'd think would inspire some of the most brutal Satanist death metal ever to come out of Florida. But if you pass a biker with an upside-down cross scar burned into his forehead, that might...
Published: 09/10/18
G-Eazy, Halsey, more pay tribute to Mac Miller at Tampa concert

G-Eazy, Halsey, more pay tribute to Mac Miller at Tampa concert

Among those reeling from the news of Mac Miller's death from an apparent drug overdose on Friday: His friend and fellow rapper G-Eazy, who performed hours later at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa."I swear, life is so f—ing fra...
Published: 09/08/18
Review: Paul Simon, adventurous as ever, bids Tampa farewell at Amalie Arena

Review: Paul Simon, adventurous as ever, bids Tampa farewell at Amalie Arena

Paul Simon has a Tampa story.A few years back, he brought his son to Tampa for a Yankees Spring Training game. The team asked him to throw out the first pitch, because, well, he's Paul Simon. He wrote the line, "Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio." Wh...
Published: 09/07/18
Cher coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Cher coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Cher is coming to Florida.Three cities in Florida, to be precise, but none of them are Tampa. If you've got a problem with that, take it up with Cher.Or you can head to Orlando, where the Oscar-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning pop icon will perform in Janu...
Published: 09/07/18
Barry Manilow coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Barry Manilow coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

The way things are going, Barry Manilow might just tour forever. Especially around the holidays.The soft-pop king has announced plans for a new holiday tour that'll hit Tampa's Amalie Arena on Dec. 7. Tickets start at just $16 — $16! — an...
Published: 09/04/18
Updated: 09/07/18
More State Theatre concerts moved as venue pushes reopening to 2019

More State Theatre concerts moved as venue pushes reopening to 2019

Shortly after St. Petersburg's State Theatre was sold in June, the venue announced plans for three new concerts this fall.Within a matter of weeks, all three have been forced to move to new venues.First came funk band the Main Squeeze, who moved thei...
Published: 09/05/18
SoundBytes: Amanda Shires, Smoking Popes, Max Weinberg, Jessie Reyez and more

SoundBytes: Amanda Shires, Smoking Popes, Max Weinberg, Jessie Reyez and more

— Amanda Shires, known to some as the wife and bandmate of Jason Isbell but a terrific solo artist in her own right, is coming to the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on Nov. 11. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.— Another good one at the C...
Published: 09/04/18
A weekend of original work at the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival opens with laughter

A weekend of original work at the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival opens with laughter

TAMPA — Sometimes in neighborhoods, the smallest things can start a war. In Neighbors, a new play about people of different ethnic backgrounds living together, all it took was a dog, doing what dogs tend to do in yards.The comedy plays havoc wi...
Updated one month ago
Review: Charlie Puth makes song craftsmanship pop at Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Review: Charlie Puth makes song craftsmanship pop at Tampa’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Charlie Puth did his best to sound genuine. Maybe he actually was."It's pretty crazy that just four years ago, I was only producing music for other artists. I was only songwriting," he told 9,000 fans at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre F...
Updated one month ago