— The always-intriguing concert calendar at Stockyard Live in Holiday has added a couple of more country veterans to the mix: Tanya Tucker on Nov. 9 ($25 and up, click here) and Joe Diffie on Nov. 10 ($18 and up, click here).
— Up-and-coming rappers Young Nudy and Sahbabii are coming to the Orpheum on Nov. 18. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.
— Nina and Parallels are coming to Fubar in St. Petersburg on Nov. 8, with Moondragon and Shadowrun Brothers. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.
— If you're getting your Labor Day weekend started early by checking out Beyonce and Jay-Z on Aug. 29 in Orlando, you'll probably want to make the weekend last even longer with Bey Day, a Beyonce birthday party at Franklin Manor in Tampa on Sept. 2. Look for Beyonce-inspired drinks and snacks, contests, plenty of music by all the Carters (Bey, Jay, Solange, even Destiny's Child) and much more. It's free for ages 21 and up. Click here.
— Jay Cridlin