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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, Aug. 19

Queen drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May will take over Amalie Arena in Tampa with Adam Lambert behind the mic on Sunday. [Courtesy of the Lede Company]
Published Aug. 16

Queen with Adam Lambert: The legandary rock band's guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor soldier on with Adam Lambert behind the mic during this wildly sold-out concert. 8 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500.

Sunday Bicycle Rides: Depart from the pub for a hilly, 30-mile ride from Seminole Heights to Temple Terrace and back. Helmets are required, and riders must maintain speeds of 12 to 14 miles per hour. Free. 7:30 a.m. Independent Bar and Cafe, 5016 N Florida Ave., Tampa. (813) 236-8119.

Palm Harbor Bridal Show: This "Enchanted Weddings"-themed expo features giveaways, food and drink and meet and greets with local caterers, DJs, photographers, florists and event planners. Free. Noon. Harbor Hall and Rheba Sutton White Chapel, 1190 Georgia Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 787-4700.

Tampa Bay Rays: The team host the Detroit Tigers while fans 14 and younger receive a Raymond Bendable Keychain while supplies last. $20 and up. 1:10 p.m. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. 1-888-FANRAYS.

Rebelution: Get your reggae fix through the California rock group, who visit on their Good Vibes summer tour alongside Protoje, Collie Buddz and DJ Mackie. $35 and up. 5 p.m. Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550.

The Bearded Brothers: Rooted in Southern rock, a four-piece New Port Richey band delivering harmonies, two blazing guitars and a rhythm section with a thumping groove. $7 and up. 5 p.m. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa.

Inflatable Fair: The bouncing extravaganza continues with more than 20 inflatable houses, face painting, mobile gaming, character appearances, carnival games and a wet/dry zone. $23. 2 p.m. Firm Foundation Christian Fellowship, 12001 Big Bend Road, Riverview. (813) 531-2178.

Bier Fest: Offering 40 new brews and seasonal flavors like pumpkin, this second annual beer bash invites you to explore dozens of local and international breweries as well as pub-inspired eats. Runs weekends through Sept. 8. Included with admission, food and drink additional. 10 a.m. Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. (813) 884-4386.

Spirit of Woodstock: Another 50th anniversary festival celebrating Woodstock that features three days of music, children's activities, contests and vendors. Camping is optional. $10 and up for one- to three-day passes. 11 a.m. Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville. (941) 758-7585.

Alonzo Bodden: The Season 3 winner of Last Comic Standing has appeared on and hosted TV shows like Fresh Off the Boat and America's Worst Drivers. He's a Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! regular with NPR, too. $16 and up. 7 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197.

Benji Brown: The comic has appeared on Wild 'N Out and Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza and was also part of the Martin Lawrence tour Lit AF in 2018. $17 and up. 7 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000.

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