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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Thursday, Aug. 1

In this 2006 photo, Edwin McCain performs during a live taping of the radio show Mountain Stage in Charleston, W.Va. The singer-songwriter will take over the Attic in Tampa’s Ybor City on Thursday. [JEFF GENTNER | AP]
In this 2006 photo, Edwin McCain performs during a live taping of the radio show Mountain Stage in Charleston, W.Va. The singer-songwriter will take over the Attic in Tampa’s Ybor City on Thursday. [JEFF GENTNER | AP]
Published Jul. 29, 2019

Edwin McCain: We hope you snagged tickets to see this singer-songwriter behind the radio hit I'll Be, because his intimate show is sold out. 8 p.m. The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. (828) 773-9481.

Matteo Lane: The comedian has appeared on Netflix, Comedy Central and Crashing, an HBO series about the life of standup comics. $12 and up. 8 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Hose Down: The East Lake Fire Rescue team grab their hoses to help you beat the heat. Towels, bathing suites and swim shoes are recommended. Free. 11 a.m. East Lake Fire Rescue Station 57, 3375 Tarpon Lake Blvd., Tarpon Springs. (727) 773-2665. eastlakelibrary.evanced.info.

Sunset Beach Concert Series: Shakes Society perform during the musical celebration, where on-site parking is limited and concessions are for sale. Concertgoers can take a courtesy shuttle to and from the show and Tarpon Springs High School. Free. 7 p.m. Sunset Beach, 1800 Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5628.

Joe List: A finalist of Last Comic Standing who has a special on Comedy Central. $10 and up. 8:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.

The Gap and the Glue: Written, produced and performed by apprentices, the play follows four young actors who face challenges when the government bans theatrical performances, 40 minutes before the opening of their Shakespearean festival. Runs through Aug. 16. Free. 8:45 p.m. American Stage, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529. americanstage.org.

Carmen Ciricillo: This comedian, better known as "the Construction Comic" who hails from Cleveland, has appeared on Discovery Channel. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.

Cobb Summer Movie Series: Cobb Theatres screen more than 10 films during this seasonal cinematic series. Up next are How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and Captain Underpants. Runs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 1. Free. 10 a.m. Westfield Countryside Mall, 27001 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. (727) 796-1070.

To Watch

SERIES FINALE iZombie, 8 p.m., the CW: After five seasons and plenty of brain-munching, Liv and her gang wrap up their run. In the series finale, the human-versus-zombie war finally comes to a head.

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