Inside, you'll find shout-outs to more than 100 local bands of all genres, plus our 25 most anticipated concerts of summer, some of our favorite #tampabaylive submissions and more. And be sure to download the free Layar app so you can experiment with the issue's augmented reality!
If that's not enough, head to our revamped music page, tampabay.com/music. There you'll find music news, concert photos, videos of our top 10 bands and more. Thanks to everyone who made this happen.
For the third straight year, we're teaming up with Tampa's free monthly Rock the Park, to showcase three of this year's Top 10 artists: Bluegrass jam band The Applebutter Express, fun-loving punks Wolf-Face and genre-pushing rapper-producer Heights NS. They'll all perform in Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park Thursday, starting around 6:30 p.m. For details, click here.
All week, we've been spotlighting this year's class of Ultimate Local Artists, who are making some truly excellent music. Want to get caught up? Here's a recap: