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Top 10 Tampa Bay area events for the week of May 24-30

This week brings us a celebration of EDM music in the Sunset Music Festival and top notch comedy from Lavell Crawford.
Rezz will perform at the 2021 Sunset Music Festival at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
Rezz will perform at the 2021 Sunset Music Festival at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. [ Will Selviz ]
Published May 24
Updated May 24

Sunset Music Festival: The Sunset Music Festival is back, with five stages of DJs and electronic dance music performers. Artists include 12th Planet, AC Slater, Champagne Drip, Chris Lorenzo, Drezo and Trivecta. $109.95 each day, $189.95 both days. 2 p.m.-midnight Saturday-Sunday. Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. 813-350-6500.

An acrobat sails over a fountain during a Cirque Italia performance.  Cirque Italia's "Cirque Alcatraz," a show themed on the famous prison, is coming to Brandon.
An acrobat sails over a fountain during a Cirque Italia performance. Cirque Italia's "Cirque Alcatraz," a show themed on the famous prison, is coming to Brandon.

Cirque Alcatraz: The stars of Cirque Italia take the audience on an escape from Alcatraz. Cirque Alcatraz features aerial acts, stunts, illusions, comedy and more. The production is R-rated. No one under the age of 13 will be admitted. Ages 13 to 17 must be accompanied by an adult 21 or older. Seating is limited and socially distanced. $10-$50. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Near Macy’s at Brandon Town Center Mall, 459 Brandon Town Center Drive. 941-704-8572.

Lavell Crawford: The comedian who filmed a one-hour special in his hometown of St. Louis (Can a Brother Get Some Love) and had a recurring role on AMC’s Emmy Award-winning Breaking Bad performs. Masks or shields are required when not eating or drinking. Individual tickets are not being sold. Tickets must be purchased in tables of two or four. 21 and older only. $74 two, $148 four. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. 813-864-4000.

Lavell Crawford performs this weekend at Tampa's Improv Comedy Theater.
Lavell Crawford performs this weekend at Tampa's Improv Comedy Theater. [ Courtesy of Showtime ]

Cinderella: Tampa City Ballet presents a weekend of Cinderella, featuring guest dancer Daniel Sarabia from the National Ballet of Cuba. This popup dance performance takes place at a newly reimagined community space outside under oak trees. Refreshments will be available. $10-$35. 8-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Shoppes of Amberly, 15365 Amberly Drive, Tampa. 813-391-6980.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks Series: Socially distanced on the stage, the orchestra presents an Inside the Music concert of Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto. In this performance, music director Michael Francis explores Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor,” featuring pianist Natasha Paremski. Masks are required, and there will not be an intermission. Pay what you can. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. 727-892-3337.

Memorial Motors and Music Festival: Celebrate Memorial Day at this two-day festival with music by the Mudds, the Bearded Brothers, Diary of an Ozzman and Nuthin Fancy, food trucks, car-truck-bike shows, fireworks, a hot dog-eating contest and a mechanical bull. $10-$50, 12 and younger free. 5-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Lead Foot City, 17109 Old Ayers Road, Brooksville. 844-532-3366.

Breathe: This performance takes place against the backdrop of a large-scale art installation, Breath of Influence, part of the “Expanding Waters” exhibition. Performers include Paula Kramer, Helen French, Charlotte Johnson and Fernando Chonqui. Go to eventbrite.com for tickets, which are required. Free. 7 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday. Gallery at Creative Pinellas, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo.

In the Round: Emerging choreographers from Sarasota Contemporary Dance showcase their work and get electronic feedback from the audience during the performances. Masks are required and seating is limited to half capacity. $20. 7-8:30 p.m. Friday. Sarasota Contemporary Dance, 1400 Boulevard of the Arts.

A participant walks under a large rainbow flag during an LBGTQ Pride march. Gulfport shows its pride this Saturday. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
A participant walks under a large rainbow flag during an LBGTQ Pride march. Gulfport shows its pride this Saturday. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) [ CRAIG RUTTLE | AP ]

Gulfport Pride: This celebration and showcase of LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly people and businesses benefits the LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport Public Library. Free. 4-9 p.m. Saturday. 2101 56th St. S, Gulfport.

Rosé All Day: Kayla Collins, who was a Playboy Playmate in August 2008, was on several reality TV shows and designed a swimwear line, is in town to DJ. $15-$25. Noon-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Godfrey Hotel, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. 813-265-1234.