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  1. A statue of The Beatles in Liverpool, England. Their songs have special meaning to Roy Peter Clark.
  2. The Tampa Sports Authority announced it is bringing the Tampa Taco and Margarita Festival to Raymond James Stadium on March 12. But Tampa organizers say they have learned from the past mistakes of the event's promoter and are taking measures to control the event.
  3. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and six-time Grammy winner Van Morrison performs at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater in 2017.
  4. Nik Sharp loved classic cars. He bought this one, a 1965 Ford Falcon Futura, in September 2021.
  5. Ronnie Spector appears in the press room after performing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 15, 2010, in New York. Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock 'n' roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as "Be My Baby," "Baby I Love You" and "Walking in the Rain" as the leader of the girl group the Ronettes, has died. She was 78.
  6. The Florida Orchestra has postponed concerts from Jan. 13-15.
  7. Ted Nugent performs during the opening ceremony of the National Rifle Association annual convention in 2006, in Milwaukee. Nugent plays Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall on July 15, 2022.
  8. Jon Bon Jovi is seen at the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Bon Jovi brings their 2022 tour to Tampa's Amalie Arena on April 15, 2022.
  9. Jorge Brea is the CEO of Tampa music distribution and technology company Symphonic Distribution.
  10. Nirvana band members, from left, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl and Kurt Cobain pose at the MTV Video Music Awards in. 1993. A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit of a 30-year-old man who alleged that the image of him nude as a baby on the 1991 cover of Nirvana’s “Nevermind" is child pornography. Judge Fernando Olguin granted the motion by Nirvana's attorneys to dismiss the case Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 but said plaintiff Spencer Elden can refile an amended version of the suit.
  11. Rapper Pook Shiesty, who received birthday greetings on Twitter from his record label in November, was involved in three gun-related incidents that could land him a federal prison sentence of 20 years.
  12. The Orpheum’s owners announced they wouldn't be renewing their lease on Seventh Avenue in Ybor City and have plans to move to a new location in the spring.
  13. Rapper Kodak Black appears in court at the Florence County, South Carolina, courthouse in Florence, S.C., Wednesday, April 28, 2021.
  14. The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, the first museum in the world dedicated to the Arts and Crafts movement, opened in St. Petersburg in September.
  15. Jobsite Theater actors at the Straz Center for Performing Arts, shown here in a scene from April's production of Shakespeare's "Henry V," have postponed their production of "Romeo & Juliet" by a week. A member of the company who is vaccinated for COVID-19 and is asymptomatic tested positive.
  16. Members of South Korean K-pop band BTS, from left, V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, RM, Jimin, and J-Hope, introduce their new single "Butter" in May in Seoul, South Korea. Three members of the group, Suga, Jin and RM, have been infected with the coronavirus.
  17. Dec. 19, 2021• Entertainment
    Megan Thee Stallion has partnered with Netflix to executive produce a new series and other projects in an exclusive first-look deal.
  18. In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, Rod Stewart attends The BRIT Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena in London, England. Court records released Friday show that Stewart and his son have pleaded guilty to battery in an assault case stemming from a New Year's Eve 2019 altercation with a security guard at an exclusive Florida hotel.
  19. Adrian Quesada, left, and Eric Burton, of Black Pumas, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. They are headlining Gasparilla Music Festival, happening in Tampa Feb. 25-27.
  20. Vicente Fernandez performs at the 20th Latin Grammy Awards on Nov. 14, 2019, in Las Vegas. The Mexican singer died Sunday, relatives reported. He was 81.
  21. Michael Nesmith of The Monkees appears at press conference at Warwick Hotel in New York  on July 6, 1967.  Nesmith, the guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, died at home Friday of natural causes, his family said in a statement. He was 78.
  22. Garth Brooks performs at the Country Music Awards in 2017. He plays Orlando's Camping World Stadium on March 26, 2022.
  23. Josh Groban will perform with The Florida Orchestra in A Gala Evening with Josh Groban in February.
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