1. Guitarist Eric Yoder (left), drummer Jack Clements, bassist Brendon Porter and keyboardist K Sahagian make up the St. Petersburg band Speak Easy. Saxophone player Nick Bredal (back left) and percussionist Devin Constant are part of their live ensemble.
  2. Caroline Kole grew up singing in Clearwater. On Sunday, she'll appear on "American Idol," auditioning in front of judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.
  3. Mike Love, 81, is a founding member of the Beach Boys, who will be performing at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Feb. 22.
  4. Tampa Bay indie band Speak Easy plays on stage at the Destination Okeechobee competition at The Factory in St. Petersburg, Fla., Jan. 21, 2023, for a chance to play at Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival.
  5. Hip hop duo Vonne Parks (left) and André “Dre” Gainey (right), also known as They Hate Change, perform a DJ set on stage at Hooch and Hive on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 in Tampa.
  6. Miróux — Jonah Hollander, foreground, and, from left, Jazz Goodwin, Jesse Daw, Kevin Mendel and Sebastian Siaca — pose outside Crowbar in Tampa before a July show.
  7. Roland Orzabal, left, and Curt Smith of Tears for Fears, pose for a portrait in Los Angeles to promote their new album "The Tipping Point." The band brings their world tour to Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on June 10.
  8. Ryan Hebert teaches organ performance at the University of Tampa [Photo by Philip Morgan]
  9. Gladys Knight will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Feb. 6, her fifth appearance in Clearwater since 2014.
  10. John C. O’Leary III mimics the motion of playing the piano in this picture.
  11. Jeremy Rosado, a Valrico resident and singer, is currently competing on NBC's 'The Voice.'
  12. Rod Wave arrives on stage during his SoulFly tour concert at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021.
  13. Harry Styles will bring his tour to Amalie Arena in Tampa on Oct. 10. Promoters announced on Wednesday that his upcoming Love On Tour show will not only require proof of COVID-19 vaccine or a negative test result at all his upcoming shows, and he is also implementing a mask mandate each night.
  14. Theo Severson, 43, and Chris Wood, 45, are the DJ pair behind Emo Night Tampa. The duo now has an emo radio show on WMNF.
  15. Kenny Chesney, shown here performing at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium in 2018, will kick off his 2022 tour there next April.
  16. Tampa native Aidan Bissett, 18, just signed to Capitol Records. The Jesuit High School senior dropped his new single 'Communication' in April.
  17. Jeff Stewart hosting WMNF's Morning Show Wednesday. Hosts wear gloves and masks (when they aren't on the air) as coronavirus precautions.
  18. Elton John farewell tour was going strong at the beginning of the year. He he was earlier in the tour at Amalie Arena in in November. John topped the world's top tour list this year, according to industry trade publication Pollstar.
  19. Prince, shown in concert in 1985, is the subject of Neal Karlen's new biography 'This Thing Called Life: Prince’s Odyssey On and Off the Record.'
  20. Fans hit the dancefloor at Skipper's Smokehouse while the band Impulse jams on stage during their weekly Island Night party in 2012.
  21. Sep. 23, 2020• Life & Culture
    Elton John brought his farewell tour for a sold-out show at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Nov. 4, 2019.
  22. Jazz pianist and composer Chick Corea, shown at his home in Clearwater, has a new double album “Plays,” available on Friday Sept. 11.
  23. Rapper Moneybagg Yo performs to a sold out crowd of hundreds at the Cuban Club on August 29, 2020 in Ybor City. The event had signage reminding patrons of social distancing and to wear face coverings.
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