-- Country roughneck Brantley Gilbert is returning to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Sept. 28, with Michael Ray and Lindsay Ell opening. Tickets are $29.75 and up, and go on sale Friday. Click here.
-- Metal outfit Baroness is coming to the Orpheum on Aug. 6. Tickets are $28 and up. Click here.
-- Punk band Pup is coming to the Orpheum on Sept. 17 with Illuminati Hotties opening. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
-- St. Petersburg post-hardcore band Oceana, whose members went on to form Polyenso, is returning with singer Keith Jones to perform the album The Tide in its entirety on June 14 at the Orpheum. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
-- Eluveitie and Korpiklaani are coming to the Orpheum on Sept. 19. Tickets are $30 and up. Click here.
-- Improv comedy podcast The 85 South Show, with comics DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean, is coming to the Straz Center on Aug. 17. Tickets are $40 and up. Click here.
-- An absolutely epic night of yacht rock is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall on July 10. Ambrosia (Holdin' On to Yetersday), Little River Band's Glenn Shorrock (Help Is On Its Way), Stephen Bishop (Save It For a Rainy Day), Robbie Dupree (Steal Away), John Ford Coley (I'd Really Love to See You Tonight), Player's Peter Beckett (Baby Come Back), Looking Glass (Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)) and Walter Egan (Magnet and Steel) will trade hits all night on July 10 at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Tickets are $33.75 and up. Click here.
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