-- Viral America's Got Talent star Puddles Pity Party is returning to the Palladium in St. Petersburg on Feb. 26. Tickets are $32 and up. Click here.
-- Guitar god Yngwie Malmsteen is coming to the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on June 7. Click here.
-- Jam-funk fusion band Tauk is coming to Crowbar in Tampa on May 4. Tickets are $16 and up. Click here.
-- Dance Gavin Dance is coming to the Ritz Ybor on April 27 alongside Don Broco, Hail the Sun, CoVet and Thousand Below. It's an early show, with doors opening at 4 p.m. Click here.
-- Other shows coming to the Palladium this spring: Bluegrass stars Dailey and Vincent on Feb. 18 (click here) and Rhonda Vincent and the Rage on April 9 (click here); and country star Mickey Gilley on March 24 (click here).
-- Suicide Commando is coming to the Orpheum on June 21. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
-- The Tampa Improv has booked a slew of notable comics for the first half of 2019. Among them: Cameron Esposito (Jan. 18-19, click here), Eddie Griffin (Feb. 1-2, click here), Tim Meadows (Feb. 8-9, click here), Marlon Wayans (Feb. 15-17, click here), Arsenio Hall (Feb. 22-23, click here), Doug Benson (Feb. 28, click here), Aries Spears (March 1-3, click here), Craig Robinson (March 22-24, click here) and Jeremy Piven (March 28, click here).
-- Not to be outdone, Side Splitters has booked some new shows, too, including Jamie Kennedy (Feb. 28-March 2, click here), Tom Rhodes (March 14-16, click here) and Josh Blue (June 20-22, click here).
-- Jimmy Osmond has canceled his April 10 concert at Ruth Eckerd Hall due to a health issue. Refunds are available at point of purchase.
Contact Jay Cridlin at [email protected] or (727) 893-8336. Follow @JayCridlin.