Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Music News, Concert Reviews

Sounds That Scare Us: Dissecting terrifying movie music

What makes scary music scary?

As Halloween approaches, we thought we’d ask Brian Jones, an assistant professor of music at Eckerd College.

He has been studying the film scores of Halloween, Jaws, Psycho and A Nightmare on Elm Street and knows exactly what composers are doing to terrify us with sound.

MORE HALLOWEEN

Scary movies to see at Tampa Theatre

Haunted attractions to visit this season

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Santana coming to Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg

Santana coming to Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg

The guitar icon is the first act announced of a planned summerlong concert series.
Updated: 29 minutes ago
Travis Scott postpones his sold-out show tonight at Amalie Arena

Travis Scott postpones his sold-out show tonight at Amalie Arena

Scott was scheduled to bring his Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour to Amalie Arena Monday. His management emailed the Times Monday afternoon.
Published: 11/12/18
SoundBytes: Punch Brothers, Diana Ross, Dropkick Murphys, Whitesnake and more

SoundBytes: Punch Brothers, Diana Ross, Dropkick Murphys, Whitesnake and more

Catch up on today's Tampa Bay concert annnouncements.
Published: 11/12/18
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic symphony tour coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic symphony tour coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

The pop parodist's latest offbeat endeavor hits town next summer.
Published: 11/12/18
Fluid Expressions, a new Tampa theater, debuts with Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog

Fluid Expressions, a new Tampa theater, debuts with Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog

The Pulitzer-winning play zeroes in on brothers named Lincoln and Booth. And a theater created by and for minorities gets off to a strong start.
Published: 11/12/18
2019 Strawberry Festival lineup: Steven Tyler, Alabama, Willie Nelson, Old Dominion, more

2019 Strawberry Festival lineup: Steven Tyler, Alabama, Willie Nelson, Old Dominion, more

Check out the full list of acts and when they're playing.
Published: 11/12/18
R. Kelly brings no protesters, lots of supporters and one near brawl to the Yuengling Center in Tampa

R. Kelly brings no protesters, lots of supporters and one near brawl to the Yuengling Center in Tampa

A planned protest of the controversial singer's concert never materialized, but there was still drama on stage.
Published: 11/11/18
Train, Goo Goo Dolls coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa

Train, Goo Goo Dolls coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa

The double bill goes on sale next week.
Published: 11/09/18
Michael Buble coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Michael Buble coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

The crooner will kick off his 2019 tour here.
Published: 11/08/18
Review: Ed Sheeran scales up, still shines in frisky concert at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium

Review: Ed Sheeran scales up, still shines in frisky concert at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium

Mixing a few rarities into his set, the British singer-songwriter showed why he's the only one in music who can do quite what he does.
Published: 11/08/18