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Winthrop Arts ready to launch improved ‘Factory’ for students

Winthrop Arts ready to launch improved ‘Factory’ for students

Winthrop Arts takes the next step toward a sustainable arts organization for the area with the launch of a special program for youths next month.
Published: 09/24/16
Organizers say trouble-plagued Sunset Music Festival will be back at Raymond James Stadium next year

Organizers say trouble-plagued Sunset Music Festival will be back at Raymond James Stadium next year

TAMPA — The Sunset Music Festival, an outdoor concert where two people died this year of drug overdoses and more than 50 people were hospitalized, will return to Tampa in 2017, organizers announced Monday.
Updated one month ago

Tampa’s Chillin’ Music Fest canceled for 2016

Back in May, organizers of Tampa’s Chillin’ Music Fest pledged the reggae-rock event would return for a third year on Oct. 15 at Curtis Hixon Park, with “artist announcements coming soon.”
Updated one month ago
Review: Puff Daddy and the Family’s Bad Boy Reunion Tour revives a generation of hip-hop hits at Tampa’s Amalie Arena

Review: Puff Daddy and the Family’s Bad Boy Reunion Tour revives a generation of hip-hop hits at Tampa’s Amalie Arena

Diddy didn’t need this.
Updated one month ago
Fall Music Preview: 60 Florida concerts, from Miranda Lambert to Kanye West to Brian Wilson

Fall Music Preview: 60 Florida concerts, from Miranda Lambert to Kanye West to Brian Wilson

As you map out your fall concert calendar, let this coming week be your guide. Tampa Bay will host four major concerts in the next seven days — Miranda Lambert, Puff Daddy, Brian Wilson and Kanye West — and depending on which one you pi...
Updated one month ago
97X Next Big Thing lineup: The 1975, the Head and the Heart, Phantogram, more coming to Tampa

97X Next Big Thing lineup: The 1975, the Head and the Heart, Phantogram, more coming to Tampa

This year’s 97X Next Big Thing lineup is putting an emphasis on the word next.
Updated one month ago
Passion Pit coming to the Ritz Ybor in Tampa

Passion Pit coming to the Ritz Ybor in Tampa

The last time indie pop whiz kids Passion Pit came to the Ritz Ybor, the hot, sweaty dance party that ensued made Soundcheck’s list of the best local concerts of the year....
Updated one month ago
Firehouse Cultural Center to showcase Cuban artwork

Firehouse Cultural Center to showcase Cuban artwork

Art aficionados can browse an array of original artwork at the Cuban Art Show and Sale from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 First Ave. NE in Ruskin.
Updated one month ago
The Attic, Ybor City’s new brewery and concert venue, sets October opening date

The Attic, Ybor City’s new brewery and concert venue, sets October opening date

After months and months of delays, a much-anticipated brewery, cocktail bar and concert venue in a historic Ybor City building finally has an opening date: Oct. 20.
Updated one month ago
Review: Steven Tyler goes solo, sticks to Aerosmith’s spirit at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Review: Steven Tyler goes solo, sticks to Aerosmith’s spirit at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Forget the notion that Steven Tyler has gone soft by going country. Heck, forget the notion he’s gone country at all.
Updated one month ago