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McCartney Month: In 2002, Paul McCartney delivered a powerhouse performance in Tampa

McCartney Month: In 2002, Paul McCartney delivered a powerhouse performance in Tampa

(Welcome to McCartney Month on Soundcheck! We're counting down to Paul McCartney's July 10 concert at Amalie Arena by shining a light on Sir Paul and the Beatles every day.) Back in the late '80s and early '90s, when Paul McCartney was out on his fir...
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McCartney Month: 9 Florida ties to the Beatles and Paul McCartney

McCartney Month: 9 Florida ties to the Beatles and Paul McCartney

(Welcome to McCartney Month on Soundcheck! We're counting down to Paul McCartney's July 10 concert at Amalie Arena by shining a light on Sir Paul and the Beatles every day.) Sir Paul McCartney and the Beatles are quintessentially British chaps. Wh...
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McCartney Month: More Beatlemania? Ringo Starr is coming to Tampa Bay, too

McCartney Month: More Beatlemania? Ringo Starr is coming to Tampa Bay, too

(Welcome to McCartney Month on Soundcheck! We're counting down to Paul McCartney's July 10 concert at Amalie Arena by shining a light on Sir Paul and the Beatles every day.) With all the excitement over Paul McCartney coming to Tampa on July 10, it c...
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SoundBytes: Dead Prez, Night Ranger, Damian Marley, Maria Bamford and more

SoundBytes: Dead Prez, Night Ranger, Damian Marley, Maria Bamford and more

-- Rap legends Dead Prez are returning to downtown St. Petersburg with an intimate show at Fubar on July 22. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here. -- Night Ranger will open for Sammy Hagar and the Circle on Sept. 17 at Coachman Park in Clearwater. Clic...
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McCartney Month: Revisiting Paul McCartney's first Tampa concert in 1990

McCartney Month: Revisiting Paul McCartney's first Tampa concert in 1990

(Welcome to McCartney Month on Soundcheck! We're counting down to Paul McCartney's July 10 concert at Amalie Arena by shining a light on Sir Paul and the Beatles every day.) To call it a big deal would be an understatment. When it was announced Paul ...
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McCartney Month: 10 punk, metal and pop-punk Beatles covers by Warped Tour bands

(Welcome to McCartney Month on Soundcheck! We're counting down to Paul McCartney's July 10 concert at Amalie Arena by shining a light on Sir Paul and the Beatles every day.) It's been argued many times that the Beatles were the world's first punk ...
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Vans Warped Tour in St. Petersburg: Here's everything you need to know

Vans Warped Tour in St. Petersburg: Here's everything you need to know

The Vans Warped Tour returns to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg on Saturday. If you're heading out, here's all you need to know. What time does the Warped Tour start? Gates open at 12:30 p.m. Warped is usually over by 10 p.m. Who's playing? Dozens ...
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Welcome to McCartney Month on Soundcheck!

Welcome to McCartney Month on Soundcheck!

The first time Paul McCartney came to Tampa, on April 12, 1990, It’s fair to say the city was pretty excited. How excited? The week before, the Tampa Tribune published an eight-page commemorative section previewing the show at Tampa Stadium. Th...
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Florida Bjorkestra plots 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' concert, convention at St. Petersburg's Palladium

Florida Bjorkestra plots 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' concert, convention at St. Petersburg's Palladium

Sunnydale is coming to the Sunshine City. Buffyfest, a mini-convention for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, featuring a live Buffy-themed concert by St. Petersburg’s own Florida Bjorkestra, is coming to the Palladium on Sept. 23. Cast members and c...
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Tampa Pig Jig lineup: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Justin Moore, more

Tampa Pig Jig lineup: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Justin Moore, more

This year's Tampa Pig Jig will have a little bit of country and a little bit of soul. Country singer Justin Moore and Americana-soul revivalists Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats will headline the 2017 Pig Jig on Oct. 28 at Curtis Hixon Park. T...
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