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Hudson’s Thursday Musicale returns with new director, new enthusiasm

Hudson’s Thursday Musicale returns with new director, new enthusiasm

HUDSON — It was a rocky start when the Thursday Musicale entered its 70th season in October.It started with the loss of longtime director Jim Urbanski and his wife, Ruth, the longtime accompanist. Both died earlier this year. The women’s chorus hired...
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TLC stops time with nostalgic show at Busch Gardens Tampa

TLC stops time with nostalgic show at Busch Gardens Tampa

The little red and yellow cars of Air Grover rattled over their track, chugging upwards, then tilting right and left in the momentum that followed the drop – giving more thrill in under a minute than expected for a coaster planted in the kids s...
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Freestyle Explosion with Taylor Dane, Expose, Stevie B., Lisa Lisa and more ‘80s stars returning to Tampa

Freestyle Explosion with Taylor Dane, Expose, Stevie B., Lisa Lisa and more ‘80s stars returning to Tampa

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Freestyle Explosion concert festival, returning to Tampa’s Amalie Arena on Sept. 15 with headliner Taylor Dane (”Tell It to My Heart,” “Don’t Rush Me,” “Love Will L...
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Poison bringing Nothing But a Good Time Tour to St. Pete

Poison bringing Nothing But a Good Time Tour to St. Pete

You can debate what the best decade was for rock all day long, but it’s hard to dispute the 1980s hair-band heyday as the one most dedicated to pure, unadulterated feelin’ good.That’s the vibe we can assume will come along with fron...
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Kid Rock bringing Red Blooded Rock and Roll Redneck Extravaganza tour to Tampa

Kid Rock bringing Red Blooded Rock and Roll Redneck Extravaganza tour to Tampa

Kid Rock, who last played Tampa as part of the NHL All-Star Game festivities, is teaming with Brantley Gilbert and Wheeler Walker Jr. for a 15-city tour stopping in Tampa this fall.The Red Blooded Rock and Roll Redneck Extravaganza comes to the MidFl...
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Japanese Breakfast talks ‘Boyish’ music video, grief and positivity, touring and more

Japanese Breakfast talks ‘Boyish’ music video, grief and positivity, touring and more

2017 was good to Japanese Breakfast. Halfway through last year, Michelle Zauner dropped Soft Sounds From Another Planet, an album that received high praise from critics and landed on the year's best record lists, drawing in more fans with growing exp...
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Look inside the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, opening Saturday

Look inside the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, opening Saturday

ST. PETERSBURG As in the landscape of the American Southwest, the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in downtown St. Petersburg has a particular grandeur.This dream of philanthropists and collectors Tom and Mary James has a "soft" public openi...
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Make your own playlist with Tampa Bay’s summer concert stars

Make your own playlist with Tampa Bay’s summer concert stars

There are more than 50 major concerts in Tampa Bay between now and Labor Day. How can you begin to choose?You can’t. You have to settle on one, maybe two, three if you’re a real passionate showgoer with deep pockets. Consult Jay Cridlin’s robust 2018...
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Sunset Music Festival announces second replacement for the Chainsmokers: Rezz

Sunset Music Festival announces second replacement for the Chainsmokers: Rezz

Finally, the lineup is complete.After botching last week's initial talent lineup drop by announcing, then hours later un-announcing, the Chainsmokers as their 2018 headliners, Tampa's Sunset Music Festival today is unveiling their replacements.First,...
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Sunset Music Festival announces first replacement for the Chainsmokers: Illenium

Sunset Music Festival announces first replacement for the Chainsmokers: Illenium

Last week's rollout of the 2018 Sunset Music Festival did not, shall we say, go well.At noon March 27, the Chainsmokers were announced as the headliners of the EDM mega-fest, May 26-27 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. A few hours later, they were s...
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