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Saturday, Jul 22, 2017

Arts & Music

SoundBytes: Maxwell, Tony Bennett, Paula Cole and more

SoundBytes: Maxwell, Tony Bennett, Paula Cole and more

-- R&B crooner Maxwell is returning to Tampa Bay, this time with a show at the Mahaffey Theater on Sept. 1. Tickets are $45 and up, and they go on sale Friday. Click here. -- Also coming to the Mahaffey: Pink Martini with China Forbes on Jan. 23. Tic...
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Luis Fonsi coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Luis Fonsi coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

He may have the song of the summer in Despacito. Now Luis Fonsi is hoping that magic stretches into fall. The Puerto Rican heartthrob singer, whose Justin Bieber- and Daddy Yankee-assisted remix became a rare non-primarily-English song to top the Bil...
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Mumford and Sons coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Mumford and Sons coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

And the hits keep coming! In a year that's already seen a host of "they never come to Florida" bands get crossed off fans' bucket list, we're getting another huge one: Mumford and Sons. The enormously popular English rockers will make their Tampa deb...
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Deftones' Frank Delgado talks 'White Pony,' DJ gigs, craft beer, opening for Guns N' Roses and more

Deftones' Frank Delgado talks 'White Pony,' DJ gigs, craft beer, opening for Guns N' Roses and more

When Frank Delgado joined Deftones, he couldn’t really play an instrument. Didn’t really own any instruments, in fact. “I started hanging around these guys and being creative with them with all that I had, which was records,” ...
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Lorde coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Lorde coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Cross another big name of the list of pop stars making their first-ever appearances in Tampa. New Zealand phenomenon Lorde will play Amalie Arena on April 11, 2018, it was announced Friday. Tickets start at $35.75 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. June ...
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Kaleo postpones free 97X concert at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg

Kaleo postpones free 97X concert at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg

Here's a reason to really sing the blues. Bluesy Icelandic alt-rock band Kaleo has postponed their free July 5 concert at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg due to a medical issue. Instead, the free show, sponsored by alt-rock station 97X, will take place...
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Review: Chance the Rapper preaches to his Tampa congregation with uplifting, playful set

Review: Chance the Rapper preaches to his Tampa congregation with uplifting, playful set

Chance the Rapper took Tampa fans to church on a Wednesday. Except let's call it a megachurch, since there were 14,000-plus people at the Grammy winner's Amalie Arena concert, the final stop on the Be Encouraged Tour. There was a choir, four members ...
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SoundBytes: John Mulaney, Inner Circle, Four Year Strong and more

SoundBytes: John Mulaney, Inner Circle, Four Year Strong and more

-- Oh, hello! Comic John Mulaney is coming to the Mahaffey Theater on Sept. 28. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here. -- Reggae legends Inner Circle are coming to Largo's Central Park Performing Arts Center on Sept. 1. Tickets are $24.50 and up. Click ...
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Review: U2 light up Raymond James Stadium in Tampa with vivid, cinematic concert

Review: U2 light up Raymond James Stadium in Tampa with vivid, cinematic concert

The big, brilliant rainbow hung high above the Tampa skyline for as long as it could, a good half hour and change, a harbinger of Irish gold if ever there was one. Then the sun set and U2 took the stage at Raymond James Stadium. And for the rest of t...
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Bryan Adams coming to Coachman Park in Clearwater

Bryan Adams coming to Coachman Park in Clearwater

After Bryan Adams played a jam-packed concert at Clearwater's Coachman Park in February 2016 -- his first local concert with a full band in a dozen years -- he told Ruth Eckerd Hall officials he loved the experience so much that he couldn't wait to c...
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