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Tom Cruise's son Connor Cruise to DJ Halloween party at Tampa's Hard Rock Cafe

Tom Cruise's son Connor Cruise to DJ Halloween party at Tampa's Hard Rock Cafe

Whenever Tom Cruise comes to Clearwater on Church of Scientology business, he keeps a low profile. Occasionally he'll meet with local leaders or pop into a college basketball game, but otherwise, he's in and he's out and you never hear about it. His ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
2018 Sunshine Music Festival lineup: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Phish's Mike Gordon, more

2018 Sunshine Music Festival lineup: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Phish's Mike Gordon, more

Tedeschi Trucks Band is injecting a little extra jam into next year's Sunshine Music Festival. Phish bassist Mike Gordon will join Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi's soul-rock band at their annual festival on Jan. 13, 2018 at Vinoy Park in St. Petersb...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Soundbytes: Joe Bonamassa, Bebe Rexha, Coin and more

Soundbytes: Joe Bonamassa, Bebe Rexha, Coin and more

-- Buddy Guy, who's headlining the 2018 Tampa Bay Blues Festival, may be the world's greatest living bluesman. But its most popular bluesman right now might be Joe Bonamassa, who will return for a two-night stand at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. Ti...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Throwdown by the Bay: Jake Owen leads country festival lineup at Tampa's Amalie Arena

Throwdown by the Bay: Jake Owen leads country festival lineup at Tampa's Amalie Arena

After a couple of successful years where they brought headliners like Brantley Gilbert, Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton to warm up Tampa's winter nights, U.S. 103.5 put its Throwdown by the Bay on hold for 2016. But it's coming back, with a Flori...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Charles Bradley, acclaimed Florida soul singer, dies at 68

Charles Bradley, acclaimed Florida soul singer, dies at 68

Acclaimed Florida R&B powerhouse Charles Bradley, whose raw, pained voice earned him the nickname the Screaming Eagle of Soul, has died of cancer at 68, his representatives announced Saturday. Bradley, who was born in Brooklyn but raised in Gainesvil...
Published: 09/23/17
Review: Arcade Fire open hearts, play with passion at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa

Review: Arcade Fire open hearts, play with passion at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa

Gloves off, hearts open and disco balls glittering, Arcade Fire scaled the stage for the first time ever in Tampa, pouncing and flailing and performing with all the passion that’s made them one of the world’s most celebrated rock bands th...
Published: 09/23/17
Ed Sheeran coming to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

Ed Sheeran coming to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

Let it never be said Ed Sheeran hasn't given the people of Tampa what they want. The blockbuster British busker will return to Tampa Bay for the sixth time in seven years in 2018, this time playing his biggest venue yet: Raymond James Stadium. Yes: T...
Published: 09/22/17
Farewell, New World Brewery: 11 Tampa music scene regulars toast a beloved venue

Farewell, New World Brewery: 11 Tampa music scene regulars toast a beloved venue

It's hard to put into words what New World Brewery has meant to the Tampa music scene over the past 22 years. The intimate Ybor City patio may have hosted more local bands than any other venue since 2000, from genres ranging from indie rock to punk t...
Published: 09/22/17
New World Brewery is closing. Where will all its concerts go now?

New World Brewery is closing. Where will all its concerts go now?

Ever since it was announced that New World Brewery was closing its beloved Ybor City location and relocating to a spot farther north, there’s been an outpouring of nostalgia from artists, promoters and fans throughout the Tampa Bay music scene....
Published: 09/22/17
Sleeping With Sirens' Kellin Quinn talks voice care, going pop, the future of guitar rock and more

Sleeping With Sirens' Kellin Quinn talks voice care, going pop, the future of guitar rock and more

It’s a full-time job, being the singer of a popular rock band with a new album dropping in the middle of the tour. But Kellin Quinn isn’t opposed to considering what comes next. “As I get older, it would be cool to have an opportuni...
Published: 09/22/17