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SoundBytes: Sugar Ray, Juice WRLD, Riot Ten, the Little Mermen and more

SoundBytes: Sugar Ray, Juice WRLD, Riot Ten, the Little Mermen and more

— Sugar Ray will headline Day 1 of the 2018 Summer of Rum Festival on Sept. 1 in Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park. A Day 2 headliner will be announced soon. Tickets are currently $15 and up. Click here.— Heavily hyped 19-year-old rapper Juice WR...
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Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner talks ‘Runaway Train,’ covering Beyonce, the Minnesota music scene and more

Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner talks ‘Runaway Train,’ covering Beyonce, the Minnesota music scene and more

Soul Asylum's Runaway Train was the 1-800-273-8255 of its time.Like Logic's 2017 suicide prevention anthem, Runaway Train was a rare major hit that had a real-world, life-saving impact, thanks to a video featuring photos of actual missing teen runawa...
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SoundBytes: Lupe Fiasco, Lil Durk, Hot Tuna, 3LAU and more

SoundBytes: Lupe Fiasco, Lil Durk, Hot Tuna, 3LAU and more

— Rapper Lupe Fiasco is coming to Tampa. He'll play the Ritz Ybor on Aut. 23. Tickets go on sale this week. Click here.— Another name rapper, Lil Durk, has booked an appearance at Green Gators Bar and Grill in Tampa on Sunday. Tickets are...
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Boy George talks fame, the term ‘LGBTQ,’ being an ’80s pop torchbearer and more

Boy George talks fame, the term ‘LGBTQ,’ being an ’80s pop torchbearer and more

It'll still be June when Boy George arrives in Florida this week to kick off a summer U.S. tour with Culture Club. But the LGBTQ icon says it won't feel quite like a Pride parade."I also bake cakes for straight people," he laughed. "That's going to b...
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Review: Alt-rock legends Weezer and the Pixies a study in contrasts

Review: Alt-rock legends Weezer and the Pixies a study in contrasts

A scooter whizzing through the stands. A tear away cardigan. A face smacked by a rogue beach ball. And an intimate, acoustic version of “Island in the Sun” performed in front of thousands.The show put on by the four members of Weezer, at ...
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Review: Alt-rock legends Weezer and the Pixies a study in contrasts

Review: Alt-rock legends Weezer and the Pixies a study in contrasts

A scooter whizzing through the stands. A tear away cardigan. A face smacked by a rogue beach ball. And an intimate, acoustic version of “Island in the Sun” performed in front of thousands.The show put on by the four members of Weezer, at ...
Updated one month ago
Photos: Luke Bryan brings a little country to Raymond James Stadium

Photos: Luke Bryan brings a little country to Raymond James Stadium

Raymond James Stadium was packed Saturday night as Luke Bryan brought a little country to Tampa Bay for the first time since 2015.Read more: Luke Bryan talks love, acceptance and his growing depth before Tampa stopLuke Bryant performed at Raymond Jam...
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Clearwater Jazz Holiday lineup: Doobie Brothers, George Thorogood, Sheila E. and more

Clearwater Jazz Holiday lineup: Doobie Brothers, George Thorogood, Sheila E. and more

Get ready to break out your finest purple during this year's Clearwater Jazz Holiday.A night celebrating Prince, led by proteges Sheila E. and Morris Day and the Time, will be among the highlights of this year's 39th annual Jazz Holiday, Oct. 18-21 i...
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SoundBytes: Alice in Chains, David Sedaris, Israel Houghton and more

SoundBytes: Alice in Chains, David Sedaris, Israel Houghton and more

— Alice in Chains are heading back out on the road, and they're coming to Orlando. They'll play the House of Blues on Oct. 27. Tickets are $49.50 and up. Click here.— Gospel great Israel Houghton is coming to the Straz Center on Oct. 12. ...
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XXXTentacion, controversial Florida rapper and singer, shot dead at 20

XXXTentacion, controversial Florida rapper and singer, shot dead at 20

The last words posted to XXXTentacion's Instagram Stories on Monday afternoon: "planning a charity event for this weekend Florida!"Whatever it was, it would have been huge. The 20-year-old singer-rapper was among the biggest — and most controve...
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