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Review / photos: Sunset Music Festival wraps up with Above and Beyond, more at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

Review / photos: Sunset Music Festival wraps up with Above and Beyond, more at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

The first numbers trickled in on Sunday, and they didn't look great. Saturday's opening day of the Sunset Music Festival brought 25 arrests, mostly drug-related, and 15 ejections. Thirty-two fans were transported to local hospitals, mostly for drug- ...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 29-June 4

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 29-June 4

Memorial Day: Among the free events paying tribute to fallen soldiers today is the Bay Pines VA Memorial Day Ceremony in St. Petersburg, with speakers including Sen. Bill Nelson and Rep. Charlie Christ, musical performances, a rifle salute and taps. ...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Review / photos: Sunset Music Festival brings Major Lazer, safety upgrades to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

Review / photos: Sunset Music Festival brings Major Lazer, safety upgrades to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

Somewhere beyond the barricades and mountainous LED stages of the Sunset Music Festival, there had to be worry. There had to thousands of parents in parking lots and empty kitchens, anxiously distracting their minds, every now and then checking their...
Published: 05/28/17
Photos: 97X BBQ brings Grouplove, Coin, Milky Chance, more to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg

Photos: 97X BBQ brings Grouplove, Coin, Milky Chance, more to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg

Alternative rock fans got a jump start on Memorial Day partying on Saturday at the annual 97X BBQ, which brought Grouplove, Milky Chance, K. Flay, Coin and more to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. Kasamba Kokayi was there snapping photos; click the head...
Published: 05/28/17
Gregg Allman, iconic Southern rocker with roots in Florida, lived hard and fast

Gregg Allman, iconic Southern rocker with roots in Florida, lived hard and fast

The end can come quickly for those who live fast and live hard, who create worlds with their talent and sometimes come close to throwing them away. Gregg Allman was such a figure, a hard-living singer, songwriter, organist and leader of one of the i...
Published: 05/27/17
Gregg Allman dies at age 69

Gregg Allman dies at age 69

From our friends at the Associated Press: SAVANNAH, Ga.  — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Satur...
Published: 05/27/17
Bono visits with former President George W. Bush

Bono visits with former President George W. Bush

A surprising photo showed up Friday on former President George W. Bush's Instagram feed. Apparently Bono made a visit to the ranch. "Bono is the real deal," Bush captioned his Instagram photo. (Yes, he has an Instagram account.) "He has a huge heart ...
Published: 05/27/17
The last farmer of Florida's prized Zellwood corn is thinking of packing it in

The last farmer of Florida's prized Zellwood corn is thinking of packing it in

MOUNT DORAHank Scott steps out of his pickup between the long rows and snaps off an ear that grows about bellybutton-high on the forehead-high stalks. Shucking it with a satisfying rip and not being too fussy about the rogue strands of silk, he bites...
Published: 05/26/17
Updated: 05/27/17
Review: Idina Menzel belts out powerful, courageous performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

Review: Idina Menzel belts out powerful, courageous performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

The best moment of Idina Menzel’s show at Ruth Eckerd Hall Thursday came during the singer’s best-known song, Let It Go. Menzel was sitting with children, mostly young girls, at the edge of the stage for a sing-along. She stopped and aske...
Published: 05/26/17
Find serenity at Grand Cayman Island's Cemetery Beach

Find serenity at Grand Cayman Island's Cemetery Beach

GRAND CAYMAN ISLANDHey, cruisers, if you've been to Hell and back, snuggled with the stingrays and taken photos with the turtles at the Cayman Turtle Centre, you might be looking for something different on your next trip. (Guilty!)You could head to t...
Published: 05/26/17