98Rockfest: Rock legends Soundgarden headline along with Florida's own A Day to Remember and Pierce the Veil, Highly Suspect, Nothing More, Beartooth, Starset and more. 6 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $25-$75. (813) 301-2500.
Savor the Edge: Savor the Edge district's unique eateries, brews and fashion. Enjoy specialty plates from Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana and Pasteria, Brooklyn South, Buya Ramen, Ferg's, Hawkers Asian Street Fare, Red Mesa Mercado and other restaurants, along with a fashion show, art show, painting demonstrations and drawings. 6 p.m., Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill, 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25 advance, $30 at the door. (727) 329-8869.
Sunscreen Film Festival: Showcase of independent films. For complete lineup and tickets see sunscreenfilmfestival.com. 10 a.m., Sundial 19, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $8-$150 for all-inclusive pass. (727) 259-8417.
Blast Friday: Fabulous Thunderbirds: The family-friendly food and craft vendor festival featuring a free live concert and a beer garden. 5:30 p.m., 400 Block of Cleveland Street, Osceola Avenue and Cleveland Street, Clearwater. Free. (727) 464-7200.
Derby Night: Wear a fancy hat or bonnet for a night of casino gaming, virtual horse racing, auctions, food, specialty drinks and a hat contest. Benefits education through the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber and the Children's Home Network. 6 p.m., Nielsen Media Research, 501 Brooker Creek Blvd., Oldsmar. $50. (813) 855-4233.
Friday Concerts in the Park: The Ries Brothers: With a new name, the series celebrates 30 years of offering a schedule of live music from jazz and country, to reggae and classic rock. Concessions available. The brother duo perform blues and funk music. 7 p.m., Water Works Park, 1710 N Highland Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8221.
Cuban Pete: Features music by an 11-piece Latin band, salsa dancing, a pig roast, paella, photo booth and an art food performance. 7 p.m., NOVA 535, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. $35 advance, $40 at the door; $55 advance, $60 at the door (VIP). (813) 500-7708.
Ron White: Comedian is known for his droll Texas humor. 7 and 10 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $47.75-$57.75. (727) 893-7832.
Hernando Symphony Orchestra's Kaleidoscope Concert: Doors open 90-minutes prior to concert with an opportunity to meet and talk with the conductor and musicians. 7:30 p.m., Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, Brooksville. $15 for adults, $5 for students (K-12). (352) 515-6993.
Anjelah Johnson: The comedian became an internet sensation with her viral video "Nail Salon" which led to her joining the cast of MADtv. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $27-$30. (813) 864-4000.
Daniel Giron: A confluence of Spanish flamenco guitar with jazz and Latin rhythms. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $27-$37. (727) 822-3590; mypalladium.org.
Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Symphonie Fantastique The orchestra tells the story of French composer Hector Berlioz in his Symphonie Fantastique. Also on the program: Mason Bates' The B-Sides and Stravinsky's Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3. 8 p.m., Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15-$45. (727) 892-3331.
Egypt Shrine Circus: Dapper Dan brings us the 52nd annual three-ring circus with clowns, animals, circus acts, face painting, rides and food. 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $20, $10 children. (813) 884-8381.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Movies in Largo Central Park: Rogue On: A Star Wars Movie: Bring blankets and low chairs for a viewing of family movies with themed activities before the film. 7 p.m., Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free. (727) 587-6755.
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