Do It Today: Tornado Rider, Al Jackson and more

Fronted by unruly and flamboyantly-dressed electric cellist/vocalist Rushad Eggleston — who wears his instrument like a guitar and gets down and dirty when he solos — Tornado Rider is an Oakland, Calif. three-piece that mixes pure punk rock with fantasy lyrics and attire. High-octane, interactive live sets are fueled by the energetic antics of Eggleston. CL Writer Bryan Childs wrote: "I cannot recommend these guys emphatically enough. They're 100 percent pure fun and make me believe that the underground music scene is alive and well and even features a few re-purposed instruments." 9 p.m., Market on 7th, Ybor City, $10. (Leilani Polk)

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Real Laughs with Al Jackson See a comic with an edgy attitude, charming smile and laid-back swagger. 8 p.m. The Tampa Improv, 1600 E. Eighth Ave., Centro Ybor, Ybor City. 813-864-4000.

Museum of Fine Arts See PLACE: Contemporary Ceramics by Jennifer Forsberg, Sarah Lindley and Jeanne Quinn and a vintage race car on display. For the first time in its history, the MFA will exhibits a Tracta A — the only car of its type in the world — installed in the glass Conservatory . Today and tomorrow are your last days to see it. 255 Beach Drive N.E., St. Petersburg. 727-896-2667.

Cafe Alma Poetry Night No cover; drink specials. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. and the show starts at 10 p.m. Poets Brian Duncan, David Durney, Khomeni and Jay do a bi-weekly show. Every other Wednesday. 260 First Ave. S., Suite 100, St. Petersburg. 727-502-5002.

Lil Wayne w/Nicki Minaj/Rick Ross/Travis Barker/Mix Master Mike (Amway Center, Orlando)

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