Best Of 2014

Best DIY Venue: Epic Problem

Best DIY Venue

Longtime proprietor Matt Welch turned Skatepark of Tampa’s Transitions Art Gallery over to Matt Ostraco more than a year ago, and he reopened the community venue as Epic Problem. Besides a new coat of purple paint on the walls, not much has changed for the live music space. It’s still hosting killer local and touring musicians. The shows are affordable and all-ages, and some are accompanied by punk rock flea markets and potlucks that engage the scene further. All around, Epic Problem remains a haven for everything good about the DIY music community. 4215 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa, facebook.com/epicproblemtampa.