12 live music concerts and events happening in Tampa Bay this weekend

From yacht-rock to a concert you literally have to take a boat to.

click to enlarge G Herbo, who plays the Cuban Club in Ybor City, Florida on July 17, 2021. - gherbomusic/Facebook
G Herbo, who plays the Cuban Club in Ybor City, Florida on July 17, 2021.

Maybe you have a boat and plans to be at the tropical disco party on Beer Can Island. Maybe you’re going to a yacht (or nacht?) concert at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Regardless, float on to one of these concerts happening locally this week, and don’t forget to respect the COVID-19 protocol when you get there.

Friday, July 16

Saturday, July 17

Sunday, July 18

Wednesday, July 21

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Stephanie Powers

Freelance contributor Stephanie Powers started her media career as an Editorial Assistant long ago when the Tampa Bay Times was still called the St. Petersburg Times. After stints in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she studied improvisation at Second City Hollywood, she came back to Tampa and stayed put.She soon...

Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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