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

Don't forget your mask.

click to enlarge Kid Loki will trade the notebook for a guitar on Saturday, March 13 at Crowbar in Ybor City, Florida. - Michael M. Sinclair
Michael M. Sinclair
Kid Loki will trade the notebook for a guitar on Saturday, March 13 at Crowbar in Ybor City, Florida.


On Tuesday, state data reported 4,426 new coronavirus cases and 132 deaths—locally, Tampa Bay added 734 cases and 56 deaths. And while the Tampa Bay Times reports that 182,365 people have been vaccinated in Hillsborough (175,649 in Pinellas), 32,481 have died from the virus statewide. That’s several thousand reasons to adhere to any music venue’s COVID-19 protocol (except for maybe the Dallas Bull’s), but the live local music scene is picking itself up.

We’ve marked the gigs at venues that have joined a Tampa-based and city-recognized “Safe & Sound” initiative that pledges to strictly enforce limited capacity, mask wearing and social distancing—and tried our best to explain COVID-19 protocols at venues that not able to join Tampa’s “Safe & Sound” program.

Click through each show to get more information.

✔️ = Safe & Sound venue

Friday, March 12

Saturday, March 13

Sunday, March 4

Tuesday, March 16

See a list of Tampa Bay’s “Safe & Sound” live music venues here.

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About The Authors

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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