23 live music concerts and events happening in Tampa Bay this week

It starts on Thursday with Rock the Park Tampa.

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click to enlarge Deb Ruby, who plays Crooked Thumb Brewery in Safety Harbor, Florida on Jan. 11, 2022. - DebRubyMusic/Facebook
Deb Ruby, who plays Crooked Thumb Brewery in Safety Harbor, Florida on Jan. 11, 2022.
Omicron and venue relocation be damned, the local live music scene continues to roll on. This weekend is no exception. Click through any of these listings to learn more about the show, and see extended

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Friday, Jan. 7
Saturday, Jan. 8
Sunday, Jan. 9
Tuesday, Jan. 11
Wednesday, Jan. 12
Also playing:
Thursday, Jan. 6
Rock the Park Tampa: The Wandering Hours w/Summer Hoop/Guianna B Thursday, Jan. 6, 6:30 p.m. No cover. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa

Friday, Jan. 7
Fantastical Tigers w/Emily Turnage/Deb Ruby Friday, Jan. 8, 8 p.m. No cover. Green Bench Brewing, St. Petersburg
Jenny Parrott Friday, Jan. 7, 8 p.m. No cover. Shuffle, Tampa
Sunset Smooth Jazz Series Friday, Jan. 7, 6 p.m. $10 & up. The Sunset Room, Tampa
Swarm Friday, Jan. 7. 10 p.m. Free. The Ritz, Ybor City

Saturday, Jan. 8
Hope Darling w/Alma Vertical/Frankie Raye Saturday, Jan. 8. 8 p.m. $7. New World Music Hall, Tampa
First Saturday Jazz: Joe Breidenstein Trio Saturday, Jan. 8, 8 p.m. No cover. Independent Bar and Cafe, Tampa

Sunday, Jan. 9
The Fabulous Thunderbirds Sunday, Jan. 9. 8 p.m. $32.50-$50. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater
Soul Food Sunday: Jackson Harpe Collective Sunday, 3 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended. Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, Tampa
Pamela Jo Band Sunday, Jan. 16, 5:30 p.m. No cover. Biergarten at New World Brewery, Tampa
Mana Saxophone Quartet Sunday, Jan. 9. 3 p.m. Free (but donation requested). Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, Clearwater
Sunday School for Sinners: Stillhouse Shakers Sunday, Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. No cover. Independent Bar and Cafe, Tampa

Tuesday, Jan. 11
Marc Broussard Tuesday, Jan. 11. 8 p.m. $20-$40. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

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About The Authors

Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.

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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