28 live music events and concerts happening in Tampa Bay during Fourth of July weekend

It's Hot Dog Party time, people.

click to enlarge Hot Dog Party 15 at Crowbar in Ybor City, Florida on July 3, 2021. - Dave Decker
Hot Dog Party 15 at Crowbar in Ybor City, Florida on July 3, 2021.
Ybor City's infamous Hot Dog Party eating competition and rock and roll throwdown leads the live music calendar, but there's a lot more going on in the Bay area this week.

Have a look below, and see more on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay's event calendar.

Thursday, June 30
Friday, July 1
Saturday, July 2
Sunday, July 3
Monday, July 4
Thursday, July 7
Also playing

Excision w/Kompany/Effin/more
Friday, July 1, 10 p.m. Sold out. The Ritz, Ybor City
Freedom Rings: Shaun Hopper w/Chris Barbosa & Sam Williams Friday, July 1, 8 p.m. $7-$10. Skipper's Smokehouse, Tampa
Wowlin' Woof Friday, July 1. 9 p.m. No cover. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe, Tampa
BK Davis Steinway International Artist Live in Concert Saturday, July 2. 3 p.m. No cover. The Music Gallery of Clearwater, Clearwater
Edge of Reality Tour feat. JL B.Hood/Roksta/The High Children/TBA Saturday, July 2. 7 p.m. $25. Pegasus Lounge, Tampa
In the Pocket w/Speakeasy/Wyatt Norton Friends Saturday, July 2, 7 p.m. $12. Crowbar, Ybor City
Johnny G. Lyon w/LC Williams and the Driver/Otis Velt/The Wallace Hartley Quartet Saturday, July 2, 7 p.m. $10-$15. Skipper’s Smokehouse, Tampa


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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.

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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