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

Yep, Girl Talk is back.

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click to enlarge Girl Talk, which plays Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida on Dec. 9, 2022. - Photo by Joey Kennedy
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Girl Talk, which plays Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida on Dec. 9, 2022.
The live music weekend has arrived in Tampa Bay, so here are the best shows happening from Thursday, Dec. 8-Wednesday, Dec. 14.

This listing is a mix of shows hand-picked by Creative Loafing Tampa Bay contributors, plus select submissions from a user-driven, free Tampa Bay concert calendar. To have your event considered for inclusion please submit it via cltampa.com.

Thursday, Dec. 8
Friday, Dec. 9
Saturday, Dec. 10
Sunday, Dec. 11
Tuesday, Dec, 13
Wednesday, Dec. 14
Also playing

Eric Gales
Thursday, Dec. 8. 8 p.m. $39 & up. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater
Bendigo Fletcher w/Boa Boys Friday, Dec. 9. 8 p.m. $12. Crowbar, Ybor City
Black Violin Sunday, Dec. 11. 7 p.m. $36 & up. Morsani Hall at Straz Center, Tampa
High On Fire w/Municipal Waste/Gel/The Early Moods Sunday, Dec. 11. 6 p.m. $25. Orpheum, Tampa
Engelbert Humperdinck Monday, Dec. 12. 7 p.m. $42.75-$78.75. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater
Debbie Gibson Thursday, Dec. 15. 8 p.m. $30-$75. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

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.

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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