98Rockfest is back in downtown Tampa this weekend with Seether, Candlebox and more

Shinedown, Fozzy and Dirty Honey are on the bill, too.

click to enlarge 98Rockfest is back in downtown Tampa this weekend with Seether, Candlebox and more
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Rescheduled from April, 98Rockfest is back, injecting much needed rock into some of our lives. Nirvana-influenced South African rock band Seether (pictured) joins mega-huge Jacksonville hard radio-rock favorite Shinedown for the arena show. Seattle’s not-really-grunge-band Candlebox adds a throwback element to the lineup. I mean, are you even a ‘90s kid if you pretend to not know all of the lyrics to “Far Behind”? Lighters, or, eh, phone torches, are definitely going up for that ballad.

98Rockfest: Shinedown/Seether/Candlebox/Fozzy/Dirty Honey. Saturday, Oct. 2, 5 p.m. $35-$248. Amalie Arena, Tampa. amaliearena.com

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