Alice Cooper guitarist 'Hurricane' Nita Strauss headlines Tampa show next week

The 35-year-old and her band tear down Brass Mug on Wednesday.

click to enlarge Nita Strauss - Photo by Phil DeSimone
Photo by Phil DeSimone
Nita Strauss
If you’re still bummed that you missed Alice Cooper’s annual performance in Tampa Bay this month, you have a chance to catch the most prominent member of his current backing band.

Hurricane Nita Strauss—the band’s shredder—recently broke the glass ceiling of being the first female artist to have a no. 1 hit on the Mediabase Active Rock Chart. You’ll get to hear her live when the 35-year-old and her band tear down Tampa’s Brass Mug on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Doors are at 7 p.m. and admissions starts at $22. The Brass Mug is located at 1450 Skipper Rd. in Tampa.

Supporting them will be Atlanta-based rock duo Like Machines, and local support from rock groups Level the Planet and Kamenar.

UPDATED02/22/22 5:45 a.m. The show is on Wednesday, Feb. 23.

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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.
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