Alter Bridge and former Slash vocalist Myles Kennedy come to St. Petersburg next week

Honestly, he sounds better than Axl Rose at this point.

click to enlarge Myles Kennedy, who plays Floridian Social Club in St. Petersburg, Florida on Sept. 7, 2021. - Sven Mandel, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Sven Mandel, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Myles Kennedy, who plays Floridian Social Club in St. Petersburg, Florida on Sept. 7, 2021.


Alter Bridge vocalist Myles Kennedy has a lot of rock ‘n’ roll cred under his belt including a stint as Slash’s non-Guns N’ Roses vocalist (and actually sounding much better than Axl at this point).

Rock’s not the only genre in his repertoire though, the Boston musician’s second solo album The Ides of March offers “Memphis Delta-soaked blues catharsis, soul ponderances, and even dalliances into country.” Kennedy is a part of Ruth Eckerd Hall’s “On the Road” series, this time at the Floridian Social Club bringing “skyscraping timbre and earth-quaking bluesy wail” to a weeknight show. Check your email for the venue’s ever-involving COVID protocols prior to the event. “If any precautions necessitate a change in seating, ticket holders will be contacted in advance with available options,” organizers wrote.

Myles Kennedy. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m. $29.50-$39.50. Floridian Social Club, St. Petersburg. rutheckerdhall.com

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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...
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