DJ and the heir to Benihana, Steve Aoki, plays Ybor City this weekend

click to enlarge Steve Aoki, who plays The Ritz in Ybor City, Florida on July 17, 2021. - Girle Action
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Steve Aoki, who plays The Ritz in Ybor City, Florida on July 17, 2021.

Celebrity DJ, and heir to the Benihana restaurant fortune, Steve Aoki has been around since the ‘90s when he founded Dim Mak records and has since worked with everyone from the Backstreet Boys to Blink-182. Aoki got called out for maskless partying during his last Tampa Bay appearance at WTR’s Super Bowl party. Just be warned, if you’re up front you may be sprayed with champagne.

Steve Aoki w/Kyle Kinch. Saturday, July 17, 10 p.m. $50. The Ritz, Ybor City.

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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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