Downtown Tampa dive The Hub celebrates 70th anniversary with four days of music

All the concerts are free to attend.

click to enlarge Glove, which plays The Hub in Tampa, Florida on August 30, 2019. - Glovetheband/Facebook
Glove, which plays The Hub in Tampa, Florida on August 30, 2019.

The Hub has served working class people of Tampa Bay for 70 years. This weekend, the downtown dive celebrates the milestone with four days of anniversary concerts where lineups celebrate those blue-collar roots (Thursday featuring Crash Mitchell, Flat Stanley and Prescribed Fire), the new school (Friday with two of the Bay area’s best rock bands, Glove and Johnny Mile & the Kilometers) and more. Every show is free-to-attend and kicks off at 9 p.m. (save for Sunday when roots-reggae favorite Tribal Style plays at 11 p.m.)

Thurs.-Sun. Aug. 29-Sept 2. The Hub 70th Anniversary w/Glove/Crash Mitchell/Urban Cowboys/Flat Stanley/Tribal Style/Johnny Mile & the Kilometers/The Holy Terror/Prescribed Fire/The Former Contenders The Hub Bar, Tampa. No cover. INFO.

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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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