Here are all the best Tampa Bay live music events and concerts happening Sept. 15-22

Yes, Alicia Keys will be in Tampa on Sunday.

click to enlarge Alicia Keys, who plays Hard Rock Events Center in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 18, 2022. - Photo via aliciakeys/Facebook
Photo via aliciakeys/Facebook
Alicia Keys, who plays Hard Rock Events Center in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 18, 2022.
We might still be a few weeks away from Rocktober, but Tampa Bay's live music calendar for Sept. 15-22 is a doozy, packed with shows across the full spectrum of tastes. Have a look at some of the best available, including some hand-selected from Creative Loafing Tampa Bay's user-submitted events calendar.

Thursday, Sept. 15
Friday, Sept. 16
Saturday, Sept. 17
Sunday, Sept. 18
Monday, Sept. 19
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Thursday, Sept. 22
Also playing
Claire Vandiver w/Deb Ruby Friday, Sept. 16, 9 p.m. No cover. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe, Tampa
Felix Da Housecat Friday, Sept. 16, 9 p.m. $20 & up. PTL, Ybor City
Kamenar Friday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m. No cover. Shuffle, Tampa
Mushroom Netwrk w/Witch Hiatus/Except You Friday, Sept. 16, 8 p.m.  $8-$10. Hooch & Hive, Tampa
Oceans End w/ B-Zeik/Mortal Sons/Scapeghost Friday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. Crowbar, Ybor City
Soul!: DJ Funk Jesus Friday, Sept. 16, 10 p.m. $3. Orpheum, Tampa
Kind Villain w/Eleni and The Uprising/Kyle Ingram Trio Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m. $10-$15. Skippers Smokehouse, Tampa
Poisonville Song Series: Bite-Size & Teeny Black Wolfe Saturday, Sept. 17. 7 p.m. Donations accepted Holiday Inn Tampa North, Tampa
Rototiller w/The Deluxe 12 Saturday, Sept. 16, 6 p.m. No cover. Shuffle, Tampa
Wolf-Face w/Pet Lizard/No Pants Maurice Saturday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. $10-$12 Oscura, Bradenton
Captured! By Robots w/Collapsor/Antacid Trip Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. $13. Orpheum, Tampa
Orilla Thursday, Sept. 22, 9 a.m. $10-$15. The Dalí, St. Petersburg
Legacy Orchestra Collective Thursday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Blueberry Patch, Gulfport

About The Authors

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.

Ray Roa

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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