Jack White, Machine Gun Kelly will headline Tampa's 97X Next Big Thing this winter

This year’s NBT marks the first time Jack White will rock Tampa as a solo artist, and his first gig here since his days with The White Stripes.

click to enlarge Jack White plays Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida on Sept. 21, 2022. - Photo by David James Swanson
Photo by David James Swanson
Jack White plays Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Florida on Sept. 21, 2022.
After weeks of speculation and seemingly endless hype, 97X, which now broadcasts on 101.5 HD2, announced the lineup for its 21st annual Next Big Thing, a two-day happening at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in December.

Rock-rapper Machine Gun Kelly is set to headline day one on Dec. 3, along with support from NBT veteran band All Time Low and rising Tejano rock band Giovannie and the Hired Guns.

As for Sunday, Dec. 4., it’s Jack White at the forefront, along with the likes of Dirty Heads with Rome, Phoenix, and Yungblud—who performed at last year's NBT, and returns to Jannus Live in May—just to name a few.

Tickets go on sale to the public next Friday, Oct. 14. While ticket prices haven’t been announced, admission into Tampa Bay's favorite alternative rock festival usually doesn’t destroy the bank. Well, before service fees anyway.

This year’s NBT marks the first time Jack White—who just played Orlando—will rock Tampa as a solo artist, and his first gig here since his days with The White Stripes.

See the full 97X Next Big Thing 2022 lineup below.

Saturday Dec. 3
All Time Low
Gayle
Giovannie and the Hired Guns
Machine Gun Kelly

Sunday, Dec. 4
Beach Weather
Boywithuke
Cafuné
Dirty Heads feat. Rome
Half Alive
Jack White
Lovelytheband
The Maine
Phoenix
Yungblud

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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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