Joan Jett and the Blackhearts coming to Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock in May

Sorry, but Miley’s probably not going to show up at the Hard Rock.

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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are stopping at the Seminole Hard Rock Event Center on Sunday, May 15, for their first public Tampa Bay show since 2019.

Tickets to see Joan Jett and the Blackhearts go on sale this Friday, and start at $50.


It’s been almost a decade since the former Runaway and her band graced fans with new music, but she did make a guest appearance on Miley Cyrus’ latest record, Plastic Hearts, sharing vocals with her on “Bad Karma.”

Evidently, the two would team up to perform the song live in Tampa in an exclusive, pre-Super Bowl LV show— specifically for vaccinated nurses and doctors.

Miley’s probably not going to show up at the Hard Rock, but if this show is anything like when Joan opened for Heart in 2019, we’re in for a treat.

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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, even as the live music industry continues to get back on its feet.
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