Live and Local Spotlight: Sympathy for the Devil WMNF Birthday Tribute to Mick Jagger

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Mick Jagger turns 70 on July 26, and WMNF celebrates the occasion in its usual manner: with a tribute show honoring the Rolling Stones frontman, his band, and one of their most celebrated albums. The party is spread over two days, at venues located on either side of the Bay, and 20 local acts playing anything from blues to funk to pop and hard rock deliver their own stylistic interpretations of Stones tunes. On both nights, Talk to Mark performs the entirety of Exile On Main Street ala Phish Halloween, 2009. The rest of the acts vary each night but both shows hold Mick Jagger lip sync impersonation contests, with prizes for the winners.

Details: Sympathy for the Devil 70th Birthday Tribute to Mick Jagger, Fri., July 26, State Theatre, St. Petersburg - with Vodkanauts, Talk to Mark, Stone Bone, Skully, Shoeless Soul, Natural Robots, Joel Tatangelo Band, Garbage-Men Band and Brand New Opiates; and Sat., July 27, Skipper’s Smokehouse, Tampa - The Mojo Gurus, The Crabgrass Cowboys, Talk to Mark, Sara Rose Band, Ricky Wilcox and The Moonsnakes, Phil and the Blanks, Jillian Stein, Four Star Riot and Acme Jazz Garage. Both shows are 7-11:30 p.m.; $12 in advance, $15 at the door for each.

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