Nashville bluegrass favorite The SteelDrivers play Clearwater on Thursday

The group won a Grammy in 2015, after Chris Stapleton left the lineup.

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The SteelDrivers
Just because Chris Stapleton isn't in The SteelDrivers anymore, doesn't mean the Nashville bluegrass band isn't worth your time. In fact, the quintet won its first Grammy award (Best Bluegrass Album) with the current lineup in 2015, five years after Stapleton left.
See that talent for yourself when the band's banjo, fiddle and mandolin playing comes to Capitol Theatre where it last played in 2019. The downtown Clearwater venue recommends masks, but you know you should probably bust out that K-95 if you want to avoid omicron.

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Stephanie Powers

Freelance contributor Stephanie Powers started her media career as an Editorial Assistant long ago when the Tampa Bay Times was still called the St. Petersburg Times. After stints in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she studied improvisation at Second City Hollywood, she came back to Tampa and stayed put.She soon...
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