One of Tampa's most captivating songwriters, Tone I.E., opens June's edition of Rock the Park

Her powerhouse single 'Distraction' just got the music video treatment.

There are not many Tampa Bay-based singer-songwriters more captivating  than Tone I.E., who says, “I like to write songs about mfs who break my heart so I’m like Taylor Swift except I’m Black and Better.”

Her powerhouse single “Distraction” just got the music video treatment and is even more earth-shaking in person.

The prolific performer opens this free, family-and-pet-friendly long-running downtown concert series where she’ll be joined by electro-pop duo Fantastical Tigers and Berklee College of Music grad, saxophonist Trace Zacur.

There's no cover for Rock The Park Tampa, which happens on Thursday, June 1 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

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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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