By any guess, this would be an outdoor Cuban Club show, and the booking there is fitting as the venue is probably one of the most haunted places in Tampa.
“I assure you there is tons of death on [her debut full-length], it’s like having people reading my diary,” Bridgers told Creative Loafing Tampa Bay in a 2017 interview where she also requested to know the location of Tampa's carny cemetery. "You should definitely Tweet the cemetery to me because that would be the most goth tweet ever and I would definitely go," Bridgers added.
Well, Showmen's Rest is on the north end of Tampa Heights' Oaklawn Cemetery, on the corner of N Boulevard and W Indiana Avenue—just two-and-half miles from the venue.
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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