Reggae-rock favorite The Ries Brothers play 'Hometown Throwdown' concert in St. Petersburg this weekend

Ella Jet opens the gig at Floridian Social Club.

click to enlarge Ries Brothers @ Jannus Live - Phil DeSimone
Ries Brothers @ Jannus Live
Next week on July 15, homegrown blues-turned-reggae-rock duo Ries Brothers releases a new video filmed at St. Petersburg's Floridian Social Club.

But this weekend on Saturday, July 9, Kevin and Charlie have curated a “Hometown Throwdown” lineup at the venue to celebrate.
The show is notable in that it finds the Brothers, who’ve opened national tours for Chicago and recently sold-out Jannus Live, heading inside for an intimate gig at the recharged Floridian where another beloved locally-grown, moving out on their own talent—Ella Jet—plays one of her last Bay area gigs before moving to Nashville.

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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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