Songwriter Anders Osborne plays sold-out Thursday concert in Ybor City

‘Life Doesn’t Last That Long,’ and neither do tickets to see the Swedish-born bard.

click to enlarge Anders Osborne at Gasparilla Music Festival, Tampa, March 8, 2014.
Anders Osborne at Gasparilla Music Festival, Tampa, March 8, 2014.
Through the years, Swedish-born American singer-songwriter Osborne—as Americana as they come—played alongside Phil Lesh, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi and wrote a no. 1 hit for Tim McGraw ("Watch the Wind Blow By").

Next time get your ticket early, because like Osborne sings "Life Doesn't Last That Long," and this one in Ybor City is sold-out. Ain't that the damn truth—especially if you don't wear your mask.

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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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