St. Augustine songwriter Kevin PM brings Berninger-Drake vibes to Tampa on Friday

New World Brewery plays host, and Broom Closet opens.

click to enlarge Kevin PM, who plays New World Brewery in Tampa, Florida on July 23, 2021. - KevinPM/Bandcamp
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Kevin PM, who plays New World Brewery in Tampa, Florida on July 23, 2021.


St. Augustine singer-songwriter Kevin Mahoney, aka Kevin PM, could almost be The National’s Matt Berninger’s vocal twin. His music, driven by a vocal deep in emotion and range, spans genres (indie, folk, experimental) as well as decades (songs like “Look, Ma” could easily fit on a Nick Drake album).

But PM isn’t the only great indie band on this bill. Broom Closet’s stellar dreamy-garage-indie single, and accompanying video, “Tisket,Tasket,” like the rest of the trio’s self-titled debut album, has aged well since its release in 2016, and according to the band’s Instagram page there’s new stuff coming out this fall. Can’t wait.

Kevin PM w/Broom Closet. Friday, July 23, 8 p.m. $7-$10. New World Brewery, Tampa. newworldtampa.com

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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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