Tonight in live music; John Beasley's Monk'estra, Rock and Soul at The Hub and more

Dana Louise & the Glorious Birds are at Straz Center, too.


✔️ = Critic's Pick

✔️ Monday Night Jazz w/John Beasley’s Monk’estra Freddie Hubbard and Miles Davis collaborator John Beasley conducts the University of South Florida jazz ensemble through selections from Beasley’s 2017 big band “Monk’estra” project which received two Grammy noms on the strength of its ability to capture Thelonious Monk’s unique swing, gorgeous offbeat melodies and sense of humor while blending it with elements from the Afro-Cuban pop, hip-hop and Crescent City jazz Beasley loves so much. Monday nights don’t get much better than this. (School of Music Concert Hall at University of South Florida, Tampa) INFO


Rock and Soul w/Mes McDonald/DJ Silence (The Hub Bar, Tampa) INFO

Dana Louise & the Glorious Birds (David A. Straz Center for Performing Arts, Tampa) INFO

February 26-March 3, USF Contemporary Art Museum presents a Community Residency with Cuban Vocalist Danay Suarez (University of South Florida, Tampa) INFO


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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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