Tampa Bay's best live music happening March 31-April 6

Including The Venus and Mold! in St. Petersburg.

click to enlarge The Venus, which plays The Bends in St. Petersburg on April 1, 2023. - Photo by Blake Yeager c/o Gasparilla Music Festival
Photo by Blake Yeager c/o Gasparilla Music Festival
The Venus, which plays The Bends in St. Petersburg on April 1, 2023.
Tampa Bay's live music weekend is here and kicks off tonight with a full slate of concerts happening in every corner of Tampa Bay—and even as far as New Port Richey where Chasco Fiesta is kicking off.

Here's a rundown of the best live music coming to Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the entire Tampa Bay area from March 31-April 6.

The events below are curated by Creative Loafing Tampa Bay staffers and contributors, plus supplemented with select shows handpicked from CL's user-submitted concert concert calendar. Don't see your show? Add it, free of charge, by visiting the submission page.

Friday, March 31
Saturday, April 1
Sunday, April 2
Monday, April 3
Tuesday, April 4
Wednesday, April 5
Thursday, April 6
Also playing
Derrick Carter Friday, March 31, 7 p.m $15-$25.. Floridian Social, St. Petersburg
Magic Giant Friday, March 31. 8 p.m. $22. Crowbar, Ybor City
Suicide Commando w/00tz 00tz Friday, March 31. 7 p.m. $25. Orpheum, Tampa
Abortion Twins (album release) w/Pig Pen/Thee Butcher Cabal/Warm Like Winter/Harry Savage Saturday, April 1. 7 p.m. $10. Crowbar, Ybor City
Elderbrook w/ford./EREZ Saturday, April 1. 8 p.m. Sold-out. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg
Gaelic Storm w/The High Kings Saturday, April 1. 8 p.m. $30-$50. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater
Magnolia Park w/Arrows In Action/Poptropicaslutz Saturday, April 1. 6 p.m. $18. Orpheum, Tampa
Meteoreyes w/Blonde Gentlemen/Movie Props/Samuel Wolter Saturday, April 1, 6:30 p.m. Free. If I Brewed the World, St. Petersburg
Roy Book Binder Saturday, April 1, 4 p.m. No cover. Replay Guitar Exchange, Tampa
Ernstine Black Sunday, April 2, 6:30 p.m. No cover. Independent Bar and Cafe, Tampa
Nothing More w/Crown The Empire/Thousand Below Sunday, April 2. 7 p.m. $26.50. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg
Ravine w/Summer Hoop/Bangarang Sunday, April 2, 7 p.m. $8-$10. Hooch and Hive, Tampa
The HIRS Collective Monday, April 3. 7 p.m. $13. Crowbar, Ybor City
Hollowleg w/Drifter/Dirtwitch/Stoned Morose Thursday, April 6, 7 p.m. $10. Born Free Pub & Grill, Tampa

About The Authors

Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.

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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