Tampa Heights ‘Bloom’ block party concert and art show returns to Franklin Street on Friday

Electro-pop duo Fantastical Tigers leads the packed bill.

click to enlarge Fantastical Tigers, which plays the 'Bloom' block party in Tampa, Florida on June 25, 2021. - fantasticaltigers \/Facebok
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Fantastical Tigers, which plays the 'Bloom' block party in Tampa, Florida on June 25, 2021.

It’s that time of the month again, when Tampa Heights’ Franklin Street corridor between I-275 and E Estelle Street gets activated for a fourth Friday summer night block party complete with live music, art, vendors, food and more.

Tunes this month come from DJs Blenda (soundtracking the drink & draw), Sirius and OP Supa while the stage hosts rapper Albert J., electro-pop duo Fantastical Tigers (supporting a new single, “Dust”), poet D-Rod and others. Work from Ali Arnold’s Labyrinth Studios, Scumbag, and more is on display in the vendor area, while Milli Misa and Jannetteology open their “Bright Side” art show at Cafe Hey.

Bloom Arts & Entertainment Walk. Friday, June 25. 6 p.m. Franklin Street in between I-275 and E Estelle St. Donation saccepted. @mergeculture on Facebook

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